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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2020
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Gardening program hosted by Jim Wilson and joined by Bob Smaus, Roger Swain, Lucinda Mays and Peter Seabrook as international travel correspondent. Series chef is Marion Morash. Special correspondent is Holly Shimizu. The Boston-based Victory Garden (w/ Roger Swain) is located at a private residence; Victory Garden South is at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia; Victory Garden West is at Roger's Garden Center in Corona del Mar, California. Original program: Crockett's Victory Garden - premiered April 6, 1976. Hosted by Jim Crockett. Second host Bob Thomson (for 12 years till 1991). Series release date: 1976

Program Description

Peter Seabrook visits Keri Keri, New Zealand, to explore a kiwi fruit vineyard; kiwi "Hayward" is mentioned. Fruit grower Roger Davis also displays Satsuma mandarin "Miyagawa."

Roger Swain works with Roger Cook, landscape designer, on a new brick walkway.

Roger sows a cover crop of winter rye that will be turned over in the spring to nourish the soil at the same time having prevented weeds and soil erosion during the winter.

Marian prepares Chinese Cabbage Stir-Fry:

(Marian uses "China Pride" cabbage) Slice 2 lbs. fresh Chinese cabbage. Saute 3 tbs. peanut oil with 2 pieces of sliced ginger; add sliced cabbage, sliced hot red peppers to taste, 1/2 tsp. sugar, 1 tsp. salt, and 2 tbs. water. Cover and cook on medium low heat for approx. three minutes.

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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2020,” 08/12/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 24, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_331D15653E7D4DA7A12C7CD403E00B0F.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2020.” 08/12/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 24, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_331D15653E7D4DA7A12C7CD403E00B0F>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2020. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_331D15653E7D4DA7A12C7CD403E00B0F
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