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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1840
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1840 P

Series Description

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

International gardening correspondent, Peter Seabrook visits Australia's garden city, Toowoomba. There, he meets the extraordinary Ben Mundey who has created several prize winning gardens for this Garden City using beautiful combinations of stones, water and plants. Later, he catches up with Chef Marian on the Gold Coast, on the menu today - marinated crocodile. Plant of the Week - Pieris japonica Program highlight: Peter Seabrook and Chef Marian discover the gardening and culinary delights of Australia.

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