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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2615
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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

Roger opens the show at the fruit trees discussing Apple Rust disease and how to combat it. The “Liberty” variety of apple tolerates this disease. Roger checks out the progress of the new driveway area, Roger Cook is installing the concrete tumbled paving stones, style “Millstone” asnd Roger Cook gives a demo of the proper installation technique for viewers. Roger Cook then tours the Ideal Concrete Block Factory in Westford, MA with Larry Nicolai. Holly Simizu then tours “Chanticleer Gardens “ in Wayne, Pa with Chris Woods, Executive Dir. highlighting the water and sculpturedisplays of this beautiful and unique garden. She also learns how to crete contrast in the garden with wheat and juniper trees. Then back to the driveway area to check on the progress and closes. Plant-of-the -Week is New Dawn Rose “Rosa”

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