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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1708


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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1708
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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

At Ameriflora '92 in Columbus, Ohio, Jim Wilson visits with Charles Thomas as he installs the finishing touches, including fish, to the Victory Garden exhibit's water feature. Roger and April Segalla visit Lexington Gardens to select plants for the new landscape site. In the vegetable garden, Roger plants peas (Daybreak and Multistar), early corn, (Precocious) broad beans (Ipro), carrots (Ingot) and basil.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1708,” 04/01/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_396A68FD1711421D8F75F4693109EAF8.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1708.” 04/01/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_396A68FD1711421D8F75F4693109EAF8>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1708. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_396A68FD1711421D8F75F4693109EAF8
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