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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2110
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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

Host Roger Swain makes an announcement about the “1996 VICTORY GARDEN Great Tomato Contest.” Special correspondent and cutting-edge garden designer Joe Eck pays a visit to nurseryman Allen Haskell, who is known for his beautiful topiary and unusual plants. Guest expert Kathy Tracey of Avant Gardens Nursery in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts will introduce viewers to some interesting new annuals. Meanwhile, back at the Suburban Garden host Roger Swain gives some tips on early summer planting. Chef Marian wraps up with a delicious mesclun recipe.

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