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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1905


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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1905
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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 takes a look at the spring-flowering bulbs in the Suburban Garden. He also demonstrates planting bare root roses, potatoes, leeks and radishes. At Callaway Gardens, Lucinda shows some the beautiful paths in the woods that are lined with azaleas now in bloom.She also tours a local nursery in search of some native azaleas.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1905,” 04/05/1994, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3EE3E0B95B8942B5AEDCB8B695CFD72B.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1905.” 04/05/1994. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3EE3E0B95B8942B5AEDCB8B695CFD72B>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1905. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3EE3E0B95B8942B5AEDCB8B695CFD72B
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