Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2330
More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undigitized item: Request Digitization
Untranscribed item: Request Transcription
- Victory Garden
- Victory Garden 2330
- Program Number
- 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
Roger Swain attends to the suburban garden's water features for the upcoming winter.
Herbalist Martha Paul visits and takes clippings from the garden to create seasonal wreaths with Roger:
Picea orientalis 'Aueraspicata' Allium thunbergii 'Ozawas' Stokesia Laevis 'Bluestone' Erianthus ravennae grass Lavandula x intermedia 'Provence' Pennisetum alopefcuroides 'National Arboretum' Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Pendula' Microbiota decussata
She prepares an herbal tea; the potpourri is made up of orange peel, pomegranates, cinnamon sticks, evergreens, pine cones and pressed leaves.
Bob Smaus is at Sierra Azul Nursery Watsonville, California with owner Jeff Rosendale. (2660 East Lake Avenue, Watsonville, CA 95076-1420/408-728-2599)
The nursery houses a demonstration garden where one can enjoy a garden of fully grown nursery specimens:
Boronia megastigma 'Lutea' (heavily scented) x chondropetalum tectorum Westringia fruticosa 'Wynyabbie Gem' (Australian rosemary/pink flowers) Westringia rosmariniformis 'Coast Rosemary" (white form) Lavandula viridis (green) Rosa chinensis 'Mutabilis' (China Rose-- disease-free/pink flowers) Euphorbia characias ssp. wulfenii Chrysanthemum hosmariensis 'Moroccan Daisy' Rosmarinus officinalis 'Tuscan Blue' Grevillea rosmarinifolia 'Scarlet Sprite' Protea 'Pink Ice' Leucadendron argenteum 'Silver Tree' and 'Cloudbank Jenny' Grevillea juniperina (ground cover) Juncus patens 'Carman's Gray' Cerinthe major var. purpurascens
Roger Swain is in the workshop displaying shallots 'Asian Purple' and 'Dutch Yellow.'
Roger closes with plant-of-the-week picea pungens 'Glauca Pendula' that creates a lovely blue cascade all winter long.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2330,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 20, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3F9C62382F60486E9EA99E5B685FA93F.
- MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2330.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 20, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3F9C62382F60486E9EA99E5B685FA93F>.
- APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2330. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3F9C62382F60486E9EA99E5B685FA93F