WGBH Openvault

Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1721

License Clip

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 archive_requests@wgbh.org.

Undigitized item: Request Digitization

Untranscribed item: Request Transcription

Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1721
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

Introducing first two finalists in the VG '92 gardening contest. Bob Smaus tours the garden of Dr. Arthur Holton in Stockton, California, and Holly Shimizu tours the garden of Dr. Reed Johnson in Littleton, Colorado. At the Suburban Garden, Roger demonstrates planting chrysanthemums for the fall and also plants spinach for an early spring crop.



Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1721,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 23, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4146E5A0D0C34CDEA455F18937CDAC4E.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1721.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 23, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4146E5A0D0C34CDEA455F18937CDAC4E>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1721. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4146E5A0D0C34CDEA455F18937CDAC4E
If you have more information about this item, we want to know! Please contact us, including the URL.