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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2429
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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

Series host Bob Thomson invites viewers to follow developments at regional garden locations, as the Victory Garden returns for its sixteenth season. At the Suburban Garden, Roger Swain talks about why people garden, and how he got the 'habit'. He also talks about and demonstrates dividing perennials. From Victory Garden South, Jim Wilson takes us on a tour, with Naturalist LuAnn Craighton, of the special plantings and feeders used to attract a wide array of birds to Callaway Gardens. This is the last show for series host Bob Thomson.

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