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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1806
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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

At Victory Garden South Lucinda Mays discusses planting in containers, from choosing the right plants for season-long blooming to how to plant once the materials are selected. At the Suburban Garden, Roger Swain and Roger Cook remove all of the arborvitae hedge plants that have been damaged by the winter storms and visit a company which recycles garden waste and wood matter. Roger also plants bare root roses.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1806,” 05/04/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed November 17, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4AF0CA69EFD04302A2B709493E7C94C9.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1806.” 05/04/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. November 17, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4AF0CA69EFD04302A2B709493E7C94C9>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1806. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4AF0CA69EFD04302A2B709493E7C94C9
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