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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1715

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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1715
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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

Roger Swain brings viewers up-to-date on planting in the Suburban garden. From Victory Garden South, Lucinda Mays shows recent changes in the sunken garden, including the additionof a pond and bamboo water feature. In Ohio, at Ameriflora '92, Jim Wilson shows how the Victory Garden exhibit is coming along and talks with Mary Higgins, a past VG contest winner who is in charge of the container plantings at the exhibit.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1715,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 16, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4D5F6DD974CB4BDB83ECFD8E435CB250.
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APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1715. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4D5F6DD974CB4BDB83ECFD8E435CB250
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