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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1706
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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

Roger Swain announces the 12th annual Victory Garden contest, calling for small-scale landscaping entries that use water as a garden element. Roger plants parsnips in the suburban garden while Peter Seabrook visits Wisley, the garden for the Royal Horticulture Society for tips on growing award winning parsnips. Garden Designer Barbara Damrosch shares her impressions of Ameriflora '92, focusing on the many international exhibitors, including Great Britain, Japan, Russia and Monaco.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1706,” 04/01/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 22, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4D7E3D46290642C4934F3968CA8AE02C.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1706.” 04/01/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 22, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4D7E3D46290642C4934F3968CA8AE02C>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1706. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4D7E3D46290642C4934F3968CA8AE02C
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