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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2025
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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

Lucinda Mays tours Santiago, Chile--Plaza de Armas, Palacio Cousino, La Moneda and the gardens at Cerro Santa Lucia that highlight native Chilean plants, specifically a Quillaja saponaria quillay (tree).

She also tours the Santa Rita Vineyards in Buin to take a look at their Cabernet Sauvignon grapes and how they are processed into wine. We see an Araucaria tree that frames the villa and a native Jubaea chilensis chilean palm tree.

Marian shops at the old central food market with chef Rene Acklin who buys fresh produce, poultry, fish and meats to prepare some traditional Chilean dishes.

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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2025,” 10/10/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_52BBCB25EC6C422FA3740348CA80D606.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2025.” 10/10/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_52BBCB25EC6C422FA3740348CA80D606>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2025. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_52BBCB25EC6C422FA3740348CA80D606
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