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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1823

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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1823
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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

In Washington, DC, Holly Shimizu tours the National Cathedral and the garden close, also known as the Bishop's garden with Maureen Alonso, the cathedral horticulturist. Back at the Suburban garden, Roger Swain and Roger Hopkins work on removing a boulder from the lawn in the first step of improving the turf of the lawn. Roger Cook demonstrates using a sod cutter to remove the sod from the lawn.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1823,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 16, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_560B0C90135A4027ACF4CD706827427A.
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