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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2103
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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

Host Roger Swain issues a call for entries for the "1996 VICTORY GARDEN Great Tomato Contest" and offers tips on cultivating winning tomato seedlings. Viewers whose yards suffered from the drought of '95 will also want to tune into this episode, as guest expert Roger Cook and host Roger Swain discuss innovative new ways to revitalize a lawn. Later, Swain offers a primer on growing delicious raspberries and grapes in the backyard. Chef Marian Morash prepares a warming parsnip chowder with smoked cod.

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