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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1719
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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

Bob Smaus takes viewers on a tour of a Portland Oregon garden designed by Michael Schultz. Designed as a series of garden rooms, this garden features unusual plants such as rhodochiton. Then it's on to Columbus where Jim Wilson will show viewers some urban gardens at their finest as he journeys to historic German Town and shares some tips on "postage stamp" size gardens.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1719,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6985425DB6EB4A87A0E9B81144F1E0F2.
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APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1719. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6985425DB6EB4A87A0E9B81144F1E0F2
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