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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2718
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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

Come join The Victory Garden and the popular Antiques Roadshow as we take a road trip to the famed Brimfield Antiques Show in Brimfield, Massachusetts to uncover hidden treasures that you'll want to have in your own backyard. Gardening correspondent Lee May explores the dramatic renovations recently completed at The Elms, a grand Gilded Age estate in Newport, RI. Also, taste what's "new again" as author Amy Goldman introduces us to her passion for heirloom seed varieties, including a unique array of melons. Cathy Miller, author of "Harvesting, Preserving, & Arranging Dried Flowers" also joins Michael and shares her secrets for drying flowers, a skill that has earned her invitations to create arrangements for the past four Presidential administrations.

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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2718,” 08/22/2002, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6ACEC5C5F8404E73B5510387CEE5D340.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2718.” 08/22/2002. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6ACEC5C5F8404E73B5510387CEE5D340>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2718. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6ACEC5C5F8404E73B5510387CEE5D340
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