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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2024
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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

Peter Seabrook visits the Waitangi National Reserve in Paihai, New Zealand, and explores its history and gardens which include: Metrosideros excelsus phohutukawa (tree); Heliotropium cherry pie; various herbs; phlox drummondi 'sparkling dwarf'; marigold tangerine gem; Agapanthus; pelargonium ivy leaf geranium; canna's; chrysanthemum parthenium 'Aureum'; Nerium oleander (tree); and a vegetable garden with: potato "Ilam Hearty'; bean 'goldenwax'; broccoli 'Shogun'; parsnips 'Super Top'; and swiss chard 'Fordhook Giant.'

Roger Swain focuses on safety, use and maintenance of chain saws with Tim Ard.

Roger displays a ready-to-pick rutabaga 'Macomber' and intro's Marian's recipe:

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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2024,” 10/10/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6C4BF561087242CB9CD85A975BF5DA74.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2024.” 10/10/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 28, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6C4BF561087242CB9CD85A975BF5DA74>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2024. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6C4BF561087242CB9CD85A975BF5DA74
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