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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1529
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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

This episode Peter visits the island of Fiji to a sugar cane field and then onto the Garden of the Sleeping Giant established by actor Raymond Burr to showcase orchids. Then Marian takes Peter to a Grand Buffet to eat local delicacies and watch the local dancers.

Fiji - Garden of the Sleeping Giant & Regent with Meke Lovu. Dick Phillips - cane field, David Zundel. No Roger Swain segments in this episode.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1529,” 07/12/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 17, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6D22C8CB659F4E77832482409CCC3534.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1529.” 07/12/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. June 17, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6D22C8CB659F4E77832482409CCC3534>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1529. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6D22C8CB659F4E77832482409CCC3534
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