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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1813

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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1813
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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

At the Suburban garden, Roger Swain looks at how the pond and its plantings are maturing and then tours the vegetable garden to show how things are growing and what isn't working. He also talks about using Bacillus thuringiensis "san diego" to control Colorado potato beetle, and demonstrates solarizing soil to kill club root fungus. Bob Smaus visit's Pat's Perennials in Woodinville, WA. Several years ago Pat Flanagan started selling plants to help finance her daughter's college tuition. From that modest beginning, Pat's has grown to several acres and now boasts a tremendous assortment of fine perennial plants.



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