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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1716

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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1716
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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

International correspondent Peter Seabrook tours the stunning azalea display at the Villa Carlotta in the lake district of northern Italy. At the suburban garden, Roger Swain demonstrates how to hill up leeks to keep the stems white and looks at progress in the perennial beds. Lucinda Mays tours the 7 acre vegetable garden of David Chambers at Callaway Gardens.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1716,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 28, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_758F53E852DE4A24984BE0E34174D0D7.
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