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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1710

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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1710
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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

At Victory Garden South, Lucinda Mays demonstrates using baskets for container planting, using sphagnum moss in the bottom, a coarse soil-less mix for planting and a time-released fertilizer. Our West Coast host Bob Smaus takes us to San Gabriel California to visit the Bertrelle Caswell, who raises Koi fish for fun and profit. Roger plants eggplant in the Suburban Garden.



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