Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1718
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- Victory Garden
- Victory Garden 1718
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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
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Jim Wilson, Ameriflora '92 tours the Australian exhibit and the Canadian exhibit where he receives a demonstration of the use of a Dutch hoe and vertical edgers for keeping formal beds neatly edged. Roger Swain plants fall crops at the Suburban garden and Bob Smaus tours a distinctively western garden in California designed by Raymond Hansen. It is a low water use garden combining variegated foliage plants and gravel. The garden sports a water feature and California citrus fruits.
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- Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1718,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7EABED3D3BA74F1691B2FB8AE0F5E9EA.
- MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1718.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7EABED3D3BA74F1691B2FB8AE0F5E9EA>.
- APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1718. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7EABED3D3BA74F1691B2FB8AE0F5E9EA