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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1820


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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1820
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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

Jim Wilson travels to Fishersville, Virginia to visit the André Viette Nursery, source of many outstanding new perennials The farm is open to the public from April to October. Roger Swain samples small fruit of the August garden, from red currants to half-high blueberries. Roger also harvests cherry tomatoes for Marian. Chef Marian Morash combines warm tomato salad with grilled bread and goat cheese.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1820,” 08/07/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_86D21D94F32D4D5D8107351196ACFC44.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1820.” 08/07/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_86D21D94F32D4D5D8107351196ACFC44>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1820. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_86D21D94F32D4D5D8107351196ACFC44
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