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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1726
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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

The final program for this year's season, centered around events at Callaway Gardens. Peter Seabrook looks at the history behind Callaway Gardens and interviews Howard "Bo" Callaway about his parent's legacy to Georgia and the gardening world. Lucinda Mays and Jim Wilson take one more look at all the work accomplished this year at Victory Garden South. Holly Shimizu interviews Bobby McCain at Sibley Topiaries, Roger Swain interviews Frank Ella at the Day Butterfly Center. Marian and chef Steve Kanozak prepare a sauce from Muscadine grapes. And the grand finale is the awarding of this year's Silver Trowel to Dr. Reed Johnson for winning the 1992 Victory Garden Contest.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1726,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_87FCD746CDE04CC8BA9F622E5B139715.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1726.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_87FCD746CDE04CC8BA9F622E5B139715>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1726. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_87FCD746CDE04CC8BA9F622E5B139715
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