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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2514
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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

Roger Swain demonstrates using various hoes to weed the garden. The overgrown Linden tree gets pruned by arborist Matt Foti.

Holly Shimizu is in Middletown, RI, at Green Animals, an amazing topiary garden-- she speaks with the curator, Crisse Genga.

Roger is at the pond to groom the flowers and to fertlize as well.

Chef Marian prepares Sugar Snap Peas (see below).

Roger highlights plant-of-the-week, campanula takesimana ‘Elizabeth' (a long blooming perennial).

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