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Series
Victory Garden
Program
Victory Garden 2508
Program Number

2508

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 is at Lake Victory to plant a water canna. He brings houseplants outside for the summer. A peace lily is placed in the shade to prevent sunburn. Holly Shimizu visits the private gardens of Elfrida Chappell in Paget, Bermuda. Chef Marian visits with executive chef Neville King who prepares Johnny Cakes. Roger is at the asparagus bed to cut blanched spears. In the vegetable garden, he inspects the spinach, fava beans (adds fertilizer to prevent yellowing), peas and mesclun. He mulches the lettuces with grass clippings.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Instructional
Topics
Gardening
Citation
Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2508,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 2, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8E1D45E7ED62482D84C85F42528F80B1.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2508.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 2, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8E1D45E7ED62482D84C85F42528F80B1>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2508. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8E1D45E7ED62482D84C85F42528F80B1
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