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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2502
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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 cleans out the small pool by the deck after a long winter. He drains it and refills it with well water. He adds goldfish to the pond and advises those with city water to first treat it with a conditioner before adding the live fish.

Adrian Bloom visits Inverewe Gardens, Scotland, with Keith Gordon (Administrator) and Simon McPhun (Head Gardener).

Roger divides various perennials to increase the number of plants. He uses a sharp spade and an old kitchen to divide them. The divisions are placed in pots until ready for transplanting.

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