WGBH Openvault

Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2325


License Clip

More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email archive_requests@wgbh.org.

Undigitized item: Request Digitization

Untranscribed item: Request Transcription

Series
Victory Garden
Program
Victory Garden 2325
Program Number

2325

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 plants leftover tulip bulbs in the vegetable beds to raise as cut flowers next spring. He plants them 6" apart, 6" deep.

He digs up the brugmansia sp., cuts back the canopy, and puts it into a flower pot with a soil-less mix. It will winter in a well-lit shed or greenhouse.

Adrian Bloom is in Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, touring the private gardens and antique watering can collection of George & Marian Hogervorst. Highlights:

tulipa 'Stresa' crocus 'Pickwick' hyacinth cv. viola cornuta buxus sempervirens Harry Lauder's Walking Stick - corylus avellana 'Contorta' Begonia Argyranthemum (white blossom) tulipa cv. (white) hyacinthoides hispanica 'Rosea' (pink) malus 'Maypole'

Adrian also visits with floral designer Tineke Geerlings at her shop. Highlights:

Pieris japonica 'Prelude' Lilium narcissus 'Jet Fire' Hyacinth cv. Fire grass Iris germanica (yellow) Philodendron leaves with narcissus 'Sabine Hay' tulipa 'Monte Carlo' (yellow) topped with broom cuttings Muscari sp., mimosa, astilbe, and hosta tulipa 'Attila' with arching broom & fern tulipa 'Monte Carlo' (yellow) with fatsia japonica, craspedia

Roger Swain harvests sweet potatoes 'vardaman' (they are covered in spun fabric to protect them from the cold).

Roger Swain closes showcasing chrysanthemum 'Sheffield' that blooms profusely in the fall with pastel salmon blossoms that last for weeks.

A. Hutchins 10/98

Duration

00:30:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Instructional
Topics
Gardening
Citation
Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2325,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9692A7C355F24340ABFE84251A9763ED.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2325.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9692A7C355F24340ABFE84251A9763ED>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2325. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9692A7C355F24340ABFE84251A9763ED
If you have more information about this item, we want to know! Please contact us, including the URL.