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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2605
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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 introduces the show at the tulip gardens, highlighting them and then demonstrates how to recycle the bulbs and use them as cutting flowers. Roger and Roger Cook discuss/inspect the planting/transplanting of the firs in the new driveway area, specimin conifers are used from the property. Holly Shimizu visits San Jose, Costa Rica to tour the beautiful gardens/home/nursery of Orchid/Bromiliad grower Ileana de Teran. In the vegetable garden Roger inspects the progress of the spinach and peas. Gives remedy for Club Root for beets/soiul sanitization and harvests some. Plants some parsnips demonstrates soil prep and planting tips.

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