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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 3001

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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 3001
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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

Viva Las Vegas! The 30th anniversary season of The Victory Garden hits it big during this trip to sunny Las Vegas, where the team tackles dry-weather gardening ideas.

Garden Basic: Host Michael Weishan receives an introduction to palms for ALL climates from author David Francko (Palms Won't Grow Here and Other Myths: Warm-Climate Plants for Cooler Areas). Edible Gardens: Lifestyle co-host Sissy Biggers visits Nutri-Gardens, a hydroponic farm, with owner Garth Oakey. Green Cuisine: Sissy joins Chef Jaques Van Staden at Mistral at the Las Vegas Hilton, who makes magic with fresh herbs. Weekend Project: Michael shares tips for planting succulent wreaths. The Victory Garden: In honor of our 30th anniversary, we peek back at original host James Crockett's garden.

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