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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2530
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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

Stunned by the beauty of the Italian gardens, international garden correspondent Adrian Bloom learns about an organization dedicated to preserving these landmarks when he meets with Judith Bernardi of Grandi Giardini Italiani. Together they tour Villa Garzoni, a Renaissance-style garden, in the village of Collodi. Later, Adrian discovers the clay makes all the difference when he visits Impruneta, where terra cotta planters are still painstakingly crafted by hand. He receives a complete education at Fornace Masini in Impruneta with guide Lenore Rice of Seibert & Rice, importers of Italian terra cotta.

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