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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1508

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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1508
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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

Peter travels to Belgium to visit a huge spring garden exhibit in the town of Ghent. Back at the Suburban Gardens, Roger looks at the daffodils, rhododendrons, plants an apple tree, and then picks asparagus that Marian uses to make asparagus fritters.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1508,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 12, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF72E250C5BB420394A8AC85417DE880.
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