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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2017


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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2017
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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

At the Suburban Garden, Roger Swain talks about the most important component of a successful garden, the soil, and demonstrates soil-building techniques. Swain then heads to the Lee Lime quarry to see all that's involved in a simple bag of garden limestone. Ornamental grass expert Kurt Bluemel shows Holly Shimizu the best new varieties for landscape use.

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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2017,” 06/21/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 20, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B017DCCB717848989A55D1A875E3AD9F.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2017.” 06/21/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 20, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B017DCCB717848989A55D1A875E3AD9F>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2017. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B017DCCB717848989A55D1A875E3AD9F
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