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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1731
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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

At the Victory Garden South, Lucinda Mays demonstrates many of the pruning techniques used in winter maintenance of plants that need pruning (muscadine grapes, crape myrtle, and holly. She also shows how to make dish gardens. Peter Seabrook and Marian visit the resort of Caneel Bay in the American Virgin Islands where the emphasis is on preserving indigenous vegetation and creating one of the best collections of plants native to the Caribbean.



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