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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1810

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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1810
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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

Roger looks at the plants near the pond then moves to the vegetable garden to check the fava beans for black aphid infestation. He'll spray with rotenone, a botanical insecticide later in the day. He also hills up the potatoes and plants the second wave of corn. Jim Wilson tours the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, FL with garden director Larry Pardue. Selby specializes in growing tropical fruits and native habitat protection. Lucinda Mays checks in with an update from the VG South and Roger Swain plants cantaloupe in the Suburban Garden.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1810,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed November 13, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BEAFED8CE3F74E6D9CA9EFF115EDF78B.
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APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1810. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BEAFED8CE3F74E6D9CA9EFF115EDF78B
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