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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1711
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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 Suburban garden, Roger Swain tours the suburban garden, highlighting some of the less commonly seen plants. He also explains how to try growing artichokes in our climate. Bob Smaus is in Salem, Oregon to visit Schreiner's Iris, the world's largest hybridizer of bearded iris. At Callaway gardens, Lucinda Mays plants a small water garden in an area that was previously a planter, and adds more plantings to the vegetable garden.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1711,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 16, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C813D7B872F848C3A0EE998F6A474742.
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