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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2021
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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

Bob Smaus visits San Gabriel, California, with Dr. Bertrelle Caswell, a Koi Specialist. She raises and sells these pond fish that range in price from $15 - $40.

Roger Swain visits Cider Hill Farm in Amesbury, Massachusetts, a pick your own fruit operation and cider mill. Roger samples a "Mutsu" apple.

Roger makes dried apple rings by first coring apples, slicing them into 1/4" thick slices, arranges them on an electric food dehydrator set at 120 degrees for about 4 - 5 hours.

Roger shows "Artemisia dracunculus" French tarragon.

Roger plants bulbs for forcing indoors, Narcissus "Ice Follies" that go into unheated garage for three winter months prior to early spring bloom.

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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2021,” 06/24/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 25, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCBDBD8168C346A9B4275501CEA4AE9D.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2021.” 06/24/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 25, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCBDBD8168C346A9B4275501CEA4AE9D>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2021. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCBDBD8168C346A9B4275501CEA4AE9D
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