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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 3404
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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

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Edible Gardens

This week we're digging in and showing you how to prepare, grow and feast from a victory garden of your very own. Gardening correspondent Paul Epsom shares tips from New York's finest—the edible gardens at the New York Botanical Garden. We'll also learn the art of seed saving, a technique that will enable you to grow the best from the past—magnificent varieties of antique flowers and heirlooms vegetables. Host Jamie Durie will be in Sonoma California to tour the Cornerstone Festival of Gardens which features garden ideas form the worlds' leading architects. And Chef Michel Nischan talks potatoes in his "homegrown segment" offering up practical tips on how best to grow, cook, and eat them.

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