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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2604
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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

Roger Swain checks o n the progress of the new driveway/garden area with Rook Cook, who is explaining the transplanting of original conifer plantings. Holly Shimizu visits with Brent Heath/Bulb expert in his beautiful Spring Bulb gardens in Gloucester, Virginia. A daffodil expert and grower he gives a tour of his daffodil trial display gardens. Roger Swain plants seed potato and onion seedlings in the vegetable garden. Also, checks on the spinach plants and thins them . Roger chooses “Corylopsis pauciflora” Buttercup Winterhazel as the plant of the week.

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