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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1837

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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1837
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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

International gardening correspondent, Peter Seabrook, visits one of Ireland’s best known gardeners and garden writers, Helen Dillon, who takes him on a tour of her own 1/2 acre victory garden located in the heart of Dublin. Back at the Suburban Garden, Chef Marian features a recipe for cod and onions from her newly released cookbook, The victory garden fish and vegetable cookbook. At the close of the show, Roger talks about things to do when it is too cold to work in the garden. Program highlight: Meet Helen Dillon, Ireland's best known gardener and garden writer, at her home in Dublin.



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