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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2127
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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

It's winter at the Suburban garden and Roger Swain opens talking about future plans to expand the perennial garden.

However, it's summer in Constantia, South Africa, and Adrian Bloom is touring the gardens at The Cellars, Hohenort, with hotel proprietor Liz McGrath. Her gardens include glorious beds of white roses, Rosa Iceburg, underplanted with Lychnis chalcedonica "Alba" and white Japanese anemones; a knot garden of boxwood edges and Santolina chamaecyparissus lavendar cotton. Other highlights are:

Quercus robuc English oak Alstroemeria peruvian lily (yellow/orange) Lavandula augustifolia English lavendar Pelargonium inquinans geranium (pink) Amaryllidaceae nerine (orange) Iridacaea dierama fairy's wand (pink) Leucospermum proteaceae pincushion protea (orange) Cinnamon camphora (camphor trees) Helichrysom petiolare (on wall/underplantings for white roses) Lonicera honeysuckle Heliotropium heliotrope Fragaria pink panda Rosa "Table Mountain" pink Rosa "Joy Bells" Tunnel of Hedera colchica Persian ivy

Marian Morash visits with hotel chef Cass Abrahams who prepares a native recipe of Snook Fish:

2 - 3 cups smoked, boned snook fish

Saute 2 medium onions, sliced, in sunflower oil. Add 1 teas. cloves, 1 teas. allspice, 2 - 3 bay leaves, 2 teas. minced garlic, 1 teas. ginger.

Add about 2 cups of cubed potatoes and saute for about 5 minutes. Add about 2 cups of sliced cabbage and the smoked fish.

Top with diced chile peppers and stir in fresh chopped coriander leaves.

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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2127,” 03/28/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DCF7FF1CCE72418C936F27E6DE688F4F.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2127.” 03/28/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DCF7FF1CCE72418C936F27E6DE688F4F>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2127. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DCF7FF1CCE72418C936F27E6DE688F4F
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