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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1908


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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1908
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Series Description

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

From the Suburban Garden, host Roger Swain tells viewers about the 16th Annual Victory Garden Contest and calls for videotaped entries. This year, the contest's theme is The Great American Front Yard. International correspondent Peter Seabrook reports from Hobart, Tasmania where he visits historic Battery Point. Peter takes a look at front yard gardens while he's "Down Under".

Contest: 5 minutes video of front yard. Does not need to be new work. Label tape w/ name and address and send list of plants to VG 1994 Contest, usual address. Postmarked by July 15th



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1908,” 03/14/1994, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DDE30298115F416488A31A2AFBEA6632.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1908.” 03/14/1994. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DDE30298115F416488A31A2AFBEA6632>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1908. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DDE30298115F416488A31A2AFBEA6632
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