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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1808


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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1808
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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

Holly Shimizu demonstrates various decorative uses for cuttings from the herb garden. At the Suburban Garden, Roger and April Segalla tackle planting a variety of containers. Roger Swain plants tomatoes in the vegetable garden and introduces the VG 1993 contest for vegetable gardens. See separate sheet for rules.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1808,” 03/06/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 27, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DE1F11B3A5814DDB894610BA1FF884CC.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1808.” 03/06/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 27, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DE1F11B3A5814DDB894610BA1FF884CC>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1808. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DE1F11B3A5814DDB894610BA1FF884CC
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