Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2402
Victory Garden 2402
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- Victory Garden
- Victory Garden 2402
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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
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Roger Swain witnesses the first blooms of crocus and narcissus. Narcissus ‘Dutch Master' is in one pot, in another is iris ‘George,' narcissus ‘Rijnveld's Early Sensation' and tulipa ‘Happy Family.' In the greenhouse, he sows marigolds ‘Inca Gold' (an annual) in a soil-less mix. Afterwards, he sets them in a pan to soak up moisture.
Holly Shimizu is in Eleuthera, Bahamas, touring the organic vegetable gardens of Karin and Ian Goodfellow. The soil is amended by leaf mulch and 30 year-old cow manure. Their organic vegetables are sold to a private resort; they also sell an assortment of jams, jellies and sauces made from their produce.
Chef Marian is with chef Patrick Tully; he grilles native lobster.
Roger closes in the shrub garden with an early blooming Galanthus nivalis ‘Snow Drop' (plant- of-the-week).
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- Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2402,” 03/30/1999, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 26, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DE5C714ABA7549C28E11DF3C367D4319.
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