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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2601
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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

Roger Swain cuts Forsythia branches for forcing indoors and gives tips for the procedure to do this. He then inspects/comments on the winter storm damage to the firs, trees in the garden done by the ice and snow. Holly Shimizu visits the expansive Tropical Garden of Gene Joyner in West Palm Beach, Florida. Which has a stunning display of tropical tree, plants and citrus. Roger closes with a demosration of the proper way to plant tomatoe seeds in the greenhouse.

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