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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2504
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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

Roger Swain fills a terra cotta pot with flowering almond (pink) and ivy. In the cottage garden, he recommends not pruning clematis, only the dead wood. However, one clematis, sweet autumn, should be pruned back as it flowers on new wood. He scratches in organic fertilizer and lime to the plant.

Bob Smaus is in Tecate, Mexico, at Rancho la Puerta as spring is upon northern Mexico. Co-owner/planner/designer Sarah Livia Brightwood and garden manager Jonathan Frei talk about the benefits and importance of organic gardening. Chef Bill Wavrin prepares Thai Spring Rolls for Chef Marian.

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