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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1302
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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

This program we get berry tips from Roger, Bob visits LotusLand, Bob plants radishes and Marian fixes a fish and radish dish.

Lotus Land with Bob Smaus (13:11) [in my opinion, not a good candidate for recycling. The garden is bizarre, the water in the ponds murky and sedimented]; Tim Nourse in the Suburban Garden on planting strawberries. Fish with radish (1:13)

Victory Garden in Lexington, MA (Lexington Gardens also the Suburban Garden)



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1302,” 04/01/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 23, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EE123D32962E402A94826C68A6E35973.
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