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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1841
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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

Suburban Garden host Roger Swain seeds early tomatoes. Peter Seabrook invites viewers to his home in England to see what he’s been up to in his own backyard. West coast garden correspondent, Bob Smaus, visits The Boulders in Carefree, Arizona, and reports on how this resort has done an environmentally sensitive job of landscaping with desert plants. Chef Marian gets a few pointers on Southwest cuisine. Plant of the Week - Acer griseum Paperbark Maple Program highlight: A visit to Peter Seabrook's English garden, Roger Swain plants tomatoes and Bob Smaus visits Carefree Arizona.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1841,” 02/06/1994, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F167812ABF834113A9DF8B72BBC55BEE.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1841.” 02/06/1994. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F167812ABF834113A9DF8B72BBC55BEE>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1841. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F167812ABF834113A9DF8B72BBC55BEE
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