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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2030
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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

Bob Smaus visits The Lodge at Koele in Lanai, Hawaii. With Director of Horticulture, Mike Dixon, they tour the grounds. Highlighted plants:

Jacaranda mimosifolia (purple flowers) Ficus benjamina weeping Chinese banyan Araucaria columnaris cook island pines Euphorbia cotinfolia Alternanthera ficoidea joyweed (groundcover) Eucalyptus citriodora lemon-scented gum trees Erythrina crista-galli common coral tree (in greenhouse:) White dendrobium orchid White phalaenopsis moth orchid Papnio pedilum lady slipper Cattleyas (orange and yellow)

He also tours a pineapple field with Agricultural Manager, Steve Snow. They highlight:

Carica papayas Musa x paradisiaca apple bananas Perennial grasses, hayfields and and herb farm

Vegetable farmer, Peter Felipe, shows us cilantro, Kandy Korn (corn), beans, eggplant, Colocasia esculenta taro. He grows vegetables for the local hotel.

Marian Morash chats with Executive Chef, Edwin Goto, who is pressing pineapples for cider. To select ripe pineapples, he recommends looking for a good orange-y color with a nice aroma. He prepares a Pineapple Gazpacho for Marian:

In blender:

1/2 pineapple (10 oz) 1/4 cup sweet Maui onions 2 peeled cucumbers 1 chopped yellow bell pepper 1 TB chopped jalapeno pepper 1 TB chopped parsley 1 cup pineapple juice

Blend and serve garnished with chopped yellow, green and red peppers and chopped red onion.

Roger Swain closes displaying Erianthus ravennae, a plant that sparkles in the winter sunlight.

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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2030,” 11/23/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 15, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F1A4913BE2EB4A5495AD08654C9BB996.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2030.” 11/23/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 15, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F1A4913BE2EB4A5495AD08654C9BB996>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2030. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F1A4913BE2EB4A5495AD08654C9BB996
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