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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1531


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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1531
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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

Bob travels to a bromeliad greenhouse that has conditions like a rainforest conducive to growing bromeliads. Roger Swain shows us around the winter plantings and winter vegetables. Marian prepares cream of celeriac soup.

Rain forest Flora (16:36) Roger Swain on winter landscape, vegetable storage in garden/cream of celery soup



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1531,” 08/05/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed November 13, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F81FD6D3204C4FC2B12C967EF6DDBA6A.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1531.” 08/05/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. November 13, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F81FD6D3204C4FC2B12C967EF6DDBA6A>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1531. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F81FD6D3204C4FC2B12C967EF6DDBA6A
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