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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1817


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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1817
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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

Holly Shimizu visits the garden of Phillip Watson in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Mr. Watson's cottage-style garden is full of unusual plants and bold color combinations. Roger Swain looks at progress through the garden, treating the cabbage for loupers with Bacillus thuringiensis (aka Dipel) in liquid form.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1817,” 07/18/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FC8C6A6C055F4517B72AC38893ACF470.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1817.” 07/18/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FC8C6A6C055F4517B72AC38893ACF470>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1817. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FC8C6A6C055F4517B72AC38893ACF470
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