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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1832
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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

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Peter Seabrook pays a visit to the Royal Botanic Gardens Wisley to see some of the champion size turnips being grown. Holly Shimizu vistis the gardens of Nancy Gordon in Hillsborough,North Carolina. She is closing her nursery business, known for its cyclamen varieties, in order to devote more time to gardening. Roger demonstrates how to overwinter vinca to save it for use next year, and plants parsley for next year's crop.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1832,” 10/31/1993, GBH Archives, accessed December 8, 2023,
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