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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1729
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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 continues his journey on the QE2, visiting Stavanger, Norway and it's historic fishermen's cottages decorated with window boxes and containers gardens. He also visits a private garden specializing in alpine plants. Guest reporter Gary Koller of the Arnold Arboretum in Boston visits the Syracuse Pottery Factory in Syracuse, NY. It is one of the few remaining terra cotta manufacturers in the country .



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