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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2812

The Victory Garden Show 2812, Captioned Master

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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2812
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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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Welcome to Vancouver! The Victory Garden leaps across the continent to take in British Columbia's masterful gardens. Host Michael Weishan visits the beautiful home and garden of TV personality and author Thomas Hobbs, who is also co-owner of Southlands Nursery. Then, Michael takes a jaunt over to the gorgeous VanDusen Botanical Garden to explore their unique display of botanical relationships, including sharing tips that can be applied to any backyard. Finally, we'll visit the Sooke Harbour House, a sprawling seaside resort with an impressive kitchen garden, and savor the culinary creations made with locally grown edible flowers and herbs.

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