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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1916


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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1916
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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

Roger Swain explores the various methods for watering, from oscillating and pulse sprinklers to soaker hoses, drip emitters and in-ground permanent installation. He recommends 1" of water per week, regardless of the system. He also checks the progress of the potatoes, basil and cabbage. Lucinda Mays tours the Stone Store in Watkinsville, GA to see what they have to offer in decorative and utility stone for the garden.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1916,” 04/03/1994, GBH Archives, accessed February 23, 2024,
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1916.” 04/03/1994. GBH Archives. Web. February 23, 2024. <>.
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