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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2725
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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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Don't let the bad weather get you down, bring the best of the garden indoors with The Victory Garden's "Best Bets" on plants for the greenhouse — including citrus. If you have trouble getting your indoor garden to sing, tune in as gardening correspondent Paul Epsom shares advice from his maintenance kit that makes for happy houseplants. Well-known Asian chef Hiroko Shimbo returns to The Victory Garden kitchen and creates a delightful dish of autumn eggplant with a spicy/sweet vinegar marinade.

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