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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2521
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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 visits Arrows restaurant in Maine (see below) where they grow and serve their own vegetables. He tours the gardens with Marcia MacDonald, head gardener. Clark Frasier and Mark Gaier (chefs/owners) demonstrate Arrows' yellow curry with summer garden vegetables and herbs (see below).

Roger displays fall containers with plantings such as crysanthemum, russian sage, lobelia, sedum, lamb's ears, fern, santolina. He pots ornamental cabbages.

In the pond, Roger h ighlights the water lotus in bloom.

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