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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1816
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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

Lucinda Mays reports from the Victory Garden South, looking at this year's progress in all of the garden areas, from perennials to vegetables. Roger visits with April Segalla to plan some drought resistant container gardens and gives last call for videotape entries in the 15th Annual Victory Garden Contest. This year's theme is amateur vegetable gardens.



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