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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1836

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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1836
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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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Peter Seabrook greets us from Galway City in Galway County, Ireland. From there he travels to Connemara to see the potato farming and peat cutting. He tours the gardens of Cashel House, a popular bed & breakfast, to survey the extraordinary ornamental gardens and to visit their productive kitchen gardens where the vegetables and herbs are grown for its critically acclaimed men. Marian takes us on a visit to the chef of the house, Michael Casey, who makes a traditional fish chowder thickened with carageenan, a local sea weed.Peter Seabrook stayed @ Jury's Galway Inn, Quay Street, Galway 011-353-91-66444; fax 011-353-91-68415; taped mid-May



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