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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1538
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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

Opryland Hotel with Jim Wilson and Hollis Malone Herb and cheese muffins (1:52) Roger Swain prunes blueberries, mulches with sawdust and fertilizes. Looks at half-high blueberry and discusses it. Prunes thornless blackberry and discusses use of composted manure as mulch for it. Prunes grapes to 4-arm kniffen, and fertilizes.



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