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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2006

02/19/1995


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Series
Victory Garden
Program
Victory Garden 2006
Program Number

2006

Series Description

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

In Lexington, MA a white pine was shaped, and April Segalla helps a group of children plant a garden featuring a favorite native American flower (sunflower). Roger Swain announces details of the annual Victory Garden contest — this year a special contest just for kids!* (sunflowers) Roger also discusses the wide variety of tender bulbs (dahlia, canna, glads) which can be planted now for summer bloom. He also planted heirloom (sweet) corn and onions. In the southern garden they repotted floating hearts.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Instructional
Topics
Gardening
Citation
Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2006,” 02/19/1995, GBH Archives, accessed December 2, 2022, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9E706060A92840E6AE1F150AE3DA0538.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2006.” 02/19/1995. GBH Archives. Web. December 2, 2022. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9E706060A92840E6AE1F150AE3DA0538>.
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