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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2804

The Victory Garden Show 2804, Uncaptioned Master, TRT 26:46

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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2804
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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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How to start a perennial garden is a perennial question for many viewers. This week The Victory Garden shows how and where to begin — including removing trees and preparing the soil. Gardening correspondent Paul Epsom also offers his best advice about the leading tools of the trade including pruners worthy of investing in. Then, expert Ed Palmer shares a cutting-edge lesson in proper pruning techniques on apple trees. Meanwhile, host Michael Weishan is visiting with Massachusetts' Tower Hill Botanic Garden for an introduction to heirloom apples.

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