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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1919


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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1919
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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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Bob Smaus revisits the Berkeley garden of Roger Raiche and Tom Chakas.This garden features beautiful native California plants, many of which Mr. Raiche introduced into the local garden trade. He shows us the concrete blocks used in his garden on a hillside that he treated with iron sulfate to turn it a rust color. (see program 1818) Roger Cook tours the plant of Wood Recycling in Woburn MA to see how they make a lawn seed with the mulch and fertilizer added to it.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1919,” 04/28/1994, GBH Archives, accessed December 6, 2023,
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1919.” 04/28/1994. GBH Archives. Web. December 6, 2023. <>.
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