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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2806

The Victory Garden Show 2806, Captioned Master

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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2806
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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

The Victory Garden contest returns! Host Michael Weishan will give viewers the scoop on this year's search for America's Most Beautiful Herb Garden, including how you can win an appearance on the show. Gardening correspondent Lee May visits The Gardens at Callaway, our Victory Garden south, getting the dirt on the best ways to cut daffodils, along with some fresh design techniques for arranging them. Michael also joins gardener Kip Anderson for a demonstration of "Kip's tips" for transplanting lettuce and pea plants with spectacular results. In the kitchen, guest chef Deborah Madison uses the freshest of ingredients to cook up her refreshing soup "Elixir of Fresh Peas." Finally, gardening correspondent Paul Epsom explores the "tools of the trade" and gives the low-down on gardening hoes.

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