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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2121
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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

Host Roger Swain accompanies garden designer Joe Eck to the renowned Haskell’s Nursery in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Landscaping specialist Roger Cook visits a unique factory where paper, wood, grass seed and fertilizer are recycled into unique “grass patches” that can be used to repair troubled lawns. Chef Marian Morash creates a cool cucumber and fish salad for a refreshing summer dinner.

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