The Victory Garden (TV series)

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"The Victory Garden" redirects here. For similar names, see Victory Garden (disambiguation).

The Victory Garden is an American public television program about gardening and other outdoor activities, produced by station WGBH in Boston, Massachusetts, and distributed by PBS. It is the oldest gardening program produced for television in the United States, premiering April 16, 1975.[citation needed]

The show was originally called Crockett's Victory Garden for its first host, James Underwood Crockett. During the 1979-80 gardening season Bob Thomson took over as host and the show was renamed "The Victory Garden."

Marian Morash appeared on the air to do her recipes on the program from 1979 to 2001.

In the 1990-91 season Roger Swain took over as host and remained until 2002, when he was replaced by Michael Weishan. Jamie Durie became the host in 2007.

Major publications[edit]

  • Weishan, Michael and Laurie Donnelly. (2006). The Victory Garden Companion. ISBN 0-06-059977-4
  • Crockett, James Underwood. September 1978. Crockett's Indoor Garden. Little Brown and Company. Paperback. 325 pages. ISBN 9780316161244
  • Crockett, James Underwood. 23 April 1977. Crockett's Victory Garden. Little Brown and Company. Paperback. 326 pages. ISBN 9780316161213

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