The Victory Garden
In this episode of THE VICTORY GARDEN, plant expert Adrian Bloom visits the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Institute. This stretch of land, located in the shadows of Table Mountain in South Africa, was converted from farmland to a botanical garden in 1913. Educational officer Christien Malan takes Bloom on a tour of the park, which contains a mixture of natural and re-created botanical environments. He visits the forest surrounding the park with estate manager Philp Leroux, who shows Bloom how native species of trees are being saved. [26 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
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Series Description: THE VICTORY GARDEN, television's longest-running gardening program, continues to inspire viewers to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty. Hosted by Australian gardening and television sensation Jamie Durie, its simple, easy lessons help seasoned and amateur gardeners alike make the most of their outdoor spaces in a way that respects and preserves the environment for future generations.
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