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The Victory Garden

Episode #2320

Host Roger Swain takes viewers for a behind-the-scenes look at a mail order seed catalog business. Swain shows how seeds at Johnny's Selected Seeds of Albion, Maine, are cultivated and developed. Vegetable trials manager Terri Allan shows off the latest All-America Selections winner, Swiss Chard 'Bright Lights.'. President and founder Rob Johnston demonstrates how new seed varieties are created. Featured recipe: tomato sauce. Wondering what to do with all those fresh tomatoes? Chef Marian solves the problem with the perfect sauce for canning. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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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