The Victory Garden
Viewers visit the private garden of Loeki Schwartz in Maarssen, Holland, with international correspondent Adrian Bloom. With its dramatic use of foliage against brilliant perennials and room after room separated by carefully pruned Hawthorn hedges, Schwartz has created a garden with the illusion of grandeur despite its small backyard size. A prominent piece in the garden is a small temple built as a place for the gardener to rest and view the fruits of her labor. Featured recipe: braised collards. Chef Marian shows how to braise collards to retain their just-picked flavor. CC (VGAR #2324, 10/16/99, 1230-1000; OB: 10/17/98) [26 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
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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