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The Victory Garden

Episode #2804

How to start a perennial garden is a perennial question for many viewers. This week The Victory Garden shows how and where to begin -including removing trees and preparing the soil. Gardening correspondent Paul Epsom also offers his best advice about the leading tools of the trade including pruners worthy of investing in. Then, expert Ed Palmer shares a cutting-edge lesson in proper pruning techniques on apple trees. Meanwhile, host Michael Weishan is visiting with Massachusetts' Tower Hill Botanic Garden for an introduction to heirloom apples. Michael then goes "digging deeper" with radio personality Jim Zoppo to answer your questions about growing your own fruit trees. [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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