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The Victory Garden

Episode #2808

Do you love gardening, but don't have an expansive landscape? Tune-in to The Victory Garden as host Michael Weishan shares his best tips for planning an urban garden that will spruce up even the smallest of spaces. Michael and gardener Kip Anderson are back tending to our new perennial garden, as planting begins. Next, special guest Jim Zoppo, of Boston's WRKO, helps answer some of our viewer's questions, including the how-to for starting plants from seeds. Finally, guest chef Lidia Bastianich, of PBS' Lidia's Italian Kitchen, shares her secrets for cooking with scallions and onions and serving it up in a sumptuous dish, "Risotto with Scallions, Swisschard and Gorgonzola." ~ [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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