Ready, set… Grow! For over three decades, PBS’s Emmy Award-winning series The Victory Garden has been dedicated to giving viewers the confidence and inspiration to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty. The Victory Garden presents viewers with trusted gardening advice they’ve turned to for years, while offering up new and cutting edge information about the latest gardening trends, all guaranteed to get your garden growing. Led by host and garden design expert Michael Weishan, the faces of The Victory Garden — resident horticulturist and all-around gardening expert Kip Anderson, and beloved gardening correspondent Paul Epsom — teach tried and true, practical advice, sure to inspire gardeners of all levels. Lifestyle co-host Sissy Biggers offers viewers creative ways to bring the outside indoors. THE VICTORY GARDEN is produced by WGBH Boston and distributed by PBS. This video podcast is a sample of THE VICTORY GARDEN, featuring gardening tips that can put to use right away.
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- Victory Garden: Simply the Best Tomatoes
Gardener Kip Anderson and lifestyle co-host Sissy Biggers tour the Victory Garden’s vegetable garden and dish on the most delicious tomato varieties and give tips on how to grow them: Tomato ‘Isis Candy Cherry’ Tomato ‘Black Pearl’ Tomato ‘Snowberry’ Tomato ‘Sungold’ Tomato ‘Favorita’
- Victory Garden: Row Cover 101
Host Michael Weishan and gardener Kip Anderson give you a primer on using row cover effectively in the vegetable garden ? preventing insect infestations and shielding sensitive plants.
- Victory Garden: Double Digging
Host Michael Weishan and gardener Kip Anderson demonstrate the cultivation technique of “double digging” ? a tried and true way of creating a healthy garden bed for plants and vegetables.
- Victory Garden: Disease Control for Peonies
Viewer question answered! Why do some peonies’ buds die off before bloom?
- Victory Garden: Lichen
Viewer question answered! What exactly is lichen, and will it harm the trees and plants it grows on?
- Victory Garden: Plants for scent
There’s nothing like fragrance in the garden! Host Michael Weishan and Mike Mahoney of Mahoney’s Garden Centers in Winchester, MA, discuss their best bets for selecting plants with scent.
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