Roger Swain

Roger Swain

Room 11 ~ Thursday 2 PM & 6 PM;  Friday 11 AM A Clash of Passions along with Paul Miskovsky

Roger Swain, known as “the man with the red suspenders” is most famous for hosting the television show, The Victory Garden on PBS. He was the host from the mid-1980s until 2001.

He graduated from Harvard College and went on to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard University in Biology. From 1978 to 2008 he was writer and science editor at Horticulture Magazine. He is the author of five books: Earthly Pleasures, Field Days, The Practical Gardener, Saving Graces, and Groundwork. From 2005-06 he was the co-host of the television show People, Places, and Plants with Paul Tukey on HGTV.