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Roger B. Swain

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Roger Bartlett Swain was born on February 5, 1949, to C. Gardner Swain and Marguerite (nee Stay) Swain in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He attended Harvard University, receiving his B.A. in 1971, his M.A. in 1972, and his Ph.D. in 1977. In 1978, he joined the staff of Horticulture magazine, where he serves as science editor. He married professor Elizabeth Ward in 1979, who died in 2008. He is perhaps best known as a regular on the PBS series The Victory Garden.
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