, known as "the man with the red
suspenders" is most famous for hosting the television show,
The Victory Garden
. He was the host from the mid 1980s until
graduated from Harvard
College and went on to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard
University in Biology.
1978 he has been a 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. Currently he is the
co-host of the television show People, Places, and Plants
Paul Tukey on HGTV
at 7 am on Sunday mornings.
Roger was married for 31 years to Elisabeth Ward Swain, who died in
Roger Swain is no longer the science editor of Horticulture
magazine. He was laid off from his position in July 2008, as the
magazine offices are now located in Cincinnati.