Amy interviews Johnny Townsend from the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Natural Heritage Program about rare plants in Virginia including: Longleaf pine, Trillium and Pyxie moss. Peggy goes to Williamsburg to talk garden design with Laura Viancour. The “Tip from Maymont” is about removing unwanted vines from flowering bushes. Trillium is also the Plant of the Month. (Show #1502)
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Flying Squirrels broadcaster Jon Laaser, Wes McElroy and Jay Burnham share their impressions of the 2015 team. Jon sits down with Shane Turner, Director of Player Development, San Francisco Giants. Kenny Joyce, Flying Squirrels Hitting Coach, pays a visit to the studio field to share observations on hitting by some of the players on the squad.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss spring insect swarms, including those of green midges and eastern subterranean termites.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark review plan’s for the summer that include the development of a new lab section for Art’s course at Randolph-Macon College in the fall.
Photo: Ticks, lice, fleas, and flies of all sorts will be among the medically important arthropods collected over the summer for students to examine in the fall.
Flying Squirrels broadcaster Jon Laaser is joined by Wes McElroy and Jay Burnham for the first installment of Season 4 of FSI. Todd “Parney” Parnell is in-studio to share his thoughts with Jon as to why he thinks this will be the best season yet for the Squirrels. We also get a tour of some of the new features out at the Diamond. We’ll also learn more about some of the new staff members for the Squirrels.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss how some flowering plants have evolved to depend on the pollination services of select beetles.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark follow up on Art's recent trip to Indiana to bring back several hundred species of beetles back to Richmond, Virginia.
Season 15 gets underway with all new segments and in-studio guests. Host Amy Williams talks with Todd Ellis about the fine art of Bonsai. Co-host Peggy Singlemann learns proper pruning techniques with Arborists from the City of Richmond. John Thompson with Virginia Cooperative Extension presents Common Milkweed as the Plant of the Month and Peggy Singlemann's Tip from Maymont is about Seeds and Sets for vegetable gardening.