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Tips From Richard: Fertilize Outdoor Container Plants

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 11:11am -- WCVE

Whether you’re growing annuals, perennials or vegetables in your containers, they should be fertilized about once a month with a general purpose water soluble fertilizer. For less frequent applications, try one of the slow release pelletized fertilizers specifically designed for container plants.

Be sure to read Richard’s weekly Garden Q & A in the Saturday Home Section of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Science Wednesday: At the Edge of Space

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 10:36am -- WCVE

Between the blue sky above us and the infinite blackness of space lies a frontier full of enigmas that scientists have only just begun to investigate. “At the Edge of Space” takes viewers on a spectacular exploration to probe the earth-space boundary zone, home to some of nature’s most puzzling and alluring phenomena: the shimmering aurora, streaking meteors, and fleeting flashes that shoot upwards from thunderclouds, known as sprites.

Carreras Jewelers Holding Fundraiser for Community Idea Stations

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 1:43pm -- WCVE

How can a jewelry appraisal help out your public broadcasting stations? It’s easy! All you need to do is visit our friends at Carreras Jewelers. Carreras is hosting a verbal jewelry appraisal event on behalf of the Community Idea Stations. Simply bring in up to 5 pieces of jewelry between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18, Thursday June 19, or Friday, June 20th for a verbal jewelry appraisal.

Masterpiece: Mystery! “The Escape Artist”

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:09am -- WCVE

David Tennant (“Broadchurch,” “Doctor Who”) stars as a brilliant defense lawyer with a storybook family and a potent nickname, “The Escape Artist,” for his ability to spring the obviously guilty. But then he gets a trial that changes his life forever. Written by David Wolstencroft (“Spooks”), this gripping legal thriller costars Sophie Okonedo (Hotel Rwanda) as the hero’s rival, along with a courtroom full of ambitious attorneys and one very unnerving defendant.

Flying Squirrels Insider: Season 3, Episode 4

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 2:08pm -- WCVE

Flying Squirrels broadcaster Jon Laaser is joined by Wes McElroy, and Jay Burnham as the look at the smashing start to May for shortstop Matt Duffy, hitting coach Ken Joyce visits FSI Field to breakdown the new look for Jarrett Parker plus Michael Feldstein tags along with Ty Blach as they visit children at the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU.