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Tips From Richard: Liriope Grass

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 11:26am -- WCVE
Cut back liriope, or Monkey Grass. Getting rid of the old leaves will make way for the new growth that will emerge in a few weeks. Removing the old growth not only improves the appearance of the plant but eliminates the added stress of trying to support the old growth as well as the new growth.
Be sure to read Richard’s weekly Garden Q & A in the Saturday Home Section of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Till Cover Crops

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 10:51am -- WCVE

Till your garden cover crop into the soil, as soon as you can work the soil. Fall planted cover crops have done their job of preventing erosion and need to be incorporated into the soil at least two weeks before you begin planting your early season crops. These cover crops can dramatically increase the valuable organic matter in your garden soil.

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

WCVE Forum: The Search for Well-Being (Second Hour)

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 1:22am -- WCVE

From Humankind – With diet a factor in ailments from diabetes to obesity, medical students at the country’s largest campus attend cooking classes to learn how to help patients. And future MDs tell how they would improve our troubled health system.

Professors of medicine and nursing describe ways to treat the whole patient. And a look at medical use of acupuncture and meditation, for which evidence of effectiveness continues to grow.

PBS KIDS' Arthur Unveils New Family Health Website

Tue, 03/04/2014 - 1:10pm -- WCVE

PBS KIDS announced the launch of the Arthur Family Health website, which builds on Arthur’s eighteen-year history of addressing challenging topics and making them understandable for kids. Featuring Arthur and friends, this robust new website offers background information, games, videos, and other resources designed to help parents and educators talk to kids about important health issues - from asthma, food allergies and nutrition, to fitness and resilience.

Daniel O’Donnnell: Stand Beside Me

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 9:58am -- WCVE

A concert celebration of Irish, country, gospel, rock, movie tunes and long-time fan favorites, Daniel O’Donnnell: Stand Beside Me was recorded before a packed house on September 18, 2013 at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts in metro Detroit. The title of the popular singer’s 13th special for PBS refers to more than one of the songs he performs, but reflects his belief that fans have been standing beside him throughout his more than ten years on PBS, making his career a success and bringing him to where he is today.