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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.

Tips From Richard: Control Bagworms

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 1:43pm -- WCVE

If bagworms were a problem on your conifers last year, now’s the time to treat those previously infested plants to control the larvae while they are still young. Any bags that survived the winter could have been holding eggs which have now hatched. Right now the larvae are tiny and practically impossible to see, but easy to control.

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

Virginia Home Grown: May 2014

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 1:42pm -- WCVE

Host Amy Williams talks with Ian Robertson about unusual plants for the garden that are readily available in garden centers. Co-host Peggy Singlemann meets with Landscape Architect Chris Hale at the Virginia State Capitol to talk about rain gardens. The Plant of the Month is the Japanese Snowbell ‘Pink Chimes’ (Styrax japonicus) presented by Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Peggy Singlemann offers a Tip from Maymont about caring for and preserving large trees.
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