Host Amy Williams tours a private garden in Richmond with Landscape Designer Vic Calaman, Jr. and learns about the benefits of using a professional to plan a garden. Co-host Peggy Singlemann talks in-studio with Karen Kester about insect pollinators and tours a private garden in Henrico County. The Plant of the Month is Black Cohosh presented by Peggy Cornett, Curator of Plants at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello.
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Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark note the challenges of insect identification and offer up a few tips when trying to identify unfamiliar species.
PBS KIDS Summer Movie Night • Friday, August 7, 2015
Location: 23 Sesame Street 23235 (Parking at Huguenot Park) • Rain or Shine
6:30 p.m. Food Trucks and Family Activities
8:00 p.m. WILD KRATTS Movie: “Back In Creature Time”
In the Season 3 premiere, Alan contemplates his past after he receives an unexpected visitor. In other events, Caroline and Kate set a date for their wedding.
Watch Last Tango in Halifax Season 3 June 28 at 8:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.
Thank You for 19 Great Years
Wayne Farrar has been with 88.9 WCVE since 1996 and has been our News Director and the local anchor of NPR’s Morning Edition since 1997. Wayne will retire on June 30th, and we wish him the best in this new stage of his life.
Flying Squirrels broadcaster Jon Laaser, Wes McElroy and Jay Burnham recap the Squirrels’ recent long road trip. Some of the players reminisce about when they were drafted. Richmond Flying Squirrels 1st baseman, Ricky Oropesa is in the spotlight, being recognized as the Eastern League Player of the Month for May 2015.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss some recent research that reveals details about how some longhorn beetles find their mates using pheromones.
Almost 40 years ago Captain Ross Poldark galloped across the TV screens of millions of PBS viewers, vexing villains and winning female hearts in one of Masterpiece’s earliest hit series, Poldark. Now the gallant captain rides again, allowing a new generation to delight in the exploits of an unconventional romantic hero.
Watch Masterpiece: Poldark Episode 1 June 21 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss the downside of spraying for mosquitoes and some simple ways to reduce mosquito breeding sites at home.
Flying Squirrels broadcaster Jon Laaser, Wes McElroy and Jay Burnham talk about the Squirrels’ recent surge towards the top of the Eastern standings. Richmond Flying Squirrels catcher, Jackson Williams was on set discussing the catcher/pitcher communication with anchor Jon Laaser. See how Williams, with glove and face guard, demonstrated techniques addressing pesky foul pop flys on the FSI Field.