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Virginia Home Grown: May 2018

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:24am -- WCVE

Host Peggy Singlemann visits Reynolds Community College in Goochland to talk with David Seward and Karin Stretchko about germinating and growing plants in greenhouses. David Pippin will be doing a live studio demonstration about floral arranging.

Co-host Pat McCafferty travels to Louisa County to talk with Ira Wallace of Southern Exposure Seed Exchange about the Acorn Community and the heirloom collards being grown there.

Becky White, Horticulturist and Landscape Designer, presents the Plant of the Month, Weigela Sonic Bloom.

In the Tip From Maymont, Peggy talks about how to plant perennial borders using bouquets of bulbs, like tulips, which have contractile roots and are easy to plant.

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Virginia Home Grown is a Live TV program that explores the delights and challenges of gardening and growing in Virginia. Host, Peggy M. Singlemann, and Co-Host, Pat McCafferty, interview experts and enthusiasts from around the state. The program airs monthly from March through October. Full episodes and excerpts are available through and on Facebook.