Virginia Home Grown
A program that explores the delights and challenges of gardening and growing in Virginia with hosts Peggy M. Singlemann.
New Year, New Orchid Stamps
Next month, the United States Postal Service will be introducing ten new stamps that are sure to be a hit with plant lovers and outdoorsy people everywhere. The booklet features close-ups of orchid flowers and is the result of a lengthy process involving a slew of experts. It all started with an idea to showcase everyday Phalaenopsis hybrids but soon morphed into a pictorial catalog of exotic wild orchids.
Watch: Cacti & Succulents | Silvopasture | American Beautyberry
Host Peggy Singlemann talks with Ryan Olsen, Horticulturist at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, about cacti and succulents. Co-host Pat McCafferty visits Chris Fields-Johnson in Scottsville to learn about the benefits of integrating livestock into forest pastures also known as silvopasture.
About Virginia Home Grown
Virginia Home Grown features interviews with experts and enthusiasts from around the state. The program airs monthly from March through October. Viewers can interact with the experts by submitting questions via email to VHG@vpm.org or via Facebook.
Brought to you by Wild Birds Unlimited and Strange's Florist & Garden Center.