Virginia Home Grown
Dig in to a world of growing and gardening - with experts and plant enthusiasts from across Virginia.
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Insects in the Garden: From Beneficial Bugs to Pests
Visit a home garden dedicated to supporting pollinators, then travel to Bellair Farm CSA to meet Dr. Tom Kuhar from the Virginia Tech Department of Entomology and learn how to manage vegetable pests safely. Allison Hurst and Jen Naylor share gardening tips you can use.
About Virginia Home Grown
Dig in to a world of growing and gardening with experts and plant enthusiasts from across Virginia. Experience how-to demos and video-visits to gardens, farms, and growing sites. Watch live and join the conversation via email at [email protected] or on Facebook.
Virginia Home Grown is hosted by Peggy Singlemann, Director of Park Operations and Horticulture at Maymont in Richmond, and co-hosted by Keith Nevison, Farm & Natural Resource Manager at Bundoran Farm. Featured contributors also include Randy Battle, Allison Hurst, Jen Naylor and Dr. Robyn Puffenbarger.
Our mission is to enrich growers and gardeners of all levels by connecting to new voices and fresh ideas, to highlight the unique richness of gardens and natural ecosystems throughout Virginia, and serve as a resource for our community.
Gardening is for everyone. We are all growing and learning together.