Virginia Home Grown March 2011: New Season Underway
Season Eleven of Virginia Home Grown begins with a visit to Maymont. Richard talks with Peggy Singlemann about late winter/early spring color in the garden. Then Amy takes us to Crozet to see how Monastery Country Cheese is made.
After each segment, we will return to the studio for the live portion of the show to visit with our guests. We will also open up the phone lines and accept email to give you an opportunity to ask the experts your gardening questions. Just call 866.220.0911 (toll-free) during the Live call-in segments or you can email your question to email@example.com. If we don't get to your question during the show, you can also write to: Richard Nunnally, P. O. Box 3690, Chester, VA 23831.
Join us tonight (March 29th) at 8:00 PM on WCVE PBS and WHTJ PBS or tune-in Saturday, April 2nd at 5:00 PM on WCVW PBS.
Topics/Guests for March 2011 (#1101):
- Late Winter Color in the Garden – Peggy Singlemann, Director of Horticulture, Maymont, 1700 Hampton Street, Richmond, Virginia
- Gouda Cheese – Our Lady of the Angels Monastery (Trappistine Nuns), 3365 Monastery Drive, Crozet VA 22932-2116, firstname.lastname@example.org, olamonastery.org, 434.823.1452
- Cheese Pairing and Nutritional Value – Kristin Brittle, RD, Program Account Manager, Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, Inc., PO Box 937, Mechanicsville, VA 23111, 800.343.4693, southeastdairy.org, email@example.com
Plant list for the "Late Winter Color in the Garden" segment:
- Viburnum tinus 'Compacta'
- Daphne odora 'Variegata'
- Corydalus Lutea
- Magnolia soulangeana 'Saucer Magnolia' or 'Tulip Magnolia' or 'Japanese Magnolia'
- Magnolia stellata
- Magnolia dundata or Yulan Magnolia
- Prunus mume 'Peggy Clark' - flowering apricot
- Japanese chaenomeles 'Japanese Quince'
- Chaenomeles speciosa
- Arum italicum 'Italian Arum'
Plant of the Month: Virginia Bluebell