Episode 2646

Volunteer Gardener

May 17, 2018

Season 26 | Episode 46

On Nashville Public Television's Volunteer Gardener, Julie Berbiglia visits Rock Bridge Trees to learn the 'whip and tongue' method of tree grafting. Annette Shrader shares the many attributes of viburnum. So many have both a springtime show of blooms and brilliant fall color. Sheri Gramer knows fresh is best, and that holds true for a couple of wild crafted cocktail recipes we'll try.

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Drink Whisperer Part 2 on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Drink Whisperer Part 2

We learn how to create a fresh jalapeno margarita and a strawberry aperol spritz from the #DrinkWhisperer himself.

Tree Grafting Made Simple on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Tree Grafting Made Simple

A tutorial on the whip and tongue method of tree grafting is provided by David Hughes of Rock Bridge Trees.

Viburnum on NPT's Volunteer Gardener


A showy and aromatic plant choice for sure is the viburnum. White clusters of flowers light up these shrubs in early to mid spring, and a lot of varieties have brilliant berries in the fall. Annette Shrader showcases some of the most popular varieties.