Making it Grow

Pumpkin Carving Tips

October 27, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
A Jack-O-Lantern

Sumter High School students Kathryn Parker and Jalen Johnson show us at "Making It Grow" how they carved pumpkins for Halloween using techniques they learned in class. Sumter High School Visual Art teacher Heidi Adler also brings in some examples from other students at...

Bulls Bay Oysters and Clams

October 24, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Oysters

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Bull Bay Island, where Rocky Magwood and his family have been oystering and fishing for generations. After harvesting some oysters and clams, Amanda and Rocky take the fresh seafood to Art's Bar...

Goats are a Challenge as Livestock

October 21, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Amanda McNulty
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Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Goats are a special challenge for livestock producers because they’re so clever. Sheep are considered docile for a reason, you can put them in almost any enclosure and...

A Legume That is Good for Goats and Good for the Soil

October 20, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Amanda McNulty
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Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Sericea lespedeza is an imported perennial legume that can grow in a wide variety of soils. Since it’s a legume, it can change atmospheric nitrogen into a plant usable...

Keeping Goats Safe From Nematodes

October 19, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Amanda McNulty
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Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Goats and sheep are called small ruminants. Ruminants are animals with four-chambered stomachs, and they regurgitate partially digested food, called cud, and chew it more...

South Carolina Native Plants

October 18, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
South Carolina Native Plants

Durant Ashmore of Durant Ashmore Landscape Nursery in Fountain Inn, SC shares some of his South Carolina Native Plants with Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty.

2017 Carolina Yard of the Year Winner

October 16, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Carolina Yard

For this segment on "Making It Grow", Clemson Extension Water Resources Agent Terasa Lott visits the home of Lyn Pesterfield in Boiling Springs, SC. Lyn’s transformation of her yard won her the first ever "Carolina Yard of the Year Contest”. This contest set out to...

Mill Creek Greenhouses' Plants for Fall

October 16, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Fall Plants

Lori Watson from Mill Creek Greenhouses in Columbia, SC visits us at "Making It Grow" and brings plants that thrive in the Fall in South Carolina.

Controlling the European Hornet

October 14, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Amanda McNulty
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Like the Cicada Killer wasp, the large European Hornet also collects insects to feed its larvae, a beneficial habit, but sadly it has a destructive activity of girdling twigs. Removing the bark...

Man and Dog Attacked by... Hummingbird-Sized Wasp?

October 13, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Amanda McNulty
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . It sounds like a tabloid headline – man and dog frantically escape from huge flying wasp! But it’s a true story—I got an email from a gentleman saying that he and his dog was dive bombed by a...

Plant-Based Powered Mac and Cheese

October 12, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Plant-Based Mac and Cheese

Nutritionist Trisha Mandes, MPHN joins us on "Making It Grow" and shares tips on healthy weight loss. One example is incorporating healthy plant-based meals like Plant-Based Powered Mac and Cheese into your diet. Plant-Based Powered Mac and Cheese Sauce by Miyoko Schinner...

Fall Containers

October 12, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Fall Containers

Davis Sanders from South Pleasantburg Nursery in Greenville, SC visits us at "Making It Grow" and shares with us some containers and the plants that they recommend for September/October.

Cicada Killer Wasps

October 12, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Amanda McNulty
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Recently, a Sumter County Master noticed silver dollar-sized holes in her yard with soil piled up at one end and wondered if it was a mole or vole burrow, but there weren’t any of the usual...

Eradicating Yellow Jackets Might Best Be Left to Professionals

October 11, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Amanda McNulty
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Unlike the European honey bee which can only sting once, Yellow jackets, which are far more aggressive, have a smooth stinger and can sting you over and over again. Most yellow jacket nests are...

McLeod Farm's Palmetto Proud Corn Maze

October 10, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Corn Maze

Clemson Extension Agent and host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty and fellow Clemson Agent Tony Melton visit McLeod Farms in McBee, SC and talk with Spencer McLeod to see how they embrace agri-tourism. Amanda and Tony experience this firsthand as they try to navigate the...

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