Gardening

Arrowwood Viburnum Is a Hearty Native Plant That Polinators Love

November 18, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Amanda McNulty
Making It Grow Minute

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Davis Sander of South Pleasantburg Nursery came to the show recently with a collection of viburnums. One in particular caught my eye as it has great value for wildlife, especially pollinators...

Early Bloomers for Polinators

November 16, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Amanda McNulty
Making It Grow Minute

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Although fifty-five degrees feels pretty chilly to me, that’s the magic temperature as spring nears when some native bees and the European honeybees are out foraging for food – and a time when...

Serviceberry Shrubs

November 10, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Amanda McNulty
shadberry bush

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making it Grow . Long after I’m dead and gone, the serviceberry shrubs I’m planting in my pollinator pasture will be providing flowers for native pollinators and fruits for wildlife. Amelanchier is the genus,...

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...

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...

Goldenrod

September 18, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Goldenrod

Solidago, commonly called goldenrods, is a genus of about 100 to 120 species of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae. There are about 30 of those different species in South Carolina. The curator of the University of South Carolina's A.C. Moore Herbarium, Dr...

Rose Cross-Pollination

July 24, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Amanda McNulty and Jonathan Windham

Clemson Extension's Jonathan Windham show fellow agent and Host of "Making It Grow" how to cross-pollinate roses to create unique hybrids!

How to Cross-Pollinate Roses!

July 21, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
a pink rose

Clemson Extension Agent Jonathan Windham shows us how to cross-pollinate roses to create your very own hybrids with a process that takes about 10 steps and only a few minutes! 1. Select one plant to be the mother and one plant to be the father. 2. Collect anthers from the...

Behind the Garden Gate at Spoleto Festival USA

July 6, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Garden Gate

The "Behind the Garden Gate" garden tour is a one-of-a-kind tour of private gardens in Charleston, South Carolina. The tour takes place during the Spoleto Festival. The supporting agencies are Spoleto Festival USA, the Charleston Horticultural Society, and The Garden...

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