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The Emmy Award-winning Making It Grow! is a live, interactive call-in program produced by ETV and Clemson University. Host Amanda McNulty from Clemson Extension shares her thoughts on gardening topics. Watch Making It Grow! Tuesdays at 7:00 pm.
August 27, 2012
I haven’t wanted to complain about all the rain, even though it has kept me from a million garden chores. But last night I was cooking up some canned pole beans (I canned them – first time) and sadly, canned pole beans, even from your own garden, taste like canned beans from the store.
So I wanted to doctor them up and picked jalapeno peppers, chopped up garlic from Daniel Parson Produce (three different kinds!) and went out to dig some leeks. Horror upon horror!! My long-tended and beloved leeks, advertised as good keepers in the soil, were rotting! The… READ MORE
August 20, 2012
Last weekend, we escaped the heat by going to a friend’s little trailer about six miles above Bat Cave on the highway to Black Mountain. It’s right off the road with a big grassy back yard (flood plain) that ends at the Broad River. The river is about twelve feet wide and a foot or so deep, with lots of rocks you can pile up to make seats or dams or river sculptures.
We were accompanied by a couple who had dispatched a wild hog, one of a pack that is devastating their field corn, and brought the resulting hams… READ MORE
August 13, 2012
Clinton can thank Presbyterian College for the presence of Daniel Parson and his organic vegetable farm, as his wife is on the faculty (literature with a Southern studies emphasis). Boy, if she has her students read the book in Faulkner’s trilogy where Snopes is chopping cotton at Parchman and seethes and plans his revenge, and her frat boy and coed students can’t quite grasp how that experience could turn your mind sour, she only need send them out to Daniel’s field on a hot July day and watch his workers hoe those long rows of okra, beans, and peppers.
Daniel’s… READ MORE