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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.
September 17, 2012
Our hard-headed bird dog, Willis Wimberly, a.k.a. Willie, has been coming back from his romps with the worst stickers in his ears and feathers. Everything is going to seed and many plants use animals as a way to distribute their genetic progeny. Almost every day, I have to get out the haircut scissors and with the utmost care try to de-sticker him. Although Willie has already been decommissioned, he is very nervous when we have to work on his rear end!
Deer have such sleek coats that they wouldn’t do much good at carrying those hitchhikers around. I was wondering… READ MORE
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