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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.
March 11, 2013
The farm lands near Lake City, South Carolina, are bordered by deep ditches. Without those ditches, the area would be like a swamp, and even with those ditches, recently those fields have still been flooded. My family traveled through that part of the world on the way to a meeting in Ocean Drive and had an interesting discovery.
The week before, on Making It Grow!, Tony Melton had told me that farmers had unharvested vegetables going to seed in the fields – the ground was too wet to support a tractor. Many of those plants were Brassicas – members of the… READ MORE
February 04, 2013
The Calhoun County Museum/Cultural Center is a pretty nifty place, especially when you consider the size of its budget and staff (few dollars and few people). It is the repository for everything memorable that has happened in Calhoun County, and the way director Debbie Roland has managed to put it together so harmoniously is pretty astounding. A recent discovery for me is the hairdryer/chair used by Mrs. Hutto, who came to the United States as a war bride. She prided herself on her three years of instruction, the required course of study for a hairstylist in pre-war Germany. She had… READ MORE
January 28, 2013
Our neighbors across the back yard have a yard full of chickens. These are big, handsome hens, all a dark blonde Labrador retriever color, and, although they have a nice chicken wire enclosure, they mostly run all over the place. Willie, the love dog, and I walked yesterday (the scales have been unkind) and as we made the final turn home, an interloper ran out from under the huge anise/cedar fortress, frantically clucking as she headed for home. Willie excitedly sniffed out another hen whom he only wanted to investigate for odors, but, she, too made a desperate escape across… READ MORE