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Making It Grow

Making It Grow 10-22-2013


On this episode of Making It Grow!, host Amanda McNulty is joined by Terasa Young in the chat room.  On this episode, Dr. John Nelson has a mystery plant that looks like a thistle, but is it really? For the feature segment we visit with Martin Nursery in Greenville, S.C. The Martin Nursey has been serving the Upstate community for over 35 years.

This week's guests include: Carlin Munnerlyn, retired agronomy agent, Georgetown County Clemson Extension shows a sturdy way to create raised beds in our gardens. Rebecca Turk, education coordinator from Moore Farms Botanical Gardens. Rebecca shares some beautiful plants that can be used in autumn flower arrangements.

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Tune in to the on-demand show for some of the live questions.

1. Do you need to use fertilizer to grow your butter beans?

2. Recently had a new sewer line added to yard. What can I plant now in the fall that will bloom in the spring and all summer?

3. My fig vine is ten years old, but this year was the first time it produced fruit. What changed?

4. Is it possible for the blossoms on dogwood trees to change colors?

5. What can I do to eradicate green moss?

6. A 20 year-old dandy bush died this past summer. A cutting from the bush was rooted, but how do I plant it?

7. I want to make some pear relish, but if the bell pepper has reached the red stage, is it to late to use it?

8. I've been having trouble with fire ants. How do I treat them and how often?

9. How long do you wait to plant after Roundup has been applied?

 


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