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Viburnums

November 20, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Viburnums

Davis Sanders from South Pleasantburg Nursery in Greenville, SC joins us at "Making It Grow" and shares with us a wide variety of Viburnums!

Arrowwood Viburnum Is a Hearty Native Plant That Polinators Love

November 18, 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 . 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
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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,...

Dark Chocolate Superfood Bark

October 27, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Dark Chocolate Superfood Bark

With the holidays around the corner, many of us will be making homemade treats and baked good to share with family and friends. What better gift is there than chocolate? Lucky for all of us, Laurie Aker from Earth Fare and her 8 year old helper Ellie visit us at "Making It...

Pumpkin Carving Tips

October 27, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
A Jack-O-Lantern

Sumter High School students Kathryn Parker and Jalen Johnson show us at "Making It Grow" how they carved pumpkins for Halloween using techniques they learned in class. Sumter High School Visual Art teacher Heidi Adler also brings in some examples from other students at...

Goats are a Challenge as Livestock

October 21, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Amanda McNulty
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Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Goats are a special challenge for livestock producers because they’re so clever. Sheep are considered docile for a reason, you can put them in almost any enclosure and...

A Legume That is Good for Goats and Good for the Soil

October 20, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Amanda McNulty
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Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Sericea lespedeza is an imported perennial legume that can grow in a wide variety of soils. Since it’s a legume, it can change atmospheric nitrogen into a plant usable...

Keeping Goats Safe From Nematodes

October 19, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Amanda McNulty
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Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Goats and sheep are called small ruminants. Ruminants are animals with four-chambered stomachs, and they regurgitate partially digested food, called cud, and chew it more...

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...

Plant-Based Powered Mac and Cheese

October 12, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Plant-Based Mac and Cheese

Nutritionist Trisha Mandes, MPHN joins us on "Making It Grow" and shares tips on healthy weight loss. One example is incorporating healthy plant-based meals like Plant-Based Powered Mac and Cheese into your diet. Plant-Based Powered Mac and Cheese Sauce by Miyoko Schinner...

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