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Cicada Killer Wasps

October 12, 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 . Recently, a Sumter County Master noticed silver dollar-sized holes in her yard with soil piled up at one end and wondered if it was a mole or vole burrow, but there weren’t any of the usual...

Eradicating Yellow Jackets Might Best Be Left to Professionals

October 11, 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 . Unlike the European honey bee which can only sting once, Yellow jackets, which are far more aggressive, have a smooth stinger and can sting you over and over again. Most yellow jacket nests are...

Burnt and Salty

September 27, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Burnt and Salty

Suzy Ellison with the South Carolina Department of Agriculture's South Carolina Specialty Food Association along with Bob Cook of Burnt and Salty that features Korean Mustards, Coconut Suka and a Chili Glaze joins us on "Making It Grow".

Stoney Waters

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Stoney Waters

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of 'Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty, travels to Paris Mountain, SC to the private garden of Bill and Dee Bradshaw. This garden, named "Stoney Waters", feature multiple ponds, streams, bogs, a mountain garden, a Japanese garden, a Monet garden...

The SC Botanical Garden's Chihuahuan Desert

August 28, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Patrick McMillian and Amanda McNulty

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Clemson and the home of The South Carolina Botanical Garden. Here, the director of the garden Dr. Patrick McMillan takes her on a tour of the Chihuahuan Desert Garden.

The Farm to Table Event & Catering Company

August 22, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
local seafood dish

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty visits City Roots Farm in Columbia, SC where The Farm to Table Event and Catering Company is hosting a James Beard Foundation Dinner featuring local chefs and dishes. Amanda talks with Managing Partners...

Peach Cake and Pie Recipes

August 9, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Peach Cake

Gaie Collins McLeod from McLeod Farms in McBee, SC joins us in the Making It Grow kitchen. Gaie will share some recipes for peach desserts that were featured at their recent peach festival. The Summer Fresh Peach Cake with Blackberry Drizzle Recipe from McLeod Farms: 8 to...

Kale Salad with Eggs, Sweet Potatoes and Honey-Tahini Dressing

July 28, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Gayle G. Williford

Clemson Extension Food Safety & Nutrition Agent Gayle G. Williford visited us at "Making It Grow" and showed us how to make a Kale Salad with Kale Salad, Sweet Potatoes and Clemson Extension. Here are the directions: Tahini Dressing 2 teaspoons tahini ( sesame seed...

Rose Cross-Pollination

July 24, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Amanda McNulty and Jonathan Windham

Clemson Extension's Jonathan Windham show fellow agent and Host of "Making It Grow" how to cross-pollinate roses to create unique hybrids!

How to Cross-Pollinate Roses!

July 21, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
a pink rose

Clemson Extension Agent Jonathan Windham shows us how to cross-pollinate roses to create your very own hybrids with a process that takes about 10 steps and only a few minutes! 1. Select one plant to be the mother and one plant to be the father. 2. Collect anthers from the...

Healthy Drink Choices

June 28, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
breakfast parfait

Clemson Food Safety and Nutrition team members Christine Patrick and Marlyne Walker join us on "Making It Grow" to talk with us about the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). They also show us the amount of sugar in popular drinks and also give advice on...

Making It Grow Unplugged at The Newberry Opera House

June 26, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow
The Newberry Opera House

As part of the AG + ART Tour, we took the show on the road for a "Making It Grow Unplugged" event. We took questions from the audience, had a mystery plant and also enjoyed the Grow Newberry Farmers Market earlier in the day! Here is a quick montage of our day!

Audubon South Carolina

June 26, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Congaree River Bluff

Host of "Making It Grow" and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talks with Executive Director Sharon Richardson of Audubon South Carolina about their efforts to protect birds throughout their life cycle and also their habitats.

Plants for Summer!

June 21, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
echinacea salsa red

Lori Watson from Mill Creek Greenhouses in Columbia, SC shares with us some of her favorite plants for the summer which include: lomandra variegated, lonicera edmee gold, echinacea salsa red, aralia sun king, boneset, coreopsis sunshine superman and viburnum mrs schiller's.

How to Make Broccoli Slaw

June 14, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Broccoli Slaw

Clemson Food Safety and Nutrition team members, Marie Hegler and Chad Carter, discuss food waste as 30 to 40 percent of all food grown nationwide is not eaten. They also show how one can use parts of the produce that generally are discarded by making a slaw recipe out of...

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