Gardening

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...

Goldenrod

September 18, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Goldenrod

Solidago, commonly called goldenrods, is a genus of about 100 to 120 species of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae. There are about 30 of those different species in South Carolina. The curator of the University of South Carolina's A.C. Moore Herbarium, Dr...

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...

Behind the Garden Gate at Spoleto Festival USA

July 6, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Garden Gate

The "Behind the Garden Gate" garden tour is a one-of-a-kind tour of private gardens in Charleston, South Carolina. The tour takes place during the Spoleto Festival. The supporting agencies are Spoleto Festival USA, the Charleston Horticultural Society, and The Garden...

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.

SC Native Plants

April 19, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
SC Native Plant

Judy Seeley with the SC Native Plant Society brings a wide variety of native plants to "Making It Grow" that would look great in any home landscape including Blue Eyed Grass, Mayapple, Leucothoe, Wild Pinks, Wild Geranium, Homestead Verbena and Florida Anise.

Shrubs That Thrive in the Spring

March 24, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Shrubs That Thrive in the Spring

Lori Watson of Mill Creek Greenhouses shares with us some shrubs that thrive in the Spring.

How to Create Topiaries with Succulents

March 10, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Succulent Topiaries

Ashleigh Shirley of Heritage Greenhouse in Greenwood, SC joins us at "Making It Grow" and demonstrates how to create topiaries with succulents.

Landscaping Tips

October 21, 2016 - Posted in Making it Grow by D. Ashmore
Landscape of a House

On this special segment for "Making It Grow" we learn about some landscaping tips to use around your home landscape. Durant Ashmore of Durant Ashmore Landscaping Nursery gives us tour of a home he landscaped while pointing out the many landscape principles he used. The...

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