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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

March 2, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Clemson University's Dr. Joseph D. Culin and Clemson Extension Agent LayLa Burgess share with our viewers information about the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. This small, aphidlike insect that threatens the health and sustainability of eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) and...

Maca & Almond Butter Energy Bites

February 20, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Maca & Almond Butter Energy Bites

Laurie Elizabeth Aker from Earth Fare stopped by "Making It Grow" this past Valentine's Day to share this tasty treat that also has some health benefits. Laurie used maca powder to create some Maca and Almond Butter Energy Bites that she says are also great for an afternoon...

S.C. Specialty Food Association and Savvy Foods

February 16, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
S.C. Specialty Food Association and Savvy Foods

Jennifer Badger with the South Carolina Specialty Food Association and Will Lacey from Savvy Foods bring's his signature hand crafted cooking sauces, barbecue sauces, marinades, and dry rubs to "Making It Grow."

What is South Carolina 811?

February 13, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Man marking property

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty talks with Charleigh Elebash, Public Awareness Manager for South Carolina 811 about the importance of calling their service before you dig on your property.

Irmo Town Park

February 6, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Irmo Town Park

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Irmo, SC and talks with Public Services Director Whitt Cline about the Irmo Town Park. This park features walking trails, an amphitheater and picnic areas.

Red Worms and Louisiana Swamp Worms

January 31, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Worms

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to a Worm Farm near Simpsonville, SC where Terry Unger raises Red Worms and Louisiana Swamp Worms. Terry takes us through the process on how he cares for these worms and also talks about how they...

The New Nutrition Facts Panel

January 30, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
The New Nutrition Facts Panel

Clemson Extension’s Food Safety & Nutrition Team Members Dr. Kimberly Baker and Shana Madden join "Making It Grow" to talk about the new Nutrition Facts Panel. People look at food labels for different reasons. But whatever the reason, many consumers would like to know...

Dehydration with Clemson Food Safety and Nutrition Team

November 4, 2016 - Posted in Making it Grow
Dehydrated apple slices

Rhonda Matthews is a member of Clemson's Food Safety and Nutrition Team, and she's based in Greenwood. She's sharing a new idea, but it used to be something people did a lot. The technique for preserving food is centuries old. Now since we've had that resurgence of grow...

Mason Salad Jars

October 28, 2016 - Posted in Making it Grow
Mason Salad Jars

Laurie Aker is a food stylist extraordinaire and everything she does not only looks great, but tastes great, too. Laurie shares with us the advantages of using mason jars. Benefits of Using a Mason Jar There's tons of benefits to using mason jars. First and foremost, it...

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...

Making It Grow Goes Behind the Scenes with a Wild Flower Garden Designer

August 25, 2016 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by C. Ness
Tommy Burgess gets a close up of Greenville garden

Team Making It Grow traveled to Greenville, S.C. and visited with a group of flower farmers who service farmers markets, florists, and local businesses. Southern Wild is a landscape design and garden maintenance business, as well as home to an urban, cut-flower market...

How To Be Alligator-Safe in South Carolina

July 6, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Rackley
alligator in water

If you ever come across a pond or lake along the coast of South Carolina, it is wise to assume that somewhere in the murky water, or hidden along a sunny bank, an alligator lies watching. Alligators are extremely common along the coast of the Southeast, and they don’t...

SCETV Announces 12-Year-Old SC Chef to Lunch with First Lady

June 10, 2016 - Posted in ETV by G. Rawls
SCETV Announces Local Winner in Nationwide Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

SCETV Announces Local Winner in Nationwide Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Winners to Attend Kids’ "State Dinner" at the White House on July 14 Kiana White, age 12, of Blythewood, SC has been announced as a winner of the 2016 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge for her recipe for...

"Making It Grow" Wins Telly Award

May 10, 2016 - Posted in Making it Grow by G. Rawls
"Mason Jar Salad"

The Telly Awards has named ETV and Clemson University’s “Making It Grow” as a Bronze winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards for their segment titled “Mason Jar Salads”. “ Mason Jar Salads ” is a segment produced for “ Making It Grow ”, the live weekly horticulture call-in...

“A Chef’s Life” Host Vivian Howard Wins James Beard Award

April 27, 2016 - Posted in ETV by G. Rawls
Vivian Howard, host of "A Chef's Life"

SCETV’s Vivian Howard of “A Chef’s Life” has won Outstanding Personality/Host in the 2016 James Beard Foundation awards. The TV series follows Howard as she searches for Southern family recipes and heirloom foods to use in new ways for the two restaurants she runs with...

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