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Examining a Root Ball

By Sean Flynn

Examining a Root BallClemson Extension Agent Paul Thompson shares his tips with fellow Agent Amanda McNulty on how to examine a root ball at a nursery or garden center.

How to make Southern Style Mac and Cheese | Backroad Bites

By Tabitha Safdi

mac and cheese recipeEster Williams makes a Southern style mac and cheese. Williams works at Miller's Bread Basket located in Blackville, South Carolina. Learn more about Miller's Bread Basket in this episode of Backroad Bites . Watch more Backroad Bites every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. on South Carolina ETV's Facebook page! #food #recipe #southern DID YOU LIKE THIS STORY? VISIT US ONLINE: http://www.scetv.org LIKE US: https://www.facebook.com/southcarolinaetv FOLLOW US: http://www.twitter.com/scetv

Pruning Boxwoods

By Alfred Turner

Making It Grow logoHello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Although older plantings of certain boxwoods naturally acquire a billowing, undulating cloud-like shape, certain popular pruning practices can immolate that effect in some formal highly-managed settings. By removing large branches and sections of individual plants and letting others grow into those spaces, a fascinating almost sculpture-like formation can result. This means, however, that there is restricted sunlight and air to the interior of these plantings. Just like in government and business, sunlight –...

Fall is the Time to Plant Trees

By Alfred Turner

Making It Grow logoHello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Trees are considered the lungs of the planet – the byproduct of photosynthesis is life sustaining oxygen. They store carbon in their tissues and cool our summer temperatures by transpiration. The Arbor Day Foundation has a healtier earth goal that relies on yor adding trees to your community – Planting 100 million trees by 2022. The Arbor Day website has a hardiness zone site that shows the difference in hardiness zones from 1990 to 2006. South Carolina went from being half zone 7 and half zone 8 to almost...

Using Cold Hardiness Zone Information

By Alfred Turner

Making It Grow logoHello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Fall, when it finally comes, is the best time to add new plants to your yard. The tags that are hanging off the branches of plants at your garden centers, or the information about plants offered online, give you the range of cold hardiness zones that plant can live in. Sometimes I search the Monrovia nursery pages as an easy place to get the zones where specific plants should grow well. When searching hydrangeas, the panicle hydrangeas are listed as suitable for zones 3-9. Well, I would be cautious about growing...

How to make Midlands Peach Gazpacho | Backroad Bites

By Tabitha Safdi

Midlands Peach GazpachoChef Brandon Velie makes a Midlands Peach Gazpacho. Chef Velie owns Juniper located in Ridge Spring, South Carolina. Watch more Backroad Bites every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. on South Carolina ETV's Facebook page ! Interested in learning more about Chef Velie? Check out this episode of Original SC . DID YOU LIKE THIS STORY? VISIT US ONLINE: http://www.scetv.org LIKE US: https://www.facebook.com/southcarolinaetv FOLLOW US: http://www.twitter.com/scetv

Epworth Ice Cream

By Sean Flynn

Epworth Ice CreamSouth Carolina Specialty Food Association member Dave Mackey of Epworth Ice Cream joins us at "Making It Grow" along with Suzy Ellison of the SC Department of Agriculture. Dave shares the story of how Epworth Children's Home started making ice cream during the Great Depression with surplus peanut butter and cream from their onsite dairy. Today they have four flavors and all of the proceeds go back to Epworth Children’s Home in Columbia, SC.

What should you have in your hurricane emergency kit?

By SCEMD

HurricaneAs another hurricane approaches the Carolina coastline, South Carolinians are preparing and evacuating. South Carolina's Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) advises having an emergency kit ready whether you are traveling to stay with friends and family, going to a shelter, or staying at home where there could be power outages and other damage. Here is a listing of items for an emergency kit: Water , two gallons of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation Food , at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a...

Citrus Garden

By Sean Flynn

Citrus Garden"Making It Grow" travels to the home of Ned and Faye Rahn to see their Citrus Garden.

Peachy Pizza

By Sean Flynn

Peachy PizzaGaie McLeod of McLeod Farms in McBee, SC joins us at "Making It Grow" and shows us how to make a "Peachy Pizza."

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