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The Bob and Betsy Campbell Museum of Natural History

August 5, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Museum of Natural History

"Making It Grow" visits the The Bob and Betsy Campbell Museum of Natural History on the campus of Clemson University to learn how they display animals from South Carolina and also the rest of the world.The museum is also home to the University’s herbarium containing more...

Making It Grow Extra: Carolina Bays

August 5, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Alfred Turner
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Dr. John Nelson of the AC Moore Herbarium joins Clemson Extension Agent and the host of Making It Grow , Amanda McNulty, to talk about Carolina Bays.

Discovering Schweinitz's Sunflower

August 3, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . The Schweinitz sunflower was named for Lewis David de Scweinitz, an American botanist with important German connections. Born in Pennsylvania, he was a descendant of the founder of the Moravian...

Lillie's of Charleston

August 2, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Lillie's of Charleston

"Making It Grow" featured South Carolina Specialty Food Association member Lillie's of Charleston. Tracey Richardson shared the story of these sauces and also shared some recipes. Lillie’s Spicy Hummus Extra Virgin Olive oil Hummus Lillie’s of Charleston Low Country Loco or...

Artichokes

July 27, 2019 - 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 . At a recent funeral in Columbia, the homily included remarks about the thousands of jars of artichoke relish the departed parsishoner had made over the years for an annual bazaar. Artichoke...

Sunflowers Are For the Birds

July 25, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . I’m going to suggest that my bird-loving friend Ann Nolte add a large planting of sunflowers to her “big yard” garden outside St. Matthews . Here’s a partial list of birds that feast on the...

Peach Enchiladas

July 17, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Peach Enchiladas

Gaie McLeod joins us at "Making It Grow" and shows us how to make Peach Enchiladas. 2 (8oz) tubes crescent rolls 2 sticks butter 4 firm peaches, peeled and quartered 1 1⁄2 cups sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1 12oz Mountain Dew Melt butter, add sugar and cinnamon, unroll crescent...

Champney's Blueberry Cobbler

July 17, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Champney's Blueberry Cobbler

Emery Tumbleston of Champney's Blueberry Farm in Ravenel, SC brings in some fresh blueberries off the farm and shows us at "Making It Grow" how to make an easy and tasty cobbler!

Watermelon Parfait

July 17, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Watermelon Parfait

2019 South Carolina Watermelon Queen Courtney Kubu visits us at "Making It Grow" and shares some nutritional information about watermelon and also shows us how to make a watermelon parfait!

Mill Creek Greenhouses - Plants for Summer Part 2

July 17, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Mill Creek Greenhouses - Plants for Summer Part 2

Lori Watson of Mill Creek Greenhouses in Columbia, SC once again brings in some of her favorite plants for Summer Landscapes to share with us at "Making It Grow".

Mill Creek Greenhouses - Plants for Summer Part 1

July 17, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Mill Creek Greenhouses - Plants for Summer Part 1

Lori Watson of Mill Creek Greenhouses in Columbia, SC brings in some of her favorite plants for Summer Landscapes to share with us at "Making It Grow".

Dorr Farms

July 17, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Dorr Farms

Dorr Farms is a u-pick family farm in Gable, SC that grows strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and a variety of other seasonal produce. They also collect and package honey on the property.

Making It Grow: Turning Your Yard Into a Habitat

July 17, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Alfred Turner
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Clemson Extension Agent and Host of “ Making It Grow , Amanda McNulty is joined by fellow agent Terasa Lott who shares her ideas of transforming her yard from turfgrass to one that is more habitat friendly.

Promoting South Carolina Watermelon

July 6, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . South Carolina’s watermelon queen for 2019, Courtney Kubo, visited Making It Grow recently. She and other state’s representatives gave out 44,000 containers of watermelon at the Charleston...

Good News for Watermelon Growers

July 5, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . The US Department of Agriculture Ag Research Service just announced on June 26 a very exciting breakthrough for watermelon growers. Pat Wechter, a USDA researcher at the joint USDA Clemson...

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