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How to Fry Peanuts

November 26, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Peanuts

"Making It Grow" traveled to Bowman, S.C. and visited with Blanche Weathers, wife of S.C. Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, to learn how to fry peanuts.

Bowens Island Cocktail Sauce

November 26, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Bowens Island Cocktail Sauce

Robert Barber brings in his family's recipe for cocktail sauce, Bowens Island Cocktail Sauce, and shows Making It Grow Host Amanda McNulty and Suzy Ellision from the South Carolina Specialty Food Association some of the ways to use it.

Beautiful Dogwoods

November 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 . Riding up to Clemson recently, the sides of the highways were showing good fall color from the large hickories, tulip poplars, and maples. A smaller tree that was adding to the beauty was our...

More Rail Trails

November 23, 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 . Since we now have cooler weather and can enjoy outdoor exercise more, I’m going to continue to talk about our rail to trail system in South Carolina. The most famous is the widely popular Swamp...

Spanish Moss Trail

November 21, 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 . Making It Grow spent a lovely day in Beaufort recently learning about and filming portions of the Spanish Moss Trail. The Magnolia Rail Line began in the late 1800’s carrying freight for twenty...

Mustard Greens

October 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 . When my mother felt a little low in energy, she’d say, “I need some Lexington County tender greens, which are a type of mustard green. These come from Brassica juncea, a different species than...

Pond Botany

October 24, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Pond Botany

Clemson Extension Agent Chase Smoak invites Dr. John Nelson from the University of South Carolina Herbarium to explore and botanize around his family’s pond in Pinewood, SC. To take a closer look at the plant material around the pond, they decide to walk on in!

Botanizing a Seep

October 24, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Botanizing a Seep

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty and Dr. John Nelson of the University of South Carolina Herbarium take a field trip to Clarendon County near Pinewood, SC as they explore a Seep. This formally wooded area they visit has the constant presence of water and it affects...

Wild Cabbages?

October 23, 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 . Collards and kale are considered wild type members of the cabbage family. These species of the Brassica genus originated in the Mediterranean area, where they were eaten by the Romans and Greeks...

Origin of "Greens"

October 21, 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 . Tony Melton told us recently that the greens which were planted months ago are sitting in the field waiting for rain. Well, we’ve finally gotten that much needed heavenly precipitation, and from...

Invasion of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs!

October 18, 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 . We’ve had ninety degree temperatures in October, but during a brief cool spell in September, one of the worst imported pests, the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, started its annual intrusion into my...

The Dairy Heifer Project

October 16, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
The Dairy Heifer Project

The Heifer Dairy Project began in 1974 and was designed to provide boys and girls who have non-dairy backgrounds an opportunity to raise a dairy heifer and experience the dairy industry. We follow 4H 12 year old twin girls Madelyn and Logan Bolin of Clover, SC as they first...

The SC State Fair’s Ride Of Your Life Scholarship

October 16, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Lynn Cornfoot
The SC State Fair’s Ride Of Your Life Scholarship

The SC State Fair’s Ride Of Your Life Scholarship Program annually awards 50 scholarships to South Carolina high school students planning to pursue their studies at any public or private college, university or technical college in the state. General Manager of the SC State...

The SC State Fair: "Meet Me at the Rocket"

October 16, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Brandie Perron
Meet Me at the Rocket

With the South Carolina State Fair celebrating its 150th anniversary, historian and author, Dr. Richard Stroup, discusses a few aspects from his new book “Meet Me at the Rocket” including the State Ball, where the moniker “Big Thursday” came from, and how the fair reflects...

Fall Favorites

October 16, 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 . This time of year I’m reminded of fixing flowers for the happy second marriage of a friend because I used a native and an imported flower that are flowering right now. Both of them seem to pop...

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