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Farm to School at Briggs Elementary

October 7, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Farm to School at Briggs Elementary

"Making It Grow" visits Briggs Elementary School in Florence, SC to learn more about Farm at Briggs. While holding chickens, Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty and teacher Jeff Murrie talk about the garden and its purpose. Amanda also talks to the students about what...

The McLeod Farms Corn Maze "Amazers"

October 7, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
The McLeod Farms Corn Maze "Amazers"

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty travels to McBee, SC and McLeod Farms and talks Spencer McLeod on how they grow and cut the corn to achieve the planned design in their corn maze. This year’s design is a super-hero theme called “Amazers”!

Examining a Root Ball

October 7, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Examining a Root Ball

Clemson 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.

Clemson Extension Agribusiness

October 7, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Clemson Extension Agribusiness

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty Clemson Extension Agribusiness Agent Ben Boyles highlighting Clemson’s role in helping small farms find more revenue streams and become more sustainable.

A Healthy Parfait

October 7, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
A Healthy Parfait

Amanda McNulty talks with Clemson Extension Health Agents Paris Mebane and Amber Wilson about hypertension programs they provide while showing us how to make a healthy parfait.

Pruning Boxwoods

September 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 . 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...

Clemson Extension Rural Health and Nutrition Programs

September 23, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Clemson Extension Rural Health and Nutrition Programs

Clemson Extension Rural Health Agent Shanna Sykes talks about Clemson Extension’s rural health and nutrition programs including childhood obesity, infant mortality and also the Baby Café program.

Healthy Bread Dip for Hypertension

September 23, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Healthy Bread Dip for Hypertension

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talks with Clemson Health Extension Agents Shanna Sykes and Emily Moody about hypertension programs they provide. They also make a healthy dip for bread!

The Food2Market Program

September 23, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
The Food2Market Program

Host of "Making It Grow", Amanda McNulty learns about the Food2Market program from Dr. Kimberly Baker and Adair Hoover from the Clemson Extension’s Food Systems and Safety Program Team. Food2Market is a Clemson Extension program designed to help food entrepreneurs through...

Fall is the Time to Plant Trees

September 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 . 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...

Using Cold Hardiness Zone Information

September 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 . 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...

Epworth Ice Cream

September 9, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Epworth Ice Cream

South 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...

Citrus Garden

August 23, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Citrus Garden

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

Peachy Pizza

August 23, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Peachy Pizza

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

The Remarkable Diversity of South Carolina's Natural Landscape

August 19, 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 . One of the remarkable features of our state is the incredible diversity that comes from our encompassing mountains, foothills, piedmont, sandhills and coastal plains ecosystems. Conservationists...

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