Gardening

Legislating Measures to Save America's Birds

September 5, 2020 - Posted in Home by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . In an effort to stop the potential extermination of native birds being used in the millinery trade, Congress passed the Lacey Act in 1900 which made it unlawful to transport illegally procured...

Making It Grow - Extra: Clemson Extension School and Community Gardening

August 24, 2020 - Posted in Home by Alfred Turner
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Clemson Extension Agent and the host of Making It Grow , Amanda McNulty, talks with Amy Dabbs, Clemson Extension Statewide School and Community Gardening Coordinator, about all their programs.

Making It Grow - Extra: Tomato Diseases

July 2, 2020 - Posted in Home by Alfred Turner
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Clemson Extension and Host of Making It Grow Amanda McNulty talks with fellow agent Zack Snipes about tomato diseases and best practices on how to avoid them.

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Cruel Summer

June 20, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson and SC Lede horticulturalist Brinton Fox on June 19, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 20, 2020, we examine the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision this week prohibiting discrimination against LGBTQ employees, as well as the latest unemployment data, and the link between stress and alcohol abuse during...

Making It Grow - Extra: Mosquitos and Mosquitos

June 13, 2020 - Posted in Home by Alfred Turner
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Clemson Extension Agent and host of Making It Grow . Amanda McNulty talks with Dr. Eric Benson, Clemson University Professor Emeritus & Extension Entomologist about mosquitos and mosquito control.

Making It Grow - Extra: Termites

June 10, 2020 - Posted in Home by Alfred Turner
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Clemson Extension Agent and host of Making It Grow . Amanda McNulty talks with Dr. Eric Benson, Clemson University Professor Emeritus & Extension Entomologist about termites.

Essential Activities of Agriculture Continue During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 6, 2020 - Posted in News by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . During a recent interview, Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers detailed the breadth of agricultural activities considered essential during this time of national crisis, and that there is...

The Best Southern Maples for Fall Color

November 14, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Trips to New England in the fall must be delightful – you get to wear a sweater in September, lobsters are plentiful and inexpensive, the woodlands are ablaze with color. The sugar maples that...

When is Peak Color for Red Maples in S.C.

November 13, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . The red maples that thrive in the flood plains of the Congaree and Wateree Rivers are actually more striking in January and February than in the fall of the year. Their flowers and fruits that...

Fall Color in Southern Red Maple Trees

November 11, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Last week we got out the wool blankets, fortunately I haven’t seen any new holes since I packed them carefully with moth balls at the end of last winter. One of the delights of cooler...

Farm to School at Briggs Elementary

October 7, 2019 - Posted in Education by Sean Flynn
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"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...

Citrus Garden

August 23, 2019 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
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"Making It Grow" travels to the home of Ned and Faye Rahn to see their Citrus Garden.

Making It Grow - Extra: Historic Columbia's New On-Line Garden Database

August 8, 2019 - Posted in Home by Alfred Turner
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Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talks with the Historic Columbia’s Director of Grounds Keith Mearns about their new on-line plant database that documents all of their plant material.

Moths and Yucca

June 1, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I'm Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Some hummingbird moths, so named because of their size, visit yucca flowers at night to enjoy their nectar. But the important pollinators are yucca moths. Relatively small...

Yuccas Are Flowering Now

May 27, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I'm Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Right now, striking plants that are grown in many yards, and in cemeteries, and along roadsides are capturing our attention. Yuccas are tough, hardy plants that can...

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