Holidays

How to Make Charlotte Russe

December 21, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Charlotte Russe

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty shows her cousin, Leda Jackson, how to make Charlotte Russe.

Holiday Cactus

December 21, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Holiday Cactus

Clemson Extension Agent Terasa Lott along with Lori Watson of Mill Creek Greenhouses show and discuss tips on caring for your Holiday Cactus.

Making Gourd Ornaments

December 21, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Gourd Ornaments

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty visits Morgan Edwards and the Cypress Gourd Patch and joins the group as they make garden gnome ornaments.

How to Make Wreaths

December 21, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Wreath

Clemson Extension Agents Amanda McNulty and Tony Melton show how to make wreaths using a variety of plant material.

Poinsettias at Clemson University

December 21, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Poinsettias

Clemson Extension Agent Chase Smoak visits with Clemson horticulture professor and researcher Dr. Jim Faust on the campus of Clemson University to learn more about Poinsettias.

Extra Greenery for Wreaths

December 21, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Wreath with different plant material

Davis Sanders of South Pleasantburg Nursery visits "Making It Grow" to show many types of greenery that can be used in wreaths.

At Christmastime, M & Ms Reigns as South Carolina's Favorite Candy

December 20, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
And the winner is...

Candystore.com keeps an eye on the candy tastes of America, producing an interactive map of each state's favorite candies at various seasons of the year. At Christmas, many states' favorite is candy canes, others prefer reindeer corn or Hershey Kisses. According to the...

Mistletoe in Past Cultures

December 19, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Amanda McNulty
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Parasitic plants with the common name mistletoe occur almost worldwide and in many cultures were associated with myths and pagan religious rites. The Scottish anthropologist Sir James George...

Mistletoe: a Holiday History

December 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Amanda McNulty
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . While filming at Historic Columbia recently, I learned that it wasn’t until the 1850’s that British and American Christians began seriously decorating their homes for Christmas. Queen Victoria’s...

A Special Governor's Mansion Holiday Tour

December 12, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Christmas tree

Since 1981, the Columbia Garden Club has been decorating the South Carolina Governor's Mansion. Each year the theme changes, but the decorations are always fresh and beautiful. We take a tour of this year's festive decorations, with an appearance from a special guest., the...

Celebrate the Holidays with SCETV

December 7, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
SUTTON FOSTER AND HIGH BONNEVILLE Courtesy of Justin Hackworth

The holiday season is officially here! Grab a warm blanket and a cup of hot cocoa with family and friends to enjoy the following SCETV programming. We also encourage you to check out special events in your area or find helpful holiday planning tips from our Happy Holidays...

Hanukkah: Lighting the Darkness

December 3, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Menorah lights for Hanukkah

Rabbi Hesh Epstein of the Chabad of South Carolina explains Hanukkah and why this festival of lights is so important to the Jewish faith. Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday that lasts for eight nights and days. It starts on the 25th day of Kislev according to the Hebrew calendar...

Wynton Marsalis Jazzes Up the Holidays

November 28, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performs holiday classics with a jazz twist

Ask Wynton Marsalis to name his favorite holiday song and he might tell you, “The Christmas Song” by Mel Torme. Then he’ll likely explain it’s personal. When Marsalis first moved to New York, he played in a show with Torme. He was 18 years-old. “The contractor thought I was...

Christmas at the SC Governor's Mansion

November 24, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow
Governor's Mansion Christmas Tree

"Making It Grow" Host and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty visits The SC Governor's Mansion and talks with The First Lady of SC, Peggy McMaster about their Christmas decorations and the tours available for visitors. The Columbia Garden Club decorates the Mansion each...

Traditions in the New Year

December 29, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Lynn Cornfoot
fireworks

Earlier this year we learned about certain superstitions many of us have. As we get ready to ring in a new year, a look at some more traditions celebrated during this time of year.

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