Holidays

How to make "Botanical Eggs"

April 8, 2020 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Botanial Eggs

Allison Jones from the South Carolina Botanical Garden shares with us at "Making It Grow" how to use onion skins and purple cabbage along with materials from your yard to decorate eggs! Botanical Eggs 1. Making Dye: Materials: Eggs (Boiled or raw, for blowing out later; If...

Victorian Christmas at Historic Columbia

November 29, 2019 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Victorian Christmas

"Making It Grow" toured Historic Columbia to see the variety of holiday decorations and experience past traditions at the Robert Mills House  and the  Hampton-Preston Mansion. Reservations are available for those wanting to tour and for those that visit, tour guides will...

Botanical Valentine Treats

March 2, 2019 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Botanical Valentine Treats

For Valentines’ Day, Education Program Coordinator Allison Jones from the SC Botanical Garden visited the "Making It Grow" kitchen to show us how to make special Valentine treats along with some young helpers. The first one involved decorating sugar cookies with edible...

How to Make Charlotte Russe

December 21, 2018 - Posted in Home 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 Home 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 Home 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 Home 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 Home 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 Home 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.

A Special Governor's Mansion Holiday Tour

December 12, 2018 - Posted in Local 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...

Hanukkah: Lighting the Darkness

December 3, 2018 - Posted in Local 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...

Christmas at the SC Governor's Mansion

November 24, 2018 - Posted in Home
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 Local 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.

Holiday Festivities at The Biltmore

December 18, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Kaitlyn Park
lights at biltmore estate

Marrisa Jamison of The Biltmore Estate tells Palmetto Scene about all of the additional holiday fun beyond the Biltmore House during the 2017 season.

A Biltmore Christmas

December 14, 2017 - Posted in Home by Aimee Crouch
Banquet Hall

On Christmas Eve of 1895, the public got its first look at America’s Largest Home when owner George Vanderbilt opened the doors for all to see. And still today, many Americans flock to The Biltmore during the holiday season to step back in time and experience the spirit...

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