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Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

May 23, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
PalmettoPride

Esther Wagner of PalmettoPride joins Clemson Extension Water Resources Agent Katie Altman on the set of "Making It Grow" to talk about their Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design program. The arrangement and design of buildings and open spaces can encourage or...

Who Needs an Estate Plan?

April 24, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

The topic of estate planning usually conjures up thoughts of wealthy people with complicated situations. But our next guest says that if you own any kind of property (a house, car, retirement plan) then you have an estate and as a result, you should also have a plan. Mike...

Cedar Leaf Farm - Solar Panels

April 16, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Cedar Leaf Farm

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty visits Cedar Leaf Farm in Chester, South Carolina and talks with 2012 South Carolina Tree Farmer of the Year Dr. Bill Altman about the decision to use solar panels to heat and cool their 1850s house with the help of a seminar he...

How To Create Pine Cone Zinnias

April 2, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Pine Cone Zinnias

Using pine cones to create zinnias is a fun and easy craft that can be used in a number of decorations. Rebecca Turk, Director of Education and Events at Moore Farms Botanical Garden, visits us at Making It Grow and shows Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty how fun and...

THIS OLD HOUSE CHARLESTON EPISODES TO PREMIERE THURSDAYS ON SCETV

March 18, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Construction in Charleston

THIS OLD HOUSE ® , the 18-time Emmy ® Award-winning home improvement series, comes to Charleston for the second half of its 39 th season with two different Charleston, South Carolina projects. South Carolina ETV is adding a special nighttime broadcast just for the ten...

How To Propagate Your Plants

March 7, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Propagated Plants

Chase Smoak of Palmetto State Liners visits us at "Making It Grow" and shares some tips with Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty on how to propagate plants.

Pumpkin Carving Tips

October 27, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
A Jack-O-Lantern

Sumter High School students Kathryn Parker and Jalen Johnson show us at "Making It Grow" how they carved pumpkins for Halloween using techniques they learned in class. Sumter High School Visual Art teacher Heidi Adler also brings in some examples from other students at...

How to Cross-Pollinate Roses!

July 21, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
a pink rose

Clemson Extension Agent Jonathan Windham shows us how to cross-pollinate roses to create your very own hybrids with a process that takes about 10 steps and only a few minutes! 1. Select one plant to be the mother and one plant to be the father. 2. Collect anthers from the...

How to Make Broccoli Slaw

June 14, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Broccoli Slaw

Clemson Food Safety and Nutrition team members, Marie Hegler and Chad Carter, discuss food waste as 30 to 40 percent of all food grown nationwide is not eaten. They also show how one can use parts of the produce that generally are discarded by making a slaw recipe out of...

How to Preserve Strawberries

April 13, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Strawberries

Clemson Regional Food Safety and Nutrition Agent Rhonda Matthews disscusses strawberries: being successful at u-picks, storage and preservation at home, and tasty recipe suggestions.

How to Create Topiaries with Succulents

March 10, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Succulent Topiaries

Ashleigh Shirley of Heritage Greenhouse in Greenwood, SC joins us at "Making It Grow" and demonstrates how to create topiaries with succulents.

How to Make An Armadillo Trap

March 6, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
An Armadillo Trap

Making It Grow visits with Hank Stallworth of Calhoun County, SC and learns how he deals with the invasive armadillos on his property. We learn that Hank's friend Kevin Collins took the recommended trap design and made a wooden version that seems to effectively trap the...

Mason Salad Jars

October 28, 2016 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Mason Salad Jars

Laurie Aker is a food stylist extraordinaire and everything she does not only looks great, but tastes great, too. Laurie shares with us the advantages of using mason jars. Benefits of Using a Mason Jar There's tons of benefits to using mason jars. First and foremost, it...

Landscaping Tips

October 21, 2016 - Posted in Making it Grow by D. Ashmore
Landscape of a House

On this special segment for "Making It Grow" we learn about some landscaping tips to use around your home landscape. Durant Ashmore of Durant Ashmore Landscaping Nursery gives us tour of a home he landscaped while pointing out the many landscape principles he used. The...

Moving East: Tiny House Movement in SC

April 1, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Tiny House

The average home in the United States is 2,600 square feet. Now imagine living in a house one-eighth that size. That’s what one family has decided to do. The Singletary family wanted to downsize, in order to have life experiences, instead of being forced to keep up with a...