Gardening

Resources to Help You Plan a Fall Garden

September 8, 2018 - 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 . Clemson’s Home and Garden Information Center has a dandy fact sheet called Planning, p-l-a-n-n-i-n-g, a garden. You still have time to put out hardier winter vegetables...

Making It Grow Extra: The Importance of Botany

August 31, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by John Nelson
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Clemson Extension Agent and Host of Making It Grow , Amanda McNulty talks with Dr. John Nelson from the University of South Carolina AC Moore Herbarium about the importance of botany and taxonomy in today’s world.(MIG Extra 07)

Making It Grow Extra: Maintaining Turf Grass

August 25, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Tony Melton
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Host of “Making It Grow” and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talks with fellow agent Tony Melton about the best practices for maintaining your Fall turf grass.

Making It Grow Extra: Insect Control in Your Fall Vegetable Garden

August 23, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Tony Melton
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Host of “Making It Grow” and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty and fellow agent Tony Melton discuss the best practices for insect control in your Fall vegetable garden.

Chesness Harvin's Cabbage

August 15, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Libby Dallis
chesness harvin cabbage

Clemson Extension Agent and host of Making It Grow Amanda McNulty talks with elementary student Chesness Harvin about her very large cabbage that she began growing as a school project.

"Sunburned" Vegetables and Fruits

August 13, 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 . My new sunscreen has zinc oxide in it; it actually forms a physical barrier to protect my skin from sunburn. Believe it or not, sunburn is a serious issue for many fruits and vegetables, too...

Keeping That Yard Under Control

August 8, 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 . My two- and-a half acre yard is getting to be more than I can handle. When we moved here, thirty-three years ago, most of it was an old field, with just two large beds of camellias and an island...

Drought Tolerant Plants

July 23, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Drought Tolerant Plants

Horticulturist Katie Dickson of Moore Farms Botanical Garden in Lake City, SC visits us at "Making It Grow" and brings with her some plants that are drought tolerant. Katie uses these plants to landscape in green spaces, parking lots and medians as they reduce or eliminate...

Best Practices for Planting a Tree

July 21, 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 . Mulching trees is the best thing you can after you’ve planted them properly; some research shows it can double the rate of growth for newly established trees. A good tip when mulching trees is...

Using Beautyberry in Floral Arrangements

July 12, 2018 - 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 . For many years Ruthie Lacey and I decorated for parties. I was charged with bringing stuff you couldn't order, things gathered from the wild that added more variety and...

Asian Inspired Garden

July 10, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Koi Pond

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty travels to Greenville, SC to the Asian inspired garden of Bob Smith. Amanda talks with Bob about the plant material, décor and also about his two Koi ponds. In addition, Bob talks about how Clemson’s Aquaculture and Fisheries...

The National Park Service's Exotic Plants Management Teams

May 23, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Amanda McNulty
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow. The National Park Service staff wear a variety of hats. One responsibility that we might not think of is keeping invasive species at bay in what are described as some of the most iconic and...

The Dwarf Crested Iris

May 19, 2018 - 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 . One of the native irises that I found listed in the AC Moore Herbarium’s SC Plant Atlas is Iris cristata – dwarf crested iris. The Herbarium map shows its having been...

The Tulip Tree

May 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A Tulip Tree in flower.

One common name for this tree is "Tulip Poplar." However, it is not in the poplar family, but in the magnolia.

Mayewood Middle School Junior Master Gardeners

May 2, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Junior Master Gardeners

Joining us on "Making It Grow" are students from Mayewood Middle School in Sumter, SC. They are part of the Junior Master Gardener Program that introduces young gardeners to the art and science of gardening and helps them develop leadership and life skills to become good...

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