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Plants for Summer!

June 21, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
echinacea salsa red

Lori Watson from Mill Creek Greenhouses in Columbia, SC shares with us some of her favorite plants for the summer which include: lomandra variegated, lonicera edmee gold, echinacea salsa red, aralia sun king, boneset, coreopsis sunshine superman and viburnum mrs schiller's.

How to Make Broccoli Slaw

June 14, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. 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...

Infused Oils

May 24, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Infused Oils

Infusing oil with fresh herbs and vegetables is a creative way to add flavor and interest to cooking. The basic concept is that the essence of fresh garlic and herbs is infused into oil. Oil infusions are easy to make, but they have a real potential to become unsafe when...

Watermelon Recipes

May 17, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Watermelon Recipe

The 2017 SC Watermelon Queen Blakely Johnson visited us at "Making It Grow" and shared with us how to make healthy salads featuring SC watermelon. She also provided nutritional information and health benefits for watermelons.

Southern Caviar Dip

April 26, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Southern Caviar Dip

Annie Ham from McCall Farms in Effingham, SC joins "Making It Grow" who will be making a “Southern Caviar Dip” with Blackeye Peas in their new Glory Farms clear can. This first on the shelf clear can is manufactured by Sonoco. Ingredients 1 (15 oz.) can Glory Farms Blackeye...

SC Native Plants

April 19, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
SC Native Plant

Judy Seeley with the SC Native Plant Society brings a wide variety of native plants to "Making It Grow" that would look great in any home landscape including Blue Eyed Grass, Mayapple, Leucothoe, Wild Pinks, Wild Geranium, Homestead Verbena and Florida Anise.

How to Preserve Strawberries

April 13, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. 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.

Yes I Foods Cheese Spreads

April 10, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
cheese spread

Jennifer Badger from The South Carolina Department of Agriculture's South Carolina Specialty Food Association brought in Kim Oglesby from Yes I Foods and her cheese spreads. Our taste buds enjoyed tasting these cheese spreads on food besides crackers. Though, we did enjoy...

Spring Bulbs at Moore Farms Botanical Garden

April 7, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Spring Bulbs

Making It Grow travels to Moore Farms Botanical Garden in Lake City, SC and talks with horticulturist Katie Dickson about some of their Spring blooming bulbs like daffodils and tulips.

The Food2Market Entrepreneur Program

April 7, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Bread

Clemson Food Safety and Nutrition Team Members Dr. Kimberly Baker and Adair Hoover share with us information about the “Food2Market” entrepreneur program. Food2Market is a Clemson Extension program designed to help food entrepreneurs through the many steps of food safety...

SC Upstate Flowers and Southern Wild Design

March 31, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
SC Upstate Flowers and Southern Wild Design

Team Making It Grow travels to Greenville, SC and to the home of landscape designer Julie Hill of Southern Wild. Julie is also part of a community of growers dedicated to bringing the freshest, locally-grown flowers to the Upstate of South Carolina. They offer an array of...

The Herb Garden at Walnut Grove Plantation

March 27, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
The Herb Garden at Walnut Grove Plantation

Making It Grow travels to Walnut Grove Plantation in Roebuck, SC where they have recreated an herb garden that would have been used in the 1800s.

Shrubs That Thrive in the Spring

March 24, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Shrubs That Thrive in the Spring

Lori Watson of Mill Creek Greenhouses shares with us some shrubs that thrive in the Spring.

Cooking the Gullah Way with Sallie Ann Robinson

March 21, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Gullah Cooking

Sallie Ann Robinson is an author of two cookbooks. She is also renowned for her culinary expertise and knowledge of the Southeastern United States Gullah culture. In this video, she prepares and cooks fried ribs with cabbage and sweet potatoes. To learn more about Sallie...

Waxhaws: Blood in the Backcountry

March 20, 2017 - Posted in ETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Waxhaws: Blood in the Backcountry

On May 29, 1780, Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton and the British Legion caught up with Colonel Abraham Buford’s army at a place called “The Waxhaws” in the Catawba River valley, located four miles south of the North Carolina border. Over in fifteen minutes and with 113...

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