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Rose Cross-Pollination

July 24, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Amanda McNulty and Jonathan Windham

Clemson Extension's Jonathan Windham show fellow agent and Host of "Making It Grow" how to cross-pollinate roses to create unique hybrids!

How to Cross-Pollinate Roses!

July 21, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. 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...

Healthy Drink Choices

June 28, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
breakfast parfait

Clemson Food Safety and Nutrition team members Christine Patrick and Marlyne Walker join us on "Making It Grow" to talk with us about the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). They also show us the amount of sugar in popular drinks and also give advice on...

Making It Grow Unplugged at The Newberry Opera House

June 26, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow
The Newberry Opera House

As part of the AG + ART Tour, we took the show on the road for a "Making It Grow Unplugged" event. We took questions from the audience, had a mystery plant and also enjoyed the Grow Newberry Farmers Market earlier in the day! Here is a quick montage of our day!

Audubon South Carolina

June 26, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Congaree River Bluff

Host of "Making It Grow" and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talks with Executive Director Sharon Richardson of Audubon South Carolina about their efforts to protect birds throughout their life cycle and also their habitats.

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...

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