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Gardening and horticulture news and tips, as well as agricultural information from Amanda McNulty, the host of SCETV's "Making It Grow" and Clemson University Extension Agent. Produced by South Carolina Public Radio.

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Gardening and horticulture news and tips, as well as agricultural information from Amanda McNulty, the host of SCETV's "Making It Grow" and Clemson University Extension Agent. Produced by South Carolina Public Radio.

    Making It Grow Extra: Glyphosate

    Making It Grow Extra: Glyphosate

    Clemson Extension Agent and host of Making It Grow Amanda McNulty talks with Dr. David R. Coyle, Clemson University Assistant Professor of Forest Health and Invasive Species in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation about the history, myths and facts of Glyphosate.

    • 41 min
    The History of Gourds as Containers

    The History of Gourds as Containers

    Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Gourds were human’s earliest containers. Their diversity in size and shape let early peoples select them for a variety of purposes. Some were cut in half and filled with food, hot rocks were added to cook those contents. Others with flat bottoms and long necks held and easily dispensed liquids. Early on they were decorated as we humans want to add beauty to our homes, be they caves, teepees, or fiber covered

    • 1 min
    Ancient Bottle Gourd

    Ancient Bottle Gourd

    Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . As a non-traditional, i.e. older, student, I took one horticulture class with David Bradshaw and my life was changed for the better. Among his infectious passions is an interest in heirloom seeds and he helped establish an heirloom seed repository at Clemson. One website offers his purple martin bird house seeds, our topic of the week, the ancient bottle gourd, Lagenaria sicenaria. For over fifty years, he’s been

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    Bottle Gourds

    Bottle Gourds

    Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Bottle gourds have been used by ancient and modern peoples for over ten thousand years now. For religious rites, they’ve been crafted into masks, musical instruments, or sounding devices. From a utilitarian standpoint, bottle gourd uses are incredible diversity -- a container, a dipper, wheels, even flotation devices. When dried, they are especially light weight and have undeniably made contributions towards

    • 1 min
    Instruments Made from Plants

    Instruments Made from Plants

    Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . . In many cities these evenings, people go outside at seven and make noises to communicate their appreciation for front line workers in the covid 19 pandemic. My daughter and her boyfriend in Los Angeles have been participating. Casey, a trained saxophone player, has alternated between blowing two flutes at one time (a common ancient practice) and a digeridoo. Eliza Frezil shakes a tambourine. All three instruments

    • 1 min
    Making It Grow Extra: The Destructive Pine Beetle

    Making It Grow Extra: The Destructive Pine Beetle

    Clemson Extension Agent and host of Making It Grow Amanda McNulty talks with Dr. David R. Coyle, Clemson University Assistant Professor of Forest Health and Invasive Species in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation about the pine beetle.

    • 27 min

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