COVID-19 Extension Updates and Resources ... More Information »

Close message window

Author: Robert F. Polomski

Spring-Flowering Bulbs

Flowering bulbs like daffodils, tulips, hyacinths and crocus are some of the earliest flowers to appear in gardens each year, some starting to bloom as early as January. Many will bloom and multiply...

Hanging Baskets and Window Boxes

Hanging baskets or window boxes full of flowers or foliage plants give a color boost to your house and garden. They can be used effectively even in a very small space. If you choose plants...

Composting

Composting is controlling the natural decay of organic matter by providing the right conditions for composting critters to convert yard trimmings into a product that can be returned to your...

Amaryllis

The large bell-shaped or lily-like flowers of the amaryllis (Hippeastrum species) and its hybrids make excellent garden and potted plants. They are available in a wide range of flower colors...

African Violet

African violets (Saintpaulia species) are excellent indoor flowering plants. Available in many flower colors, they produce flowers year-round under the proper growing conditions. Individual flower...

Bunch Grapes

Two primary species of bunch grapes are commercially grown in the United States: the European bunch grape (Vitis vinifera) and the American bunch grape (V. labrusca). South Carolina’s climate...

Oak

Oaks (Quercus species) are important trees in South Carolina. In general, the deciduous species are more common from the Midlands north, while the evergreens favor conditions in the Coastal Plains....

Hobby Greenhouses

What should a gardener consider when planning to build a small hobby greenhouse? What materials should be used to build it? Does it need heating and cooling? Where can it be placed on the property?...

Sycamore

The sycamore (Platanus species) is a deciduous tree that is often grown for the shade it produces and the handsome bark on its massive trunk. There are 10 species, but this fact sheet will focus on...

Orchids

Some orchids adapt fairly well to being grown in the home, especially Phalaenopsis species, the moth orchid, the showy Cattleya species and Dendrobium species. Growing orchids is somewhat different...

Factsheet Number

Newsletter

Categories

Pin It on Pinterest