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Managing Mistletoe

Now that the oaks have shed their leaves, look for the green azalea-sized clusters of mistletoes (Phoradendron serotinum) nestled comfortably in the bare branches. This half-parasitic plant has been...

Winter Interest in the Landscape

Does your winter landscape make you want to hibernate until spring? If planned properly, a garden in the winter can provide interest and chase away the winter blues. Many woody and herbaceous...

Cooking the Holiday Turkey

There are at least 3 tasty options for cooking your holiday turkey: roasting, smoking, or frying. Before cooking your turkey, it is highly recommended to make sure it is completely defrosted. This...

Reducing Winter Damage in Turfgrass

Turfgrass management in the Carolinas can be quite challenging. During the growing season, many homeowners will have to manage turf through periods of excessive rainfall followed by periods of...

What To Do With All Those Greens?

There are collard greens ready for picking all over South Carolina. Maybe you are harvesting your own greens or maybe you are buying them form local roadside stands. Regardless of how you are...

Kimchi – An Introduction

Kimchi is a fermented cabbage dish and staple in the Korean diet. Its most common preparation involves fermenting cabbage, radishes and sometimes cucumbers and then adding spices. Kimchi is quickly...

Bicarbonates & Limescale

High bicarbonates (HCO3−) are anions (negatively charged ions) found in many of our freshwater sources in South Carolina, especially in deep water wells. In the presence of calcium (Ca2+) or...

Planning for Fall Gardening Success…NOW

The dog days of summer are a sweltering time for South Carolina gardeners. As spring vegetable gardens have all but given up on production, now is the time to get started for fall garden success....

Kombucha

In the culinary world things are constantly changing. Innovation, technology and creative minds are perpetually creating and re-creating food products to satisfy our evolving taste buds. But...

Family Mealtime: More Than Just A Meal

Sitting down together to enjoy a family meal provides more than the food prepared. Benefits of sharing a meal together include: Connection – People of all ages eat better when meals are shared with...

Beneficial Garden Insects

There are many different types of insects that are observed in the garden each spring and summer. While some cause damage and often need to be controlled, many others are beneficial to have around....

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