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Category: Vegetables

Collards

Planting Collards (Brassica oleracea) can be grown most of the year in South Carolina, though early spring or fall production is generally preferred. Mature plants will withstand frosts and light to...

Eggplant

Planting Eggplant (Solanum melongena) is a warm-season vegetable that grows best when temperatures are between 70 to 85 °F. It generally has a long growing season and grows slowly during cool...

SANDÍAS

Plantando Las sandías (Citrullus lanatus) son cultivos de estación cálida que crecen mejor a temperaturas promedio del aire entre 70 y 85 ° F. Las semillas de melón no germinan bien en suelos fríos....

Broccoli

Planting Broccoli (Brassica oleracea, Italica Group) is a cool-season vegetable that can easily be grown in the home garden. The crop prefers average temperatures of 65 to 75 F and is best grown in...

Harvesting Potatoes

Hi, this is Paul Thompson with Clemson Extension Service and we’re down here in the Chester Garden on a rather cool June day. And it is time to dig potatoes! You can see this potato patch, as I have...

Growing Potatoes in South Carolina

Hi, I’m Paul Thompson with Clemson Extension Service. I’m a county agent in York, Chester and Lancaster Counties. I’m back here in the Chester Community Garden today and I want to talk a little bit...

Rooted Tomato Suckers

Hi, this is Paul Thompson with Clemson Extension Service. I’m down here at the Chester Community Garden in Chester, SC. A few weeks back, I talked about rooting tomato suckers as you pull the...

Making Luffa Soap

Soak luffas in a solution of 10 parts water and 1 part bleach until clean. Slice whole luffas into rounds approximately 1 – 1 ½ inches thick. Using a serrated knife, carefully cut melt and pour soap...

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