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The Diabetes Prevention Program

Prediabetes is a growing problem in the United States. In South Carolina alone, 31.2 percent of adults have prediabetes. Having prediabetes, or blood sugar levels higher than normal, can put you at...

Banana Spiders

It’s not a banana, but it is big and yellow…it’s a banana spider! These gentle arachnids are fairly common in South Carolina during mid to late summer, especially in the Lowcountry. These spiders...

How to Make a Dried Hydrangea Wreath

One of my favorite native hydrangeas to use in the landscape is Annabelle Hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’). It is best grown in morning sun and afternoon shade. The white flowers bloom...

The Gardener’s Toolkit- Deadheading

Gardeners toss around the term deadheading when discussing flowering, but what does it mean? Deadheading is pruning to remove older, faded flowers from a plant. But why is this technique beneficial...

Scouting for Lawn Insects

The dog days of summer can be brutal on your lawn, especially if you have an insect attacking the grass. Insect damage can occur on both the blades and the roots and can cause yellow to brown...

WalkSC

Do you want to get more active? Do you want to learn more about taking charge of your health? Do you want to learn about South Carolina along the way? Physical activity is crucial for maintaining a...

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