CLEMSON, S.C. — Elizabeth Elmore once believed she didn’t have a knack for growing plants. As it turns out, her talent just needed some time to germinate. “I didn’t have a green thumb when I was younger. When my parents would go out of town, they would say, ‘Water the plants for us.’ And they […]
Clemson Extension's Home and Garden Information Center has been redesigned for the first time since way back when the internet was more commonly known as the “world-wide web” or the “information superhighway.”
CLEMSON – Melissa Munoz, a Clemson graduate student in Plant and Environmental Sciences, has received the 2018 Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship. This scholarship is for $10,000 and will be distributed over two consecutive years. Greg Royer, American Floral Endowment chairman and Education Committee chair, said competition was strong for the scholarship this year. “There were […]
At the Cultivate.CAFLS Showdown Competition, Kayla Jackson not only saved the best for last; she did it as a solo act. In front of a packed house in Clemson University’s Watt Innovation Center auditorium, the senior agribusiness major delivered the last of seven entrepreneur project presentations by College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences students […]
CLEMSON – A group of Clemson University students is helping others on campus have access to fresh vegetables by planting a community garden they call The Lunchbox Garden Project. The community garden is planted in the “shoebox” courtyard area of Young Hall. The students are in associate professor Dil Thavarajah’s Horticulture 4560 class (Spring 2017). Vegetables […]
A Clemson University research scientist has obtained a patent for a way to make organic fertilizer that could revolutionize the organic produce industry and put it on a level playing field with conventional crops.
Gardeners, homeowners and others preparing to plant flowers this spring have an opportunity to buy local plants grown in high-tech greenhouses and cultivated by Clemson University horticulture students and professors. The annual Clemson Horticulture Student Plant Sale is Friday, April 6.
Back by popular demand, Clemson University is having a Poa Control Field Day from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on April 17 at Wild Dunes Resort on Isle of Palms. Bert McCarty, a Clemson professor of turfgrass science and management, said the last Poa Control Field Day was held in 2013. Poa is short for Poa annua, a cool-season annual grass also known as bluegrass.
The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service will hold an Organic Certification Workshop to teach South Carolina growers how they can reap the benefits of the organic market.
The “bomb cyclone” battering the Southeast with unprecedented cold has people bundling up and bringing their pets inside. But Clemson University experts urge homeowners: Show some love to your plants.
Seven Clemson University students put their heads — and talents — together this semester to brighten the hospital experience for Greenville Health System patients, particularly those in the children’s hospital. As part of their Sustainable Landscape Garden Design laboratory class, an interdisciplinary group of agricultural education, architecture and horticulture majors completed a redesign of the GHS Healing Garden on Grove Road in Greenville.
It’s the Christmas season and if decorating with poinsettias is on your to-do list, a Clemson professor and poinsettia expert has some advice for selecting and caring for this plant.
From choosing and caring for poinsettias to the plant's colorful history, Clemson offers expert advice in video and graphics for the country's second most popular potted plant.
A research team including two Clemson University scientists has garnered a national excellence award for its work helping commercial greenhouses and nurseries better manage water use for ornamental crop production.
Clemson University researchers say the public can help collect scientific information about the effect of Monday's eclipse on plants for future generations.