South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina are combining forces to help fruit growers grow more profitable crops.
Clemson University geneticist Ksenija Gasic seeks to do the unimaginable: improve the taste, aroma and nutritional value of the beloved peach. Gasic received a $150,000, three-year grant from the United States-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund (BARD) to study a method of increasing the chemical compounds in peaches that impact flavor and aroma.
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.
Clemson University horticulture students Jordan Mckenzie Baylor, a senior from Belton, and Madison MacInnis, a junior from Lexington, received $2,500 scholarships from the South Carolina Greenhouse Growers Association.
Christmas is the season for decorating with poinsettias, and a Clemson professor who has been studying poinsettias since he was in college in the 1980s has some advice for selecting and caring for this plant.
Fall is a colorful time and Clemson University’s South Carolina Botanical Garden is ready to teach people how to welcome fall with seasonal colors in their landscapes. A fall gardening symposium is scheduled to be held in the Botanical Garden from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 3.
South Carolina farmers learned to maximize vegetable yields in the state's sandy Midlands soils at a workshop at Clemson University's Sandhill Research and Education Center, and some left with an old heirloom okra that grows larger and stays more tender than other varieties. The workshop is part of a growing agricultural research program at the Columbia farm.
Clemson, South Carolina — A Clemson University horticulture professor was recognized with the Teaching Award of Excellence from the Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences. Ellen Vincent has worked tirelessly to prepare her students for their future careers in horticulture and other agricultural pursuits. “My teaching style is experiential and kinesthetic. I […]
Clemson Extension’s Amanda McNulty and Sean Flynn, along with the rest of the crew of “Making It Grow,” recently won another prestigious Telly Award for a 2015 segment titled “Mason Jar Salads.”
A Clemson University turfgrass pathologist is this year’s recipient for the Godley-Snell Award for Excellence in Agricultural Research.
Trees are the Rodney Dangerfields of our ecosystem: they get no respect. With cities across the United States losing 4 million trees a year, Earth Day, this Friday, is a great occasion to show trees some love.
The annual Clemson University Horticulture Student Plant Sale will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 8 Biosystems Research Complex Greenhouse.
CLEMSON—Clemson University Horticulture students took an active part in this year’s South Carolina Nursery and Landscape Association (SCNLA) Trade Show in Myrtle Beach. The annual trade show and conference provides individuals in the horticulture industry with educational seminars and access to industry booths. Miranda Altman, a sophomore from Lexington, SC, and Jordan Baylor, a junior […]
Wild, heirloom and modern poinsettias in full flower grace the lobby of Clemson University’s R.M. Cooper Library this month. The colorful plants have been cultivated by Clemson horticulture students.
Clemson Extension agent Amanda McNulty has received a national horticulture award from the prestigious Garden Club of America as the 2015 recipient of the Zone VIII Horticulture Commendation.