Thursday, February 26, 2009

Harvest Hope's Plant a Row Program!

Harvest Hope Food Bank serves 20 counties in South Carolina. Currently they have a new campaign called Plant A Row for the Hungry, where they are asking gardeners in South Carolina to plant an extra row and to donate the harvest from that row to the food bank. If this sounds like a project that you and your school might be interested in participating in, please visit:

Monday, February 23, 2009

Wondering How You Too Can Become A Blog Follower?

This will allow you to easily post comments, questions, pictures, etc. to the blog!

Follow these steps:
1. On the right hand side of this page, click on "Follow this blog"
2. Sign in using your gmail account. If you do not already have an account, click on "New to Blogger? Sign up for your free blogger account."
3. Once you sign in, type in the name you would like to be displayed when you post a blog (this could be your name or your school's name), and check "I accept the Terms of Service"
4. Click "Follow publicly" on the next page
5. And then start posting!

Pauline-Glenn Springs Elementary Breaks Ground!

Check out the progress of their garden!

On the right hand side of this page, under "Followers", click on Nancy to link to her PGS Healthy Harvesters blog. Here you can view the pictures and read about the beginning stage of the garden.

Thanks Nancy!!

Do You Need Gardening Advice or Plant Problem Solving Assistance?

Clemson Extension is ready to help you!
Each county has an agent who can speak to your specific area when it comes to soil testing, plant problem solving, and a wide array of other gardening issues.

Agent contacts for your county:
Richland - Ted Williams 803-779-8717 x 1127
York - Paul Thompson 803-684-9919
Spartanburg - S. Cory Tanner 864-596-2993
Orangeburg - Morgan Judy 803-534-6280

Call this toll-free-number: 1-888-656-9988, Monday-Friday, 9AM-1PM, to get immediate assistance for anywhere in the state!

Also, check out these Clemson Extension links:

Wondering how you can control those pesky weeds, or maybe having trouble deciding what are good seeds and plants to get?

Wondering what time of year you should plant cucumbers (or any other vegetable for that matter) or how far apart you should space them?