Making It Grow

By: palmettobug53, 10:49 PM GMT on March 29, 2015

Every Tuesday night, I get settled in my recliner and switch the channel on the TV to my local ETV/PBS station to watch "Making It Grow."

This is a live, call-in gardening program produced by ETV in conjunction with Clemson University. It is broadcast from their studio in Sumter, SC. It has been on the air for 20+ years and is one of my favorite shows to watch.

It is currently hosted by Amanda McNulty, a Clemson extension Master Gardener. Ma...

Updated: 10:51 PM GMT on March 29, 2015

Back to March Madness....

By: palmettobug53, 2:39 PM GMT on March 07, 2015

March is:

Irish American Month
Music in Our Schools Month
National Craft Month
National Frozen Food Month
National Irish American Heritage Month- designated by Congress in 1995.
National Nutrition Month
National Peanut Month
National Women's History Month
Red Cross Month
Social Workers Month

Did you Know? March was named for the Roman God "Mars"

Week Celebrations:


Updated: 4:04 PM GMT on March 19, 2015

February ? Where did January go?

By: palmettobug53, 5:12 PM GMT on February 03, 2015

This Month in History - February

3 Rock singers Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper died in a plane crash. (1959)

6 The board game Monopoly first went on sale.(1935)

6 Astronaut Alan Shepard hits three golf balls on the moon. (1971)

7. The Beatles come to the U.S. for the fist time. (1964)

8 The Boy Scouts were founded. (1910)

9 The Beatles appear on the Ed Sullivan show. (1964) ...

Seriously? 2015 already?

By: palmettobug53, 5:47 PM GMT on January 05, 2015

Wow. 2015 is already here. Where does the time go?

Before we know it, we'll be seeing all the Christmas stuff showing up on the shelves! ACK..

Walmart already had their Valentine's displays up yesterday. Ye gads.

Let's take a breather this month - while we can. Peruse the seed catalogues until Old Man Winter loosens his grip.

Post late winter gardening tips, ideas, new plants, fun websites. Anything to keep our minds...

Updated: 5:02 PM GMT on January 06, 2015

Merry Christmas to all

By: palmettobug53, 5:47 PM GMT on December 04, 2014

Well, here we are. The first week of December and only 20 shopping days left til Christmas. ACK!

I'm going to take the easy way out and just put in some links to December trivia and fun things to make and do.

Kid Friendly Christmas Decorations, Cards and Crafts Also suitable for the adult children among us!

12 Fun Facts about December

December Food Holidays Hide the bathroom scales, please!


Updated: 5:01 PM GMT on December 24, 2014

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WU member since Oct. 2005. I enjoy reading, crafts, crosswords, puttering in the yard, old movies and hanging out with my friends on WU.

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