Making It Grow Shorts
Pay tribute to our military with Rowland Alston’s visit to the Clemson Memorial Garden on Clemson University’s campus right next to Memorial Stadium. See the beautiful details and moving quotes that make this a place of reflection and pride.
Amanda visits Clemson’s Coastal Research and Education Center and learns about grafting to help prevent soil fumigants and soil-borne diseases. Learn more about grafting plants and the benefits of the process to help save your plants!
Learn about the Bull Test and the research that happens at Clemson Edisto Research Education Center. Learn how bulls are evaluated and it helps farmers create the best product.
Amanda learns about Flora-Flow, a technology that consists of drip irrigation and plastic film that has helped “revolutionize the growing of fresh fruits and vegetables all over the world.” Learn how these technologies are beneficial and why they have created such great products. Find out how you can do this at home to have the most enviable garden!
Head back in time with Cory Tanner as he visits the Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville, SC. This fully functioning heritage farm, run by the Greenville County School District, lets students interact with nature and learn about past life in the 1800’s. Not only can you go back in time and visit the various gardens, but also watch Cory monkey around in the jungle!