Sean Flynn

Erline Wiles' Garden

By Sean Flynn

Erline Wiles

"Making It Grow' takes a trip to Fort Motte, SC and the home of Erline Wiles and her garden. Erline Wiles (91) has several garden rooms and is constantly making additions and planning new ones. She shares some stories with Host Amanda McNulty about how she first started the garden and also talks about some of her favorite plants.

The Bradford Watermelon

By Sean Flynn

The Bradford Watermelon

The heirloom Bradford Watermelon, long thought extinct, is being reintroduced to chefs, gardeners, and food enthusiasts around the world! Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty visits Nat Bradford, a direct descendent of the original grower, in Sumter, SC. This story will follow the watermelons from the field on it's journey to become various products. We first travel to The Culinary Institute of the Carolinas at the Greenville Technical College where it is processed into molasses.

Drought Tolerant Plants

By Sean Flynn

Drought Tolerant Plants

Horticulturist Katie Dickson of Moore Farms Botanical Garden in Lake City, SC visits us at "Making It Grow" and brings with her some plants that are drought tolerant. Katie uses these plants to landscape in green spaces, parking lots and medians as they reduce or eliminate the need for supplemental water. This is called Xeriscaping.

The Chronicles of Adam

By Sean Flynn

The Chronicles of Adam

The Chronicles of Adam is a first person Historical Interpretation of a slave by the name of Adam. Although based on a real person, this story is comprised of various accounts, historical facts, and life lessons for viewers of any age to enjoy. This is performed by Dontavius Williams and was recorded at The Jamestown Foundation/James Family Reunion in Florence, SC.

Asian Inspired Garden

By Sean Flynn

Koi Pond

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty travels to Greenville, SC to the Asian inspired garden of Bob Smith. Amanda talks with Bob about the plant material, décor and also about his two Koi ponds. In addition, Bob talks about how Clemson’s Aquaculture and Fisheries Specialist Dr. Lance Beecher provides assistance with his Koi.

Clemson University Aquaponics

By Sean Flynn

Aquaponics

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty visits Dr. Lance Beecher, Clemson University Aquaculture and Fisheries Specialist, and learns all about their research being done in aquaponics.

The 2018 AG + ART Tour

By Sean Flynn

AG and Art Tour 2018

The South Carolina AG + ART TOUR is a free, self-guided tour of designated farms in South Carolina featuring local artisans and farmer's markets. During this tour you will have the opportunity to see first-hand where your food comes from, watch artists in action and purchase their works, dance to the melodies of bluegrass and folksongs, and learn more about rural life. http://www.agandarttour.com

Oyster Reef Restoration

By Sean Flynn

Oyster Reef

The South Carolina Oyster Restoration and Enhancement Program (SCORE) is a community-based habitat restoration and monitoring program of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Making It Grow Host and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talks with Michael Hodges of SCDNR about the program and its benefits.

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

By Sean Flynn

PalmettoPride

Esther Wagner of PalmettoPride joins Clemson Extension Water Resources Agent Katie Altman on the set of "Making It Grow" to talk about their Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design program. The arrangement and design of buildings and open spaces can encourage or discourage undesirable behavior and criminal activity. CPTED works by decreasing opportunities for crime and increasing the chances that a legitimate user will see and report crime as it occurs.

Celebrating the Royal Wedding

By Sean Flynn

Trifle

Terasa Lott of Clemson Extension and Kaitlyn Park of South Carolina ETV prepare an English Dessert for the Royal Wedding!

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