Sean Flynn

Color for Winter Containers

By Sean Flynn

Primula

It may be winter, but that doesn't mean you can still have color! Daniel Gravano of Gravano Farms in Ruffin, SC has a wholesale operation providing plants to nurseries and garden centers in South Carolina. We enjoyed seeing the varieties of Ranunculus, Calibrachoa, Primula, Stock, Pot Carnation, Bacopa and Creeping Jenny he brought to "Making It Grow"

Consumer Services, Metrology and Food/Feed Safety

By Sean Flynn

Consumer Protection Division

The SC Department of Agriculture’s Consumer Protection Division has many departments to safeguard the citizens of South Carolina. Clemson Extension Agent and Host of “Making It Grow” Amanda McNulty talks with Assistant Commissioner Derek Underwood about some of these departments: Consumer Services, Metrology and Food/Feed Safety. Consumer Services Department protects consumers by ensuring that the net content statements on packages and weighing or measuring devices are correct; and that agricultural products are measured accurately for commerce.

Tavi's Four in One

By Sean Flynn

Tavi's Four in One

We were joined on the set of "Making It Grow" by Suzy Ellison of the SC Department of Agriculture's SC Specialty Food Association. This statewide organization is dedicated to promoting the specialty food products available in the Palmetto state. The guest this evening was Gordon Carle from Tavi's Four in One and their multipurpose condiment.

The Edgefield Camellia Tea

By Sean Flynn

Camellias

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Edgefield, SC and talks with Henrietta Humphreys about the city's history of camellias and about their annual Camellia Tea.

Grafting Citrus Trees

By Sean Flynn

Oranges

Stan McKenzie of McKenzie Farms in Scranton, SC joins us at "Making It Grow" and shows us how to graft citrus trees. On his farm, Stan grows over 40 varieties of cold hardy citrus. In the studio, Stan demonstrates with Clemson Extension Agent Tony Melton on how he grafts some of his citrus plants.

The SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo

By Sean Flynn

Amanda McNulty and Jody Martin

The SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo was established to serve as an umbrella event for all aspects of Agriculture and Agribusiness. Designed to incorporate the industry’s deep traditional roots along with today’s thriving innovations, this event streamlines the promotion and the expansion of the business of agriculture in South Carolina and beyond. The expo includes a farm show with a wide variety of equipment, farm products and educational components. The SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo is an event representing all aspects of agriculture both large and small.

Poinsettias

By Sean Flynn

Poinsettias

Clemson professor and poinsettia expert Dr. Jim Faust joins us at "Making It Grow" and shares tips on selecting and caring for poinsettias, as well as a little history about the plant and how it came to America. Dr. Faust also brought some new varieties and historical varieties to show.

The Jamestown Foundation

By Sean Flynn

The Jamestown Foundation

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow Amanda McNulty travels to Jamestown in the Mars Bluff Community of Florence, SC and talks with Terry James about The Jamestown Foundation. The Jamestown settlement was founded in 1870 by Ervin James a former slave. Ervin wanted to leave his family with landownership rather than a legacy of slavery and sharecropping. Five years after The Civil War, during the Reconstruction Era, Ervin bought more than 200 acres of land near the Pee Dee River. from 1870 to present day the land is still owned by the descendants of Ervin James.

Viburnums

By Sean Flynn

Viburnums

Davis Sanders from South Pleasantburg Nursery in Greenville, SC joins us at "Making It Grow" and shares with us a wide variety of Viburnums!

Pecans

By Sean Flynn

pecan pie

Clemson Extension Food Safety and Nutrition Agent Rhonda Matthews joins us at "Making It Grow" and gives advice on storing and using pecans!

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