Making It Grow

School & Community Gardening with Clemson Extension

September 18, 2020 - Posted in Education by Sean Flynn
carrots

School Gardening for SC Educators is an extension-based program that combines horticulture training, ongoing technical support and equipment for schools to start and sustain successful school gardens. The program uses innovative approaches to overcome common school...

Legislating Measures to Save America's Birds

September 5, 2020 - Posted in Home by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow logo

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . In an effort to stop the potential extermination of native birds being used in the millinery trade, Congress passed the Lacey Act in 1900 which made it unlawful to transport illegally procured...

Robotic Milking at the LeMaster Dairy Farm

August 31, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Robotic Milking

"Making It Grow" visit Clemson University's LeMaster Dairy Farm and see how this new facility is doing robotic milking of the cows and much more!

Native Plants for Wildlife

August 28, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Flowers

We tour the home of Clemson Extension Area Forestry Wildlife Agent T.J. Savereno in Sardis, SC and see some of the native plants here and their value to wildlife.

Plant Pounding for Shirt and Paper Designs

August 27, 2020 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Plant pounding design on a shirt

Use flowers and leafs from your garden and turn them into fun activity Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty learns more about this fun activity from Allison Jones, Education Program Coordinator from the SC Botanical Garden. as she shows us how...

Hollies for Pollinators

August 26, 2020 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Butterfly on a Holly

Clemson Extension Apiculture and Pollinator Specialist Ben Powell talks with fellow agent and the host of "Making It Grow" about why hollies are some of his favorite plants for pollinators.

Linda Peters' Garden in Beaufort, SC

August 10, 2020 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Koi Pond

"Making It Grow" takes a tour of an oasis for wildlife and children in downtown Beaufort created over the years by Linda Peters.

Monarch Waystation in Greenwood, SC

August 7, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Monarch Waystation

Master Gardener Rusty Wilson talks with us at "Making It Grow" about the importance of the Monarch Waystation in Greenwood, SC.

The Theatre Park in Lake City, SC

August 6, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Theater Park

"Making It Grow" visits Lake City, SC and talks with Horticulture Supervisor Bradley Roberts of Moore Farms Botanical Garden about Theatre Park. The ruins of this old movie theatre can easily be seen as a theatre entrance shell. This was once the home of the Ritz movie...

The Spanish Moss Trail

July 13, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
The Spanish Moss Trail

"Making It Grow" visits Beaufort, SC and talks with Volunteer Executive Director Dean Moss to learn more about the Spanish Moss Trail. This 10-mile greenway is a 12-foot wide, paved path dedicated to those who want to walk, run, bike, fish, skate, scoot or stroll ‒ offering...

Exploring South Carolina Virtually: The Upcountry

June 26, 2020 - Posted in Local by Julia Roach
Exploring South Carolina Virtually: The Upcountry

South Carolina’s Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Oconee, Pickens, and Spartanburg counties make up the Upcountry of South Carolina. These counties house mountain ranges, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, and so many more unique sites that can only be found there! Nothing is more...

Sunflowers at Sol Flowers

June 25, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Sunflowers

Sol Flowers is a sunflower field grown so that visitors can enjoy and purchase gorgeous sunflowers. Pre-bundled sunflowers are exchanged for a donation to the Foothills Community Foundation. They have an open house around the first of July every year, so check their...

Hydrangeas In Bloom

June 24, 2020 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Hydrangeas

"Making It Grow" visits the garden of Sumter, SC resident Dr. J. Grady Locklear just in time to see his hydrangeas in full bloom.

Pollinator Gardens in Greenwood, SC

May 28, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Monarch Butterfly

Clemson Extension Agent and host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Greenwood, SC and takes a tour with City of Greenwood Horticulturist Ann Barklow where they have various pollinator gardens. Greenwood, SC is also recognized as a Bee City for their pollinator-...

Cooking with Vegetables

May 7, 2020 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Healthy Dish

Clemson’s Health and Nutrition Agent Angela Forbes visited Sumter with ideas of adding more fresh produce and color to our meals.

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