Sean Flynn

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!

The South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center

By Sean Flynn

Sea Turtle

When a sea turtle is found stranded or injured, SCDNR brings the animal to the Sea Turtle Care Center for treatment. Sea turtles arrive most commonly suffering from debilitated turtle syndrome, shock from being exposed to cold temperatures, or injury from a boat strike or shark bite. Their staff veterinarians diagnose each turtle and work with Care Center staff and volunteers to provide treatments and rehabilitative care. Patients are given IV fluids, antibiotics, vitamins and other medications.

Mayewood Middle School Junior Master Gardeners

By Sean Flynn

Junior Master Gardeners

Joining us on "Making It Grow" are students from Mayewood Middle School in Sumter, SC. They are part of the Junior Master Gardener Program that introduces young gardeners to the art and science of gardening and helps them develop leadership and life skills to become good citizens within their communities, schools and families. On the show, they make “Know and Show Sombreros” and also show some of their lettuce plants they have been growing in the classroom.

Southern Hills Lavender

By Sean Flynn

Lavender

Clemson Extension Agent Cory Tanner visits Southern Hills Lavender in Greer, SC. This lavender farm is open seasonally and offers a Upick in mid-May thru mid-June. They also offer classes, events, and bookings (school groups, garden groups and photographers) They even have lavender-themed farm to table dinners in the fall. Cory talks with owner Mary Bergstrom about how her and her husband Tim grow the lavender and also about all the products they make.

FoxPipe Farm - Hay and Pastures for Horses

By Sean Flynn

Horses

At FoxPipe Farm in Laurens, SC, Reed Edwards talks with Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty and host of "Making It Grow" about his hay and pasture practices for his horses. Reed tries to have something green and growing year round. On the hay fields he has fields of AU Grazer Sericea Lespedeza, Alfalfa/bermudagrass, Tifton 85 bermuda and AU Grazer sericea. His horse pastures now has Novel Endophyte fescue to help prevent fescue toxicosis. He also shows his rotational, strip grazing system for his horses.

Cedar Leaf Farm - Pollinator Plot

By Sean Flynn

Pollinator Plot

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty visits Cedar Leaf Farm in Chester, South Carolina and talks with 2012 South Carolina Tree Farmer of the Year Joanna Angle about her love of stewardship and all the plots in their 3.5 acre Pollinator Plot.

Cedar Leaf Farm - Solar Panels

By Sean Flynn

Cedar Leaf Farm

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty visits Cedar Leaf Farm in Chester, South Carolina and talks with 2012 South Carolina Tree Farmer of the Year Dr. Bill Altman about the decision to use solar panels to heat and cool their 1850s house with the help of a seminar he attended with Upstate Forever.

Hanahan Butterfly & Pollinator Garden

By Sean Flynn

monarch caterpillars

The Hanahan Butterly and Pollinater Garden located at the Hanahan Public Library has a variety of plants that attract butterflies and pollinators. Clemson Extension's Terasa Lott talks with Keep Hanahan Beautiful volunteer Kathy Stone about their plant selection and the various butterflies they attract. In addition, they talk about a rain garden installed in the garden by Clemson Extension and the Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium.

How To Create Pine Cone Zinnias

By Sean Flynn

Pine Cone Zinnias

Using pine cones to create zinnias is a fun and easy craft that can be used in a number of decorations. Rebecca Turk, Director of Education and Events at Moore Farms Botanical Garden, visits us at Making It Grow and shows Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty how fun and simple it is to create the zinnias and how to use them to make a wreath. Rebecca also shares other examples on how they can be used.

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