Making It Grow

Making it Grow is SCETV's weekly gardening show.


  • Invasive Insects and Trees

    Asian Longhorned Beetle, Bradford Pear, Doodle Hill Farm, Desegregation Garden.
  • Grass, Easter Eggs and the Congaree Bluffs heritage Preserve

    Turf Grass, decorating Easter Eggs and the Congaree Bluffs heritage Preserve.
  • Milkweed and Dr. Walter Edgar

    Milkweed and Dr. Walter Edgar.
  • Shamrocks and Camellias

    Shamrocks, Camellias, and much more.
  • Pruning, Hydrangeas Paniculatas and Still Hopes Retirement

    Christopher Burtt gives pruning tips and talks about the importance of soil samples.
  • Weeds, Propagation and Zoo Habitat Horticulture

    Weeds, propagation and zoo habitat horticulture.
  • Roses

    With Valentine’s Day around the corner we dedicate this show to Roses.
  • All About Bats

    Bat myths, bat benefits, all about bats!


  • December 15, 2020

    Amanda is joined by Terasa Lott, Ryan Bean, Vicky Bertagnolli, and Tony Melton.
  • November 10, 2020

    Amanda is joined by Terasa Lott, Christopher Burtt, and Zack Snipes.
  • Halloween Episode 2020

    Halloween Episode 2020 features lots of new and interesting decorating tips.
  • October 20, 2020

    Fall is here! Amanda makes a green pumpkin floral centerpiece.
  • October 13, 2020

    Amanda is joined by Terasa Lott, Vicky Bertagnolli, and Andy Cabe.
  • September 29, 2020

    Amanda is joined by Terasa Lott, Vicky Bertagnolli, Andy Cabe, and Dr. John Nelson.
  • September 22, 2020

    Mystery Plants, Prescribed Burns, and GMO Food Labeling.
  • September 15, 2020

    Dr. Thomas Dobbins talks about Clemson Extension during COVID-19.

About Making It Grow

The Emmy Award-winning Making It Grow is a live, interactive call-in program produced by ETV and Clemson University. Host Amanda McNulty from Clemson Extension along with Clemson Extension Resource Agent Terasa Lott and featured guests focus on gardening topics, while highlighting interesting places and products from around the state.

Latest Stories

The Nancy Basket Exhibit

Nancy Basket is an artist that uses pine needles and kudzu into her work. We recently caught up with her at the University of South Carolina Lancaster Native American Studies Center to see her latest...

Making a New Years Floral Arrangement

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty creates a floral arrangement just in time for New Years!

Christmas Tree with over 150 Frog Ornaments

Some Christmas traditions are different and on this Christmas Tree, there are over 150 Frog Ornaments.

Christmas Decorations in a Log Cabin

Clemson Extension Agent Tony Melton in Darlington, SC always decorates his house for Christmas!

Making It Grow

Gardening and horticulture news and tips, as well as agricultural information from Amanda McNulty, the host of SCETV's "Making It Grow" and Clemson University Extension Agent. Produced by South Carolina Public Radio.

Callery Pears: A Thorny, Invasive Offspring

This offspring of the Bradford pear not only spreads like crazy, it also has…

The Spread of the Bradford Pear

The saga of the rampant Bradford pear continues...

The Rampant Bradford Pear

It seemed like a good idea at the time...

Making It Grow - Extra!

Listen to extended and in-depth lively discussions with Clemson Extension Agent and Host of “Making It Grow” Amanda McNulty and special guests on the topics of horticulture, agriculture, the environment and much more!

Making It Grow - Extra: The Nature Conservancy

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talks with Lowndes Macdonald from The…

Making It Grow - Extra: The Catawaba Farm & Food Coalition

In this edition of Making It Grow - Extra, Clemson Extension Agent and host of…

Making It Grow - Extra: Crape Myrtle Bark Scale

Clemson Extension Agent and the host of Making It Grow, Amanda McNulty, talks…