Making It Grow

Making it Grow is SCETV's weekly gardening show.


  • Spring Vegetables, Begonias, and Azaleas

    Spring vegetable garden, Crape Myrtle bark scale, Historic Columbia azaleas.
  • 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.


  • August 25, 2020

    Native plant landscapes, LeMaster dairy farm, robotic cow milking.
  • August 18, 2020

    Our featured segments include the Asian Longhorned Beetle and Plant Pound designs.
  • August 11, 2020

    Oyster recycling, Hudson’s Seafood House, and aquaponics.
  • August 4, 2020

    Joins us as we re-visit some of our favorite field trips around the state.
  • July 28, 2020

    Join Clemson Extension Agents for a “show and tell” extravaganza all around the state.
  • July 14, 2020

    Vermicomposting, Neonicotinoids, Theater Park, Monarch Waystation.
  • July 7, 2020

    Amanda is joined by Terasa Lott, Laura Lee Rose, and Zack Snipes.
  • June 23, 2020

    June 23, 2020

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

Dr. Walter Edgar's Garden

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty has a conversation with Dr. Walter Edgar, historian and host of “Walter Edgar’s Journal” on South Carolina Public Radio, about his landscape that consists of...


Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty talks with fellow agent Barbara Smith of the Clemson Home and Garden Information Center about some of her favorite camellias and...

The Gardens at Still Hopes Retirement Community

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty and host of "Making It Grow" visits Still Hopes Retirement Community in Columbia, SC. First Amanda talks with resident and historian Dr. Walter Edgar, host of...

Zoo Habitats and Horticulture!

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty travels to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia, SC to learn about what it takes to create the habitats for the animals. Director of Habitat Horticulture...

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.Making It Grow Minutes are produced by South Carolina Public Radio, in partnership with Clemson University's Extension Service.

Canoeing Through Goodale State Park

A canoe trip in Goodale State Park is a great way to see the mini ecosystems…

The Magic of Goodale State Park

Park Ranger John Wells wants more people to enjoy the magic of Goodale State…

Special Perks For Dedicated State Parks Visitors

Visit all forty-seven state parks and you can become a member of a special…

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! is produced by South Carolina Public Radio, in partnership with Clemson University's Extension Service.

Parenting Prothonotary Warblers

When filming at Audubon’s Beidler Forest the Making It Grow team used…

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…