Making It Grow

Making it Grow is SCETV's weekly gardening show. Season 2021 premieres January 26 at 7 pm on ETV.

Specials

  • 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

The 2020 South Carolina Governor's Mansion Holiday Decorations

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of Making It Grow Amanda McNulty talks with Mardi Fair of the Columbia Garden Club about the 2020 South Carolina Governor's Mansion Holiday Decorations and their theme...

Happy Holidays from the Clemson Extension Horticulture Team!

The Clemson Extension Horticulture Team kicks off the holiday season by singing Jingle Bells virtually over Zoom

Holiday Decorations at The Joseph Manigault House

Every year The Garden Club of Charleston, SC decorates the Joseph Manigault House at The Charleston Museum with a wide variety of plant material. This year is no exception! Making It Grow visited in...

Fall Color at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

Floriculturist Katie Dickson gives us a tour of the Fall Color at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens.

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.

How Bats Hunt

Flying around all night is pretty exhausting for bats and many of them roost for periods of time to conserve energy. Perch and wait is a strategy to sit, or rather hang upside down, until an insect flies by. Bats also use their incredible hearing to

Bats and Insect Control

One way many bats find their supper is by flying around and emitting radar like sounds and listening to the signals that bounce off potential prey, a system called echolocation. The signals differ from species to species according to the bats’ body size,

How Bats Benefit Farmers

In the United States, we have forty-seven species of bats with 14 found in South Carolina. Most US bats and all of our bats are insectivorous with spiders thrown in, too. As such, they are hugely beneficial. Agriculture is the driving force in South

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!

How Bats Hunt

Flying around all night is pretty exhausting for bats and many of them roost for periods of time to conserve energy. Perch and wait is a strategy to sit, or rather hang upside down, until an insect flies by. Bats also use their incredible hearing to

Bats and Insect Control

One way many bats find their supper is by flying around and emitting radar like sounds and listening to the signals that bounce off potential prey, a system called echolocation. The signals differ from species to species according to the bats’ body size,

How Bats Benefit Farmers

In the United States, we have forty-seven species of bats with 14 found in South Carolina. Most US bats and all of our bats are insectivorous with spiders thrown in, too. As such, they are hugely beneficial. Agriculture is the driving force in South