Making It Grow

Making it Grow is SCETV's weekly gardening show. **New season premieres March 14, 2023.**

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  • Cut Flowers, Beetles, and Caterpillars

    Our feature segment is The Purple Tuteur Farm in Blythewood, S.C.
  • Flower Festivals and Pruning for Hurricanes

    Flower Festivals and Pruning for Hurricanes.
  • 4H Pollinator Ambassador and the Audubon Beidler Forest

    4H Pollinator Ambassador Mya Chapman. Audubon’s Beidler Forest Sanctuary.
  • Lavender and Pheasants

    Our feature segments are about lavender and pheasants.
  • Fireflies and a Rose Garden

    Fall vegetables, fireflies at Winthrop, Newberry roses.
  • Peaches and Lawn Care

    August is national peach month; join us as we visit McLeod Farms.
  • Rivercane, Coneflowers, and Vinegar

    Our feature segment is all about Rivercane.
  • Rudbeckias, the Anagama Kiln, and Hydrangeas

    Our feature segments are the Anagama Kiln and Parrish Rabon's garden.

About Making It Grow

Making It Grow is an award-winning program produced by SCETV and Clemson University. Host Amanda McNulty from Clemson Extension along with Clemson Extension Master Gardener State Coordinator Agent Terasa Lott plus other Extension Agents and featured guests offer research-based information on a variety of gardening, agricultural, and environmental topics, while also highlighting interesting places and products from around South Carolina.

NOTE: Enjoy the best shows from 2022 until the new season premieres March 14, 2023.

  • ETVHD: Tuesday at 7pm
  •  SC CHANNEL:  Tuesday at 8pm, Saturday at 5pm  

Funding for Making it Grow is provided by: The South Carolina Department of Agriculture, The Boyd Foundation, McLeod Farms, The South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation and Farm Bureau Insurance, and Boone Hall Farms

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