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Making It Grow 4-22-2014

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of Making It Grow Amanda McNulty will have fellow agents Vicky Bertagnolli and Gary Forrester on the panel to help answer your call-in gardening questions. Terasa Young will once again be in the chat room so join her and other gardeners in the discussion. Dr. John Nelson from The USC AC Moore Herbarium will Skype in with his weekly "Mystery Plant". Also Skyping in will be Karen Fowler from ArtFields to talk about the upcomin festival. The featured segment will be a visit to The Pee…


Making It Grow 4-15-2014

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of Making It Grow Amanda McNulty will have fellow agent Tony Melton and Dr. John Nelson from The University of South Carolina Herbarium the panel to help answer your call-in gardening questions. Terasa Young will once again be in the chat room so join her and other gardeners in the discussion. On the side counter, Clemson Agent Vicky Bertagnolli and Laurie Aker from Earth Fare will be making some homemade ice cream from local ingredients. The featured segment will be a trip to Middleton Plantation near…


Making It Grow 4-8-2014

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of Making It Grow Amanda McNulty will have fellow agent Trish DeHond and fellow Davis Sanders from South Pleasantburg Nursery on the panel to help answer those gardening questions. Join Terasa Young in the chat room and join in on the discussions. Dr. John Nelson from The University of South Carolina Herbarium will try to stump the panel with his "Mystery Plant". Jackie Moore with The SC Department of Agriculture will be on with Ed Land from The Chattooga Belle Farm in Long Creek, SC.…


Making It Grow 4-1-2014

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of Making It Grow Amanda McNulty will have Lauren Duncan from The Historic Columbia Foundation and fellow Clemson Agent Tony Melton on the panel to help answer those gardening questions. Join Terasa Young in the chat room and join the conversation. Dr. John Nelson from The University of South Carolina Herbarium will try to stump the panel with his "Mystery Plant". Lori Watson from Mill Creek Greenhouses will also join us to highlight some new plants for spring that would look good in any landscape.…


Making It Grow 3-25-2014

Clemson Extension Agents Amanda McNulty and Terasa Young will be back to answer your gardening questions! Dr. John Nelson from The University of South Carolina Herbarium will try to stump the panel with his "mystery plant." The panel includes Durant Ashmore from Durant Ashmore Landscape Nursery and Ann Sparkman from Martin Nursery. The featured segment will highlight Palmetto Supreme Organic Compost produced near Rock Hill, S.C.


Making It Grow 3-18-2014

Clemson Extension Agent Vicky Bertagnolli will be filling in for Amanda McNulty as Guest Host this week and fellow agent Jolie Brown will be filling in for Terasa Young as Chat Room Moderator. Vicky will be joined on the panel by Annette Weese from Cold Creek Nurseries and Clemson Agent Dr. Powell Smith. Dr. John Nelson from The University of South Carolina Herbarium will join via Skype an try to stump the panel with his Mystery Plant. Jackie Moore with The South Carolina Department of Agriculture's South Carolina Specialty Food…


Making It Grow 3-4-2014

The Sumter, S.C. Rotary Club's Farm to Table Event and Making It Grow Pledge Drive.


Making It Grow 2-25-2014

Clemson Extension Agent and Host Amanda McNulty will be joined on the panel by fellow agent Gary Forrester and retired agent Carlin Munnerlyn. Natural Resources Agent and Terasa Young will moderate the chat room so join here via facebook. Dr. John Nelson from The University of South Carolina Herbarium will Skyoe in and try to stump the panel with his "Mystery Plant". We will be joined by special guest Jackie Moore with The South Carolina Department of Agriculture and The South Carolina Specialty Food Association. Jackie will have Tim Dover from the Carolina Honey…


Making It Grow 2-18-2014

Amanda McNulty and Terasa Young will be back on 2-18-14 with a brand new LIVE Making it Grow at 7pm onSouth Carolina ETV. Special guests will be Andy Cabe and Eric Shealy from Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. Also Dr. John Nelson from The University of South Carolina Herbarium will try to stump the panel and viewers with his Mystery Plant. The featured segment will be a visit to The Jones-Carter Gallery in Lake City, SC to see the exhibit "SC Arts Commission's African American Voice" which runs through March 22. So join…


Making It Grow 2-4-2014

Clemson Extension Agent and Host Amanda McNulty will answer your gardening quesions along with Clemson Agent Tony Melton and retired ag-teacher Harry Dubose from the Myrtle Beach Area. Also, Dr. John Nelson from The University of South Carolina Herbarium will try to stump the panel with one of his "Mystery Plants".For those that want to ask a question online during the show they can join the chat room with Clemson Extension Natural Resource Agent - Carolina Clear Terasa Young. They always have a lot of fun in the chat room.Our…


Making It Grow 1-21-2014

Featuring Middleton Place Artisans (The Cooper) in Charleston, S.C. and Clemson Extension Agent Vicky Bertagnolli making ID tags for plants.


Making It Grow 1-14-2014

Featuring The Dirt Works Incubator Farm in Johns Island, S.C. and plants from Mill Creek Greenhouses in Columbia, S.C.


Making It Grow 1-7-2014

Clemson Extension Agent and Host Amanda McNulty will be off this week, but luckily for us Terasa Young will move across the set and be our guest host to start off the new year with a bang! So then who will moderate this week's Chatroom? HINT: He knows tomatoes like he knows McBee. You guessed it - Tony Melton will be on the keyboard answering the chatroom questions! Joining Terasa on the panel to answer your gardening questions will be Jay Moore and Kevin Parris from Spartanburg Community College Horticulture.…



2013


Making It Grow 12-17-2013

The Making it Grow Holiday Special.


Making It Grow 11-26-2013

This special Making it Grow! was taped LIVE from the Sumter Opera House. On stage participants included host Amanda McNulty, Terasa Young (took questions in the audience), Sidney Frazier, Amy Dabbs, Tony Melton, Dr. John Nelson, Vicky Bertagnolli and Dulcimer Dan. Dr. John Nelson brought several mystery plants: one plant is native to Africa; one plant is native to Mexico and smells like cocoa; one is native to South Carolina and is in the sunflower family; and the last plant was from a tropical species and came from Riverbanks Botanical Garden.…


Making It Grow 11-19-2013

Making it Grow! with host Amanda McNulty. Teresa Young, a natural resources agent from Florence, S.C., answers questions online in the Facebook chat room. Dr. John Nelson shares a mystery tree that is very popular and has lemon-yellow leaves right now.  On this week's featured segment, we visit Stan McKenzie’s Fruit Farm in Scranton, SC.

This week's guests include: Millie Davenport, Clemson Horticulture Agent, and Cory Tanner, Clemson Horticulture Agent from Greenville, join Amanda on the panel. Denise Brewer, from Martin Nursery in Greenville, shares door baskets for different seasons and demonstrates…


Making It Grow 11-12-2013

Making it Grow! Host Amanda McNulty, Terasa Young and Tony Melton took a look at the following feature segments: Eastover Nut Farm (Eastover), Flora Flow (Florence), Floating Wetlands (Mt Pleasant), Lone Palmetto Farms (Lamar), The Locklear Private Garden (Sumter), Grafting at The Clemson Coastal REC and a private garden in Camden, S.C. There were no telephone calls or chat room for this show.


Making It Grow 11-5-2013

Making it Grow! with host Amanda McNulty. Teresa Young, natural resources agent from Florence, S.C., answers questions online in the Facebook chat room. This week, Dr. John Nelson joins us in the ETV Sumter studio to share some mystery plants that are quite colorful and have beautiful leaves during the fall season.  On this week's featured segment, we visited with Perdeaux Fruit Farm in Rest, S.C. They produce a variety of high-quality preserves made fresh at the farm from apples, blueberries, and more.

This week's guests include: Sidney Frazier from Middleton Place, Vicky…


Making It Grow 10-29-2013

Making it Grow! Halloween Special with host Amanda McNulty. Teresa Young, natural resources agent from Florence, S.C., answers questions online in the Facebook chat room. This week, Dr. John Nelson has a mystery plant that is an invasive annual grass that we do not want growing here in South Carolina. Check out photos from the First Annual Newberry Scare Crow Convention. In the feature segment, Amanda will show you how to turn a pumpkin into containers.

This week's guests include: Vicky Bertagnolli, horticulture agent from Lexington, S.C. and Tony Melton, Clemson Extension agent, join…


Making It Grow 10-22-2013

On this episode of Making It Grow!, host Amanda McNulty is joined by Terasa Young in the chat room.  On this episode, Dr. John Nelson has a mystery plant that looks like a thistle, but is it really? For the feature segment we visit with Martin Nursery in Greenville, S.C. The Martin Nursey has been serving the Upstate community for over 35 years.

This week's guests include: Carlin Munnerlyn, retired agronomy agent, Georgetown County Clemson Extension shows a sturdy way to create raised beds in our gardens. Rebecca Turk, education coordinator from


Making It Grow 10-15-2013

The 20th Anniversary Special - Making it Grow! with host Amanda McNulty. We not only celebrate the 20th anniversary of Making It Grow!, but the 100th anniversary of the Clemson Extension.

Teresa Young, natural resources agent from Florence, S.C., joins us in the Facebook chat room to answer questions online. Dr. John Nelson has a mystery plant that will numb your mouth if you chew on it and tastes a lot like an orange peel. Guests on this episode include Morgan Judy, Clemson Extension agent and Tony Melton, Clemson Extension agent. The feature segment is a montage…


Making It Grow 10-8-2013

On this episode of Making It Grow!, host Amanda McNulty is joined by Terasa Young in the chat room.  This week, Dr. John Nelson has a mystery plant that isn't a plant, but it looks like a plant.  The feature segment is Sunny Cedars Farm in Sumter, S.C. The  folks at Sunny Cedars are raising heritage hogs. Watch how their care and devotion to the high quality of life for these animals translates into a wonderful product.

This week's guests: Trish DeHond, Clemson Extension agent, joins Amanda on the panel. Andy…


Making It Grow 10-1-2013

On this episode of Making It Grow!, host Amanda McNulty is joined by Terasa Young in the chat room. Dr. John Nelson's mystery plant this week is a beautiful, but invasive, vine he found in Chester. For the feature segment, MIG traveled to Sumter, S.C. to watch as students learned about canning and preserving food. 

This week's guests: Amanda was joined on the panel by Reesy Lyerly from Gardening for Good in Greenville and Clemson agent Mark Arena. On the side counter, Jackie Moore from the South Carolina Speciality Food Association,…


Making It Grow 9-24-2013

Making it Grow! is live from the Sumter, S.C. studios of ETV Sumter featuring Morgan Judy, Sharon Thompson, and Jonathan Croft. Nikki Weed will be in the Making it Grow chat room and Dr. John Nelson will have a mystery plant. The feature segment is Hallman Farms Wildlife Nursery - Little Mountain, S.C. Laurie Aker with Earth Fare creating a healthy, local dish. 


Making It Grow 9-17-2013

Making it Grow! is live from the Sumter, SC studios of ETV Sumter featuring Amanda McNulty, Morgan Judy and Nikki Weed. Terasa Young will be in the Making it Grow! chat room, and Dr. John Nelson will have a mystery plant. The Feature segment is Colleton Museum and Farmers Market - Walterboro, S.C. The SCSFA member Smokey Bair's Famous Seasoning


Making It Grow 9-10-2013

On this episode of Making It Grow!, host Amanda McNulty is joined by Terasa Young in the chat room.  On this episode, Dr. John Nelson has a mystery plant that is a tropical species. This plant is pretty, but is one of the worse weeds in Florida right now. On the featured segment meet Chef Vivian Howard from SCETV Presents A Chef’s Life. Watch this new show on ETV on Thursdays at 9:00 pm EST. For on-demand episodes, go to the ETV Video Channel.

This week's guests include: Vicky Bertagnolli, horticulture…


Making It Grow 8-27-2013

Making it Grow! is live from the Sumter, S.C. studios of ETV Sumter featuring Amanda McNulty, Tony Melton, Dan Hill. Terasa Young will be in the Making it Grow! chat room, and Dr. John Nelson will have a mystery plant. The Feature segment is The Upstate Forever Leeds House in Greenville, S.C & Dan Hill from Kalmia Gardens


Making It Grow 8-20-2013

Watermelon Field Day – Clemson Edisto Research and Education Center, S.C. Insect preservation with Vicky Bertagnolli.
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Making It Grow 8-6-2013

In this episode, we visit with 4H Community Garden in Timmonsville, S.C. Gary Forrester shows us a turf demonstration. WATCH FULL EPISODE


Making It Grow 7-30-2013

Magnollas from Spartanburg Community College and Earth Designs from Greenville, S.C.
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Making It Grow 7-23-2013

Floating Wetlands - Charleston, S.C., Jackie Moore with the SCSFA and Ju Ju's Gourmet.
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Making It Grow 7-16-2013

This special edition of Making it Grow is recorded live at the Newberry Opera House.
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Making It Grow 7-9-2013

Grady Locklear’s Private Garden. Alta Mae Marvin and a Colleton Community Garden.
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Making It Grow 7-2-2013

Special Program featuring: 40 Acre Rock with Dr. John Nelson, Driftwood Plantation with Belted Galloway Cows, Bubba High's Private Garden, Downtown Spartanburg's Horticulture, Midlands Biofuel, Green Roof Outfitters and the Hay Hill Garden Market


Making It Grow 6-25-2013

Armstrong Atlantic State University &
Clemson Agent Tony Melton on choosing watermelons

WATCH FULL EPISODE  - Making it Grow 6-25-13 (Windows Media Required)


Making It Grow 6-18-2013

The featured segment is Paul Thompson's Private Garden in Tega Cay, S.C. Dr. John Nelson is live in the studio with a mystery plant.
WATCH FULL EPISODE  - Making it Grow 6-18-13


Making It Grow 6-11-2013

Edisto Blueberries - St. Matthews, S.C.
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Making It Grow 6-4-2013

The Edisto Memorial Gardens - Orangeburg, S.C.
The 2013 SC Watermelon Queen Catherine Wooditch

WATCH FULL EPISODE  - Making it Grow 6-04-13 (Windows Media Required)


Making It Grow 5-28-2013

The Roper Mountain Science Center - Greenville, S.C. The Glencairn Garden - Rock Hill, S.C.
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Making It Grow 5-21-2013

Lone Palmetto Farm - Lamar, SC and Jackie Moore with The SCSFA with Sallie Dent Porth of Sallie’s Greatest.
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Making It Grow 5-14-2013

Strawberry research at James R. Sease Farms in Lexington, S.C. Gaie McLeod with McLeod Farms in McBee, S.C.
WATCH FULL EPISODE - MIG-05-14-13


Making It Grow 5-7-2013

Millcreek Greenhouses - Columbia, S.C. and spring plants with Durant Ashmore - Fountain Inn, S.C.
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Making It Grow 4-30-2013

Flora-Flow drip irrigation and a demonstration by Joan McDonald.
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Making It Grow 4-23-2013

Interview with Clemson Extension's Dr. Steave Meadows and ArtFields - Lake City, S.C.
WATCH FULL EPISODE - MIG-04-23-13


Making It Grow 4-16-2013

The Clemson Edisto Research & Education Center - Blackville, S.C. and Laurie Aker from Earth Fare.
WATCH FULL EPISODE - MIG-04-16-13


Making It Grow 4-9-2013

The Coastal Research and Education Center (Grafting) and Jackie Moore with the SCSFA member.
WATCH FULL EPISODE - MIG-04-09-13


Making It Grow 4-2-2013

This week's featured segments are a private garden in Charleston, S.C. and asian vegetables.
WATCH FULL EPISODE - MIG-04-02-13


Making It Grow 3-26-2013

Carter & Holmes - Newberry, SC
& Plants for Spring from South Pleasantburg Nursery - Greenville, SC


Making It Grow 3-19-2013

The Fairfield County Museum - Winnsboro, SC &
Jackie Moore with the SCSFA & Mrs. Hane's Relish


Making It Grow 2-26-2013

The SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo - Florence, SC &
The Historic Columbia Foundation


Making It Grow 2-19-2013

DNR Bird Research at Ft. Jackson - Columbia, SC &
Jackie Moore with SCSFA member The Vegetable Kingdom


Making It Grow 2-12-2013

Ashley Ridge High School Horticulture - Summerville, SC &
Denise Bruner from Martin Nursery in Greenville, SC


Making It Grow 1-29-2013

The Unpainted South - Carolina's Vanishing World & Pruning


Making It Grow 1-22-2013

City Roots – Columbia, SC &
Jackie Moore with a SCSFA member


Making It Grow 1-15-2013

Camden Private Garden - Camden, SC
Andy Cabe with plants from Riverbanks Zoo & Garden


Making It Grow 1-8-2013

Eastover Nut Farm - Eastover, SC &
Sidney Frazier with Middleton Place Plants



2012


Making It Grow 11-20-2012

Artists Rosa and Winton Eugene - Cowpens, SC
& Jay Moore from Carolina Garden World - Spartanburg, SC


Making It Grow 11-13-2012

Memorial Park and Scroll of Honor - Clemson University, S.C.
& Dwight Williams from Cypress Gardens - Moncks Corner, SC


Making It Grow 10-30-2012

Halloween Special
& Spooky Snacks from Laurie Aker from Earth Fare


Making It Grow 10-23-2012

Fatback's BBQ - Coward, S.C.
& Artist Jeri Burdick


Making It Grow 10-16-2012

Dark Corner Distillery - Greenville, S.C.
& Jackie Moore with the SCSFA


Making It Grow 10-9-2012

Hatcher Garden & Woodland Preserve - Spartanburg, S.C.


Making It Grow 10-2-2012

The First Headquarters of The Girl Scouts - Savanah, Georgia
& A Girl Scout Scavenger Hunt - Sumter, SC


Making It Grow 9-25-2012

The Beautification of Spartanburg, SC; also, Ansley Turnblad & Jackie Moore with the SC Department of Agriculture.


Making It Grow 9-18-2012

Granna's Gourmet - Charleston, SC and a demonstration about garlic.


Making It Grow 9-11-2012

The Sumter Opera House Special!
Featuring The Slope Valley Bluegrass Band


Making It Grow 9-4-2012

Repeat of August 14, 2012 show


Making It Grow 8-28-2012

Pre-empted for the Republican National Convention


Making It Grow 9-25-2012

Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve - Spartanburg, S.C.


Making It Grow 8-21-2012

Pledge show


Making It Grow 8-14-2012

Coco Peat - Summerville, S.C.
& Laurie Aker from Earth Fare


Making It Grow 8-7-2012

Parson's Produce - Clinton, SC
& Fred Broughton from the SC Department of Agriculture with J Mac Farm in Gable, SC


Making It Grow 7-31-2012

Musser Fruit Research Center - Clemson, S.C.
& replay of Peach Recipes with Gaie McLeod


Making It Grow 7-24-2012

Marsh Tacky Horses - Florence, S.C.
& Jackie Moore with The SCSFA featuring Carolina Creole Simmer Sauce


Making It Grow 7-17-2012

Repeat of Rowland Alston's final show


Making It Grow 7-10-2012

Columbia Green - Columbia, SC
& McLeod Farms - McBee, SC


Making It Grow 7-3-2012

Repeat of The Landscape at Carolina Stadium - Columbia, SC &
A Demonstration with Clemson Agent Tony Melton


Making It Grow 6-26-2012

This will be Rowland Alston's final show as studio host. There will be footage from his earlier program Agriculture Today that aired from the mid 1970s to 1993. Then we will show highlights from Making It Grow! from 1993 through today. This is a celebration of Rowland and his many years of service to the citizens of South Carolina.


Making It Grow 6-19-2012

Hay Hill Garden Market - Columbia, SC
& oven baked bread from Greenbrier Farms


Making It Grow 6-12-2012

The Edisto Memorial Gardens - Orangeburg, SC
Jackie Moore with The SCSFA & Blue Moon SC


Making It Grow 6-5-2012

International Primate Protection League - Summerville, S.C.
& The 2012 SC Watermelon Queen


Making It Grow 5-29-2012

The Landscape at Carolina Stadium - Columbia, SC
A Demonstration with Clemson Agent Tony Melton


Making It Grow 5-22-2012

Shady Characters Nursery - Aiken, SC
& The Sumter Iris Festival


Making It Grow 5-15-2012

Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve - Lancaster, S.C.
and Ansley Rast with SC Certified Grown


Making It Grow 5-8-2012

Greenbrier Farms - Easley, S.C.
Jackie Moore with the SCSFA & The Savory Sister


Making It Grow 5-1-2012

Mindstream Academy - Bluffton, SC
& Jackie Moore with the SCSFA with The Charleston Spice Company


Making It Grow 4-24-2012

Marvin's Meats - Hollywood, S.C.
& The 2012 Lower Richland Sweet Potato Festival


Making It Grow 4-17-2012

Lockemy Courtyard - Dillon, S.C.
and The Congaree Land Trust


Making It Grow 4-10-2012

Midlands Biofuels - Winnsboro, S.C.
& Clemson Univeristy researcher Juang-Horng "JC"Chong


Making It Grow 4-3-2012

Gullah Grub Restaurant - Saint Helena Island, S.C.
and The Lake City Farmers Market


Making It Grow 3-27-2012

The LeNoir Store -  Horatio, S.C.
and Plants for Spring with Nikki Weed - South Pleasantburg Nursery, Greenville, S.C.


Making It Grow 3-20-2012

The Bluffton Farmers Market featuring "We Island" Gumbo - Bluffton, S.C.
& The South Carolina Specialty Food Association with Casey’s Big Dawg BBQ - Blythewood, S.C.


Making It Grow 2-28-2012

Bubba High's Private Garden - Cross, SC
and a demonstration with Clemson Extension Agent Tony Melton


Making It Grow 2-21-2012

Becky's Soap Shoppe - Camden, SC
& Laurie Aker from Earth Fare - Asheville, NC making a healthy meal for American Heart Month


Making It Grow 2-14-2012

Sweeteeth Chocolate - North Charleston, SC


Making It Grow 2-7-2012

Moore Farms - Lake City, SC
& The South Carolina Specialty Food Association with Mountain Mama's Pepperoni Rolls - Mt. Pleasant, SC


Making It Grow 1-31-2012

Super Sod - Orangeburg, SC
& Laurie Reid of The South Carolina Forestry Commission (Laurel Wilt)


Making It Grow 1-24-2012

Driftwood Plantation featuring Belted Galloway Cattle - Awendaw, SC
& a demonstration with Clemson Extension Agent Tony Melton (soil samples)


Making It Grow 1-17-2012

Green Roof Outfitters - Charleston, SC
& The South Carolina Specialty Food Association with Faithful Foods


Making It Grow 1-10-2012

Home Energy Efficiency "Help My House"- Chesnee, SC
William McKinney - wood carver


Making It Grow 1-3-2012

Repeat Broadcast of the Fall Broadcast from The Sumter Opera House
Featuring The Slope Valley Bluegrass Band



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