N. Jordan Franklin

Urban Horticulture Extension Agent
Horticulture Program Team

Office: Clemson Home & Garden Information Center
Phone: 888-656-9988
Email: nfrankl@clemson.edu


 Educational Background

Horticulture B.S.

 Courses Taught

South Carolina Master Gardener Training Course


Jordan is a Consumer Horticulture Agent with the Clemson Home and Garden Information Center. He earned his B.S. in Horticulture from Clemson University and possesses nearly 20 years of experience in ornamental horticulture.
Before Clemson Extension, Jordan served ten years as Public Garden Manager for Falls Park on the Reedy, responsible for directing landscape maintenance operations for beautiful downtown Greenville and the highly-acclaimed Falls Park on the Reedy.
As an HGIC Agent, his responsibilities include:
- Answering homeowner horticulture questions.
- Reviewing and writing content for the Home and Garden Information Center.
- Supporting the Clemson Extension Horticulture Team efforts.
Jordan enjoys helping others to improve their gardening and landscaping knowledge.

 Extension and Outreach

The Home & Garden Information Center (HGIC) provides research-based information on landscaping, gardening, plant health, household pests, food safety & preservation, and nutrition, physical activity & health. HGIC is designed to complement Clemson’s network of professionals and volunteers by answering the routine types of calls and thereby freeing agents to deal with commercial agriculture/horticulture questions and conduct proactive programming to larger audiences. 1-888-656-9988 (SC residents only, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, M – F)


Clemson Home & Garden Information Center
Meet the Clemson Extension Horticulture Team