Flowers

Flowers
Jun 2019
Here’s a look at the modern ways farming traditions are being passed down and the wealth of programs that are cultivating an exchange of knowledge, all of which is helping our farmers—especially those new to the game—grow and succeed.

Jun 2019
Get ready for Asheville’s grand new culinary event - CHOW CHOW September 12-15

Apr 2019
Flower celebrations burst with color across WNC

Apr 2019
Herbs and spices mingle in the bright concoctions at Asheville’s Scarlet Bee

Feb 2019
Discover your new favorite white wine this spring

Feb 2019
Long-time green thumb, author, and WNC resident Nan K. Chase offers a guide to gardening in the mountains

Oct 2018
Throw a festive fête with help from local experts

Feb 2018
Spring into the season with plant sales and garden events aplenty

Dec 2017
When wildflowers dot the greening landscape and rushing rivers flow cold from snow melt, take in the beauty of springtime in the mountains with activities for the whole family

Oct 2017
Sunchokes brighten Chef Jacob Sessoms’ late autumn menu

Aug 2017
Homesteaders open their gates for a bountiful harvest supper club

Jun 2017
Make life sweeter and find more ways to enjoy the sweet nectar

Feb 2017
At Bullington Gardens in Hendersonville, horticultural therapy fosters growth in and out of the garden

Feb 2017
A flower boutique owner’s home grows greener by the day

Apr 2016
After a century of state parks, Western North Carolina’s are more popular than ever

Feb 2016
In preparation for the 50th National Dahlia Show, three enthusiastic gardeners share their passion and pointers for growing the empress of blooming beauties

Feb 2016
Celia Barbieri, aka The Button Florist, creates blooms that last a lifetime

Feb 2016
Test your knowledge of native blooms before embarking on a botanical pilgrimage

Jul 2015
While remaining true to its past, the world-renowned Penland School of Crafts never stops exploring the reaches of contemporary art

Jul 2015
A rooftop cocktail party delivers newly minted libations by Asheville’s top beverage curators

Jul 2015
The region’s first pawpaw orchard delivers a Southern delicacy to local dinner tables

Apr 2015
A group of catering pros create a backyard breakfast-inspired cookout for friends

Feb 2015
Head to Charleston this spring to tour grand estates and prize-worthy gardens

Feb 2015
Chef Evan Chender, aka The Culinary Gardener, loves cultivating specialty greens

Aug 2014
An intimate dinner prepared by local chefs is the highlight of one of WNC’s largest charity auctions

Jun 2014
Florence Young Thomas laid the foundation for visual artists in Ashe County

Jun 2014
Look but don’t touch the poisonous southern blue monkshood

Apr 2014
An Ikebana International conference blossoms in Asheville

Mar 2014
William Barłram’s historic explorations and illustrations put mountain botany lovingly in focus

Mar 2014
Lift your spirits with a refreshing seasonal cocktail

Mar 2014
Bee City USA leads the way in protecting pollinators

Mar 2014
From the stone exterior to the gallery of handmade curios held within, an artistic couple’s Brasstown abode stirs feelings of home and away

Jul 2013
True. We're biased. But we can't imagine a better place than the mountains to meet your local farmer, become a food entrepreneur, nosh on artisan eats, and savor a pint (or three).

Apr 2013
Spot the blooms of the Yellow Lady’s Slipper in secluded mountain coves in May and June

Apr 2013
This Polk County town’s image is forever tied to the steep railroad grade that once brought passengers to downtown, but more recently its outdoor persona is on the rise.

Apr 2013
Harboring troves of curiosities, such as dwarfed turtles and carnivorous plants, bogs are among the most imperiled habitats in the mountains. Today, conservationists are bringing these fascinating and rare ecosystems back from the brink in hopes of creating the first national wildlife refuge in Western North Carolina.

Mar 2013
A waterscape continues to bloom thanks to a lotus expert’s family

Mar 2013
In Big Sandy Mush, a couple invites U-pickers to harvest an array of brilliant blooms