March 2013

March 2013
Two living roof experts offer easy, do-it-yourself plans for garden sheds

Lighten up with a fresh selection of wines for the season

Entrepreneur Joel Friedman builds community in Marshall

Swan Creek vineyards entice with an herb festival

Joy Bistro in Boone easily sets itself apart from its merchant neighbors with the twinkle of taverna lights strung from the pergola sheltering its cozy terrace.

With a commitment to sustaining the craft he loves, chairmaker Brian Boggs is leading the handmade furniture industry toward an enduring future.

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

Bill Whipple envisions Asheville with ample fruits and berries to feed us all

A family of plant lovers keeps indigenous species thriving

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

An outdoor skills program introduces women to fishing, archery, plant identification, and a heightened sense of confidence

Julian Morton's community, Invershiel, recreated a bit of his homeland in the High Country

Take a spring break with four strolls flush with flora

An exhibit unveils an obscure bit of African-American history

Head east for a historic home tour, delicious sandwiches, and furniture shopping

Lake Lure residents envision a greener future for a decommissioned historic bridge

Waynesville artist Margaret Roberts transforms watercolor with collage techniques

This year, MerleFest honors the life and legacy of one of the country's greatest pickers