Plants

Plants
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
A long-banned plant could spark a surge in post-tobacco mountain agriculture

Apr 2019
Flower celebrations burst with color across WNC

Feb 2019
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

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

Feb 2019
A garden coach can put you on the right path to a beautiful oasis

Dec 2018
Master one of 2019’s biggest food trends with a vegan cooking class

Oct 2018
Throw a festive fête with help from local experts

Oct 2018
Booksellers share choice regional titles of 2018 and why they jumped off the page

Aug 2018
Local groups put the fun in fungi

Jun 2018
Busy the kids with five museums dedicated to expanding imaginations

Feb 2018
“I think it’s so fascinating what goes on around us in nature.”

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

Feb 2018
Long valued by the Cherokee, this wild leafy green has lots to offer

Feb 2018
Two Henderson County brothers are rocking the plant world

Dec 2017
Asheville’s Shoji Spa & Lodge offers Japanese wellness without the frequent flyer miles

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

Aug 2017
Local jewelry designers—each with a unique skill set and expression of style—are making one-of-a-kind adornments and wearable works of art worth treasuring forever

Apr 2017
Dive deep into the mountains’ greatest chasms

Feb 2017
How the famed landscaper became Vanderbilt’s visionary

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

Feb 2017
Even if you have no growing space of your own, you can plant community seeds with volunteer opportunities at public gardens and arboretums

Feb 2017
Volunteer project cultivates community

Feb 2017
With their populations on the wane, bees find shelter at UNC Asheville

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

Feb 2017
Unique farm to mug blends

Aug 2016
Harvest season brings an Asian staple to the foothills

Aug 2016
Chef Joyce Boston serves up a sizable menu of classic comfort foods with unique flourishes

Jun 2016
The new Farm Heritage Trail highlights North Buncombe’s scenic working landscape

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

Aug 2015
Get to know local history through new exhibits at area heritage museums

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

Apr 2015
A new guide to area waterfalls and wildflowers

Feb 2015
The newest blooms showcase sustainability at the Biltmore International Rose Trials

Feb 2015

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

Dec 2014
Explore the healing power of plants through three pioneers in the field of herbal remedies

May 2014
Meet 11 leaders in the quest to conserve WNC’s natural areas

May 2014
Head across the mountains to explore all that’s new in this revitalized and thriving city