Trees

Trees
Dec 2015
How a California girl became a Carolina gal

Dec 2015
Sometimes, smaller is better.

Oct 2015
It’s gone to the birds at Duck Dance Farm, a waterfowl conservation venture in Burnsville

Oct 2015
A one-of-a-kind collection of aluminum Christmas trees returns to the Transylvania Heritage Museum

Sep 2015
Distance: 12.5 miles round-trip, Difficulty: Strenuous

Aug 2015
A grand Asheville fixer-upper becomes a forever home

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

Apr 2015
Potter Reiko Miyagi brings deep meaning to her ceramics

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

Aug 2014
The Cherokee Preservation Foundation invests in the tribe’s past and future

Aug 2014
Apples mean big business in Henderson County. And for third-generation orchardists like the Creasmans, they’re a way of life.

Jun 2014
Difficulty: moderate Length: 3.5 miles round-trip

Jun 2014
A local singer-songwriter and bluegrass group release new albums, just in time for summer

Jun 2014
County: Madison Population: 868

Jun 2014
BJ Leiderman turns the dial from National Public Radio to local private life

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
A new trail showcases champions of the forest

Mar 2014
Bee City USA leads the way in protecting pollinators

Mar 2014
Proceeds from spring plant sales give back to the community

Aug 2013
Forager Alan Muskat leads a group into the woods to harvest the ingredients of a wild dinner

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).

Jun 2013
Woodworker Chris Perryman brings handsome hand-crafted chopping boards and vessels to the table

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

Mar 2013
Bill Whipple envisions Asheville with ample fruits and berries to feed us all

Mar 2013
A family of plant lovers keeps indigenous species thriving

Mar 2013
An outdoor skills program introduces women to fishing, archery, plant identification, and a heightened sense of confidence

Mar 2013
Take a spring break with four strolls flush with flora

Mar 2013
Lake Lure residents envision a greener future for a decommissioned historic bridge

Jan 2013
Make your way to the High Country for outdoor winter revelry

Oct 2012
Stir up the competition for Highlands’ annual eggnog contest

Oct 2012
From new outdoor learning environments to reimagined downtown corridors, the nonprofit Asheville Design Center is helping communities create blueprints for brighter futures

Oct 2012