Creating a Container Garden: 7 Easy Steps

Growing fruit, vegetables, and herbs in different containers is an excellent way to utilize limited outdoor gardening space or to enjoy the appearance of plants grown in pots, raised boxes, and even refurbished items such as tires, furniture, and wheelbarrows. Containers not only save water, [...]

Creating a Container Garden: 7 Easy Steps2022-07-29T19:35:50+00:00

Safety Reminders for the 4th of July Celebration

Being a major advocate for our Personal Freedoms, I feel it's important to Be grateful for how blessed we are and embrace this weekend to celebrate our freedoms! It's hard to imagine that June is already over! The beginning of July signifies even more celebrations. [...]

Safety Reminders for the 4th of July Celebration2022-07-01T23:21:59+00:00

The Day the Summer Season Begins – Summer Solstice 2022

Longest Day of the Year—Everything You Need to Know The June solstice arrived this morning (Tuesday, June 21), signaling the beginning of summer as defined by astronomy. Many cultures worldwide celebrate the Solstice. Here are some trivia, jokes, and folklore about the event. June Solstice [...]

The Day the Summer Season Begins – Summer Solstice 20222022-06-22T14:08:53+00:00

Environmental Friendly Summer Picnic Guide

It's time to break out that picnic spread and enjoy the summer heat. But don't forget about how much waste juice boxes and individually wrapped treats create! This year, go for eco-friendly fun with a nature scavenger hunt, or try your hand at making your [...]

Environmental Friendly Summer Picnic Guide2022-06-10T14:44:03+00:00

The Kudzu Saga and Its Effect in Asheville

In addition to all the brilliant greens of spring, kudzu is undoubtedly one of the most abundant plants. It is commonly found throughout WNC, and it is the South's most well-known invasive species. Groups such as Kudzu Warriors, based in Western North Carolina, work to combat [...]

The Kudzu Saga and Its Effect in Asheville2022-06-08T20:33:31+00:00

Hobbies that are Beneficial and Environmental Friendly without the Use of Technology

Technology has been ingrained in our daily routine. Advancements in Technology, from cellphones to smart appliances, continue to make our lives easier while also distracting us from conventional hobbies and interests. People trying to reconnect with non-techy hobbies may find it challenging to come up [...]

Hobbies that are Beneficial and Environmental Friendly without the Use of Technology2022-05-27T21:27:22+00:00

The Appalachian Ecosystem: Sharing the Mountains with Wildlife

If you live in Asheville, you can’t miss some of the most recent headlines about our local black bears. Bears have been spotted in neighborhoods as close as half a mile from downtown getting into residential trash or just passing through. The bears are also [...]

The Appalachian Ecosystem: Sharing the Mountains with Wildlife2021-07-29T15:37:40+00:00

Harvesting The Seeds We’ve Planted

August 1st marked another turn of the wheel of the year. Some communities celebrate this day as the first harvest, known as Lammas.

Harvesting The Seeds We’ve Planted2021-04-22T18:51:02+00:00

Celebrating Summer Solstice in Asheville

Summertime can Be hot and action-packed, and the seasons are times of change. It's time to celebrate the Summer Solstice.

Celebrating Summer Solstice in Asheville2021-04-22T16:58:16+00:00
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