A Giving Garden

Delaney Cullen wanted to start a garden at her library—the Mountains Branch Library near Lake Lure. But she was only five. How was a little kid going to do that?

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Habitat at Home: Growing Milkweed

Growing native milkweed in your yard can create wonderful habitat for all kinds of native insects, especially the monarch butterfly! Monarchs lay their eggs exclusively on milkweed leaves, nowhere else!

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More than One Century

John Humphrey is 102 years old and his trees are about the same age. While that’s a long lifespan for a person, it’s still young for a tree. John, a conservation trailblazer, looks out at his forests and imagines the trees growing to be 500.

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