Tag Archives: Trees

Summer in Connestee – 2020

We can’t let Henderson County get all the glory. Transylvania County’s turn! Photography by Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to zoom and enter the slide show.

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Graybeard Mountain Overlook to Glassmine Falls Overlook Scout – June 8, 2020

Joe and Mary hiked up from Glassmine, Penny from Graybeard, and we met in the middle – totally unplanned. That way we covered it all. Photography by Penny Longhurst & Joe Standaert. Click on any picture to zoom.   Plants … Continue reading

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Coleman Boundary & Douglas Falls Scout – May 21, 2020

Photography by Joe Standaert. Click on any picture to zoom & enter slide show. Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an asterisk (*) placed after the species name.  

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Springtime in Connestee – 2020

Pictures are shown in chronological order from March 14 (almost Spring!) to May 14, 2020. Photography by Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to zoom and enter the slide show.   Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Botanize – 2020?!

Will you be ready for our field trips (if we ever get to do any)? We can help! This presentation will  prepare you for some of the plants you might encounter during the next few months. If you find any … Continue reading

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Curtis Creek Road Scout – April 3, 2020

Joe and Mary scouted the trails near Curtis Creek Campground, Old Fort. Looks like a great area for wildflowers. Photography by Joe Standaert. Click on any picture to zoom and enter the slide show.  

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Glassy Mountain Scouts – April 6 & 7, 2020

Glassy Mountain is a monadnock that is the remnant of a pluton. For information on its origins check last year’s post here.  Our field trip was scheduled a little earlier this year than when we usually visit. However, most of … Continue reading

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Bad Creek to the Whitewater River – October 18, 2019

Information about the construction and operation of the Lake Jocassee Pumped Storage Facility can be found here. Photography by Ken Borgfeldt and Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to zoom. Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by … Continue reading

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Graybeard Mountain Overlook to Glassmine Falls Overlook – June 14, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst, Jim Poling, & Joe Standaert. Click on any picture to zoom.

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Biltmore Azalea Garden – April 26, 2019

We spent a wonderful day viewing the Biltmore gardens. Thanks to Wes for a real treat! You might find the following article about the creation of the Biltmore Azalea garden interesting: THE AZALEA HUNTERS OF BILTMORE  by Bill Alexander Photography by Jim Poling

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