Volunteer of the Year!

Volunteer of the Year!

We are thrilled to announce Robb Turner as SHR’s 2020 volunteer of the year.  This is Robb’s second year in a row to earn this honor and we are mighty fortunate to have him as a community member in Lake Toxaway and as volunteer on our SHR team. Robb has been...

Outreach with TC Henderson Elementary

Our partnership with TC Henderson Elementary (“TCH”) began in the fall of 2019 after we received a grant from the Pisgah Health Foundation.  Prior to the grant application, in the summer of 2019, SHR staff created lesson plans for students focused on environmental...
Gardener’s Corner

Gardener’s Corner

Director of Horticulture, Eric Kimbrel With the leaves now gone, we can make proper pruning cuts, eliminating bad branch structure in trees and shrubs.  Dead branches in rhododendrons attract borers, so we remove those. Now is also when gardeners can prune plants that...
Leave the leaves

Leave the leaves

Fall is the natural world’s swan song for the growing season. Colors from trees and shrubs glow brilliantly as they bid us adieu until next spring.  The beauty of fall color draws people from all over the world to great view sheds such as the Blue Ridge Parkway;...
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