News & Updates

Fabulous Fungi

Fabulous Fungi

Visitors to the Reserve this season have noticed an unusual abundance and variety of mushrooms popping up everywhere, given the increase in rainfall this season.  In...

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Summer Gardener’s Corner

Summer Gardener’s Corner

Summer on a mountain is a somewhat different when it comes to gardening.  We can continue planting thanks to slightly cooler temperatures and regular rain.  Planting in...

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Panthertown Valley by Marci Spencer

Panthertown Valley by Marci Spencer

About ten highway-miles west of Lake Toxaway on US-64 on land now bordered by Southern Highlands Reserve, developers planned to build a lodge in Panthertown Valley in...

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Spring Garden’s Corner

Spring Garden’s Corner

Written by Eric Kimbrel, Director of Horticulture Winter is gone now but winter weeds persist! I see chickweed species and bittercress creeping up in the landscape and...

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Marvelous Magnolias

Marvelous Magnolias

This article was guest written by Greg Paige, Director of Horticulture & Curator, Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory Arboretum. Greg is one of our key speakers for...

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