Blue Ridge Energy

Paying your Blue Ridge Energy

bill online saves you time and

money. It's a great way to

simplify

bill paying. Bank Draft is

another way to simplify the bill

paying process.

www.BlueRidgeEnergy.com

Heavenly Touch

Day Spa & Tanning 

(828) 264-4335

 

Voted Area's Best Day Spa 2019

 

 Massage | Facials

Eyelash Extensions

Waxing & Tinting 

UV & Sunless Spray Tanning

 

Discount packages and monthly

memberships available

 

heavenlytouchboone.com

STICK BOY BREAD CO

345 Hardin Street

828-268-9900

 

See our Market 

Selections

 Order online

 Made from scratch 

Quiche, Soups, & Veggie

Pot Pie from

Stick Boy Kitchen

Hatchet Coffee Beans

Fresh Veggies from

Mountainwise Farm

Bacon from

Goodnight Brothers

Pizza Kits with 

Basil's Marinara 

...find these local

goods, and more...

Visit The Blowing Rock

 

Ripley's Believe It Or Not-

"The only place in the world 

where snow falls upside down."

 

See for yourself the namesake

of the town of Blowing Rock

Open daily 9:00am - 5pm

Click to plan your experience

Estes Grading

Providing a variety

of site work including:

 

• Land clearing and

tree removal

• Road work & maintenance

• Drainage work

• Septic work

• Various Retaining walls

• Hauling

 

828-773-0264

www.estesgrading.com


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Think Spring.............
by Brenda

Latest Update: February 18, 2016


Indoors....the best place for winter blooms.

I know you are wondering what is going to bloom first in Spring 2016....and when is it going to bloom. Here's what Justice and Bell tell us:

FEBRUARY

Dandelion (Taraxacum offincinale) (into November)

Skunk Cabbage (SympJocarpus foetidas) (into March)

Now, where do we find these plants blooming? I don't think we even need to talk about dandelions....They are going to find us! Skunk Cabbage is a different story. There is a bog behind Earth Fare in Boone.....you will find them blooming there. I have two friends who have them blooming around their ponds and I'm sworn to secrecy on those. And then there is the Blue Ridge Parkway. Check your wildflower books for the Parkway location(s)....I do not know the exact location. Have fun. We'll get into the next set of plants a little later.


More winter beauty...Cardinals.


A beautiful Tufted Titmouse.


Another interesting winter winger...Pine Siskin.