1. Get Your Firewood Now!

    What is winter in North Carolina without a big roaring fire? It is like a rite of the season to take wood and light it on fire, ideally in a controlled environment. The tradition of fire is ancient and the guy who discovered fire, undoubtedly has a stick figure painted of him in a cave somewhere. I …Read More

  2. Ghost Stories and Monsters

    The North Carolina woods are alive this time of year—the deer and turkey hunting seasons are underway. Somewhere out there, a couple of bucks are battling it out for the affections of a pretty little doe. Turkeys are strutting with full plumage on display to entice the indifferent hens into believ…Read More

  3. The Emerald Ash Borer

    A scourge is marching its way across the country, a tree-killing machine that is decimating swaths of native trees in North Carolina and beyond. Vast tracts dead trees are constant reminders that the emerald ash borer has been introduced into the area. But what is this invasive bug that has everyone…Read More

  4. The Thousand Year Old Tree

    The storms we get in the Mooresville area are nothing to take lightly. We have seen wet years and dry years, stormy years and years that are relatively mild, the consistency is spotty at best when you are talking about the weather in this area. The only ones who remember what the weather was truly l…Read More