Who expected to go foraging for berries in the Keweenaw? Not us! But a thimbleberry margarita led to woodland wanders looking for this tasty fruit.
Places of natural botanical beauty, including ancient forests, unique habitats, and destinations known for their plants and wildflowers.
A profusion of color bursts forth in spring on the island of Corfu, Greece. With verdant forests and colorful wildflowers, Corfu is not a barren jumble of rocks, but a place where nature’s fireworks add a glorious touch to the backdrop of the Ionian Sea.
Where do you find a Venus fly-trap in its native habitat? Within a 75 mile radius of Wilmington, North Carolina. Hikers, of course, have the upper hand in finding this tiny carnivore in the wild.
From azaleas to pitcher plants, Wilmington, NC, offers the most diverse spectrum of gardens we’ve seen in the South. Thank the thousands of gardeners who live in the area and spend their time cultivating these sensory riches.
With habitat diversity reminiscent of Florida, Carolina Beach State Park is a great place to learn about and see carnivorous plants, especially the native Venus fly-trap.
At the Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens in Iowa, their tallgrass prairie habitat is a small but compelling corner of the 56-acre complex, a symphony of colors and textures in summer.