Monthly Archives: April 2012

Pearson’s Falls and Garden

        Today we went to Pearson’s Falls which is a private waterfall located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It’s on property owned and maintain by Tryon Garden club. Who, according to the volunteers, bought … Continue reading

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Quad – Trail Riding

                        We went on a trail ride with our neighbors, on the quads. We began down the street then using the power line trail we headed along a ridge, … Continue reading

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Gardening with Grandson

Grandson, and his helper, helped me plant lots of Blackberry plants, Blueberry bushes, Onion, and Potatoes during his visit. Plus, we started four types of Beans: Half Runners, Pole, Garden and Bush as well as some various Squash in containers. … Continue reading

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Our Town’s Birthday Celebration

Attending the Birthday Celebration, held on the OLD Court house steps, was enlightening. After the usual speeches we were treated to some historical information and then the owners of the Bechtler Mint donated the first Gold Dollar it made to … Continue reading

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Our little town is celebrating its 225th Year Birthday

Rutherfordton’s 225th Year Birthday is being celebrated with various activities throughout the year. Today the celebration begins with a Celebration kick off. April 14th – Birthday Kickoff “Celebrating Main Street” May 5th – May Fest & “Celebrating Cultural Heritage” June … Continue reading

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Garden Fencing

Yesterday afternoon hubby and I worked on “Dog” proofing our garden. Apparently our pup has developed a liking for acorns. He will dig around in the garden and uproot whatever is in his way to get to the darn things. … Continue reading

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Smokey Mountain and Soco Falls View

On the way home from the Cherokee Museum we stopped at Soco Falls, which are located inside the Cherokee Reservation. It was quite a hike down to the bottom of the falls, we decided to tackle that another day, although … Continue reading

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