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Photos: Fall Colors in Cary

Cary, NC — Spending the better part of the last 6 years in the mountains of North Carolina, I became a big fan of watching the leaves change color each Autumn. In fact, when tourists would come to the Smoky Mountain National Park area in the fall time, we’d call them “leaf lookers”.

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The Basics of Biking Around Cary

Cary, NC — If this North Carolina weather is going to continue reaching into the 60s and 70s through fall, there’s no excuse to not dust off your bike and hit the trails and roadways of Cary.

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Cary Tree Archive Celebrates Anniversary with New Additions

Cary, NC — A land-reclamation project called the Cary Tree Archive hit its one year anniversary on Monday, September 28, 2020.

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Outdoor Cary: Paddling Lake Crabtree

Cary, NC — The dreaded NC humidity took the day off last Tuesday, so I jumped at the chance to hit the water. Searching around, I found a great spot that’s easily accessible and doesn’t require a boat launch fee—Lake Crabtree.

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Cary Purchases 200+ Acres for Recreation, Preservation

Cary, NC – After a year’s effort, the Town of Cary has purchased of 217 acres of former farmland along Earnest Jones Rd in Chatham County. Cary plans to eventually use the land for recreational activities and open space preservation. Read more

Day Tripping to the Beach from Cary, 2020 Edition

Cary, NC – Who doesn’t like a day trip to the beach? We do. We day trip to Wrightsville Beach from Cary all summer long. You can, too. Read more

Gardening: Help Local Wildlife with a Pollinator Garden

Cary, NC — Many people, especially this Spring, are taking up gardening to add beauty to their homes or to find some relaxation. With a pollinator garden, you can have these same components in your life while also helping the environment.

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Cary’s Rare and Unusual Birds

Cary, NC — We are still being asked to stay at home through additional weeks but thankfully there is so much to observe about birds. 

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Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 2020

Cary, NC — Today, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 marks the 50th yearly celebration of Earth Day.

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Gardening: Spring Flowers in Cary

Cary, NC – As the COVID-19 lock down stretches into it’s fifth week, a sure sign of spring is on the horizon: Cary’s Frost-Free Date, when it’s safe to start planting summer flowers. Read more