Farm Fresh Appalachia Farm Tours will take place in Washington County, Tennessee, on June 23 and in Washington, Tazewell and Russell counties in Virginia on June 30.
Today's Scrapbook Showcase features a variety of iris grown in the Lynn Garden area by Kingsport's Ralph Bates. The photos were taken and submitted by his daughter Gay Bush.
With both male and female members, the Creative Thyme Garden Club participates in community activities and strives to make a small part of Kingsport — their “Adopt-A-Spot” — attractive for visitors and residents.
It’s the first time art has been exhibited in Biltmore’s historic gardens and estate staff and the artist, Dale Chihuly, began planning for the 16 installations across the estate more than two years ago. It continues through October 7.
"Closings were up in every city market except Erwin and in every county market except Hawkins," NETAR President Aaron Taylor said. "Consumer confidence and pent-up demand keep driving the local market to new highs when other markets are beginning to show fatigue in the face tight inventories and higher prices.”
Some of the city’s most eye-catching gardens will be on display later this month as part of “Saturday in the Gardens,” and tickets are still available. Proceeds will support the many programs of Keep Kingsport Beautiful.
That’s the estimated total contribution of Tennessee Housing Development Agency-related activities to the state’s economy in 2017, the organization reported at the recent Tennessee Housing Conference held at the MeadowView Marriott.
NETAR President Aaron Taylor said the 11-county region monitored by the association had 3.4 months of inventory at the end of April. Only two city markets had more than a three-month supply of homes for sale.
Although flawless counts are impossible to come by – the transient nature of homeless populations presents a major difficulty – the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) estimates that about 40,000 veterans are homeless on any given night.
Keep Kingsport Beautiful is sponsoring a series of free gardening seminars, beginning with “Gardening 101.”
On Saturday, April 28, residents can drop off items at Sullivan Central High School, located off Highway 126 at Interstate 81’s Exit 66.
The Kingsport Garden Club is celebrating its 80 year-commitment to enhancing the beauty and environmental standards in the community.
The free program features Brie Arthur, one of the young rock stars of horticulture, who has been dubbed a revolutionary for her leadership in the suburban Foodscape movement and for her work with public schools across the United States.
Clean Sweep Kingsport is part of the nationwide Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup program.
White college dropouts are more likely to be homeowners than African-American college graduates, National Association of Realtors Chief Economist Lawrence Yun told a Southeast regional group of Realtors on Friday.