Native Pollinator Garden – Haven for Monarch Enthusiasts

Jody Young (left), Sandy Garrett and Janet Farrell of Linden Garden Club of Pinewild, prepare to release a monarch butterfly after affixing a tiny tracking tag to its wing. By Claudia Watson Special to The Pilot Oct 1, 2020 Today, several friends from the Linden … Read More

Rich Learning Experience: Arboretum’s Native Pollinator Garden

The golden-yellow flowers of Lanceleaf Coreopsis create a fantastic display at the Pollinator Garden in the Village Arboretum in Pinehurst. TED FITZGERALD/The PilotBy Claudia Watson Special to The Pilot 6/16/2020 The brilliantly colored Native Pollinator Garden at the Village Arboretum in Pinehurst is a bevy … Read More

New Slate of Historic Village Properties Honored

Ned Franke, vice president of the Village Heritage Foundation (back left) is with the owners of the properties that received the awards during the ceremony at the Fair Barn.Courtesy of Village Heritage Foundation The Village Heritage Foundation has added another six properties to its “hall … Read More

Pollinator Garden Installation

Lynda Acker, Claudia Watson                The installation of the Village Heritage Foundation’s Native Pollinator Garden at the Village Arboretum in Pinehurst was completed on May 15. The garden showcases a variety of native plants and grasses that attract pollinators. … Read More

New Garden Magic: Native Pollinator Garden Opens at Arboretum

by Claudia Watson Special to The Pilot June 3, 2019… It was the wayward flight of a determined monarch butterfly that has offered enchantment to the recent installation of the Native Pollinator Garden at the Village Arboretum in Pinehurst. Just days before the garden’s installation, … Read More

Village Arboretum adds Native Pollinator Garden

By Claudia Watson… It’s been nearly 20 years since Beth Stevens first walked the land with her mother. It was littered with trash, auto scrap and broken china. Stevens waves her hand and turns to look up the hill. “This was the village landfill,” she … Read More

Village Heritage Foundation Historic Plaque Awards – 2017

The Pinehurst Village Heritage Foundation presented Historic Plaques to six properties during a ceremony Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the Pinehurst Fair Barn. The properties and their owners are Thistle House, Jim and Jane Lewis; Vista Cottage, Robert and Julie Neff; The Old Rectory, Mark and … Read More

Foundation Honors Six Village Properties for Historic Character

The illustrious histories behind the five Pinehurst homes — and one cabin — to receive the Village Heritage Foundation’s inaugural Historic Plaque awards on Thursday read like threads extricated from the story of the village itself. Predating Pinehurst’s establishment, the front cabin of the Sandhills … Read More

Program to Honor Village’s Heritage

The Village Heritage Foundation is launching a new program to recognize the restoration and preservation of historic homes and other properties in Pinehurst. “We want to promote historic properties by getting the community involved,” said MJ Pizzella, chairwoman of the foundation’s Historic Plague Program. “We … Read More