Underground Arkansas – Discover Blanchard Springs Caverns

It is 80 degrees and sunny on the steps that lead to the entrance to Blanchard Springs Caverns. The equivalent of 21 stories below, where the public tour begins, it’s 58 degrees and dark. “Are you ready for an adventure?” Tracy Wiley, a guide with the U.S. Forest Service, asks the 18 explorers in sweatshirts

Cool Caves Spelunkers explore Arkansas

If it’s too hot this summer for outdoor activities above ground, consider going below. Underground, mostly in Northwest and north-central Arkansas, there are beautiful caves with forgotten springs and rivers, amazing rock formations and mazes, along with little-known creatures that live only in the dark. And the temperature in the caves is in the mid-

Brighten your garden with summer bulbs

When you say bulbs, most people think of spring-blooming tulips and daffodils. Aside from the common spring bulbs, there is another group of bulbs that shine and can be just as easy to grow as daffodils. They will give you loads of color in foliage and/or flowers, and will actually bloom longer than their spring