Meet Adam Bigelow
Natural Health Specialist
Adam Bigelow is the owner/operator of Bigelow's Botanical Excursions, an Eco-tourism business based in Cullowhee, NC., holds degrees in Horticulture and Environmental Science, is a member of the Steering Committee for the Cullowhee Native Plants Conference, a board member of the North Carolina Community Garden Partners, and a member of the Gardens That Give of WNC organization. Adam has led wildflower walks for the Cullowhee Native Plants Conference, the Highlands Biological Station, the North American Rock Garden Society, the Great Smoky Mountains Association, the NC and FL Native Plants Societies, and many other groups and individuals. Adam has a passion for community gardening and organic gardening, sustainability and environmental education, and especially for the native wildflowers and plants of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.
Bigelow's Botanical Excursions offers guided walks and hikes with an emphasis on the wildflowers, plants, and ecology of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.
6 Week Classes
Learn to identify flowers and plants, their many names, benefits, uses and their relationship to each other, the forest, and to us. Open to anyone who wants to know what is blooming all around them. Single class drop-in rate available.
Full Day Walks
Adam Bigelow will lead your private group on a gentle walk, where you can learn the names and stories of the plants and flowers around you. Max 7 hours, meeting at a trailhead or your own property. Maximum 15 people.
Adam Bigelow will lead your private group on a gentle walk, where you can learn the names and stories of the plants and flowers around you. Max 4 hours, meeting at a trailhead or your own property. Maximum 15 people.
Adam Bigelow will take children's groups for fun and interactive educational walks at a reduced rate. Kids and their caregivers will learn about plants, flowers, and the forest that surrounds us. Please contact for more information.
Please contact for pricing for all excursions.
Payments for 6-week Course or Single Day Walks can be made in cash or check at the beginning of specific class.
Other excursions will have non-refundable deposits that will be paid prior to excursions date.
"So much fun. Loved learning about the land I love and meeting new people. Adam is awesome!"
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