Celebrate this Summer and Outdoor Music

Whether you are celebrating a holiday, the recent graduate in your life, or just a want a reason to make a cocktail and get together with friends, we have a few fun additions for your outdoor celebrations as you kick off your summer! Five fun additions for outdoor summer parties String Lights: String lights are […]

Finding Balance and Things to Love this Season

FINDING TRUE FOOTING IN A CHAOTIC WORLD I think I can confidently say that we all long to find balance in life.  I know I do.  I love a well ordered life. For years I thought that balance meant all the areas of my life deserved my equal and undivided attention.  But then an area […]

Create your own Getaway with Design

The Southwest Airlines price option named “Wanna Getaway?” begs to us answer with an easy, “Yes!” And with good reason, studies have shown that taking time away on vacation, especially in outdoor environments, can have physical and mental health benefits. Vacations have been proven to lower stress and reduce your risk of heart disease. Taking […]

Meet the Bear Creek Team: Anna Henderson

Anna Henderson Anna joined the Bear Creek team in August 2022 and works as our Garden Foreman in Training. Anna is originally from Waynesboro, Va and currently resides in Fishersville, Va. Aside from growing up watching her mother, our Founder, Victoria Mininger, garden at their home, Anna is always looking for ways to learn more […]

Meet the Bear Creek Team: Brett Carter

Brett Carter Brett Carter joined the Bear Creek team in October 2021 after a recommendation from his wife, Leslie Carter, who is one of our Outdoor Living Consultants and Furnishing Designer.  Brett is originally from and currently resides in Nelson County. He is currently working in the field as a Foreman. He takes pride in […]

Setting Big Goals and Fall Inspiration

Brian, Bear Creek’s Co-Founder, recently completed the Grindstone 100 Mile Trail Race. A grueling, massive elevation gain, foot race with a time cut off. Competing in it is a BHAG.  The term BHAG was originally coined by Jim Collins and Jerry Porras in their book Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies, first published […]

Meet the Bear Creek Team: Sydney Bowles

Sydney Bowles Sydney joined the Bear Creek team in September of 2022 and works as our Client Services Representative and our Office Administrator. Sydney is from Waynesboro, VA. Sydney graduated from Blue Ridge Community college in May of 2023, with her Associates in Arts and Sciences, and moved to full time staffing soon after. Sydney […]

Fall Guides and Gratitude

Combine the health benefits of a walk with the mind and soul refreshment of gratitude. A Gratitude or Thankfulness Walk is a great way to enjoy being outside and away from the myriad of distractions in life while focusing our mind on the gifts and blessings that we have. In Jon Gordon’s book, The Energy […]

Launching Garden Services and Essentials for Outdoor Dining

Driven by a mix of passion and a desire to add meaningful services, we are launching our Garden Design Service. We now offer design and installation for perennial and edible garden landscaping. We want to help our clients discover beautiful and sustainable ways to enjoy your garden for years to come.  Led by our Founder, […]

Charcuterie Boards and Music Festival

Want to make a Charcuterie Board, but not sure how?  Grab a tray and let’s get started. Start with some of your favorite meats. I like pre-sliced options, such as pepperoni, capicola ham and salami, you can look for big or small slices for variety. Depending on the group you are hosting, you can go […]