News From the Ground Up

My Favorite Bulbs

February 1st, 2016|

Depending on your location, there are many bulbs to choose from.  Many varieties of Tulips, Daffodils, Crocus’, Alliums, Colchicum are available at local nurseries, or online.

If you live in an area where deer abound, Daffodils are the bulb of choice.  They are deer resistant, […]

Spring Clean Up

April 6th, 2014|

Spring weather in Montana is extremely variable. Although snow still falls occasionally, early spring is the time to begin to cut down the previous year’s growth and flower heads. It is advisable to cut down the old growth 2-4” above the ground for perennials, […]

Greening Last Chance Gulch

March 28th, 2014|


In the fall of 2012, I was leaving a job site in Big Sky when I received a call from Community Design & Architecture, based in Oakland, California. They asked if I would be interested in being on their design team […]