My Favorite Bulbs

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, and blooms times can vary throughout the spring.  Alliums, are … Continue reading “My Favorite Bulbs”

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Spring Clean Up

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, and 6-8” for ornamental grasses. Old growth removal is performed once … Continue reading “Spring Clean Up”

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Greening Last Chance Gulch

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 for the EPA’s “Greening America’s Capitals” project, for Helena, Montana. They interviewed me over … Continue reading “Greening Last Chance Gulch”

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