Fake Spring Ideas
Yes, I know it’s still February, but I just can’t help myself. I desperately want spring to make its appearance. I am growing weary of the below zero temperatures for a week, followed by high 30 degree temperatures. The snowy, icy, wet and slushy roads are starting to…
A June Day on Lost Trail Pass
June 14, 2013 on Lost Trail Pass - just another day in paradise.
Fresh snow fell overnight on the pass at the south end of the Bitterroot Valley. It was enough to bring out a snowplow to clear the road. The melting began as the sun came up...
Young Montana Wildlife Don’t Need Your Help – Really
"If you care, leave that young animal there," is the spring slogan of Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks.
Part of growing up in the wild for young animals is the ability to be alone for extended times. As a result, while adults are out foraging for food, they may leave a…
Staying Safe in the Sun
In Montana, we spend the majority of the year hiding beneath thick layers of clothing. But when the sun comes out, so should the suncreen.
Ahhhh, Spring – Second Take [Part V] [AUDIO]
Today we wrap-up our look behind the headlines at what needs to be done around the garden and around the house.  Or, just catching-up to the change of temperature and daylight.
Our show today looks at bringing the garden down to size – gardening in straw bales, containers, or by the square…
Ahhhh, Spring – Second Take [Part IV] [AUDIO]
This week we’re going behind the headlines for a look at what we can do to get ready for Spring.  More often than not, it’s what we can do to catch-up to Spring!  Roses and trees are among the most challenging plants around the home and garden...
Ahhhh, Spring – Second Take [Part III] [AUDIO]
Even though Spring comes to the Northern Rockies a little bit at a time, now is the time to get busy in the garden and the landscape.  For some of us, hints from a garden professional are always welcome.
Today’s guest is Bev Gutman, owner of Marchie’s Nursery...

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