Mountain Gardens, Native Plants

Mountain Garden Ideas

We have beautiful views from the build site of our 12+ acre property, which is located in the foothills of the Swan Range. We are lucky to have lots of pine trees, included Douglas-fir, Ponderosa, and Western Larch, which turns a beautiful golden color in the fall before shedding its needles. Although we have a… Continue reading Mountain Garden Ideas

Gardening, Native Plants

Coastal Modern Garden

Jim and I have transformed garden spaces before, including a much larger garden than the Coastal Modern home. We wanted to wait until the inside of the home was complete before we dug into the garden, plus winter is definitely the time to be outside in South Florida. As you can see from the picture… Continue reading Coastal Modern Garden

Gardening, Gardening in the tropics

A Garden Should Welcome a Soul

When we're not exploring the mountains, we enjoy spending time in our garden. As you can see, it's a very different environment than our property in Montana. We've chosen to fill our tropical garden with colorful plants and flowers that offer privacy and beautiful views. Layering native plants provides cover, berries and seeds for butterflies,… Continue reading A Garden Should Welcome a Soul