plants: Deer and Elk and Bears Oh My - Tips for Living with Montana's Abundant Wildlife - 10/17/09 08:45 AM
Deer and Elk and Bears Oh My - Tips for Living with Montana's Abundant Wildlife
I've lived in Montana most of my life but it wasn't until we moved to our property that borders thousands of acres of Lolo National Forest that I learned about the joy and frustrations of living with wildlife.
We love our connection with nature¬†from living in Montana¬†and that we are able to wake up and find deer in our yard, have wild turkeys pass through on their way to the creek, and see Elk and Moose on the hillside or along the creek. It's an amazing … (5 comments)

plants: Another Growing Season Comes to an End as the First Frost Hits Western Montana - 10/10/08 04:50 PM
Fall is a beautiful time in Western Montana but it's always hard to say goodbye to the long Montana summer days and the beautiful weather. And for those of us who garden, it's time to harvest all of our vegetables.
Now I'm far from an expert gardener but I still ended up with enough tomatoes and zucchini to feed a small army.
The growing season was challenging in Montana this year due to the large amount of rain we received in the Spring and the delay in warm temperatures.
We were fortunate this fall however that we've had a nice long … (2 comments)