Apr 3

Grow Your Own Herbs: Keep Flavor at Your Fingertips

Story by Amy Grisak, for Montana 55 There’s no need to be relegated to the feeble taste of dried herbs in jars when they are so easy to grow in your own kitchen garden. Growing culinary herbs in containers or in the garden provides a world of exceptional flavor at your fingertips. As a general […]

Jan 16

Sharing the Harvest: Montana’s Community Gardens

AMY GRISAK for Montana 55 Gardens are a natural gathering place, so it’s no surprise community gardens are gaining popularity throughout Montana. From group efforts where friends share a garden to individual plots, these neighborhood growing spaces give everyone a chance to raise their own healthy food. And though the ground may be hard now, […]

Aug 4

How Does Your Garden Grow?

by Dominic Farrenkopf for Montana 55 “All the names I know from nurse: Gardener’s garters, Shepherd’s purse, Bachelor’s buttons, Lady’s smock, And the Lady Hollyhock.” This opening stanza of Robert Louis Stevenson’s poem, “The Flowers,” speaks to the heart of flower gardeners as they lovingly care for their plants. They know them all by name […]