After a solid winter in Montana that first warm spell is hard to resist. For some of us it’s the bright packets of seeds that start to show up in stores, for some the dog-eared seed catalogues, for others the smell of waking earth puts us right over the edge. We tend to seek out … Continue reading
The Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation keeps records on the largest trees in the state. These trees have been cataloged as the largest representatives of their particular species discovered so far. From looking at past registries, it appears that most of these record trees are located in the northwestern part of the state. … Continue reading
Mike Garvey has an intense interest in trees and has identified, photographed and studied over 15,000 trees in our area. Mike Garvey stressed the need for large long-living trees. Besides giving great shade, the trees make for a healthy environment – taking in CO2 and giving off oxygen. Their large root systems capture a large … Continue reading
Last Frost Dates ~ May 15th to 23rd. Approximate growing days ~ 116 to 125. Remember though, this is Montana.
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APRIL 18 ~ BLGS LIBRARY ~ LAWN CARE MAY 2 ~ ARBOR DAY ~ LAUREL Murry Park 9 am – 12pm MAY 4 ~ ARBOR DAY ~ BILLINGS VETERANS PARK, 7:30 am – 1 pm MAY 20 ~ GERANIUM FEST ~ ZOO MONTANA 10 am – 4 pm