Twinkle Toes seem to do fairly well in the Bozeman area as a perennial bulb and THESE little guys are my new favorite. They bloom early. They weather through snow. They're pretty and they last several weeks.
Spring is a great time to spend with kids learning the basics of gardening. There are several easy-to-grow options that you can start inside for almost instant results. The more results kids see, the more interested they become.
I have several gardening experiments every season. This year it happens to be cucumbers so that we can make our own pickles. Never mind that Greg doesn't like pickles but I do and I've already got the cukes started!
With an abundance of vacant lots, parts of Los Angeles are the perfect American locations for Ron Finley's mission. However, I think his no BS approach is incredibly appropriate for ANY city in America. Including Bozeman.