Jerde Residence, Montana

Landscape Design for Home in Montana
The Jerde residence design synthesizes the client, the landscape architect, and the architect’s vision.A modern house on a steep slope, and with a plant lover as a client, it was important to interpret the family’s ideas into a concrete design.Native vegetation that provided hummingbird habitat, was low-maintenance and provided color and cut flowers throughout the year.

Native Chief Cliff retaining walls provide visual structure while solving steep slope challenges. Pockets of native seeded wildflowers interspersed with shrubs surround the native plant matrix, blending with ornamentals to create a diverse and exciting landscape.