Bringing Nature's Beauty Into Your Life


Wild Iris Living creates outdoor environments that save money and time while uplifting the client's spirit and inspiring peace of mind.  Through design, consultation, pruning and maintenance services, landscapes develop into aesthetically pleasing, functional spaces, while edible gardens become more productive and an integral part of the outdoor living space.  These areas are customized to make the home or commercial property feel more welcoming and cared for.

Wild Iris Living's creative inspiration is combined with:

  • Your needs and style
  • Color + form + texture + light
  • Nature's beauty through the changing seasons  


Introduction to Wild Iris Living

   --Click on the photo to view this 3 1/2  minute video on YouTube to learn how  

  --Wild Iris Living can help give you peace of  mind around your landscape

    concerns with-design and consultation services.    



Upcoming Events

2014 Summer Garden Tours

Wed., July 16, in Old Town West Ft. Collins

The Water Thrifty Xeric Garden

Learn how to conserve water while having a beautiful, functional landscape year round.  This tour of Wild Iris Living's private landscape covers the 7 Xeriscape principles and features art and ecology, plus a diversity of hardy, easy to grow plants. 

The morning tour is from 10:15-11:15 am; the afternoon tour is from 4:30-6:00 pm.

The Highly Productive Edible Landscape and Garden

Discover how to integrate edibles into your landscape, extend your gardening season and increase productivity, all in a water conserving, aesthetically pleasing manner.  This fun, information packed tour of Wild Iris' private landscape features raised beds, fruiting trees, shrubs, vines and berries.  Plant varieties, composting, pollinators and more will be covered.

The morning tour is from 8:30-10:30 am; the evening tour is from 6:30-8:00 pm.

Participants may sign up for one or both the Xeric and the Edible Landscape Tour. 

Cost: $10 per person per session and advance registration is required by noon, Monday, July 14th.  Each session is limited to 12 attendees. 

For more information and to register call (970) 493-5681 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Visit the News page for more information about upcoming classes, garden tours, and neighborhood pruning workshops. 

A Good Read

Check out our column, Design By Intention, which is featured monthly in the Fort Collins Coloradoan. It reflects a deep understanding of the potential to create harmony and balance within our lives through our outdoor living spaces. We can choose to engage in a more fulfilling life with less stress and more joy by virtue of what we surround ourselves with, inside and out. The most recent article is entitled Sedums Are Tough Plants for Tough PlacesYou can visit the archived articles section under the Articles page via the News tab for past columns.

Also, the summer newsletter is due out any day now. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to be on the e-mail list for this inspirational and informative quarterly publication.   

Discount for Pruning Fruit Trees of Branch Out Cider Community Members

Wild iris Living and Evolving Gardens LLC are once again teaming up to help Branch Out Cider community members keep their fruit trees healthy, productive, and beautiful with a 10% discount off winter pruning services.  Fruit trees, in particular apple and pear trees are best pruned January - February.  Contact Branch Out Cider for more information and to join the community orchard.