Your Place Called Home

I've always believed that home is where the heart is. Feelings about home bring about thoughts of love and family. Maybe home is where you left your heart in search of the world and then realized there's no place like home.

Around Town

The Boise-based Franz Witte Landscape Contracting, Inc. has had a McCall store and operation for eight years. Dave Jedry moved to McCall in 2014 to work for Franz Witte as a branch manager, and this year bought into the company as a partner, said Franz Witte President Seneca Hull. “This is our succession plan,” said Hull, who is the daughter…

When Quality and Originality Matter

You want your new home to be built with premium quality construction by first-rate contractors who get it right the first time. And that’s the core ethic behind Flaherty Custom Homes in Eagle. Owner and President John Flaherty says the key to his company’s success is having a solid team of first-rate, experienced professional subcontractors “you’ve worked with over and…

The Thermal Solar Difference

The first thing Carl Simpson, owner of Renewable Energy Northwest, said when we sat down to discuss his business? "It can be complicated to explain solar thermal." After discussing his business and comprehending the very basics of how it works, one would agree that understanding thermal solar energy and HVAC systems can be a bit intimidating.

Gallery Five18 – First Thursday

Gallery Five18 featured the artwork of Swede Lisk and Karen Eastman, among others, at a recent First Thursday in downtown Boise. Enjoy the downtown experience of art, dining, music, shopping and tasting, the First Thursday of each month from 5-9pm.

May 2016 Parting Thoughts

A year ago, my company offered me a promotion—a showcase account, more money, opportunity to grow. The position was in Washington, which meant moving from Boise, where we’d lived for 30 years. My wife and I visited the new place on a sunny glass-clear March day. The job looked challenging, but in a good way. We questioned everything else—about finding…


Have you ever been to The Village at Meridian and wondered who or what was responsible for the beautiful landscaping? Or how about The Terraces in East Boise? To answer your question, look no further than Franz Witte, a landscape contracting and nursery company that has served the Treasure Valley and beyond since 1971.

From Site 
To Wall Art

Many interior design companies are all about choosing furniture and wall art. But there aren’t many that focus on an entire building or remodeling project from start to finish. Cornerstone Design has been providing professional interior design for a wide variety of markets in the Treasure Valley since 1992. “We do residential, multi-family, commercial, hospitality, entertainment, and more,” says Owner…