Top 4 posts of 2017

Last year was a great year for the My Landscape Coach community, we were able to provide a lot of digital and in person education throughout the City of Albuquerque and New Mexico. One of the reasons I started this blog and business was to be able to provide landscape resources and education to … [Read more...]

Homemade Christmas Wreaths

Do you hang a wreath on your door for the Holidays? Every year I aim to have a cool creative wreath on my door for the Christmas Holidays. This year I wanted to teach you how to create a special wreath for your home using materials in your own backyard. I get pretty sentimental about wreaths, … [Read more...]

Christmas Trees: Live container tree vs. Cut tree

Have you ever thought about buying a live Christmas tree in it's container for the holiday instead of a cut tree? I don't know how many people wonder about buying a real Christmas tree each years in lieu of a cut tree. But it's crossed my mind many times. I've done it in the past only to have the … [Read more...]

Christmas Tree Species

Do you get a live cut Christmas tree every year? Or are you an artificial tree diehard? I grew up in an artificial tree family. I barely think it crossed my mind when I was young. I recall just being interested in the presents. As I got into high school I was obsessed with 'saving the earth', I also … [Read more...]

First Freeze is Lurking

The first freeze is upon us or is it? The weather is looking good for the next few days in Albuquerque. In fact we still haven't had our first freeze. But it's looking like temperatures might drop enough this Saturday night. There is still time to do a few things before the first freeze. Keep … [Read more...]

Creating Shade

When summer is at its hottest I start to think about how lucky I am to have a shady place to go throughout the day in my yard. Living at 5000 feet has it's up and downs. Mainly ups of course but one negative is the sun is intense at higher elevations. You are at greater levels of UV. UV increases … [Read more...]