Four 4th of July party prep tips for having fun outdoors!

4th of july outdoor party tips

Just about every city in the country celebrates the 4th of July in some fashion or not. Here in Albuquerque, New Mexico we celebrate in our neighborhood with a huge block party. It most definitely something the kids on the street look forward to all year. In fact, families regularly plan their … [Read more...]

5 myths about hiring a landscape designer

5 myths about hiring a landscape designer, landscape architect, landscape professional

  Yard Shame. I’m too embarrassed to show them my yard. Living in the Southwest, in particular Albuquerque has some challenges. It’s really hard to have a nice yard here and most of us are left with a sea of gravel, old trees with dead grass or just dirt and weeds. This happens, life … [Read more...]

Albuquerque Plant Nursery Tour (the cliff notes version)

I’ve been busy over here at My Landscape Coach visiting nurseries and checking in on all the great products they have this year. I am so excited to be bringing this to you. I know it’s that time of year when we are all itching to get out and buy plants, plants sales are going to be in full force … [Read more...]

Let’s make a plan

How is the month going for you? Last week I gave you the month off from outdoor gardening. Awesome right. But there are a few things you can do right now while you stay cozy and warm indoors. You can start to PLAN your yard for this year. Are you the type of person who made a list last year … [Read more...]

Best blog posts of 2015!

Happy New Year! I hope your year is off to a great start. My kiddos are back at school tomorrow (fingers crossed there is no snow delay) and I'm looking forward to getting into my weekly routine. 2015 was a big year here at mylandscapecoach.com. I started the year by re-vamping the branding, … [Read more...]

How to host a Halloween party and NOT freeze your ass off.

Yes, it's almost November and the weather is chilly, most outdoor grilling parties have come to a close and moved indoors for tailgating. I'd like us to all go back outdoors for one last bash. Halloween is a big holiday on our block for both kids and adults. Because Halloween is on a Saturday … [Read more...]

How to make a lasagna garden

No, it’s not what you are thinking, there is no red sauce involved. Lasagna gardening is the most inexpensive way to get amazing soil. So what is lasagna gardening? It is a technique that involves strategically layering organic material that will decompose to create a rich growing material. This … [Read more...]