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Alright, so it’s the last few days of Summer and I’m wondering who out there is still struggling with their yard? Did you raise your hand? So I wanted to do something special to celebrate the beginning of Fall. Yep, because Fall IS the best time of year to plant. I want to GIVE you FREE … [Read more...]

The many styles of garden and landscape design.

Recently I had the pleasure of visiting the 39th annual Albuquerque Garden Center Garden Tour here in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This year was extra special for me because it was in my neighborhood and I finally got to see the backyards of those homes I pass every day. But the single best thing … [Read more...]

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...]