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...]

Front yard people!

Building Community in your Frontyard. Community building has been something I've been passionate about for a while. It all started in college when I first read Jane Jacobs 'The death and life of great American cities.' The last few years I've talked about it a great deal over on the blog but I can … [Read more...]

Top 4 posts of 2016!

2016 was a great year for My Landscape Coach and we have you to thank for your continued support and readership. I’ll talk about some of the highlights below. My Landscape Coach started the year getting homeowners excited about spring with the Countdown to Spring event. It was filled with tips, … [Read more...]

ENTER our Landscape Challenge for a chance to Win FREE Landscape Coaching

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...]

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...]

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 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...]

Weeds, weeds and more weeds.

Welcome KUNM listeners, glad to have you here on the blog. With all these Albuquerque rains the weeds are going gangbusters in yards over town. We covered a lot on the Thursday morning call in show so incase you missed something please check out the resources below about weeds. Regardless if they … [Read more...]