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...]

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...]