Countdown to Spring Event 2021

It’s that time of year again, time to begin thinking about SPRING! Every year at this time I teach homeowners how to prepare their yards for Spring! ARE YOU READY TO GET STARTED? As you know, I strive to keep gardening and yard work to a minimal (whose got time for yard work?) and I believe that in … [Read more...]

Win at Winter the Scandinavian Way

With the pandemic still in full force indoor gatherings are not safe this winter and outdoor winter activities are where it's at. This got me wondering how Nordic countries manage with their long winter nights, lots of snow and cold temperatures. There is a word the Scandinavians use, friluftsliv … [Read more...]

Garden enthusiasts gift ideas

Gift giving is a well known tradition this time of year, whether it's for Hannukuh, Christmas or the other festivities this time of year, garden gifts are always a welcome holiday treat. Today I'm sharing gift suggestions for those garden enthusiasts in your life or yourself!! Green gifts for … [Read more...]

Non-traditional Holiday Wreath

Evergreen wreaths are pretty standard during the holidays. Most years I grab extra evergreen material from my Christmas tree and use that to make a wreath. Sometimes I scrounge around in my yard and trim my evergreens. This year I bought a premade one for a good cause. But I wanted to put my spin on … [Read more...]

Bring on the heat, 8 ways to heat your outdoor living spaces

Wood Burning: Built in Fireplaces: The indoor fireplace brought outdoors. There are many options for these built ins like adjacent to a covered seating area, tucked into a corner of a patio space or even incorporated into a bonco seating area. For these it's great to have an area for wood storage … [Read more...]

All Natural Holiday Wreath

With all of us limiting our footprint this year due to the pandemic, I wanted to keep my holiday wreath simple and create one that could take me through all the seasons. Cause, let's be honest....simple and long lasting is a win for my schedule right now due to three kids doing online learning plus … [Read more...]

The First Freeze: Prep Now

It's late October of 2020, it's been an exhausting year there is an election in a little over a week and Albuquerque is about to have it's FIRST FREEZE of the season. You'll want to PREP NOW with the simple tips below: 1. Disconnect the water supply to your watering system a. If you … [Read more...]

Landscape Coach Tips: Week 8

Coming at you with week 8 and final week of Landscape Coach Tips. These are the last 5 tips in our Landscape Coach Covid series. This series was started as a way to give you things you can do in your yard with the items you have at home while at home. I hope you have enjoyed them as much as I have … [Read more...]

Landscape Coach Tips: Week 6

Coming at you with my week 6 of Landscape Coach Tips. These tips are things you can do in your yard with the items you have at home. They are being shared daily over on instagram / facebook and weekly here. LANDSCAPE COACH TIP 26:Repurpose old tools. This old rake became … [Read more...]