Landscape Coach Tips: Week 4

Coming at you with my week 4 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 in these emails! Enjoy. LANDSCAPE COACH TIP 16: Plant in the fall then enjoy all the … [Read more...]

Local Nursery Operating Updates

There has been a lot of changes with the plant nurseries in town as they pivot to work with the changing times. I know the weekend is coming and many of you may be anxious to get over to the nurseries so you can get planting in your yard. Please note a few things before you go. 1. Follow the … [Read more...]

Help, My Trees Need Pruning

The winter is best time of year to prune trees, learn how to choose the best professional to prune your trees. This isn't an every year kind of thing but keep reading to learn more. I wrote this article originally for the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Authority over on … [Read more...]

Backyard Wildlife Sanctuaries

Our Land: Backyard Wildlife Sanctuaries: I was so excited to be asked to share my backyard for a feature with Our Land, a regular segment on New Mexico PBS. In this month’s installment of Our Land, correspondent Laura Paskus takes viewers along as she examines the effort to build a network of … [Read more...]

Creating Living Shade with Vines

This article was originally posted for, it is being re-published here for your use. While it is fantastic living in the Southwest where the sun shines over 310 days a year, sometimes landscapes and homeowners alike crave shade. Large trees provide great shade but may take a long … [Read more...]

The Right Lawn for You

This article was originally published on It is being re-published here for your use! Many homeowners would like a turf grass lawn, but might feel irresponsible watering a lawn in the arid Southwest. The key to choosing a turf grass is to determine the one most suited to the … [Read more...]

Fun Fall Plants

Let's not sell Fall short because here in New Mexico we host a most gorgeous array of beautiful fall blooming plants. I specifically mention blooming because most of us are aware of the gorgeous Fall grasses but today I wanted to share some of the flowering gems in our gardens during this … [Read more...]

Welcome FALL!

    Welcome FALL! I'm excited to fall into this new season of life and business. It's one of my most favorite times of the year because it is by far THE BEST TIME TO PLANT IN YOUR GARDEN! Yep, that's exactly what I said. FALL not SPRING is the best time to plant. I'm presently … [Read more...]