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...]
There once was a man from Nantucket…..
I'm back from a very restful trip to Nantucket. As I was preparing to write this blog post, I'm reminded that no matter where we go we are surrounded by community. Whether it is a community of friends on vacation, tourists on bicycles, or fisherman on their skiffs. Each represent a different type of … [Read more...]
Reduce crime, bring your neighbor a Valentine!
February is typically a high crime month in Albuquerque*. It’s cold, there are new post-Christmas toys, and we have less communication with our neighbors. One of the topics I’m passionate about is building community. I truly believe that less crime exists in strong communities and I’m not … [Read more...]
Community is defined as a group of people who live in the same area. That may be a city, town or neighborhood. I can honestly say that I live in an amazing neighborhood. AKA “the party street” and while we do have our fair share of block parties the relationships go much deeper than that. … [Read more...]