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How to design a beautiful garden-ELY109

2021-04-29T11:28:31-04:00By |DIY Landscape Design, DIY landscaping, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Low Maintenance Landscaping|


Show Notes

Today’s links: ely.how/episode109

Ecological Landscaping – You can make a difference ELY108

2020-08-07T11:23:50-04:00By |Easy Living Yards Podcast, Ecological Landscaping, Landscaping Priorities, Living with Purpose, Low Maintenance Landscaping, Native Landscaping|


Ecological Landscaping – Your actions matter – Show Notes

Why your conscious choices make a difference

Today’s links: ely.how/episode108

Prairie Gardening – Ecological Landscaping ELY107

2020-07-31T16:29:16-04:00By |DIY landscaping, Drought Resistant Landscaping, Easy Landscaping Ideas, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Ecological Landscaping, Low Maintenance Landscaping, Native Landscaping|


How to create a prairie garden – Show Notes

Creating a prairie garden

A prairie garden, meadow garden, wildflower garden – whatever you want to call it – is a beautiful ecological landscaping to provide healthy native plant habitat in your yard in a beautiful low maintenance way.  In this episode we discuss what is a prairie garden and how to install a prairie garden from start to finish.

Today’s links: […]

How to Start Eco Friendly Landscaping – ELY 106

2020-07-06T11:47:09-04:00By |DIY landscaping, Drought Resistant Landscaping, Easy Landscaping Ideas, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Ecological Landscaping, Native Landscaping|

How to Start Eco Friendly Landscaping – Show Notes

Today’s links: ely.how/episode106

Organic Gardening Basics – ELY105

2020-06-10T17:17:52-04:00By |Easy Landscaping Ideas, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Edible Landscaping, Organic Landscaping|

Organic Gardening Basics – Show Notes

Have you dreamed of walking into your yard to a fresh organic garden?

Do you want to know how to start a garden?

This episode covers the basics of how to garden if you have no idea where to start!

Resources for How to start a garden: EasyLivingYards.com/episode105

Beautiful Eco-Friendly Landscaping-ELY104

2020-06-10T17:19:19-04:00By |Budget Landscaping, DIY Landscape Design, DIY landscaping, DIY Landscaping Videos, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Ecological Landscaping, Edible Landscaping, Living with Purpose, Low Maintenance Landscaping, Low Maintenance Plants, Native Landscaping, Permaculture|

Beautiful Eco-Friendly Landscaping with Jen & Gary – ELY 104 – Show Notes

Today I talk with Jen and Gary on a membership call about their eco landscaping plans and how to focus all of their cool ideas into a cohesive landscape design that works for them!   Join us to hear about their cool ideas from growing fruit trees, christmas trees, native pollinator gardening, and butterfly gardening ideas.

Today’s links: EasyLivingYards.com/Episode104

Applying Permaculture-ELY103

2020-06-10T17:20:34-04:00By |DIY Landscape Design, DIY landscaping, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Edible Landscaping, Low Maintenance Landscaping, Permaculture|

Applying Permaculture – Show Notes

We talked about permaculture in Episode 101.  But how does this thing called permaculture apply to real life?  Today, we talk about how to apply permaculture in a way that it improves our life!

Today’s links: easylivingyards.com/episode103

Garden Season Kickoff 2020 – ELY102

2020-04-29T17:50:04-04:00By |Current Events, DIY landscaping, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Low Maintenance Landscaping, Native Landscaping|

Easy Gardening Season Kickoff 2020 – Show Notes

Let’s step away from life’s drudgery and stress and think about how we can make a positive change in our lives and world with some simple focus on the land around our house that we call a yard.

What are you jazzed about for your yard this year?  How about adding some purpose to your yard?

  • Native plants?
  • Edible landscaping?
  • Veggie gardening?
  • Permaculture gardening?
  • Kid friendly landscaping?

Today, we […]

What is Permaculture-ELY 101

2020-06-10T17:22:50-04:00By |DIY Landscape Design, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Ecological Landscaping, Living with Purpose, Low Maintenance Landscaping, Permaculture|

What is permaculture? – Show Notes

I love permaculture.

But what is it?  Today we cover what permaculture is and how it has the potential to change your worldview and life.  Permaculture is a design concept has certainly changed my entire worldview and impacts everything I do.  100 episodes in, time to talk about permaculture!

Bam.

Listen at your own risk.  You might get addicted.

Today’s links: ely.how/episode101

Snapshots-ELY100

2020-01-17T10:01:53-05:00By |Current Events, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Landscaping Priorities, Living with Purpose|

ELY100 – Snapshots – Show Notes

Today is cause for celebration!  Reflecting on a journey of 100 episodes focused on positive change.  Thanks to all of you who have helped to manifest my vision of creating beautiful, purposeful, eco friendly landscapes across the US and world!  Together, our small changes in practice and mindset can make a massive positive change in our world.

Today’s links: ely.how/episode100

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