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Old Growth Forests-ELY091

2019-10-22T13:51:33-04:00By |Easy Living Yards Podcast, Ecological Landscaping, Gardening Expert Interview, Living with Purpose|

Old Growth Forests with Joan Maloof – Show Notes

Have you ever wondered what life was like for Pocahontas?  I do.  Joan Maloof preserves the places that let you escape to a time before the earth was just a dead thing you can claim.

Joan Maloof of the Old Growth Forest Network is taking a stand.  She and her team are dedicated to preserving the last remnants of old growth forests across the eastern United States.  […]

Embracing Energy and Nature Spirits – ELY 090

2020-04-29T16:38:37-04:00By |Easy Living Yards Podcast, Ecological Landscaping, Gardening Expert Interview, Living with Purpose, Organic Landscaping|

Embracing energy and nature spirits – Show Notes

Amanda Gates is an interior designer.  But not just any interior designer.  She’s an advanced feng shui practitioner!

Amanda Gates from the Home Energy Design Podcast joins us today to discuss how our energy and the energy of our spaces can positively or negatively affect each other, and how we can more deeply connect with nature in our own backyard to boost our energy and become more fulfilled.

Today’s […]

Why do you matter?

2019-10-22T13:38:33-04:00By |Easy Living Yards Podcast, Landscaping Priorities, Living with Purpose, Organic Landscaping|

Why do you matter?  My commitment to a better world – Show Notes

Why the heck are we talking about living with purpose?  I thought this was a landscaping podcast?

Well, to me it’s obvious.  How you live your life and whether you live with purpose and intent affects everything else in your life.  Including your yard.  So let’s create a beautiful low maintenance landscape that you love and that makes the world better.

Let’s make a […]

Speak for the Trees! – ELY088

2020-04-29T17:48:13-04:00By |Easy Living Yards Podcast, Ecological Landscaping, Living with Purpose, Low Maintenance Landscaping, Native Landscaping|

I Speak for the trees!  – Show Notes

Today we talk about these amazing creatures that live longer than humans and are way more numerous than humans.  Trees!  Trees are amazing creatures, and they need our help.  YOUR help!  Here are things you can do for the trees and why it matters today more than ever.  EV-ER.

Today’s links: ely.how/episode88

Join the I Help Save the Earth Club! – ELY 087

2020-04-29T17:48:25-04:00By |Easy Living Yards Podcast, Ecological Landscaping, Living with Purpose, Low Maintenance Landscaping, Native Landscaping|

Join the I Help Save The Earth Club!

Today’s links: ely.how/episode87

Awesome Fall Garden Plants-ELY086

2020-04-29T17:48:36-04:00By |DIY Landscape Design, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Low Maintenance Plants, Native Landscaping|

Awesome Fall Garden Plants – Show Notes

Fall is a beautiful time!  Celebrate the season in your yard with beautiful plants that bring beautiful color and interest to your yard!  We highlight fall trees and fall perennials with awesome bursts of color for your yard.

Today’s links: ely.how/episode86

Outdoor entertainment with Welcome Home-ELY085

2019-10-01T15:50:15-04:00By |Budget Landscaping, Easy Landscaping Ideas, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Gardening Expert Interview|

Easy Swanky Outdoor Entertaining with Welcome Home! – Show Notes

Today’s links: ely.how/episode85

How can you easily entertain outdoors without breaking the bank or getting overwhelmed?

  • Kirsten Dunlap and Graham Smith from the Welcome Home Podcast

  • Awesome podcast – “The Home-Ec class you wish you’d been given”

    • Funny, enjoyable!
    • […]

What to expect with easy DIY landscaping – ELY 084

2019-10-01T15:51:27-04:00By |Current Events, DIY landscaping, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Low Maintenance Landscaping|

What to expect with Easy DIY Landscaping – Show Notes

Today’s links:

What to expect with easy DIY landscaping – 9 month garden […]

How to Create your Dream Yard – ELY083

2020-04-29T17:38:44-04:00By |DIY landscaping, Easy Landscaping Ideas, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Landscaping Priorities, Living with Purpose, Low Maintenance Landscaping|

Create the Dream Yard You Deserve – Show Notes

Today’s links: ely.how/episode83

Create the dream yard you deserve!

  • What a dream yard means to me

    • Pride
    • Beauty
    • Low maintenance
    • Long lasting
  • Personal dream yard landscaping

Fungus Amongus – ELY 082

2019-10-01T15:53:36-04:00By |DIY landscaping, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Low Maintenance Landscaping|

There’s a fungus amongus!  – Show Notes

Today, we discover that fungus is not only a good thing in your landscape, it is crucial to a healthy and happy garden!  Why fungus is beneficial for plants and soil!

Today’s links: ely.how/episode82

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