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 […]

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

2020 Goals-ELY099

2020-06-10T17:26:26-04:00By |Current Events, DIY landscaping, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Landscaping Priorities, Living with Purpose|

ELY 099 – 2020 Goals: Show Notes

Today’s links: ely.how/episode99

2020 Goals for a new decade     

Are you ready for a new decade?  Well it’s here!  Let’s work together to […]

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 […]

ELY 040 – DIY Landscaping at our house

2020-07-29T17:29:10-04:00By |Current Events, DIY landscaping, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Native Landscaping|

DIY Landscaping Update at the Hale House – Show Notes

What’s going on with the Hale’s DIY Landscaping

Today’s links: ely.how/episode40

DIY Landscaping Update outline

  • Shift focus from interior of house to outdoors
  • Front yard landscaping makeover

The Opportunity Called the California Water Shortage

2020-05-18T10:38:31-04:00By |Current Events, Drought Resistant Landscaping, Ecological Landscaping|

The California Water Shortage: A Case for Aesthetic Ecosystem and Ecological Design

California reservoir drought A reservoir showing the effect of drought conditions in California

In recent news, there has been significant coverage of California’s struggle with its below average precipitation in the past several years.  Yes, they call it a drought.

Governor Jerry Brown and California State Water Resources Control Board have come forward […]

What to Expect at Easy Living Yards

2020-04-29T17:46:54-04:00By |Current Events, Living with Purpose, Low Maintenance Landscaping|

I want to take a few moments to explain my intent with this site, as well as set some expectations for you.

I have created Easy Living Yards because I have perceived a need to connect two distinct practices within landscape design. The practices of conventional landscape design can be very detrimental to the surrounding environment. And although certain elements of sustainable design are being adapted into this conventional design practice, the adaptation is often to […]

Here’s to 30, and Here We Go!

2020-04-29T17:47:21-04:00By |Current Events, Living with Purpose|

How we can all work to make the world just one step better

So yeah, this is it.  I’m 30 today.

This day marks a turning point for many 20-somethings, because they’re no longer 20-somethings.  They’re now in the ‘old people’ category in the eyes of kids.

 

A Change…

This day marks a turning point for me as well.  Today is the day I launch my website, Easy Living Yards.

 The launching of Easy Living Yards marks a […]

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