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

Healthy Soil and Why You Should Care-ELY096

2019-12-04T16:52:10-05:00By |DIY landscaping, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Ecological Landscaping, Low Maintenance Landscaping, Organic Landscaping|

Healthy soil and why you should care! – Show Notes

Today I am sharing a throwback episode!  We cover the basics of understanding soil health, and why this is incredibly important for low maintenance landscaping and eco friendly landscaping!  Soil is the basis for plant life!  Good healthy soil makes good healthy plants.

Today’s links: ely.how/episode96

Landscaping for unique circumstances – Special needs – ELY 092

2020-04-29T17:37:49-04:00By |DIY Landscape Design, DIY landscaping, Easy Landscaping Ideas, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Living with Purpose, Organic Landscaping|

Landscaping for unique situations: Special needs and life stages – Show Notes

Today’s links: ely.how/episode92

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 […]

Safe Mosquito Control – Part 2

2020-09-15T10:12:32-04:00By |Easy Living Yards Podcast, Organic Landscaping|

Safe Mosquito Control for your Family – Part 2 – Show Notes

Today we pick up from last last episode to discuss five ways to control mosquito problems in your yard, so you can better enjoy being outdoors with your family, and feel safe from mosquitos and harsh chemicals.

If you missed last episode, go check it out at ely.how/episode75

Links for safe mosquito control: ely.how/mosquito

Safe Mosquito Control

2020-09-15T10:12:31-04:00By |Easy Living Yards Podcast, Organic Landscaping|

Safe Mosquito Control for your Family – Show Notes

Today we cover five ways to control mosquito problems in your yard, so you can better enjoy being outdoors with your family, and feel safe from mosquitos and harsh chemicals.

Links for safe mosquito control: ely.how/mosquito

Safe and Natural Weed Control – ELY 067

2020-04-29T17:49:53-04:00By |Easy Living Yards Podcast, Ecological Landscaping, Low Maintenance Plants, Native Landscaping, Organic Landscaping|

Safe and Natural Weed Control – Show Notes

Today’s links: ely.how/episode67

Safe and natural weed control for weed problems

  • Why we hate weeds

    • Desire for order
    • Ugly plants
    • Wrong plant, […]

ELY 030 – Living a purpose driven life

2020-07-29T17:28:30-04:00By |Easy Living Yards Podcast, Living with Purpose, Organic Landscaping|

Living with a purpose driven life – Show Notes

Today, we talk about living with passion and having a purpose driven life

Yes, I was bummed yesterday

  • Case of Mondays
  • Tendency to complexity

My beliefs

  • What we do matters
  • having a purpose driven life is important

Easy Living Yards purpose: 10% for people and planet

  • Food independence through local healthy food
  • Social welfare and healthy families through grass roots
  • Healthy childhood for all children – physical, cognitive, emotional

Today’s episode: […]

AE 013-Healthy Low Maintenance Lawn Care

2020-07-29T17:28:16-04:00By |DIY Landscape Design, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Organic Landscaping|

Show Notes

In this episode, we talk about how to have a healthy lawn and a low maintenance lawn.  Is it possible to have a low maintenance lawn that your neighbors envy?

Topics:

  • Grass: Love/hate relationship
    • Aesthetics
    • Work
  • Maintenance
    • Mowing/growth
    • Feeding
    • General grass health
    • Weeds
  • Health
    • Chemical residues/exposure
    • Exhaust
      • Epa:
        • 17 million gallons of gas
        • 5% US air pollution
        • 600 million gallons used
      • Health
        • Highest heat time
        • High respiration
        • Inhalation
  • Easy steps to take control of lawn […]
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