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 – 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
How to Compost – Show Notes
Learn how to compost! Composting can be super easy and is awesome for your yard! If you want to learn how to compost at home it can seem really overwhelming and complex. It doesn’t have to be! Learn how to compost the easy way and why it will be awesome for your yard!
Today’s links: ely.how/episode97
Front Yard Gardening that your neighbors will love – Show Notes
Today, we talk about Front Yard Vegetable Gardening.
Do you live in an HOA where you’re not allowed to have a vegetable garden? Perhaps you have pets that would trample your vegetables in the backyard. Or maybe a spouse that doesn’t want a vegetable garden?
Well…. Never Fear! Captain Vegetable is here!
In this episode, I’ll share with you several vegetables that add beauty to your landscape. You […]
I’m all about breaking barriers between the vegetable garden and the landscape. With these suggestions, you can start this transition too. And your neighbors will be impressed.
1- Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis)
Spring asparagus shoots are attractive and delicious
Asparagus foliage is beautiful in midsummer
This herbaceous perennial forms a great textured backdrop to your ornamental beds. The tender shoots arrive in spring, but be sure […]
Five Shrubs That Look as Good as They Taste
The word ‘shrub’ is rather interesting. It kinda reminds me of other words ending in ‘b,’ like glib, drab, blob, flab. Fairly plain on its own, the word seems to slough its way across the lips and falter to the floor as it leaves the mouth.
Despite any odd word physics, shrubs themselves can be very plain, unassuming plants while others bring amazing beauty to a landscape. Here […]
Edible Attractive Trees for Your Landscape
Man, I love me some pie. That’s right. Apple pie, banana pie, cherry pie, lemon merengue pie, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, you name it.
Yeah, so what gives?
As it turns out, most pies are made from some edible plant. And most of them come from a tree fruit.
Who doesn’t love edibles? Go to a supermarket and look for the space that seems most ‘alive.’ Odds are, you’ll end up in the […]