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

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

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

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

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 […]

How to create a visual oasis-Laura-ELY093

2020-04-29T17:50:14-04:00By |DIY Landscape Design, DIY landscaping, Easy Landscaping Ideas, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Gardening Expert Interview, Low Maintenance Landscaping, Native Landscaping|

Laura’s Landscape: Easy Landscaping Ideas for a visual oasis to replace ugly landscaping – Show Notes

Today’s links: ely.how/episode93

Today we chat with […]

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

Eco Landscaping-How to start a garden-AE 006

2020-07-29T17:27:55-04:00By |DIY Landscape Design, DIY landscaping, Easy Landscaping Ideas, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Ecological Landscaping, Low Maintenance Landscaping|

Show Notes

In this episode we talk about what you need to do before starting a project.  How to plan yard projects properly so you work less later!

Topics:

  • Design Principles
  • Think big picture
  • How project fits into greater landscape
  • Better to plan first than to plant first
    • Easier to correct planning mistakes
    • Difficult to correct planting
  • Planning tips
    • Find right time of year for planting
    • Plan for growth
      • Spreading habit
        • Seeding
        • Runners
      • Root growth
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