AE 004-Time Saving Hacks for your Yard

2020-07-29T17:28:19-04:00By |DIY Landscape Design, Easy Living Yards Podcast|

Show Notes

Today, we discuss how to save time in your yard with tactics and practices.


  • Design and Establishment
    • Right Plants
    • “Low Maintenance” Plants
    • Proper planting
    • Plan for future
      • Growth – roots, branches
    • Plant gardens that only need work twice a year
      • com/2xgarden
      • Good fertility
      • Dense planting
      • Low maintenance plants
        • Wide range of conditions
      • Consider clover
        • Natural fertilizer
      • Plant a naturalized space – less work, rugged beauty
  • Maintenance
    • Increase time between maintenance routine

AE 002-Low Maintenance Landscapes Part 1

2020-07-29T17:28:21-04:00By |DIY Landscape Design, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Landscaping Priorities|

Show Notes

In this episode, we talk about what makes a low maintenance landscape.

  • Mindset – Life > Yard
  • Healthy plants
  • Healthy Soil
  • Right plant right place
  • Natives, adapted
  • Perennials
  • Grouped plantings vs isolated

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AE 001-The Right Mindset for your Yard and Life

2020-07-29T17:28:24-04:00By |Easy Living Yards Podcast, Landscaping Priorities|

Show Notes

On today’s episode, we discuss how your life is more important than your yard.

  • how to focus on your life first
  • how to adjust your maintenance routine
  • how to reduce yard maintenance
  • why prioritization is important

Links for today’s episode:

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 […]

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