ELY 021-Don’t Get Busted! HOAs and Municipal Zoning Regulations

2020-07-29T17:28:38-04:00By |DIY Landscape Design, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Low Maintenance Landscaping|

Show Notes

Today, we talk about how to live in an HOA or municipal zoning area with regulations… without getting busted!

We want to be able to enjoy our low maintenance landscaping without having to work on it all of the time.  Here’s how you can have an easy landscape and enjoy it too!

  • HOA
    • Homeowners association
    • Regulate appearance and design of properties
  • Municipal codes
    • Codes written to regulate property design
    • Setback requirements, easements
  • How to […]

AE 018 – How to save time mowing your lawn

2020-07-29T17:28:05-04:00By |DIY Landscape Design, Easy Living Yards Podcast, Low Maintenance Landscaping|

Show Notes

Today, we talk about how to save time mowing the lawn.  From how often should you mow your lawn to how to save time mowing.

Mowing time saving hacks

  • Mowing – #1 time drain for maintenance
    • Inflexible
    • Takes away from what’s important
    • Weather dependent
    • #1 issue with neighbors
  • Main piece to “keep up with the joneses”
  • First – How to save 27hrs on yard work
    • Really get ninja time savings through habit changes
  • Three […]

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 […]

Quick Hacks for Easy Landscaping

2018-02-22T10:47:04-05:00By |DIY Landscape Design|

You know what I love?  

I love to see the wind blowing through the trees.  

I love to feel soft grass under my feet.  

I love to breathe the fresh air.  

I love to hear the birds chirping and the insects chattering.

You know what I don’t love?  

Cutting the grass.  Every. Week.

Pulling weeds.

Keeping plants trimmed.

Edging […]

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