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Is your family more important than your yard? Do you want to have a beautiful healthy landscape? Landscape designer and yard productivity coach Ben Hale will help you reduce work and increase curb appeal so you can create a positive change in your life.

Is your family more important than your yard? Do you want to have a beautiful healthy landscape? Landscape designer and yard productivity coach Ben Hale will help you reduce work and increase curb appeal so you can create a positive change in your life.

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United States

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Is your family more important than your yard? Do you want to have a beautiful healthy landscape? Landscape designer and yard productivity coach Ben Hale will help you reduce work and increase curb appeal so you can create a positive change in your life.

Language:

English


Episodes

What is Permaculture-ELY 101

2/5/2020
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 [...]

Duration:00:44:38

Snapshots-ELY100

1/17/2020
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 [...]

Duration:00:34:02

DIY Landscaping Mistakes-ELY098

12/18/2019
Show Notes There's not much better than making fun of yourself, right? Today, I share some of my recent DIY landscaping mistakes, and what we can all learn from them. Today’s links: ely.how/episode98 Today’s Plant: American Beautyberry, more on Beautyberry All about healthy soil How to design your yard like a pro Front [...]

Duration:00:42:04

How to Compost-ELY097

12/11/2019
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 [...]

Duration:00:36:51

Healthy Soil and Why You Should Care-ELY096

12/4/2019
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. [...]

Duration:01:01:54

Listener QA-ELY095

11/27/2019
Listener Questions and Feedback for Nov19 - Show Notes Today’s links: ely.how/episode88 Leave a review in Apple Podcasts! Best DIY Landscaping episodes: ELY 047 Pollinator Gardening Ideas: ELY 062 Ask Ben a Question for Free! Create the yard you deserve in the ELY Membership! Find me on Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest Today, I [...]

Duration:00:28:36

Best gifts for gardeners and new homeowners – ELY 094

11/20/2019
Best Gifts for Gardeners and new homeowners - Show Notes As we approach the holiday season, here are some of the best gardening gift ideas for that gardener just getting started, or a few years in. If you know a new homeowner that needs to tackle some outdated landscaping, these tools should be [...]

Duration:00:38:39

How to create a visual oasis-Laura-ELY093

11/13/2019
Laura's Landscape: Easy Landscaping Ideas for a visual oasis to replace ugly landscaping - Show Notes Today’s links: ely.how/episode93 Watch my chat with Laura on YouTube! Ask Ben a Question for Free! Create the yard you deserve in the ELY Membership! Find me on Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest Today we chat with Laura [...]

Duration:00:25:05

Landscaping for unique circumstances – Special needs – ELY 092

11/6/2019
Landscaping for unique situations: Special needs and life stages - Show Notes Today’s links: ely.how/episode92 Join the next live session: EasyLivingYards.com/Live Natural Play Ideas on Pinterest Ask Ben a Question for Free! Create the yard you deserve in the ELY Membership! Find me on Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest Landscapes are a place to [...]

Duration:00:44:11

Old Growth Forests-ELY091

10/30/2019
Old Growth Forests with Joan Maloof - Show Notes Have you ever wondered what life was like for Pocahontas? I do. Joan Maloof preserves the places that let you escape to a time before the earth was just a dead thing you can claim. Joan Maloof of the Old Growth Forest Network is [...]

Duration:00:38:55

Embracing Energy and Nature Spirits – ELY 090

10/23/2019
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 [...]

Duration:00:36:36

Why do you matter?

10/16/2019
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 [...]

Duration:00:17:53

Speak for the Trees! – ELY088

10/9/2019
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 [...]

Duration:00:14:12

Join the I Help Save the Earth Club! – ELY 087

10/2/2019
Join the I Help Save The Earth Club! Today’s links: ely.how/episode87 Free guide: How to live with purpose and intent What my Grandma taught me about living a meaningful life Suzanne Simard - How trees talk to each other Ask Ben a Question for Free! Create the yard you deserve in the ELY [...]

Duration:00:38:07

Awesome Fall Garden Plants-ELY086

9/25/2019
Awesome Fall Garden Plants - Show Notes Fall is a beautiful time! Celebrate the season in your yard with beautiful plants that bring beautiful color and interest to your yard! We highlight fall trees and fall perennials with awesome bursts of color for your yard. Today’s links: ely.how/episode86 Goldenrod (Solidago spp) New England [...]

Duration:00:26:49

Outdoor entertainment with Welcome Home-ELY085

9/18/2019
Easy Swanky Outdoor Entertaining with Welcome Home! - Show Notes Today’s links: ely.how/episode85 The Welcome Home Podcast Free Q&A with Ben Hale Find me on Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest How can you easily entertain outdoors without breaking the bank or getting overwhelmed? Kirsten Dunlap and Graham Smith from the Welcome Home Podcast Awesome podcast [...]

Duration:00:32:56

What to expect with easy DIY landscaping – ELY 084

9/11/2019
What to expect with Easy DIY Landscaping - Show Notes Today’s links: Get started today! What is the one question you need to ask me? Ask it here! ELY Membership: Transform your yard with confidence Find me on Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest What to expect with easy DIY landscaping – 9 month garden [...]

Duration:00:26:35

How to Create your Dream Yard – ELY083

9/4/2019
Create the Dream Yard You Deserve - Show Notes Today’s links: ely.how/episode83 Landscape vision and goals – Episode 72 View your yard like a pro Create the yard you deserve in the ELY Membership! Ask a question Find me on Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest Create the dream yard you deserve! What a dream [...]

Duration:00:20:04

Fungus Amongus – ELY 082

8/28/2019
There's a fungus amongus! - Show Notes Today, we discover that fungus is not only a good thing in your landscape, it is crucial to a healthy and happy garden! Why fungus is beneficial for plants and soil! Today’s links: ely.how/episode82 Boost your soil and plants: Mykos mycorrhizal fungi inoculant Soil and why it [...]

Duration:00:29:16

How to overcome DIY overwhelm – ELY 081

8/21/2019
How to Overcome DIY Landscaping Overwhelm - Show Notes Let's face it. DIY Landscaping can be overwhelming! Here are ways to avoid getting overwhelmed with your low maintenance landscaping ideas and how to focus on getting things done and making life better! Today’s links: ely.how/episode81 Free Easy Plants list Landscaping with Vision - [...]

Duration:00:26:40