Join Us at the 2023 Planet-Based Living Festival!

For the third year, we’ll be at the festival ready to answer questions about permaculture, revegetation, transforming lawns (see previous blog entry), and more! Last year, we were happy to provide two workshops to the public for free including creating [native] seed bombs and a class on composting with only plant materials. For more information,Continue reading “Join Us at the 2023 Planet-Based Living Festival!”

Replace your Lawn with a Native Oasis – Tips, Tricks and Recommended Plants!

By: Dylan McFarland Removing a portion or all of your turf is an excellent way to not only save water and money but also to provide a more biodiverse and habitable space for the local wildlife. Here in the plains of Colorado gardening and landscaping can be a challenge. We have hard, clay soil thatContinue reading “Replace your Lawn with a Native Oasis – Tips, Tricks and Recommended Plants!”

Native Seed Bombs!

Plant wildflower with seed bombs! “Whether it’s a plant pot, flowerbed, wild patch in your lawn or an entire meadow, sowing wildflowers in your garden provides vital resources to support a wide range of insects that couldn’t otherwise survive in urban or built-up areas” You will need: Meadow flower seeds or seeds collected from the garden. Ideally,Continue reading “Native Seed Bombs!”

Plant-Based Burgers for Dogs, Cats and You!

This recipe is a great way to add plants from your gardens into meals for yourself, dogs, and cats! Ingredients that can be added, and grown in Colorado, include lentils, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, mushrooms, and vegetable broth (or just water). Check out Compassion Circle to order Vegedog and Vegecat! Be sure to add inContinue reading “Plant-Based Burgers for Dogs, Cats and You!”

Beneficiary Design Aspects

My partner and I are talking about the mutually beneficially aspects of “The Night Sky Prairie Refuge” design. I wanted to take the time to walk through what we believe to key components of the work we’ve carefully considered and what we be the result once the design is implemented and established. Enrichment, soil restoration,Continue reading “Beneficiary Design Aspects”