White Beans & Mushrooms with Red Pepper Sauce

Ingredients: 1 tbl avocado oil 8oz mushrooms (I used button mushrooms), sliced 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, soaked in water to rehydrate (about 10 minutes)* 3 cups cooked white beans 1/2 cup artichoke hearts (canned in water), quartered 2 cups red pepper sauce 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/2 black pepper 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp … More White Beans & Mushrooms with Red Pepper Sauce

Harvesting water to harvest more plants

What is Rainwater Harvesting? Rainwater harvesting is the collection of rainwater by “capturing, storing and directing rainwater runoff and putting it to use”, says the Colorado State Extension. Generally rainwater is collected from a residential roof and stored in a container (barrel or plastic tank) of some kind. Water can also be collected from concrete … More Harvesting water to harvest more plants

From boring lawn to inviting landscape

There’s a relatively recent new trend of “greening” one’s front yard. This means removing a “traditional”  grass lawn, and replacing it with something more environmentally appropriate based on the specific geographic region. For example in New Orleans, you would plant things that love a lot of water, and create a new landscape using good storm … More From boring lawn to inviting landscape