Mother Earth Living

Healthy Home

Make your home a safe haven with efficient design, chemical-free cleaning methods and home organization tips.
Permaculture experts and radical homemakers Scott and Arina Pittman live a bounteously full life—on their own terms.

13 Household Uses for Lemons
Brighten and refresh your home with these 13 easy, natural uses for lemon.
Active Closed Loop Solar Water Heater
Harvest the Sun with Solar Water Heaters
Solar water heaters are a smart, efficient way to save energy and reduce your dependence on fossil fuels.
Plug In
6 Energy-Saving Tips for Summer
Summer is heating up! Discover how you can cut costs, lower your energy usage and reduce your carbon footprint all while beating the hot summer sun.


Browse more great healthy home content in the Mother Earth Living archives.

Summer Home Comfort

Stay Cool without Air Conditioning
No air conditioning? No problem! Use this five tips to stay cool this summer.

Summer-Scented Room Sprays
Freshen stale indoor air with these floral, summery scents.

Guide to Houseplants
Plants add color to living spaces, but also boast many other benefits. Find the perfect plant for every room.


Nontoxic Flypaper

Make your own incredibly sticky (and safe!) fly strips to keep these unwanted pests at bay.


This groundbreaking book, by former MOTHER EARTH NEWS Publisher and Editorial Director Bryan Welch, cuts through the pessimism and denial that pervade today's discussions of sustainability and invites…

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Beginning with the down-to-earth basics of soil, sun and water, fertilizer and seeds and propagation, The Bountiful Container is an extraordinarily complete guide to container gardening. Written by tw…

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