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Fill your table with these simple ideas for ghoulishly good, healthy and festive Halloween treats.
Use this quick and easy granola recipe to keep your belly and pantry full.
Scientifically speaking, you can bestow more happiness with the gift of experiences.
Check out these ideas for useful gifts that will delight your loved ones.
Learn more about diethanolamine—a suspected carcinogen used in beauty and personal-care products in the United States.
Enjoy the benefits of gardening with these cheap ideas that will help you save money and produce more of your family’s food.
Promote health and overall well-being when you consider these four tips while decorating your home.
Try one or more of these smart kitchen storage ideas to add comfort, convenience and style to small-space kitchens.
Show your love for your sweetie and the earth this Valentine’s Day with these eco-friendly ideas.
Looking for the perfect gift for that special someone this holiday season? Check out these 30 awesome eco-friendly gift ideas!
Tie your home to nature with these three seasonal centerpiece ideas from Pinterest. Your Thanksgiving dinner table will thank you.
Get your garden in shape this fall, and have some fun in it, with these fun and innovative fall garden ideas we've collected on our Pinterest page.
Try this tasty garden produce-friendly recipe, a delicious, easy and adaptable way to eat up your garden harvest.
This recipe for spiced nuts makes a quick and tasty snack or gift.
Plan your next neighborhood potluck with these helpful tips.
When the weather gets warm take your lunch outside. Try these healthy picnic foods, plus get a recipe for a simple pea pesto!
Summer beach days are fast approaching! Beyond the sand and surf basics, encourage kids to get creative at the shore this season by making sea life “touch tanks,” and creating beach art in the open air.
Give homemade gifts for the ones you love with these herbal crafts for Valentine's Day, including tussie-mussies and potpourri.
Delight in these delicious tea recipes in celebration of National Hot Tea Month.
Start living simple with help from our January/February 2014 issue. From learning to crochet to making your own compost, we have the tools you need to live the good life.
Get your friends together for a good time for little to no cost with these four swap party ideas.
Stumped on what to give your friend or family member with an apartment garden? Try one of these ideas for gifts for gardeners.
The Lemon Verbena Lady talks about some of her favorite sights in Pittsburgh during Christmas, as well as some of her favorite herbs, books and crafts for the holidays.
Peruse our articles about healthy living from the July/August 2013 issue. In this issue we teach you how to enjoy your bountiful garden harvest all year; give you product recommendations to create a healthier, simpler, more self-sufficient home; show you simple solutions for quick breakfasts; discuss the basics of simple and affordable DIY body-care products; and much more!
This holiday season, avoid the shopping frenzy and make your own gifts straight from the heart. These homemade holiday gift ideas are fun and should cover nearly everyone on your shopping list.
Honor your traditions in a more sustainable way—while still pleasing your children—with these six eco-friendly gift ideas for kids.
For a nutrition-packed, hearty vegetarian dinner, try these three recipes for one-dish savory dinner pies.
Wrap your holiday gifts with these gift-wrapping ideas that reuse materials from around the house.
When you’re wrapping up your holiday shopping, consider shopping for a good cause. By giving all of your loved ones Cookies for Kids' Cancer this holiday season you may help bring kids with cancer that much closer to a cure.
Infusing spirits with your favorite herbs and spices is a fun and easy way to stock your bar for holiday entertaining. They also make the loveliest gift for a cocktail enthusiast!
Send plantable greeting cards to your loved ones. It's something they will enjoy well into gardening season.
Personalize your gift giving with a unique herb garden gift. While this time of year conjures images of poinsettias that fade and collect dust long before the holiday festivities are done, a customized herb kit is a meaningful gift that will provide fresh herbs and provide naturally lush décor for many months afterward.
Herbs can produce a wide variety of natural dyes, and some from useful plants you may already grow!
Celebrate the father figures in your life with these ideas for herbal gifts.
Bring the designs and ideas of talented gardeners around the world into your own growing space.
The stirrings of spring may make you want to buy every plant or seed in sight, but a little planning can help you create a garden you'll truly enjoy.
My favorite experience at the Natural Products Expo West was the 6th Annual FIG Media Luncheon, hosted by the Fresh Ideas Group. This year, the panelists discussed how to pave the road for a healthier future.
In the wake of some health concerns, the Samurai Sage seeks simple, low maintenance gardening ideas that result in pretty, good-smelling plants.
Take a walk around a blooming botanical garden this spring and explore new flower themes, events, workshops and recipes.
The Lemon Verbena Lady is not a video game player, but she says designing your garden just got a lot more enjoyable with the Herb Garden Planner.
Forgo store-bought goods this year in favor of a homemade gift. These homemade Valentine’s Day gift ideas are sure to meet your time, talents and budget!
Skip the hardy snacks that Super Bowl parties usually provide by replacing them with these great, healthy finger snacks. Trust us, no one will complain.
Learn about the new Garden Planner we used to design our own office community garden.
Green America offers savvy shoppers daily discounts—and reassurance that they're buying green—through GreenDeals.
Grow herbs indoors over the winter months with this simple gardening idea.
Unused and expired medications are difficult to recycle. Participate in National Take-Back Day this Saturday for an easy, safe way to dispose of old pills.
Find inspiration from your local farmer’s markets and experiment with unique, fresh vegetables. Guest blogger KyLynn Hull explains her experience.
If your holiday’s on a budget, give a gourmet holiday gift like biscotti.
Herbal wedding party favors are great for weddings or any parties you’re hosting.
Give your dad an herbal-themed gift basket this Father’s Day.

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