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Jeremy Delost of Acer Water Tanks in San Marcos, Texas, explains how the city is offering citizens large rebates to install rainwater-harvesting systems.
Let this close up look at a festive table setting inspire your Thanksgiving harvest feast!
Bring a little autumn cheer into your home with these fun fall decoration tips.
Try this tasty garden produce-friendly recipe, a delicious, easy and adaptable way to eat up your garden harvest.
Use up your herb harvest to whip together this creamy herb dip recipe in under five minutes and serve it as a dip or use it as a spread for your favorite wraps.
Use this simple recipe to preserve fresh tomatoes as freezable stewed tomatoes.
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!
Gather herbs for crafting herbal remedies with our expert help. We share basic guidelines for determining the appropriate time of year to harvest each part of a plant and teach you how to harvest herbs from gardens.
These nettle chips are deliciously unique and packed with nutrients. Try this perfectly satisfying salty snack in early spring.
Try this delicious recipe for salty, crunchy stinging nettle chips made fresh from the garden.
Although winter is setting in, that doesn't mean an end to the garden season in desert climates! Get inspired by this beautiful rainwater-harvesting, food-producing desert landscape!
Help ring in another fall season with these tasty treats.
Made from recycled aluminum and stainless steel, MasterShield Gutter Protection can protect gutters from falling debris and inclement weather and can earn a home LEED points.
Cutting and drying herbs can be a great way for kids to learn about them.
Oregon's Wild Harvest Immuni Tea is packed full of many beneficial medicinal herbs that can help with the prevention and treatment of dozens of ailments from constipation to headache relief.
Guest blogger and novice gardener Shelley Moore harvests her first round of fresh spinach from the garden to bring to the dinner table.
Whether you want it for tea or some other project, handling stinging nettle during harvesting does not have to be painful.
In honor of Earth Day, the Cork Forest Conservation Alliance has teamed up with Anthropologie to create unique window display art made from recycled corks.
The U.S. Green Building Council singles out the Forest Stewardship Council as the only trusted wood certifier.
A ForestEthics report calls out the American Forest and Paper Association-backed Sustainable Forestry Initiative label for not protecting forests.
Natural Home editorial intern Samantha Schwartz shares her tips for having a green Fourth of July with healthy food and a fun, waste-free atmosphere.
Summertime in Texas means heat, humidity, and a thriving herb garden. The time is right to harvest basil and parsley.
There are many ways to use parsley in your home. Enter for a chance to win parsley seed packets.
Natural Home guest blogger Rebecca Selove considers rainwater cistern options for harvesting rainwater at her sustainable Tennessee farmhouse that she is building to LEED standards.
Use fresh tarragon as the main ingredient in vinegars, salad dressings, and rotisserie herbed chicken recipes to extend its harvest.
We may have found the perfect pineapple sage jelly recipe. Read the recipe.
Before we go into mourning over the loss of our favorite fresh herb, basil, let's consider these five ways to stretch out our basil  harvest.
You should try the Lemon Verbena Lady's version of a Certo recipe for Herbed Garlic Jelly.
Celebrate the significance of the autumnal equinox with these harvest recipes.
Learn how to use leftover basil from your summer harvest to create delicious scented basil jellies.

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