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8/28/2015
Enjoy this simple, summery kale and tomato salad well into fall.
8/27/2015
After one family built a home they loved in Belfast, Maine, they soon realized it was using too many resources to heat. Here’s what they learned when they transitioned to a more efficient, net-zero home.
8/21/2015
Super-simple and kid-friendly, this five ingredient maple-walnut salad is perfect for quick lunches or dinners.
8/20/2015
Whip up a delicious batch of homemade tomato basil soup with this easy, minimal recipe.
8/19/2015
Just because your garden’s gotten away from you, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it! Learn how to use the flowers from your overgrown veggie garden around the house.
8/18/2015
Make your next vacation or road trip a little lighter on the planet with these simple tips for reducing your carbon footprint while traveling.
8/14/2015
A pop of freshly squeezed lemon juice and a hint of cayenne pepper round out the flavor of this delicious White Bean Cashew Dip recipe.
8/7/2015
This savory cashew loaf is the perfect vegan “meatloaf” recipe that will satisfy anyone.
8/4/2015
Turn to these editor-recommended products when shopping for effective, chemical-free skin-care solutions.
7/31/2015
Moist carrot mini-cupcakes are perfectly portioned for breakfast, brunch or dessert.
7/30/2015
Most businesses could be a little more eco-conscious. Start small with these simple steps toward making your business greener.
7/29/2015
Stop worrying about typical garden woes and enjoy the beauty of your summer garden with these simple tips.
7/27/2015
Discover how this healthful beverage can enhance your health and beauty routine.
7/24/2015
Enjoy a satisfying breakfast with Laura Theodore’s Rocky Mountain Toast recipe.
7/20/2015
Enlist healing essential oils to relieve pain, improve respiration, repel insects and more.
7/17/2015
Whip up this delightful lemon cake for any special occasion.
7/15/2015
Rather than feeling overwhelmed by the numerous ins and outs of starting your very first home garden, start small with these simple planting tips.
7/10/2015
Serve fresh asparagus smothered in a creamy vegan hollandaise sauce as a delectable side dish for any meal.
7/8/2015
Invite a variety of wildlife into your garden when you add these elements that are sure to make it a safe and restful sanctuary.
7/6/2015
Get your life back in-sync with these tips for alleviating work burnout.
7/3/2015
Serve up refreshing flavor with Cool Cucumber Soup and Avocado Roll Ups. These recipes are perfect for a Fourth of July picnic.
6/29/2015
Gardening and pets don’t always mix. These five simple tips will help you enjoy gardening and quality time with your furry friend, at the same time.
6/26/2015
Easy-to-prepare vegan frittatas make a classic breakfast or hearty dinner.
6/25/2015
Introduce your little ones to the benefits of herbs and natural remedies early in life with these herbs that are great for kids.
6/24/2015
Don’t miss out on any summertime fun when you employ these herbal remedies to treat three common summer health concerns.
6/19/2015
Rich, chocolate chip blondies are naturally sweetened with bananas.
6/16/2015
While it may be tempting to buy that pretty, already-in-bloom flower from your local greenhouse’s sale, starting plants from seed is a more gratifying and less expensive way to garden.
6/12/2015
Seitan and mushrooms beef up this hearty, vegan marinara sauce recipe.
6/5/2015
Make this refreshing, tropical mango sorbet to help you enjoy hot summer nights.
6/3/2015
Ditch antiperspirants loaded with suspected carcinogens and find effective, natural options with this array of hard-working, editor-tested under-armor.
6/2/2015
If you are struggling with finding the right balance between work and your family, turn to these tips to attain happiness both personally and professionally.
5/29/2015
Meaty Portobello mushrooms give this vegan stroganoff recipe all the flavor and texture of the traditional version.
5/22/2015
Satisfy everyone in the family with this complete vegan menu perfect for your Memorial Day get-together.
5/20/2015
There are several medicinal plants that are not only fun to grow, but also have beneficial properties that can boost skin health. Nourish and hydrate dry, dull skin, prevent breakouts and fight aging with the natural remedies provided by these five plants.
5/18/2015
There’s more to eco-friendly driving than choosing a fuel-efficient or hybrid car. Consider implementing these simple practices to make your driving habits a little bit greener.
5/15/2015
Feature this colorful herbed pasta salad as the main course at your next outdoor get-together.
5/13/2015
Grow a lush garden in containers by making a few of these DIY planters.
5/8/2015
Easy-to-make homemade tortilla chips are a great, healthy choice for snacking.
5/6/2015
If you’re on a tight budget, or just in a pinch and need a quick dab of perfume, try one of these unusual perfume alternatives.
4/30/2015
Bell pepper boats make this Chickpea and Quinoa Salad a perfect spring and summer picnic dish.
4/27/2015
Cultivate a bright, cheery and unique garden in your own backyard. There’s only one catch: What happens when your colorful plants stop blooming? Learn more about seven flowers that will keep their colorful blooms all season long.
4/24/2015
These tasty, vegan cookie squares make an excellent treat for special occasions or afternoon get-togethers.
4/23/2015
Living in a high-efficiency home can be a bit of an adjustment. Follow these four expert tips to make the transition go more smoothly.
4/17/2015
Add protein and whole grains to your menu with this hearty red quinoa salad recipe.
4/14/2015
Before you can plant a bountiful spring and summer garden consider these six basics for choosing the best garden location in your yard.
4/13/2015
Sleep more soundly with these natural sleep aids.
4/13/2015
Our experts share some of their favorite natural cleaning finds.
4/13/2015
Minimize indoor pollutants, protect your health and live in style with these ideas for incorporating eco-friendly, natural décor into your home.
4/10/2015
Nutritious, easy-to-make jicama salads are the perfect spring accompaniment to any meal.
4/3/2015
Put together an elegant dessert quickly with this recipe for a Ginger Chocolate Mousse Pie.
3/30/2015
To boost the indoor air quality of new homes, turn to these two common, energy-efficient ventilation strategies.
3/30/2015
Achieve mind-body balance by committing to a long-term yoga practice. Find tips for getting started with classes, meditation and continued yoga education.
3/27/2015
Add spring color and crunch to meals with this light, refreshing asparagus salad.
3/24/2015
Try these simple yoga routines throughout your day for more energy, reduced stress and a better night's sleep.
3/20/2015
Leafy spring greens add lively color and substance to this vegan stuffed shells recipe.
3/13/2015
Drizzled with sweet pepper sauce, hearty cauliflower steaks are full of robust flavor.
3/6/2015
Please kids of all ages with these healthy Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies.
3/2/2015
A primer to using lavender essential oil to reduce stress, relax and get better sleep!
2/27/2015
Top your spaghetti with flavorful, satisfying wheatballs for a quick weeknight meal.
2/20/2015
Mushroom-Nut Burgers are full of flavor and just as hearty as any meat-based burger you’ve ever had.
2/17/2015
Dig into the season with our favorite organic gardening tips and tricks to grow your own bounty.
2/13/2015
Let them eat cake! It's hard to believe that this decadent Chocolate Ganache Cake is actually vegan.
2/6/2015
Keep delectable baked apples moist by wrapping them in parchment paper before baking.
2/3/2015
This February marks American Heart Health month—discover 10 super heart-health tips from nutrition expert Jonny Bowden.
2/2/2015
Super energy-efficient homeowner Sarah Lozanova answers some of the most common questions she has received from friends and family about her high-performance house.
1/30/2015
Warm your tummy with this elegant butternut bisque.
1/26/2015
Solar energy use continues to climb by 20 percent every year. Learn more about this amazing clean energy by checking out these 10 fun facts about solar energy.
1/23/2015
Homemade pizza doesn't have to require yeast-risen dough. Try this gluten-free polenta crust for your next pizza night.
1/19/2015
Enriched with a number of relaxing and healing ingredients, Erbaviva’s Relax Body Lotion is a great body-care product to store on the office desk.
1/15/2015
This Vegan German Chocolate Cake is just as decadent and satisfying as the classic dessert.
1/9/2015
There are myriad perks to turning your home into a net-zero living space. Learn how to find energy independence with these high-performance home tips.
1/7/2015
Smothered in a hearty walnut cream sauce this steamed kale recipe is sure to please everyone, even the naysayers.
12/23/2014
Quick and easy-to-make, these vegan Cherry and Chocolate Taco Cookies are sure to become your family's new holiday tradition.
12/12/2014
Can you craft delicious home cooked meals without eating up a ton of energy? Discover whether your slowly cooked Crock-Pots are any more energy efficient than stove top or oven cooking.
12/9/2014
Forget starting from scratch each evening: End weeknight menu madness with this wholesome meal-plan hack.
12/9/2014
Choose the best tools for pruning with this handy list.
12/8/2014
Treasure the golden spice turmeric for its health-boosting properties, as well as its myriad other uses.
12/3/2014
Find winter comfort in a high-performance house. With a heat recovery ventilation system you can more-efficiently heat your home.
11/28/2014
Fall is a wonderful time to connect back to nature. Enjoy these inspiring leaf art activities for all ages and get connected again.
11/26/2014
Tie your home to nature with these three seasonal centerpiece ideas from Pinterest. Your Thanksgiving dinner table will thank you.
11/20/2014
Make a bath even more luxurious with these three bath soak recipes.
11/19/2014
Get inspired by early winter to decorate your home.
11/14/2014
This homemade masala chai tea recipe will warm you up this fall and winter.
11/6/2014
These delicious, healthful cookies are made with almond meal, coconut oil, dark chocolate chips and maple syrup.
11/4/2014
The pumpkin is one of autumn’s most beloved foods. Use this health-boosting food in these six sweet and savory pumpkin recipes for fall.
11/4/2014
With the advancements in the solar energy field within the past decade, the implementation of a renewable energy source on a widespread scale has never been more within our societies grasp.
10/23/2014
Some of my favorite, effective natural skin care products include a powerfully healing skin cream, a dark-circle-erasing eye cream and a luxurious facial oil.
10/22/2014
After a year with her family spent in a high-performance home, one blogger shares the joys of living in a home that offers low utility bills, energy independence, comfort, lasting memories and much more.
10/13/2014
Knowing if a plant is invasive, exotic, or native can save you a lot of time and trouble in your garden. In this article, Master Gardener, Stephanie Montalvo will explain the differences and give you tools to figure out if a plant is good or bad for your garden.
10/10/2014
Switch out old, rusted windows for new, stylish ones while cutting down on energy costs by choosing new windows wisely.
10/8/2014
Use this gentle facial cleanser from Elemental Herbology in the evening to keep your complexion free of dirt and grime.
10/7/2014
Try our editor’s picks for five skin-care solutions that are sure to give you a healthy complexion.
10/1/2014
Two to five times more polluted than outdoor air, our indoor air quality is worsening. Embrace these five healthful practices for cleaner air.
9/29/2014
Try these ten natural skin care and food solution to help prevent skin from signs of early aging.
9/18/2014
Whip up this batch of chocolate and coconut granola for a grain-free granola recipe that’s packed with healthful nuts and seeds.
8/19/2014
Ditch that extra-large tub of heavily buttered popcorn from your local movie theater for one of these delicious, nutritious natural popcorn products.
8/13/2014
Discover seven health benefits of blueberries, a tiny, nutrient-dense fruit that packs a powerful punch.
8/8/2014
Try these five editor-recommended picks for quick-fix foods.
8/4/2014
Treat your skin to the wonderfully delicious scent of vanilla with this luxurious vanilla sugar scrub from Garden Apothecary.
8/4/2014
In Belfast Cohousing and Ecovillage, high-performance houses experience much more comfortable temperatures with little electric output.
7/31/2014
Organic spelt flour makes for a simple and healthier replacement for white flours in many recipes.
7/28/2014
When it comes to “going green” at home, the purpose is clear: to conserve and manage your home’s energy intake and expenditure. A good start, especially during the hot months of summer, would be to take a look at fiberglass windows.
7/22/2014
When caring for your hair with conventional beauty products is not enough, supplement your hair care with these five fabulous herbs for healthy hair.
7/1/2014
Delve into the research behind another unusual herb from across the globe. Szechuan buttons are electric-packed flower buds that have numbing properties, giving them the aptly named moniker, the "toothache plant".
6/25/2014
Reach for these taste-tested, healthy granola bars next time you need a snack.
6/18/2014
There’s no getting around it, jobs can be tough. Here are some all natural ways to stay healthier, relieve stress and feel better while on the job.
6/16/2014
Tame frizz with this botanical-rich leave-in conditioning mist from John Masters Organics.
6/4/2014
Serve up these tasty gluten-free muffins and get your morning off to a great start.
5/29/2014
Swap conventional flour with a gluten-free blend in this sweet crepes recipe.
5/21/2014
This moist French yogurt cake recipe is gluten-free and super simple.
5/2/2014
A meatless dish, Grilled Tomato Polenta tastes excellent alongside grilled veggies and makes a delicious weeknight meal.
4/24/2014
Keep your little ones busy outdoors with these five fun and innovative outdoor crafts for kids found on Pinterest. From backyard teepees to homemade slime, we've got you covered.
4/24/2014
Take advantage of farmers market finds this spring and pick up a rack of lamb for these Garlic-Rosemary Lamb Chops.
4/11/2014
With spring brings fresh ingredients. Use fresh harvested herbs to whip up a flavorful pesto and pair it with buckwheat or your favorite grain to make a delicious grain salad. This Buckwheat Pesto Salad recipe comes courtesy Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods and Melanie of Nutritious Eats.
4/7/2014
See how an energy-efficient house faired it’s first winter in Maine.
4/2/2014
If you're looking for a fruity cookie that's also high in fiber, look no further than this delicious recipe for Whole-Grain Apple Blueberry Granola Cookies, courtesy Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods.
3/27/2014
Trade your unhealthy conventional potato chips in for one of our picks for best organic chips.
3/19/2014
A new type of hardwood floors has come on the market that are not only gorgeous, they also will help clean the air in your home.
3/13/2014
Minimize the appearance of dull, aging skin with Larenim Mineral's anti-aging serum, Youth Bloom Gel.
2/14/2014
A local community supported agriculture farm in Midcoast Maine offers a sustainable lifestyle for members of the Belfast Ecovillage.
2/12/2014
Reclaimed furniture can add a rustic yet elegant touch to your home. Find out why you should choose reclaimed over new and how to incorporate it in your home.
2/7/2014
Give homemade gifts for the ones you love with these herbal crafts for Valentine's Day, including tussie-mussies and potpourri.
2/6/2014
Spice up your Valentine’s Day with this chili chocolate pots de crème recipe with salted caramel sauce.
2/4/2014
Consider these garden planning tips for beginners before jumping in to gardening.
1/28/2014
Delight in these delicious tea recipes in celebration of National Hot Tea Month.
1/28/2014
Retired financial manager Rex Gardner of Nashville, Tennessee, returned to the piano after an absence of 35 years and wound up playing in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs in 2007.
1/17/2014
Instead of makeshift sheet and blanket plant covers that can harm plants,experts suggest some easy new alternatives to protect plants from frost.
1/10/2014
This sensational orzo salad recipe is a definite crowd-pleaser.
12/27/2013
This Roasted Vegetables Quesadilla recipe is easy to make and the whole family will enjoy it.
12/23/2013
Replace the sugary, salty store-bought version with this wholesome Homemade Chewy Granola Bars recipe.
12/10/2013
Learn how to use your leftovers to make the ultra-chic French dish clafoutis. Here we feature both a sweet and savory clafoutis recipe.
12/9/2013
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.
12/6/2013
Constantly buying pads and tampons can add up to a very large bill, inevitably costing women a lot of money. Cut down on expenses and save money by switching to reusable menstrual products.
12/5/2013
January Labs knows that each ingredient plays an important role in the final product, and that a harmonious mix results in great skincare.
12/3/2013
Getting kids to play outside isn’t always easy, especially if they aren’t into a particular outdoor activity. It’s important to get them outside though—and not just for the physical benefits.
11/27/2013
Find even more aromatherapy crafts for the holidays in this second post from the Lemon Verbena Lady.
11/27/2013
Relieve stress, boost spirits and get relaxed with these aromatherapy crafts for the holidays, including an herbal bath bag and a simmering citrus potpourri.
11/27/2013
Add eco-friendly home décor to your space by displaying upcycled art such as vintage fabrics, old t-shirts, magazines and ephemera. Personalize your art with family memorabilia and a unique frame to make a one of a kind eco-friendly creation.
11/26/2013
Balanced Guru announces cruelty-free, certified organic powder face mask.
11/8/2013
One blogger revels in the many ways that reusable cloth pads have changed her life.
10/8/2013
Get inspired by these simple holiday crafts that use herbs. The Lemon Verbena Lady features her favorite DIY potpourri and spice wreaths, pomander and potpourri.
10/7/2013
Perfect for fall and full of flavor, this butternut squash soup recipe is a great example of an easy meal made with delicious whole foods.
9/27/2013
Love the pumpkin spice latte? Then try this dairy-free, sugar-free pumpkin spice latte recipe that calls for real pumpkin—not just flavoring!
9/26/2013
With fall here, try these vegan versions of classic comfort foods: nachos, sloppy Joes and Swedish meatballs from Hilary’s Eat Well.
9/19/2013
These six great natural and organic chocolate bars will satisfy your sweet tooth while paying mind to the earth.
9/18/2013
Reaching for the painkillers every month? Read on for natural ways to relieve PMS symptoms.
9/17/2013
Guest blogger Sarah Lozanova talks about the advantages of downsizing to a small home as her family moves to Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage.
9/13/2013
The upcoming Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, Mother Earth News Fair promises hundreds of presentations on sustainable, self-reliant living; dozens of animals on display; delicious food; and tons of fun.
9/11/2013
Get a jump start preserving basil with these three inspiring ideas.
9/11/2013
This year marked the inaugural natural beauty pop-up event, A Night For Green Beauty. The event featured enthusiastic green beauty bloggers and fabulous green beauty brands. Here I've compiled a handful of green beauty products that caught my eye from companies La Bella Figura, One Love Organics, May Lindstrom, H. Gillerman Organics and Ilia.
9/9/2013
B Corps are serious about using business to make the world a better place. Look for the B Corp logo to ensure you're purchasing from a company that cares.
9/6/2013
These five effective and useful products are among my top picks for a healthy, natural baby.
8/30/2013
My home is going nearly 100 percent solar thanks to a local solar leasing program.
8/22/2013
Inclement weather can really keep you out of your garden. Here are some of the challenges Mother Nature presents us and a couple of tricks you can use to keep her at bay.
8/20/2013
Turn your backyard into a bird-watching hub by learning how to attract birds to your yard.
8/19/2013
More and more people are giving up conventional shampoo and conditioner in lieu of homemade hair rinses. For shiny, beautiful hair, use gentle cleansers free of chemicals on your hair. Try one of these three herbal hair rinses: Rose-Chamomile, Cacao-Rosemary and Nettle-Lavender.
8/16/2013
Brominated vegetable oil (BVO) lurks in many citrus-flavored sodas and sport drinks.
8/16/2013
The Lemon Verbena Lady has a chance to revisit the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in 2013, getting a chance to finally see the newly renovated Herb Garden.
8/14/2013
With 65 properties in Oregon and Washington, McMenamins historic hotels are a must-see if you’re traveling to the Portland area.
8/13/2013
These three easy and delicious herbal popsicle recipes will help you make good use of an overflowing summer herb garden.
8/12/2013
Beets are rich in minerals and B-vitamins. Make the most of them with this recipe for a Beet Salad with Goat Cheese.
8/8/2013
Guest blogger Lynn Schriner of Trolley Farms shares three light summer recipes for blender ice cream, a summer salad and gazpacho.
7/31/2013
Gardening with kids doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are five simple steps to make gardening with kids more enjoyable.
7/29/2013
Guest blogger Jennifer Flaten discovers the pains of dealing with overgrown plants.
7/19/2013
Discover a few health benefits of watermelon, a favorite summertime treat.
7/17/2013
Guest blogger Jennifer Flaten discovers some easy plant identification tools to help her identify unknown plants in her Wisconsin garden.
7/16/2013
The New Naturals Skincare Sheer Zinc Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 from Peter Lamas provides protection from both UVA and UVB rays.
7/15/2013
Guerilla gardening can be a useful way to save space around the homestead while connecting with your community. Follow these guidelines to be a respectful guerilla gardener.
7/10/2013
The Lemon Verbena Lady shares more about her experience at the 100th RHS Chelsea Flower Show, a popular flower show in the United Kingdom. Here she discusses which of the Chelsea Flower Show gardens were her favorites.
7/2/2013
The Lemon Verbena Lady had the opportunity to visit the 100th RHS Chelsea Flower Show, a popular flower show in the United Kingdon. During her time at the show she took in the sights and smells of the show, and met up with Jekka McVicar, the herb queen herself.
5/24/2013
Learn how to arrange flowers from your backyard with these step-by-step instructions for creating a hydrangea bouquet.
5/23/2013
Ever wondered: what is sorghum? Learn the history of this ancient grain and put it to good use with this Curry Carrot Salad recipe.
5/13/2013
Explore the many health benefits of cauliflower, from cancer prevention to digestive support.
5/13/2013
On the run? Try one of these on-the-go snacks that are both healthful and handy.
4/29/2013
Ever wondered: what is spelt? Discover the history of this ancient grain, and put it to good use with this pilaf recipe.
4/19/2013
Discover 10 natural remedies for allergies from author Michelle Schoffro Cook to make the spring allergy season more tolerable.
4/15/2013
Join the Lemon Verbena Lady as she visits some community gardens in the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia to get you ready for this year's gardening season.
4/15/2013
Moisturizing your face with botanical oils is a centuries-old practice from ancient Rome that is becoming popular once again. Check out three facial oils that I love using right now.
3/29/2013
Give yourself a little extra reason to treasure your time in the garden by perusing the gardening articles from our March/April 2013 issue. We teach you how to have your earliest spring garden, give you tips on reducing your gardening resources, show you an unexpected source of nutrition, and much more!
3/26/2013
Air plants are perfect low-maintenance option for the home or garden. Learn how to care for air plants with these growing, watering and lighting tips.
2/28/2013
Organic gardening connects us with the earth and produces good-for-you food.
2/28/2013
Tackle chronic inflammation with anti-inflammatory herbs such as turmeric, ginger, boswellia and more.
2/19/2013
Grow your own beautiful houseplants from citrus seeds. Growing citrus trees from seed is easy, fun and, best of all, free.
2/14/2013
Guest blogger Kathleen Gasperini shares one of the challenges of urban farming: traveling while the garden is ready to harvest!
2/5/2013
Stop paying high prices for poor-quality herbs at the grocery store. Grow your own instead!
1/23/2013
Higher in antioxidants and key nutrients, organic dark chocolate and wine make for heart-healthy Valentine’s Day gifts.
1/23/2013
This lavender face toner from emerginC is a light, refreshing and gentle toner, perfect for sensitive skin. Read on to learn why you should add this product to your beauty arsenal.
1/23/2013
Take advantage of the health benefits of sweet potatoes with these tips.
1/22/2013
Protect plants, trees and shrubs during the winter season with these tips from the Professional Landcare Network.
1/21/2013
Cast your vote for which culinary garden you'd be most interested in learning how to grow.
1/14/2013
Guest blogger Kathleen Gasperini documents her journey to becoming a successful urban farmer in Los Angeles.
12/20/2012
Trouble with unsightly varicose veins? Try these herbal solutions and natural home remedies for varicose veins.
12/17/2012
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.
12/14/2012
Host a holiday party without worrying about litter box odor — or harsh chemicals — with Swheat Scoop.
12/12/2012
Healthy and lightly sweet, these granola bites are perfect for packing in your child's lunch. Make your own with this granola bites recipe.
12/11/2012
In the summer of 2008, one guest blogger started reading Rosemary’s Sampler, an herb blog by two of her two favorite sisters from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, and was inspired to start writing her own blog: Lemon Verbena Lady’s Herb Garden.
12/11/2012
In need of an earth-conscious gift that won’t put a dent in your wallet? Check out these seven eco-friendly gifts—all under $40.
12/6/2012
Honor your traditions in a more sustainable way—while still pleasing your children—with these six eco-friendly gift ideas for kids.
12/5/2012
When seeking out natural flooring materials such as hardwood, bamboo, cork and natural stone for your home, consider the pros and cons of each option.
12/4/2012
Paula’s Choice introduces its Earth Sourced collection—a line of natural and vegan skin-care products.
11/29/2012
Napoleon Fireplaces provides some helpful tips to consider when preparing your fireplace for the winter season.
11/15/2012
Protect your heart and brain and prevent cancer by eating grapes. Check out these five health benefits of grapes!
11/15/2012
An economical, new product from Yikes! Phone and Table Rescue revives cell phones—and other electronics—that unexpectedly go skinny dipping. Learn how to save a wet cell phone!
11/12/2012
HINT Inc., maker of the leading unsweetened flavored water, introduces HINT FIZZ unsweetened flavored sparkling water nationwide.
11/8/2012
Did you know that plants have personalities? Discover the personality of the vervain plant and how it can help you.
11/7/2012
Rich in essential amino acids, vitamins and nutrients, Seaweed Bath Co. products hydrate the skin and soothe irritation often associated with various skin conditions.
10/26/2012
Simply Organic Black Pepper is now available in a reusable tin that features a triple-use closure that allows users to sprinkle, spoon or pour the pepper.
10/16/2012
Protect your eyes from age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma and cataracts with these foods for eye health.
8/22/2012
The Lemon Verbena Lady goes back to her tried-and-true favorite, lemon verbena, and makes sure to stay prepared for the upcoming fall and winter season. She offers ways to preserve that wonderful lemony flavor so that you can savor it all fall and winter long.
8/20/2012
John Masters Organics has you covered (literally) with its line of citrus and vanilla-scented body wash, body lotion and hair treatment.
8/15/2012
PURE Glass Bottle is a new portable re-usable glass drinking bottle designed with SafeShell technology to make it shatter-resistant.
8/10/2012
Finding adorable and eco-friendly nursery decor is easy! It's narrowing down the options that is the hard part. Check out this sustainable, handmade nursery decor for a healthy, great-looking nursery. 
8/6/2012
Hibiscus tea may lower blood pressure in patients with mild hypertension, according to some studies. Make this delicious hibiscus tea recipe to better your health.
8/6/2012
In this third part of our guest blogger's purslane plant profile, she shares three delicious purslane-infused recipes, including a purslane pesto, a wild-greens salad and a summer soup.
7/30/2012
These three health-food bars by Barre comprise of nutritious (and delicious) superfoods. Made with the dancer in mind, these bars are perfect for anyone needing an extra boost of energy while keeping the calorie-count down.
7/26/2012
What is more fun than digging in the dirt? Or better yet, playing in the mud? Our guest blogger Marguerite Dunne muses about gardening with children and how wonderful it is to introduce them to this fun and beneficial pastime. (There's always something to do in the garden!)
7/25/2012
Uncover even more information about the vitamin-rich weed purslane, including useful recommendations from renowned herbalists all over the world.
7/24/2012
Calendula is an easy flower to grow. Plant in full sun flower beds, containers, and vegetable and herb gardens.
7/24/2012
Treat gout, a painful disorder that affects the joints, by controlling inflammation and lowering uric acid levels with these home remedies for gout.
7/20/2012
Pamper yourself with herbal skin care tips. These three flowers lend themselves to fragrant homemade skin-care products that work great, are easy to make and are cost effective.
7/19/2012
Using certified-organic ingredients, these products from John Masters Organics help naturally resolve the most stubborn problems.
7/18/2012
Graco, one of the nation’s largest children’s products manufacturers, has committed to banning the use of four of the most toxic chemical flame retardant chemicals from its products.
7/15/2012
Sit back with your favorite herbal beverage and join the Lemon Verbena Lady as she travels from Canada to Europe and back to the United States visiting gardens and checking items off her herbal bucket list.
7/11/2012
Craft a refreshing jelly that resembles light floral lemonade or grapefruit juice with the delightful Queen Anne's lace.
7/10/2012
In this update on nursery renovations, Jessica shares her progress on re-wiring, installing windows, insulation and new drywall.
7/4/2012
Save water, time and money on your landscape with beautiful drought-tolerant ornamental grasses.
6/26/2012
Salt can soak up stains, clean pots and pans and exfoliate skin. Check out these and other uses for salt!
6/25/2012
This inconspicuous-seeming herb is well traveled and renounded for its medicinal properties throughout the majority of the world. Learn how it grows and what famed herbalists have said about it.
6/25/2012
World Centric has unveiled a line of compostable toothbrushes and travel cases that are made from a plant-based resin called Ingeo.
6/22/2012
Eating purslane greens provides a rich source of essential omega-3 fatty acids to reduce inflammation, boost heart health and lower triglycerides that cause stroke, heart attack, fatty liver and pancreatitis. Green your health with purslane!
6/21/2012
Packed with antioxidants and other important nutrients, beets offer a lot of benefits for our hearts, brain and overall health. Just check out these six health benefits of beets!
6/18/2012
Hortech, Inc. announceds the introduction of its LiveWall planted wall system that transforms ordinary walls into vertical green landscapes.
6/15/2012
Although not a serious problem, if left untreated, bacterial or viral pink eye can cause serious damage. Speed up recovery with these natural home remedies for pink eye!
6/11/2012
The Lemon Verbena Lady has been enjoying the 2012 Herb of the Year, the rose, in her garden. In this post, she shares her five favorite roses and instructions for how to make a delectable Rose Petal Jam.
6/6/2012
According to new research, American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) may lower fatigue in cancer patients.
6/6/2012
This guide to food labels will help you decode nutrition and sustainability claims on all kinds of food packaging.
6/1/2012
Banish blemishes and balance skin with The Bearberry Collection by John Masters Organics.
5/31/2012
The Herbalista's container garden is planted and almost ready for harvesting. Check out her five favorite herbs to grow in an herb container garden.
5/30/2012
Researchers have discovered even more proof that drinking black tea is just plain good for you. Read on to learn more.
5/25/2012
Don't overlook the health impacts of the container when shopping for healthier premade beverages.
5/25/2012
Take the guesswork out of planting with the new ZIP-code tailored When to Plant app from Mother Earth News magazine.
5/24/2012
Jessica is beginning research on electric in-floor radiant floor heating products as an efficient method of heating the new nursery.
5/23/2012
Choice Organic Tea has three new flavors that will wow your taste buds and help you beat the summertime heat.
5/23/2012
Protect eyes from the sun this summer with a cool pair of shades. Read on to find your perfect pair of sunglasses.
5/23/2012
An extract from the kudzu plant may help drinkers learn to indulge in moderation.
5/18/2012
Tessemae’s All Natural announces the release of its line of gluten-free salad dressing and marinades.
5/17/2012
A Tulikivi soapstone fireplace and cook stove complement the off-grid lifestyle of a Montana man and his Earthship home.
5/16/2012
A new study from the Ecology Center found traces of lead, cadmium, BPA, phthalates and hazardous flame retardants in gardening products—and that chemicals in hoses leach into water.
5/15/2012
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares six recipes for homemade salad dressings, including favorites like Ranch, Caesar and Thousand Island.
5/15/2012
Exposure to UV rays can permanently damage and prematurely age eyes. Protect your eyes from UV radiation with these tips.
5/15/2012
Summit Chemical’s Mosquito Bits naturally kill fungus gnats using the biological control BTI.
5/11/2012
An organic cotton and wool body pillow goes a long way to help relieve pregnancy back pain.
5/9/2012
The wild tomatillo plant may provide the compounds needed to win the fight against cancer.
5/9/2012
Stay hydrated with these simple, sweet and refreshing infused water recipes using vanilla, fruit and herbs.
5/2/2012
Herbs will reseed all over the garden as volunteer plants if you let them.
5/2/2012
Once you have this herb in your garden, you will never be without cutting leaf celery. It's a perfect container plant to grow close by the kitchen door.
5/2/2012
Say cheers to the health benefits of cilantro.
4/27/2012
Although most of us would love a lush landscape or garden, in reality, few of us have the time, space or other resources available to maintain one. Whether you’re short on space or short on time, these small space garden
4/25/2012
This Mother’s Day, treat her to a selection of luxurious, all-natural Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products that are ideal for new moms, moms-to-be and their babies.
4/25/2012
Feeling plugged up? Relieve constipation with these natural laxatives and home remedies for constipation.
4/20/2012
Guest blogger Faith Moser shares four dangerous ingredients to avoid when choosing safe makeup as well as some of the products in her beauty bag.
4/20/2012
Palmpring introduces its line of hpyo-allergenic, 100 percent organic coconut fiber and natural latex mattresses to health-conscious Americans.
4/19/2012
Decorating with materials that would otherwise be considered junk can bring pops of life and color to your home’s style. Check out these bottle cap crafts for a fun way to decorate with junk!
4/19/2012
ThermaCell’s Outdoor Lantern can simultaneously be used as a mosquito repellent and light, making it a great choice for the patio, cottage or camping.
4/18/2012
The symposium will feature a special guest lecturer, informational herbal workshops and a special garden tour.
4/16/2012
The Lemon Verbena Lady finds even more great herb farms to buy herbs for your herb garden in this second installment of Herb Farms A-Z. Take an adventure to an herb farm near you. It will lift your herbal spirits!
4/16/2012
The Lemon Verbena Lady searches for herb farms across the United States that can be visited to buy herbs for spring herb gardens. Most of these herb farms are destinations you can enjoy with your family.
4/13/2012
Loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants, asparagus offers a lot more than a tasty side dish. Check out these health benefits of asparagus!
4/12/2012
My Mobilegro invention is much more than the next new innovative home gardening product to hit the market.
4/11/2012
Guest blogger Elizabeth Richardson shares how she built her home's front porch from salvaged wood—and how she finds beauty in flawed materials.
4/10/2012
The Lemon Verbena Lady continues her search for more great herb catalogs and herb farms to visit either in person or online.
4/10/2012
Lemon Verbena Lady is anxious to get planting new herbs in her herb garden. She explores the wonderful world of herb plant catalogs both in print and online in three installments because there is just so much herbal information to pass along!
4/9/2012
Guest blogger Eileen Troemel shares her first attempt at container gardening.
4/4/2012
New research suggests lowering blood pressure may be as easy as eating foods with isoflavones.
3/30/2012
For a natural cleanse, try detox herbs such as dandelion, milk thistle, turmeric and more.
3/28/2012
Cut back on sugar at breakfast time with this chocolate cherry breakfast cookie recipe, a perfect alternative to the conventional cereal bar.
3/26/2012
For a nutrition-packed, hearty vegetarian dinner, try these three recipes for one-dish savory dinner pies.
3/24/2012
Guest blogger Eileen Troemel shares images of the spring flowers blooming in her garden.
3/21/2012
Sodas cause abnormal weight gain and are laced with unpleasant ingredients like brominated vegetable oil and BPA. Need a reason to stop drinking soda? We’ll give you six.
3/19/2012
Conventional toothpaste is loaded with fluoride, SLS, triclosan and other chemicals. Learn the dangers of fluoride and explore the world of natural toothpastes!
3/15/2012
If you're starting seeds indoors, consider making your own biodegradable seed-starting pots out of newspaper, cardboard or eggshells.
3/15/2012
Guest blogger Elizabeth Richardson considers quality over quantity, slow homes and creating something beautiful.
3/15/2012
Mullican Flooring is adding four new products to its line of FSC-certified hardwood flooring.
3/14/2012
Container water gardens are easy to design and maintain, making them a perfect low-cost accessory to your outdoor living spaces. Learn how to make a container water garden!
3/14/2012
Discover how one food group can help increase mental power as you age.
3/13/2012
Guest blogger Eileen Troemel fulfills her desire to garden while respecting her black thumb by planting some cat grass for the family cat to destroy.
3/12/2012
These three great design blogs share inspiration to redecorate our homes on a budget—using rescued and reclaimed items.
3/11/2012
Guest blogger Faith Moser shares five laundry tips (including a homemade natural fabric softener) for cling- and chemical-free clothing.
3/8/2012
Daylighting systems company Solatube offers facts about daylight in conjunction with Daylight Saving Time.
3/7/2012
Campbell's Soup Company has announced it will start packaging its soups with BPA-free cans as soon as an alternative becomes available.
3/7/2012
Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) is a biennial, meaning it takes two years to mature and reproduce. Get your chance to grow parsley from seed in your garden by entering our special garden giveawy. Ends April 2, 2012!
3/7/2012
Learn how a calendula and lavender baby bar soap helped make child care a little easier for this blogger.
3/7/2012
Here we go back in time to see beliefs and folk uses surrounding Stinging Nettle, how it is most commonly utilized by herb lovers today, along with flower essence information, my own personal favorite uses for this stinging European native, and references for further information.
3/5/2012
Researchers may be able to add "improves mental function" to the long list of rosemary health benefits.
3/4/2012
Cost-effective and easy to assemble, zen gardens bring an earthy, grounding energy to a home. Learn how to make a zen garden with these instructions from guest blogger Eileen Troemel.
3/2/2012
Impress guests by preparing rose desserts. Toss edible rose petals into custards, tea cakes, scones, cookies and ice cream, or make one of our reader-submitted recipes: Lavender Cookies with Rose Water Frosting and Muhallabiyeh.
2/29/2012
The Environmental Working Group's 2011 Meat Eater's Guide ranks different animal and plant protein sources on their greenhouse gas emissions and overall environmental impact.
2/29/2012
Guest blogger Elizabeth Richardson offers advice on how to incorporate reclaimed materials into home design without the end result looking like "junk."