Take the guesswork out of planting with the new ZIP-code tailored When to Plant app from Mother Earth News magazine.
Use these five excellent resources for help planning a productive, healthy, money-saving vegetable garden this spring.
Want to learn more about aromatherapy? There's an app for that!
Our “needs” for the latest gadgets elevates our energy consumption, even with the onslaught of energy-efficient appliances and consumer electronics in recent years.
Looser standards and self-certification have led to a market flooded with Energy Star appliances—many with questionable qualifications.
Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence lists some eco-friendly ideas for future Cash for Clunkers programs.
Upcycled clothing company Looptwork abandons the traditional clothing-manufacturing model to create eco-friendly clothing and accessories repurposing abandoned materials .
Napoleon Fireplaces provides some helpful tips to consider when preparing your fireplace for the winter season.
Check out these 6 amazing green apps designed to make the planet a better place.
Baked apple chips are a healthy snack that's simple to make with your kids.
Check out these eight household uses for apple cider vinegar.
Help ring in another fall season with these tasty treats.
It wouldn't be fall without apple pie, cobblers, dumplings, baked apples and my favorite—apple crisp. But don't limit yourself to apple desserts. Create savory apple dishes with the help of these delicious herbs.
Serve this easy-to-make caramelized onion-tomato focaccia bread as an appetizer or side to soups and salads.
Ecoike creator Faith Moser shares a healthy, easy and family-friendly muffin recipe!
Handmade from start to finish, Michelle Prosek’s jazzy art glass adds an eco-modern element to any room. Find her unique glass art in her Etsy shop.
Natural Home guest blogger Rebecca Selove narrows down her choices of Energy Star-rated appliances for her LEED-certified home in Tennessee.
Home design apps for smart phones and iPads make visualizing your dream home even easier.
Check what products and companies use animal testing with PETA’s “Be Nice to Bunnies” iPhone app.
An easy appetizer and party favorite, baked garlic with rosemary and blue cheese tastes great spread on slices of crusty baguette.
Gazpacho is a perfect summertime treat. Cold and refreshing, this blackberry gazpacho recipe is a fruity variation of the traditional Spanish soup that makes for a stunning appetizer or side dish.
Planting herbs in pots is a great way to jump into gardening, and you'll be able to use your harvest every day.
You know what they say about an apple a day: discover the health benefits of apples.
The GoodGuide, a website and iPhone application, offers consumers comprehensive reviews of the health, environmental and social impacts of more than 75,000 products.
Guest blogger Mike Samsel provides an overview on how the iPad and new apps relating to home automation can help you save energy through better control of heating and cooling, lights, window coverings, irrigation and security systems.
This basil appetizer can be made ahead of time. Just mix sauce in a crock pot, add meatballs and cook. They'll be the hit of the party!
Whip up this simple appetizer in minutes. This Parmesan and Bacon Bites recipe is great for holiday gatherings, although it also makes a great treat during the summer.
The dried fruit and almonds included in Sun-Maid’s Autumn Apple Pie recipe adds a new fiber- and antioxidant-rich twist on this traditional treat.
Natural Home editorial intern Stephanie Nelson discovers the Apple Recycling Program, which is perfect for her aging PowerBook G4 Apple laptop.
This scrumptious, all-natural recipe gives you a healthy option your taste buds will love.
Wake up your tastebuds with this herbal twist on an apple tart.
This simple, delicious cinnamon apple crisp recipe will have your family "oohing" and "ahhing."
Create a healthier Halloween for your family by choosing secondhand costumes, nontoxic face paints, fair trade candy and smart snacks.
Forget butter and salt. These three homemade popcorn seasonings will blow guests away with just a little effort.
Check out these weekly tips for growing healthy, beautiful plants indoors.
Guest blogger and novice gardener Shelley Moore plants her vegetable seedlings.
Learn more about the peanut butter fruit that could be a part of your fruit garden.
Watch out for these three common technique mistakes in your garden this spring.
Although the weather is still chilly, early spring planting has already begun in Texas.
The EWG's 2011 Shopper's Guide tells grocery shoppers which produce items are lowest in pesticides, and which are highest.
Packed with antioxidants and other healthy substances, apples boast a variety of health benefits, giving credence to the phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.”
Double up on the health benefits of apple cider vinegar and honey by pairing the two in our recipe for switchel, an ancient drink that quenches thirst and naturally boosts energy.
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.
This gluten-free butternut squash soup is sweet, spicy and satisfying.
It’s never too early to start thinking about planting your garden for the spring. I know I am already thinking about spring and warm weather. Spring officially starts Sunday, March 20th and it’s important to know when it is the right time to purchase your flowers and begin the planting process.
Little gnatty flies smothering your prized houseplants? Learn what they are and how to eradicate them, once and for all.
Now that fall is upon us, try your hand at picking your own apples at a local orchard. Buying local produce is an important step towards greening your life, and picking your own right off the tree is a fun way to do that.
Naturally cleanse your body with fruits, vegetables and other foods that fortify the liver, bind to toxins and help remove impurities from your body.
Suffering from the pain of swimmer’s ear? Try one of these natural home remedies to treat your case of swimmer’s ear.
Four new all-natural whole grain granolas from Bob’s Red Mill offer hearty options for a healthy diet.
Is your scalp littered with ugly white dandruff flakes? Skip the store-bought, chemical laden shampoos and treat your dandruff at home with these natural remedies.
Home sick for the day, Natural Home editorial assistant Susan Melgren tests the effectiveness of natural home remedies for nasal congestion, sore throat and aching muscles.
The weather outside may be frightful, but it’s a delightful time to curl up with a stack of gardening books and begin planning next season’s harvest.
Companion planting can help your favorite plants achieve their full potential.
If you're starting seeds indoors, consider making your own biodegradable seed-starting pots out of newspaper, cardboard or eggshells.
Warts, which are caused by different strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), can take years to disappear without treatment. Make your warts disappear in record time with these natural remedies!
A National Restaurant Association survey found that serving more local food tops chefs expected trends for 2012! Keep you home diet seasonal and local, too, with this vegetarian recipe featuring winter vegetables.
Age spots are a sure sign of getting older. Prevent or reduce the appearance of age spots with these natural home remedies!
Dehydrated foods are high in nutrients and easy to transport and store, but buying them at the store can be costly. Investing in a food dehydrator can save you money, allowing you to make your own beef jerky, dried fruits and fruit leather at home.
No one will miss the meat when you serve up fabulous vegetarian versions of Thanksgiving favorites. Try two versions of mushroom stuffing, mushroom gravy or delicious roasted Brussels sprouts this holiday!
High cholesterol can lead to heart disease and other major problems. Reduce yours with these six foods to lower cholesterol naturally.