burning the wicker man
When my former boss suggested we photograph my annual summer solstice party, I quietly panicked and then got busy. Borrow some of our ideas for celebrating the longest day of the year--lavishly or lazily.
Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence details her experience at Burning Man, a weeklong Leave No Trace arts festival in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert that comprises the world’s largest temporary, conscious community.
Modern-day lore and magical herbs are being put to political use by Romanian witches.
Upcycled clothing company Looptwork abandons the traditional clothing-manufacturing model to create eco-friendly clothing and accessories repurposing abandoned materials .
Matt ponders when the line of respect is crossed when critiquing friends' non-green habits.
The Voynich Manuscript is an ancient book that has puzzled experts and scientists for years. But an important piece of the puzzle may have been solved. Read more.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull explains the different types of manure available for your green garden.
A man’s room, or “man cave” is a private dwelling that a man can use to hang out with his buddies, watch tv, play games, etc. It can be decorated in a masculine fashion. There are some great natural products for this room.
This recipe for homemade mango ice cream has the creamy goodness of ice cream and the refreshing taste of sherbet. Grab a spoon and dig in!
Napoleon Fireplaces provides some helpful tips to consider when preparing your fireplace for the winter season.
Fall is a wonderful time to connect back to nature. Enjoy these inspiring leaf art activities for all ages and get connected again.
This year’s Buckminster Fuller Challenge winner is revegetating African grasslands through holistic land management.
Manage and reduce holiday stress by focusing on the gift of joy.
The plants in the Voynich Manuscript has puzzled researchers and historians for years.
Treat yourself to an at-home manicure with nontoxic nail polishes from Scotch Naturals, a company that creates more than 40 different nail polishes with their eco-friendly, water-based formula.
Tips and techniques for proper burning and storage of beeswax candles
Jessica found some great finds at an antique mall and estate auction.
Celebrate the end of National Berry Month with this recipe for cod with bluberry-mango salsa. Sweet and spicy, this recipe is sure to become a summertime favorite!
This smoothie recipe, courtesy of Driscoll's, is perfect as a quick breakfast, a post-workout snack or a healthy summertime treat.
The recent trend towards e-readers may cut back on environmental impact, but they also take away the tangible qualities of reading a book.
Researchers have found that curcumin, the ingredient in turmeric that gives it its distinct coloring, may help alleviate arthritis pain and inflammation.
Kansas City's 18Broadway project is a superb example of how to capture and store rainwater to grow food in the heart of downtown.
With these easy ideas, you can make the most of all the leaves that have taken over your yard.
Reading books from your local public library is a greener alternative to buying new books.
Located near mountains, beaches and the rainforest, Hotel Punta Islita in Costa Rica offers guests comfort, natural beauty and a host of eco-friendly options that earned the resort a four-leaf rating from the Certification in Sustainable Tourism program.
Indoor air pollutants can cause a number of health problems. Breathe easier by removing or remedying these four sources of indoor air pollution.