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Treat your pets and house guests to a clean home this holiday season. Use these holiday hacks and products to help keep things tidy.
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.
Show your love for your sweetie and the earth this Valentine’s Day with these eco-friendly ideas.
Use these craft hacks, that we've collected from Pinterest, to create handmade gifts this holiday season.
Stumped on what to give your friend or family member with an apartment garden? Try one of these ideas for gifts for gardeners.
Eschew corporate goods and instead choose handmade gifts for everyone on your list this holiday, using these excellent Etsy shops as a jumping-off point.
This Mother's Day, celebrate “Mom” than with the gift of pure relaxation. These five calming handmade Mother's Day gifts will leave her feeling nourished, grounded, peaceful and ready for the daily challenges and triumphs of motherhood.
Higher in antioxidants and key nutrients, organic dark chocolate and wine make for heart-healthy Valentine’s Day gifts.
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.
Honor your traditions in a more sustainable way—while still pleasing your children—with these six eco-friendly gift ideas for kids.
DIY gifts are an inexpensive way to give your loved ones personalized gifts this Christmas. Get started with these easy DIY gift ideas.
Forget the time and money that goes into conventional giftwrap. Use these inspirational ideas to wrap lovely gifts with materials otherwise bound for the recycling bin.
Lemon Verbena Lady finishes her other holiday-inspired craft, mini spice wreaths. This DIY project is a perfect way to use up those extra holiday spices you may have in your pantry. This project is quick, easy and will fill your house with the aroma of holiday classics.
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.
Protect children's health and the environment by choosing responsibly made toys that are free of lead and other toxins.
Need a last-minute gift? Pick up one of these eco-friendly gifts for everyone on your list.
Check out this roundup of 10 favorite sustainable gifts for the gardeners on your list--all under $50!
Lemon Verbena Lady finally makes a holiday-inspired craft—dried herb wreaths—from one of her favorite Christmas books. It repurposes your old potpourri into charming mini wreaths for gift giving or decorating. Part two will show you how to make a mini spice wreath.
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.
This year, give a gift that keeps giving. We tell you how with the help of the folks at The Nature Conservancy.
The Herb Companion editors have found some gifts that give back to charities that are making a difference.
Looking for the perfect gesture of appreciation this weekend? Try these homemade Mother's Day gift ideas.
Instead of flowers, give a homemade token of your friendship and support.
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!
Looking for a last minute Christmas gift? Look no further! This adorable gift from the garden is inexpensive, easy to make and enriched with sentiment, courtesy of our good friends at Botanical Interests.
Instead of buying your friends gifts for the holidays this year, save money and lighten your impact on the planet by making homemade gifts. These ideas will get you started.
Editorial intern Samantha Schwartz looks for green Father’s Day gifts any dad would love.
Need to save money on Valentine’s Day gifts this year? Natural Home editorial assistant Susan Melgren shares six simple ideas for homemade gifts to give your sweetheart.
Christmas may have passed, but the remnants of the holiday festivities remain—piles of wrapping paper, boxes, and ribbons tangled strands of lights trees losing needles all over the living room floor. Fortunately, cleaning up after another holiday season is easier—and more
11/23/2009 by eBay sells ethically sourced and eco-friendly products.
Give your dad an herbal-themed gift basket this Father’s Day.
With all the wonderful products that walk across our desks here at Natural Home, here are a few that have stood out during the holiday season. Grab these last-minute gifts for your friends, family, or even yourself. And remember: Green is not just for the holidays. Any of these products would be great year round.
I make the cookie-of-the-month for my brother-in-law, and he loves it.
Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence shares what she's learned about the challenges of mass producing eco-friendly products that meet our own tough criteria.
Finally, the Top Four Autumn Gardening Products are revealed! See my top picks of the best items for a fun fall of indoor gardening. Part II.  
It's time for fall gardening, indoor gardening and spring preparation. In preparation, do you know which products to choose and which to lose? Check out my picks for the best autumn gardening products! Part I.
If you're not tech-savvy, gifts kids’ll like are hard to come by. If you don’t want to waste your money on some electrical gadget that’ll likely be outdated the day after you buy it, check out these fun, garden terrariums. They even come in different themes! 
If you find your back hurting while gardening, or if it’s just too hard on the knees to bend down for weeding, there’s a product you need to try out:  The Wearable Gardening Stool.
8/25/2008 has an array of products for the newly-competitive indoor herb garden lifestyle.  Read my review of how these kits "stack up".
Jessica's favorite green gifts for the upcoming holiday season are stylish and eco-friendly.

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