The therapeutics of gardening and gardens have been known since ancient times. Health care professionals acknowledge this and have been putting it to practice for two-hundred years in this country. Horticultural therapy is good for the whole person.
Create this small set of high-quality knives to take on any recipes that comes your way.
People with Alzheimer's and other dementias can benefit in many ways from gardening and being in the garden.
The Sierra Club’s top 100 greenest colleges and universities carve a clean energy future—students demand it.
Jessica discusses the idea that the high cost of going green might be just what the movement needs to move into the realm of "the norm."
As our family focuses on nourishing meals and traditions, we’re practicing setting clear intentions. This week, our intention is to continue to bring joy and celebration to family meals, even when life is busy and stressful.
The playground classic of jumping rope seems to have disappeared. It’s time for a comeback!
Combining entertainment and education into one fun experience, board games are a great addition to structured play for kids.
Bend, twist and turn upside down for a happy baby and healthy child!
Just because it's freezing outside doesn't mean you can't enjoy your garden. Complete these simply activities and projects to be active in the garden this winter.
Forbes releases its list of the least toxic cities in America, from Texas to Pennsylvania.
Getting kids outdoors in the winter can often prove challenging. Try these fun and creative activities to get your kids outside and connected to the natural world.
Recycled holiday cards from Paperworks Studio are not just great for the planet—they provide jobs for people with disabilities.
This charitable foundation cleans up coasts, employs impoverished communities, turns discarded items into new products and uses the funds from sales to help alleviate environmental issues such as whaling and support social issues such as education, conservation and development initiatives in poor communities.
Look at your closet, and your shopping, in a whole new way. Repurpose items you already have, making a dress out of a shirt or a handbag out of men’s ties.
Did you know that plants have personalities? Discover the personality of the vervain plant and how it can help you.
A new thyme variety at a local farmers' market inspired one blogger's interest in learning about this versatile herb.
Getting into the garden for people with disabilities may require careful and creative planning and design to accomodate each person's unique physical needs. Providing safe access is important for physical well-being and enjoying gardening.
Incorporating bright and vivid colors, a variety of textures and scents as well as soothing sounds make gardening for the visually impaired possible,rewarding, relaxing and safe.
Wet and windy conditions haven't kept our guest blogger Cynthia out of her herb garden. See how her plants are thriving despite the spring Texas weather.
From Los Angeles to Philadelphia, Forbes rates the ten most toxic cities in the United States.
The Herb Companion editors have found some gifts that give back to charities that are making a difference.
Gardening is for everyone, even those with disabilities who think they are unable to. The problem to overcome is how to adapt and make adjustments so hyou can grow your own organic vegetables and herbs.
Raising the garden height through raised garden beds to meet a person's physical needs allows for a stress- and strain-free gardening experience.
Starting seeds indoors is economical, fun, and easy to do for most anyone. Gardening under lights can be as simple or complex, inexpensive or expensive as you desire. Starts can then be planted outdoors in easily accessed containers or raised beds.
Bookbinder Specialties recently added four new flavors to their line of gourmet, ready-to serve gluten-free soups packaged in resealable glass jars.
Getting kids outdoors can sometimes prove challenging. Help your kids lead a happier, healthier life with these six inventive outdoor activities.
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.
Stuck indoors? Brighten up a rainy summer day with these fun, green activities.