6/16/2015 11:06:00 AM
Discover how clutter and your health are connected, and get tips for how to start decluttering your space for better overall well-being.
3/31/2015 7:00:00 AM
Craft these DIY Asian-inspired guest soaps to reinvigorate road-weary visitors.
12/9/2014 9:04:00 AM
Choose the best tools for pruning with this handy list.
2/20/2014 10:53:00 AM
For an extra burst of energy in the morning, indulge in this citrus-scented Sun Shower body scrub from The Orange Owl.
2/19/2014 11:13:00 AM
Have you ever wondered about the difficulties of starting a compost bin? Check out our recommendations and suggestions for composting as well as its benefits for your garden.
10/3/2013 3:29:00 PM
Paneer is a traditional Indian cheese that is versatile, easy to make at home, and requires no special equipment or ingredients.
9/18/2013 9:41:00 AM
Learn how to make ricotta cheese with guest blogger Pier Jones. For the beginner cheesemaker, ricotta is a surefire confidence builder.
7/10/2013 12:29:00 PM
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 4:59:00 PM
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 10:05:00 AM
Learn how to arrange flowers from your backyard with these step-by-step instructions for creating a hydrangea bouquet.
5/21/2013 3:23:00 PM
Learn how to arrange flowers from your backyard with these step-by-step instructions for creating a zinnia bouquet.
2/14/2013 12:37:00 PM
Guest blogger Kathleen Gasperini shares one of the challenges of urban farming: traveling while the garden is ready to harvest!
1/29/2013 2:27:00 PM
Try these healthy, delicious party foods to serve at this year's Super Bowl festivities.
8/23/2012 1:11:18 PM
You can make these pickles with cucumbers or a plethora of other fresh vegetables plucked from your own garden or farmers' market, including summer squash, carrots, tomatoes, peppers, onions and more.
6/8/2012 4:09:59 PM
Medicinal vinegars are potent and easy to make at home. A strong alternative for children or those with alcohol sensitivities, this is a wonderful option for making and using herbal medicines.
4/18/2012 10:32:57 AM
Gather herbs for crafting herbal remedies with our expert help. We share basic guidelines for determining the appropriate time of year to harvest each part of a plant and teach you how to harvest herbs from gardens.
4/5/2012 3:38:54 PM
You'll be happy with thyme (Thymus vulgaris) in your flower or herb garden border. It's an easy-to-grow herb to use for cooking and herbal remedies.
3/27/2012 7:17:17 PM
Drinking tea is the perfect relaxation ritual. Stress less with help from three of my favorite calming tea formulas using calming herbs that can be enjoyed daily.
2/15/2012 12:29:06 PM
The list of benefits of owning a pet is growing longer and longer. Discover your excuse to bring home a pet today.
2/2/2012 3:51:21 PM
Learn to craft herbal medicine at home or in the wild using the folk method. This informative and useful guide provides helpful tips and step-by-step instructions for making tinctures the traditional way.
12/21/2011 1:25:03 PM
Levaqua’s OneTouch™ Digital Showerheads help consumers conserve water, while simultaneously providing a spa-quality shower experience.
12/13/2011 2:00:08 PM
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.
11/30/2011 5:05:07 PM
Making tinctures at home may sound intimidating, but it is as simple as following a simple recipe from a cookbook.
7/15/2011 1:55:23 PM
This belly balm recipe is moisturizing and therapeutic.
6/9/2011 12:08:46 PM
Find out the best oils to moisturize big, pregnant bellies.
5/26/2011 2:09:45 PM
Bring the designs and ideas of talented gardeners around the world into your own growing space.
4/22/2011 10:20:30 AM
Learn how to make soap from scratch using eco-friendly materials and herbs.
3/1/2011 2:13:00 PM
Use your old garden and herb calendars to craft colorful envelopes and stationery. Also, try some of their old recipes, like this St. John's Wort And Lavender Cream.
2/28/2011 11:12:47 AM
I recently stumbled upon this great gardening tip. This project is an environmentally fun way to plant herbs.
2/9/2011 4:35:02 PM
Give winter sowing a try to chase away winter doldrums. Here is a step-by-step guide.
2/8/2011 1:24:58 PM
One blogger shares her investigation of an elusive culinary herbal blend.
1/18/2011 10:16:37 AM
Some people are not a fan of drinking "boring" water, despite how good it is for you. Add herbal flair to water with this simple infusion recipe.
1/4/2011 2:43:30 PM
Grow herbs indoors over the winter months with this simple gardening idea.
12/9/2010 3:32:27 PM
Learn how to press flowers and construct a plant press to preserve your favorite herbs for study, display, or crafts.
11/29/2010 12:19:51 PM
Combine a variety of teas, as well as non-tea ingredients such as spices, flowers, herbs, and dried fruits, to create personal signature tea blends that you can use both for sipping and for cooking.
11/21/2010 11:55:30 PM
When you write for a blog called The Garden Gnome, you tend to get a lot of wacky things many of that make great holiday gifts. Among my favorite is the new book and guide to life, How To Survive a Garden Gnome Attack.
11/9/2010 11:28:06 AM
This weekend project is perfect for the herb gardener with limited space. It gives more surface area for the herbs to spill from, a lot more soil to hold nutrients and water, and root room for all the extra herbs.
11/9/2010 9:50:43 AM
Check out these few easy steps you need to know to start this innovative, non-traditional method to grow organic herbs at home.
11/2/2010 11:03:08 AM
Alcohol-based infusions are wonderful for deglazing the skillet after searing a steak or piece of chicken, or you can drizzle them on ice cream for a grown-up dessert.
10/6/2010 12:55:02 PM
Try saving seed from a few of your garden favorites this year. The number of seeds sold in the seed catalogs decreases every year. Saving seed may save that particular variety from extinction.
7/27/2010 5:06:26 PM
Brighten up your bathroom with lively organic cotton shower curtains from Amy Butler, VivaTerra and West Elm. Say goodbye to plain white curtains!
6/10/2010 11:38:27 AM
Learn how to preserve the fabulous scents from your garden in essential oils to make your own perfume. Enjoy your flowers all year with your personal bottled garden scent.
5/7/2010 10:09:26 AM
Try even more of our favorite, flavorful herb pickling recipes. They only take minutes to make.
3/25/2010 10:43:19 AM
There are many different ways to bake with lavender. Try my suggestions for lavender-infused baked goods, beverages and spice mixes, such as the classic combination of Herbes de Provence.
3/23/2010 2:43:28 PM
This spring, guest blogger Patsy Bell Hobson is expanding her lavender collection to extend the bloom period with different varieties.
3/16/2010 9:44:35 AM
Plant herbariums collect herbal memories all summer long.
2/4/2010 4:38:49 PM
Each flower means something different. Express your love for someone this Valentine's Day with one of our two meaningful potpourri mixes.
2/2/2010 10:35:14 AM
A Mexican restaurant shares the secrets of chili rellenos ''stuffed chillis'' without the long wait.
12/30/2009 3:45:48 PM
Create your own secret ingredient chili recipe.
12/29/2009 3:12:33 PM
The Garden Girl teaches you how to make pesto. We've got additional pesto recipes to spice up your pasta.
10/1/2009 10:35:32 AM
A new study finds that showerheads contain high levels of disease-causing bacteria.
8/6/2009 3:26:36 PM
Terrariums are easy to make and a great way to incorporate nature into any room.
7/16/2009 3:37:25 PM
Natural Home editorial intern Kirsten Hudson describes how to make homemade ice cream and gives some organic ice cream recipes.
4/1/2009 4:44:33 PM
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace tests out a new, USDA organic sesame teriyaki sauce from Organicville. The sauce inspired her to make a delicious chicken chow mein stir fry for dinner.
11/13/2008 2:59:09 PM
Jessica talks about her recent trip to the Washington D.C. Green Festival and other locations the Natural Home crew will be visiting this fall and winter.
11/3/2008 4:14:58 PM
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace perfects the art of the 5-minute shower.
6/12/2008 2:58:42 PM
Jessica gives an update on her townhouse greening: a recycling center, cardboard art, and upgraded lighting and bathroom fixtures.