Spicy Pickled Asparagus Recipe

Instead of eating it all now, learn how to pickle asparagus with this easy Spicy Pickled Asparagus recipe and save some for later in the season! Your future self will thank you.

Tasty Homemade Granola Recipe

Making granola at home is simple and allows you to customize it to your liking. Experiment with this basic recipe and discover your perfect granola.

Easy Homemade Sauerkraut Recipe

Start decreasing your reliance on store-bought, pre-packaged foods by preserving produce at the peak of the season. Try this easy recipe for homemade sauerkraut and enjoy this season’s cabbage crop all year.

Homemade Fruit Fly Trap

Rid your home of pesky fruit flies with this simple, nontoxic, homemade fruit fly trap.

Green Your Life: Make Homemade Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise is a sandwich staple that you can easily make at home. It takes just minutes to make and you can experiment with new and exciting flavor combinations.

Green Your Life: DIY Repurposed Bird Feeders

The weather outside is frightful, and feeding birds is so delightful. All it takes to make one of these great bird feeders is a dip in the recycling bin, bird seed and a little creativity. 

Green Your Life: How to Dry and Dehydrate Food

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.

Green Your Life: Bottle Cutting 101

Whether you’re searching for unique gifts for loved ones or just need a little snow day entertainment, look no further than a bottle cutting kit. It may sound complicated, but a little patience and a steady hand are all it takes to master this useful art. 

Green Your Life: Homemade Baba Ganoush

Celebrate the end of eggplant season with a plate of homemade baba ganoush. Follow this simple recipe and you’ll be on your way to a yummy appetizer or a scrumptious side dish.

Green Your Life: Pick Your Own Apples

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.

Green Your Life: Adventures in Container Gardening

If you can’t build your dream garden just yet, container gardening is a great alternative. Check out these tips for homemade fertilizer and soil retention, and learn how to repurpose common plastic containers into handy individual gardens.

Green Your Life: Repurpose Your Extra Glass

Get inspired by these tips and make something useful out of your used glass instead of just recycling it. From wine bottles to baby food jars, you’ll find a repurposing project that suits your recycling bin.

Green Your Life: Homemade Frozen Dog Treats

They don’t call them the dog days of summer for nothing. Surprise your pup with these easy and delicious homemade frozen treats to keep him cool in the heat.

Green Your Life: Green Dog Ownership

Part one of Natural Home intern Dani Hurst’s “green pet ownership” series. This one’s for all the dog lovers who want to raise a greener best friend.

Green Your Life: It’s in the Bag

Natural Home intern Dani Hurst explores practical plastic bag alternatives as well as ways to reuse the ones she already has.

Green Your Life: Doin’ the Dishes

Washing the dishes is a necessary evil, but it doesn’t have to be a burden on your wallet or the planet. Dani dishes about how to green your dishwashing routine.

Green Your Life: Out to Lunch

Going green on your lunch break is an easy way to show Mother Nature you really care. Dani delves into the art of greening your afternoon eats.