Healing Gardens

Therapeutic horticulture emphasizes connection with nature to promote physical and mental health. Here are a few examples of healing landscapes across the country.

5 Outdoor Winter Activities for Kids

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.

5 Quick-Fix Foods

Try these five editor-recommended picks for quick-fix foods.

Connect to Nature and Self with a Spring Nature Journal

Spring is the perfect season to start a nature journal. Observe and record the natural wonders of the season and connect to both nature and self, while practicing mindfulness and expressing creativity. Try these simple spring journaling prompts to get started!

Encouraging Your Kids to Play Outside

Getting kids to play outside isn’t always easy, especially if they aren’t into a particular outdoor activity. It’s important to get them outside though—and not just for the physical benefits.

Have A Greener Holiday Season

This year, give a gift that keeps giving. We tell you how with the help of the folks at The Nature Conservancy.

Play Outdoors Everyday!

Getting kids outdoors and into nature helps promote healthy child development physically, emotionally, intellectually and socially.

Exercising Outside Makes You Happier

Exercising outside, close to nature, makes you happier than exercising inside, according to a study from the University of Essex.

Green Travel: Eco-Friendly Camping

Camping is a great way to enjoy nature, but it may not be as eco-friendly as you think. Reevaluate your camping methods. How green are they really?