Eco-Tourism in Florida: Treasure Island

Looking for environmentally friendly travel options? Check out this guide to Treasure Island, one of many beaches on the gulf coast in Florida with hotels and restaurants featuring a commitment to sustainability.

Ibis Bay: An Eco-Friendly Resort

This gorgeous Florida getaway features fun retro interior design, a sustainable seafood restaurant, and low-waste operating principles.

3 Eco-Friendly Hotels in Florida

When considering your family vacation options, consider these resorts, which are turning Florida into a green tourism destination.

7 Simple Ways to Practice Eco-Friendly Driving

There’s more to eco-friendly driving than choosing a fuel-efficient or hybrid car. Consider implementing these simple practices to make your driving habits a little bit greener.

Adventures at the 100th RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Part 2

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.

Adventures at the 100th RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Part 1

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.

Herb Farms A-Z: Finding Farms that Sell Herbs, Part 2

The Lemon Verbena Lady finds even more great herb farms to buy herbs for your herb garden in this second installment of Herb Farms A-Z. Take an adventure to an herb farm near you. It will lift your herbal spirits!

Herb Farms A-Z: Finding Farms that Sell Herbs, Part 1

The Lemon Verbena Lady searches for herb farms across the United States that can be visited to buy herbs for spring herb gardens. Most of these herb farms are destinations you can enjoy with your family.

Herbie Road Trip: Herb Fest in Beaumont, Texas

My herbie radar goes into overdrive during this time of year and I’m on the prowl for celebrations of all things herbal. How fortunate to know about the Herb Fest in Beaumont, Texas—my old stompin’ grounds.

Make Strawberry and Lavender Soup

Try this rich fruit soup with strawberry and lavender lavender from The Garden Bistro in Eureka Springs, Arkansas for a sweet special occasion.

The Path to Herbalism

The art of healing our bodies with herbs is a new fascination in Erin McIntosh's life. Learn more about her journey on the path to herbalism.

Ecological Knowledge Growing in Kansas

Native Kansas plants are being researched in this project, launched by environmental studies faculty members at the University of Kansas to promote traditional ecological knowledge.

Green Travel: Eco-Friendly Road Trip

Natural Home editorial intern Samantha Schwartz helps her family plan an eco-friendly road trip complete with a hybrid car, organic snacks and energy-efficient hotels.

Herb Conference in Tennessee: Day One

This year, The Herb Society of America's 2010 Educational Conference & Annual Meeting of Members is being held in beautiful Nashville, Tennessee.

Herbal Spa: Grand View Lodge in Minnesota

Garden walks, wooded paths, natural sandy beaches and glacial lake waters abundant in restorative and healing minerals provide an experience not to be missed at Minnesota's Grand View Lodge.

Natural Products Expo West 2010

This year I got the chance to attend the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California. Check out the highlights.

Eco-Friendly Hostels: A Responsible and Affordable Choice

Money may be tight, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up your spring break vacation.’s Eco-Friendly hostels offer an affordable option that allows you to maintain green habits even while traveling.

Phoenix Light Rail System

Natural Home editorial intern Kirsten Hudson explains how Phoenix, Arizona, made green travel easier with its light rail system.

Green Travel: Fall Foliage on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Enjoy beautiful fall foliage along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Stay in a green bed and breakfast, visit the eco-friendly Blue Ridge Parkway Destination and Visitor Center, or indulge in a number of outdoor activities.

Green Travel: Green Resorts and Hotels: Houston

The Houstonian and Hilton Americas Houston offer guests luxury and comfort in green-outfitted accommodations. From intensive recycling programs to energy management systems, these hotels help you to stay green while visiting Houston, Texas.

Green Travel: Green Resorts: Hotel Punta Islita

Located near mountains, beaches and the rainforest, Hotel Punta Islita in Costa Rica offers guests comfort, natural beauty and a host of eco-friendly options that earned the resort a four-leaf rating from the Certification in Sustainable Tourism program.

Herbal Travels: Loire Valley, France

The Lemon Verbena Lady describes her 20th wedding anniversary trip to the Loire Valley in France and shares her search for unusual herbs.

Herbal Travels: Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

When the Lemon Verbena Lady visited the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens during her NYC vacation she quickly learned that timing is everything when it comes to herbal travels.

Herbal Travels: The Cloisters

A visit to The Cloisters medieval museum and gardens in New York City reminds the Lemon Verbena Lady just how close gardens an art are related.

Herbal Travels: Chicago Botanic Garden

I wish you could experience the English Walled Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, Illinois. Blooming wisteria drapes over rows of trellised classical columns and flowering fruit trees shimmer in the breeze.

Photo-Blog: Missouri Botanical Garden

Family vacations to natural botanical gardens offer just as much all-ages fun without the hassle of crowds or pollution common at most amusement parks. Visit one of the oldest and largest botanical institutions in the United States: The Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis. See photos here!

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?

Green Travel: Driving

 Natural Home editorial intern Susan Melgren offers tips on how to take eco-friendly car trips

Emergency Acne Blaster

This herbal acne treatment became a favorite among this Herbalistas friends. Perfect size for travel!

On the Road Again

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.