Healthy Home

Make your home a safe haven with efficient design, chemical-free cleaning methods and home organization tips.

Ants, Bedbugs and Dust Mites: DIY Natural Home Pest Control Solutions

By Loren Nancarrow and Janet Hogan Taylor

Fend off pesky ants, bedbugs, dust mites and other pests. Make your own natural home pest control solutions with ingredients including vinegar, corn syrup and chile peppers.

4 Ways to Reduce Home Allergens

By Sarah Lozanova

Make your home a haven from the discomfort of allergy symptoms with these tips for reducing home allergens.

Mother Earth Living Freelance Writer/Query Submission Guidelines

How to submit article queries and write for Mother Earth Living magazine.

3 Most Toxic Chemicals in Your Home

By Sarah Lozanova

With thousands of chemicals in home products, eliminating them all can be difficult. Start by reducing these three most-toxic chemicals for a healthier home.


In Basket: September 2012

By The Herb Companion Staff

The Herb Companion readers talk about vegetables that have gone to seed and flower, growing lavender in humid climates and skin safety with rue.

In Basket: July 2012

By The Herb Companion staff

The Herb Companion readers discuss silver herbs at Sissinghurst Castle Garden, the use of natural pesticides, the wonders of the lavender plant, and more in this month’s “In Basket.”

11 Eco-Friendly Kitchen Tips

By Natural Home & Garden Staff

The Natural Home & Garden editors share 11 tips for an eco-friendly kitchen.

In Basket: March 2012

By The Herb Companion staff

The Herb Companion readers discuss growing heirloom roses, identifying crimini mushrooms, growing strawberries in Texas, and more in this month’s “In Basket.”