One of STIHL’s many battery powered tools could make a perfect gift for dad this Father’s Day.
Scotts Miracle-Gro now phosphorous-free in market leading Turf Builder product.
Treat your skin with one of these easy, inexpensive skincare recipes.
I made body cream for Mother’s Day presents for my family.
It’s time for lawn and garden work. In your opinion, which is the best garden tractor? Which tractor will you be using this year?
Experiments in making an all natural body scrub.
Help keep cages and water sources clean with Solway Feeder's horizontal watering nipples.
Worker B is returning to their beekeeping roots and adding raw honey to their collection of products.
Exmark’s “Transitioning Mower Fleets to Propane” provides a road map for landscape professionals.
The Grasshopper company has introduced the new Model 8HT PowerVac vacuum collector.
Lazer Z X-Series zero-turn riding mower earns award for innovative RED Technology
Husqvarna adds 3 all-wheel drive walk mower models to offer high quality options for any budget.
Skin care and keeping it simple.
Make you own inexpensive, pampering - and edible - homemade face mask with this simple recipe. Enjoy!
Not feeling so hot? Time magazine offers 10 things to consider before your next visit to the doctor.
New EPA regulations require 35 percent reduced emissions from lawn-care equipment by 2011.
My experiences with a reel lawn mower in a small urban neighborhood.
Learn how to make a scarecrow from scrap materials that moves and makes noise to keep deer, squirrels, rabbits and crows out of the garden.
Over the years, we’ve had many experiences with injured and sick chickens. Sometimes the birds have pulled through, sometimes they have not.Such is truly the way of life.
Cam finds an new old-fashioned way to keep the wildlife out of his garden.
Using up CSA produce is often difficult, but I found a fun and easy way to do it.
KIOTI tractor company realizes significant growth in North American markets.
My mother is brilliant. We were comparing recent frustrating experiences with doctors one evening when Mom, a 4th grade teacher, had an idea: The United States should do away with our current healthcare system and replace it with one similar to No Child Left Behind (called No Patient Left Behind), in which physicians are held personally accountable for the continued well-being of their patients.
Coconut oil uses range from cooking to skin care, so read on to take advantage of what this oil has to offer.
Tips on how to compost, what is composting and reasons why you should compost.
Kick toxic chemicals to the curb and make your own natural lotion using just a few ingredients. Making homemade lotion is an easy, fun and creative process.
Wise sprinkler usage will conserve water while maintaining your attractive lawn.
How to use herbs on goats, blends, suggestions, and tips.
How to make your own homemade deodorant that really works!
Unlike most poultry and chicken electrolyte products on the market today that treat hundreds of birds, Sav-A-Chick™ is ideal for casual poultry raisers with 1 – 10 birds.
emerginC, a leading professional skincare collection, has just launched a natural yet serious results-oriented collection aptly named Scientific Organics.
Making your own homemade toothpaste from coconut oil is easy, fun and can be healthier and less expensive than store-bought versions.
Many beauty products contain harmful chemicals, but figuring out which are the worst can be difficult. Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence clues you in to the top five chemical ingredients to avoid when buying summer skin care products, and helps you learn about a few natural alternatives.
From a little-known sugar substitute to a conversation-starting book, this list of items for the green kitchen contains a few surprises.
A little pampering can go a long way in making you feel rested, cared for and treated — and it doesn’t have to be expensive or involve complex chemistry. Check out this recipe for homemade bubble bath, and share your tips for creating a do-it-yourself home spa experience.
Store-bought deoderants contain aluminum and other harmful substances that find their way into your bloodstream. Try this recipe for natural homemade deodorant that uses baking soda with coconut oil and essential oil to create a effective and safe alternative.
According to a report issued by the World Health Organization, diseases such as E. coli and staph are developing stronger resistance to antibiotics.
Fleas and ticks can bring severe itching, allergic reactions, discomfort, and even serious diseases (such as lyme disease) to your pets, so it’s important to protect your pets from them. However, studies have found that many common flea and tick control/treatment products aren’t just toxic to those bugs; they can actually poison your pets, as well. Find out which ingredients and products to avoid, and some safer alternatives to use.
July is UV Safety Month. Don’t forget to protect your skin and eyes from the sun while enjoying long summer days.
Tips on how to prevent soil compaction on your lawn and reduce water pollution!
USDA-organic personal care line now styled after Dr. Bronner’s iconic castile soap label.
Steve offers a few thoughts on line trimmers and brush cutters.
Actor Carel Struycken is famous for his role as Lurch in Addams Family, as well as many other roles. He is also a big proponent of permaculture. Nyerges talks with Struycken at his Pasadena home about permaculture and sustainable farming.
Timidity nearly doomed Johnny to a life sentence in the rescue kennel until one determined family saw through his issues to the dog he was meant to be.
Adult dogs need a little help to compete with pups in the adoption game. A spa date with a groomer or in your own back yard can give that older shelter dog more than a shiny coat. It can open the door to a new life.
According to the Natural Products Association, the NPA Natural Standard is based on natural ingredients, safety, responsibility and sustainability.
The American College of Healthcare Sciences and Apothecary Shoppe have been re-certified as Green America Gold-Certified businesses.
A new federal tax on soda and other sugary beverages has been suggested as a way to pay for part of the major overhaul of the U.S. health-care system proposed by the Obama administration. What do you think of the proposed soda tax?
Caretaking wild places is a great way to homestead in paradise without having to afford land.
It's not always easy to use natural remedies on your chickens. Here's a trick to keep up your sleeve that will have them begging for their medicine.
Therapeutic grade essential oils have a tonne of uses on the homestead - here's how we've used them effectively, and how they bring us peace of mind.
Fostering can help overcome an unexpected side effect of life in a rescue kennel---obesity.
Learn details regarding winter chicken care including ventilation for a cozy chicken house, heat for baby and grown chicks, and recommended poultry books.
Docking of dairy cows serves no purpose and causes pain and discomfort for the
Many readers can't say no to spouses, children, bosses, and so on. To please and care for others, we often sacrifice ourselves, working long hours, exhausting our energy. There is a cure. It's a two-letter word that starts with n. Try it.
What’s with glycerin? It’s a soap-making byproduct with antibacterial properties, but it’s often made with animal fat derivatives, which isn’t really our thing. So, we figured out how to make our own veggie version with coconut oil, opening up a whole world of kitchen pantry beauty concoctions.
Check out Annie B. Bond's list of 11 easy tips for making your kitchen more healthy and safe, from Care2.
Simran Sethi explains how the green faith movement can provide common ground among different groups.
Leaves are a valuable source of mulch and fertility within the permaculture garden.
Jessica Kellner, editor of Natural Home and Garden Magazine, shares three pregnancy skin care products that will help prevent stretch marks and keep your baby belly soft and smooth.
Top bar hive modifications, turkey traps, and gourmet potatoes are just a few of the topics covered in the past week of blogging we've been up to. Homesteading healthcare and a new virtual book club round off the week with several reader comments.