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.
Wise sprinkler usage will conserve water while maintaining your attractive lawn.
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?
My experiences with a reel lawn mower in a small urban neighborhood.
New EPA regulations require 35 percent reduced emissions from lawn-care equipment by 2011.
Exmark’s “Transitioning Mower Fleets to Propane” provides a road map for landscape professionals.
Husqvarna adds 3 all-wheel drive walk mower models to offer high quality options for any budget.
Tips on how to compost, what is composting and reasons why you should compost.
KIOTI tractor company realizes significant growth in North American markets.
Tips on how to prevent soil compaction on your lawn and reduce water pollution!
Lazer Z X-Series zero-turn riding mower earns award for innovative RED Technology
Steve offers a few thoughts on line trimmers and brush cutters.
Second in a series of blog posts about how to convert a lawn mower or other gasoline small engine to run on propane.
From a little-known sugar substitute to a conversation-starting book, this list of items for the green kitchen contains a few surprises.
New Z925M Flex Fuel model offers alternative fuel option for landscape contractors.
You can sneak a few attractive, low maintenance food plants onto your lawn, and your neighbors will never even notice.
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.
Landscapers, gardeners and DIYers have a fast and convenient solution that dethatches, bags, rakes, scalps, mulches and cuts lawns in a single tool.
If you're looking for a new lawn mower this year, consider buying a zero-turn lawn mower, which will really help you maneuver around obstacles such as trees and bushes.
A recent study of the University of Texas at Austin found that mixed native turf lawns require less maintenance, grow better and provide more weed resistance than a traditional, single-species lawn.
Currently sold only in Europe, the Honda Miimo is the company’s first commercial robotic product for domestic use, offering customers the ultimate in lawn mowing ease.
More electric riding lawn mowers are coming to the market.
Check out Annie B. Bond's list of 11 easy tips for making your kitchen more healthy and safe, from Care2.
Tips on how to conserve water in the fall with weather-based irrigation controllers.
Typical suburban landscaping is a maintenance expense with no return to the owner and often diminishes the habitat for the living things around us. One alternative is to create a forest island that provides flowers for pollinators and food for people with little to no maintenance cost.
Machine expert Hank Will offers advice on whether to drain the gas tanks of machines that will be idle for a while.
I made body cream for Mother’s Day presents for my family.
Help keep cages and water sources clean with Solway Feeder's horizontal watering nipples.
Qualifying referrals to Exmark can receive $100 Carhartt gift cards.
Not feeling so hot? Time magazine offers 10 things to consider before your next visit to the doctor.
The Grasshopper company has introduced the new Model 8HT PowerVac vacuum collector.
Make you own inexpensive, pampering - and edible - homemade face mask with this simple recipe. Enjoy!
Skin care and keeping it simple.
Simran Sethi starts dreaming of spring gardening, with the goal of renewing her efforts to grow real food.
Simran Sethi teams up with two neighbors to "grow food, not lawns."
The 2011 report focuses on the Garden Effect and Payback-if-sold. The Garden Effect is the estimated increase in a property’s market value as a result of having beautiful landscaping.
Cub Cadet is known for providing break-through innovations, a reputation supported by the Best Buy rating.
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.
Coconut oil uses range from cooking to skin care, so read on to take advantage of what this oil has to offer.
The CS2410 subcompact tractor is appropriate for those homeowners with property sizes ranging from just under an acre up to 5 acres, possibly more.
The Hoss Seeder's unique features include its all-metal frame and ease of attaching to the wheel hoe.
Investments in lawnmower fabrication processes save more than 310 tons of steel annually.
Growstone makes breakthrough, high-performance hydroponic growth mediums and soil aerators from discarded glass.
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.
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.
How to use herbs on goats, blends, suggestions, and tips.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Making your own homemade toothpaste from coconut oil is easy, fun and can be healthier and less expensive than store-bought versions.
USDA-organic personal care line now styled after Dr. Bronner’s iconic castile soap label.
First in a series of blog posts which will cover conversion of lawnmowers and small engines from gasoline to propane.
Put your riding mower to work!
Goats are terrific weed eaters, and do a great job clearing land for you, why not utilize them for clearing your pastures!
According to the Natural Products Association, the NPA Natural Standard is based on natural ingredients, safety, responsibility and sustainability.
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?
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.
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.
Simran Sethi reflects on her first summer of yard-care and gardening.
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.
Learn details regarding winter chicken care including ventilation for a cozy chicken house, heat for baby and grown chicks, and recommended poultry books.
Fostering can help overcome an unexpected side effect of life in a rescue kennel---obesity.
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.
Docking of dairy cows serves no purpose and causes pain and discomfort for the
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.
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.
Simran Sethi explains how the green faith movement can provide common ground among different groups.
One of our most common grasses is limiting the bobwhite quail population, killing broodmares and their foals, rotting cow hooves, and cutting milk production.