Editorial Calendar: May/June 2010


Spotlight: Redecorating and Remodeling

House: In Brooklyn, a baubiologist greens up a dilapidated brownstone, and a tiny cabin in Canada’s Okanagan region proves just how satisfying small can be.

Gardening: You don’t need acres to grow nutritious produce and gorgeous flowers. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about gardening in containers.

Feature Stories:

“Installing Cork Flooring”

Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence installs cork flooring for a total transformation of her space–and finds an eco-friendly way to get rid of her old, nasty carpet.

“Builders for Hope”

Builders of Hope, an innovative North Carolina nonprofit, creates a national model for giving tear-down houses– and their future occupants–a new lease on life

“Daylighting Strategies”

Daylighting–the use of natural light to brighten up a home’s interior–is also a basic tenet of green design, and a well-designed, day-lit building can reduce lighting energy consumption by 50 to 80 percent. Explore strategies for ensuring balanced daylight and find building products, from polycarbonate walls to skylights, that can make the difference.


“Best for Remodeling and Redecorating”

Our 5 favorite products.

“Conscious Kitchen”

Make the most of the spring harvest.

“Nuts & Bolts”

Natural plasters and finishes

“Be Well”

Keep your garden healthy with natural insecticides.