My budget-friendly tips for creating an eco friendly house. 9 simple ideas — from replacing plastic with natural materials to choosing eco friendly cleaning products and 7 other green home tips.
You have to plan ahead how you’ll be watering plants on vacation even though you’re not there. Here are 2 really simple ways to water plants while away + 3 clever DIY solutions that you might want to try. My best ideas for watering house plants on vacation.
Here’s where to find free materials for all your DIY projects: free pallets, barrels, mulch, lumber, dirt, rocks, trees, plants, and seasonal craft items!
These 10 are definitely the best indoor plants to clean the air inside your house. These houseplants are all easy to find, and most are super easy to grow!
See why Zoo Doo is one of the most popular (and effective) types of organic fertilizer around. We also have tips on how to use it and where you can get it.
A living Christmas tree helps you stay ever-“green” during the holidays – for years to come. Tips, tricks & more to help you care for a live Christmas tree.
Looking for fun and rewarding ways to recycle your fall foliage? Here are 3 great ways to use fall leaves around the house.
The best ways to attract bees and other helpful garden insects to your organic garden – like butterflies! Plus a list of the top plants that attract bees.
You don’t have to throw out your gardening pots when they start stacking up in the garage or the yard. Here are 3 simple and practical ways to reuse your plastic garden pots. Talk about having a GREEN thumb!…
Here are some down & dirty practical ways that living green actually saves you more money than non-green options do — point by point, with my own firsthand examples.
For an inexpensive natural weed killer, try this simple & effective natural weed killer recipe: just salt, vinegar, and dish soap!
I’ve been gardening for many years. One of my annual keys to success is seaweed fertilizer. It’s one of the best natural fertilizers — especially if you live in close proximity to a beach where you can gather your own seaweed regularly.
Look what happens when clever environmentally-minded artists get their green thumb on in a Chicago rail car.
These shoes biodegrade and sprout wildflowers when planted in your garden at the end of their life.
Tomato cages can be awkward to store once their purpose has been served. Why not turn them into a stylish pieces of decor instead?
A new year is a great reason to make some changes you’ve been putting off for one reason or another. Here are some fun ways to live greener in 2011.
Reducing your amount of waste can be more difficult in the suburbs, but with a little common sense and creativity, it’s perfectly possible.
Don’t end up with dead flowers, herbs, or veggies because you forgot to water them. Check out these self-watering garden systems you can build yourself and on the cheap.
Don’t have the energy, time, or space to tend to your own garden? How about going all jungle-warfare gardener on your nearest ugly plot of land or abandoned garden?
Even for die-hard walkers and bikers, sometimes you just have to drive somewhere. Why not make your car work for you if you do?
This great cartoon may help you think twice before using — or even buying — Monsanto’s RoundUp
Want to grow your own herbs and veggies? Here are the details on how to build a simple but beautiful raised bed garden.
Who says you need a lot of land to garden? All you have to do is plant vertically, not horizontally.
These fun gardening projects are worthy of a little bit of time during any beautiful weekend.
If you want a cheap yet high quality rain barrel, don’t miss out on this sale from Northern Tool. Pick up a 52 gallon rain barrel for $39!
Amazing DIY projects to help keep you safe (and healthy) while biking.
This amazing yoga mat looking roll out garden mat makes it easy for anyone to garden…green thumb or not!
Cutting through the old wives’ tales to the top 9 easy and all natural ways to keep slugs out of your garden.
Restoring your old and dingy deck to like-new can be WAY easier than you think!
2 easy and beautiful ideas for building a reclaimed trellis!
Want to start your own container garden? Why not build one that looks great for FREE?
Composting is a GREAT way to save money and reduce chemicals around the home…just don’t use your sense of taste to see if it’s ready!
Did you think you missed the boat to start your own container garden of fresh vegetables? Think again. Check out these free DIY planters!
Bury your worries in the ground each month with a plantable calendar that will grow wildflowers!
Want to get your thumb green in the garden this spring? Make sure you do it safely without harsh chemicals. It’s easier than you may think!
6 fun, easy, inexpensive DIY projects using bamboo. There’s no better way to spruce up your living space than with some panda food.
Are you helping or hurting the environment? We are trying to help… but there are obviously more things that we could be doing. Here are some ideas of things you can do to make a difference with regard to Global Warming.