By Timothy Hurst on July 23, 2010
Some tricks of the trade and a few upgrades that can help pools use less water, consume less energy and require fewer harsh chemicals to keep clean.
By Timothy Hurst on June 22, 2010
In case you are actually looking for some more DIY projects in addition to the ones you put off over the winter, we’ve selected 13+ handy how-tos and tutorials to inspire your summer-friendly green upgrades.
By Timothy Hurst on June 1, 2010
Not only does growing potatoes in a barrel reduce the amount of weeding and exposure to pests and fungi, you don’t even have to risk shovel-damage to the tender potatoes by digging them out of the ground when they’re done, just tip the container over!
By Becky Striepe on November 16, 2009
Last week, we took a look at craft projects for empty wine and beer bottles, scrap paper, and empty glass jars. Really though, that’s just a small part of the things we trash that can be useful again! After the jump, we’ve got some projects for empty cans, plastic bottles, and laminated cardboard, but we’d [...]
By Becky Striepe on September 29, 2009
Whether you’re making your own deodorant, bath products, or home made cleaning supplies, essential oils are…well…essential! Have you ever stumbled upon a recipe that called for “your favorite essential oil” and been a little stumped? Never fear! Here are some common essential oils that home brewed recipes call for and their properties.