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5 Tips to Guarantee Canning Success

5 Tips to Guarantee Canning Success

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 21st, 2014

In addition to food security and freedom from unwanted additives, home canning gives us the old-fashioned satisfaction of transforming the harvest into next season’s feast.

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Water Filtration for Emergency Preparedness

Water Filtration for Emergency Preparedness

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 14th, 2014

Water: it can save us or sicken us. When our water supply is compromised, knowledge and preparation make all the difference.

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Is Your Pet Prepared for a Major Storm or Evacuation?

Is Your Pet Prepared for a Major Storm or Evacuation?

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 6th, 2014

Natural disasters are on the rise — include domestic animals in your “just in case” planning. Their lives are in your hands!

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How to Use Bats for Natural, Non-toxic Mosquito Control

How to Use Bats for Natural, Non-toxic Mosquito Control

By Eartheasy.com, Posted July 29th, 2014

With new mosquito-borne diseases in the US, these wild and mysterious allies provide safer solutions than poisonous sprays.

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How to Block Tree Roots from Entering Your Garden

How to Block Tree Roots from Entering Your Garden

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 15th, 2014

Your well-fed and watered garden is a growth opportunity for nearby trees.

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7 Clever Ways to Lower Your Water Bill this Summer

7 Clever Ways to Lower Your Water Bill this Summer

By Eartheasy.com, Posted July 10th, 2014

When the hot sun blazes, we double or even quadruple our water use. Make every drop count with these off-beat tips.

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Teaching My Child How to Garden: Summer Progress

Teaching My Child How to Garden: Summer Progress

By Robin Jacobs, Posted July 7th, 2014

Inch by inch, row by row… Can the quiet growth of plants hold a kid’s interest for the long weeks of watering, weeding, and waiting?

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DIY Solar Power: How to Extend the Life of Your Battery Bank

DIY Solar Power: How to Extend the Life of Your Battery Bank

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 24th, 2014

Learning basic “care and feeding” of your battery bank protects your investment and adds peace-of-mind to the self-sufficient life.

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6 Beginner Recipes for Solar Ovens

6 Beginner Recipes for Solar Ovens

By Robin Jacobs, Posted June 20th, 2014

When you’re first starting out with your solar oven, focus on recipes that do well with slow cooking.

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How to Choose Earth-Friendly Edible Oils

How to Choose Earth-Friendly Edible Oils

By Sheila Harrington, Posted June 18th, 2014

Discovering options that are better for the health of ourselves and the planet.

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Teaching Your Child to Love Vegetables

Teaching Your Child to Love Vegetables

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 10th, 2014

New research tries (again) to grant eager parents’ fondest wish: to watch our kids happily clean their plate of nutritious veggies.

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Hike Naked Summer Giveaway!

Hike Naked Summer Giveaway!

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 6th, 2014

Win everything you need for an awesome adventure… minus the clothes.

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7 Ways to Green Your Campsite

7 Ways to Green Your Campsite

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 4th, 2014

To truly “get away from it all,” sometime less is more. A little planning helps us tread lightly on our precious wilderness areas.

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Teaching My Child How to Garden – Getting Started

Teaching My Child How to Garden – Getting Started

By Robin Jacobs, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 2nd, 2014

Everyday miracles happen when we invite playful work and wonder into the garden.

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How to “Read the Weeds” for a Healthier Lawn

How to “Read the Weeds” for a Healthier Lawn

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 29th, 2014

Problem plants are a symptom, not a disease — listen and they will help you understand your soil’s needs.

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How to Remove Fluoride from Water

How to Remove Fluoride from Water

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 22nd, 2014

Two thirds of US tap water is fluoridated in the name of dental health, but concerned consumers fear unintended side effects.

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Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 14th, 2014

Once established, perennial veggies and berries keep on giving year after year.

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How to Wrestle an Elephant

How to Wrestle an Elephant

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 5th, 2014

The battle against climate change begins at home.

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How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 30th, 2014

Old timers call them Spring Tonic. Before the garden gets going, nettles are the perfect local green.

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3 Useful Soil Mixes for Planters and Raised Beds

3 Useful Soil Mixes for Planters and Raised Beds

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 23rd, 2014

Once you’ve taken the time to create a container garden or raised beds, attention to soil mix leads to maximum yield.

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