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articles by: Jessica Kellner

3 Nontoxic Recipes for Once-a-Year Cleaning Spots

Of course we all like to keep our homes tidy year-round, but when the first warm days of spring invite us to fling open our windows and doors, we often feel compelled to refresh our homes by cleaning …

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A Quick Guide to Raising Backyard Chickens

Photo: Kippen House coops are handmade and feature living roof gardens. They're available in the Seattle area. Have you ever considered raising backyard chickens? Whether you live in a rural area, …

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Support the Sierra Club and Reduce Our Oil Dependence

Royal Dutch Shell (aka Shell Oil), the fifth-largest company in the world, is pre-emptively suing the Sierra Club along with a dozen other environmental organizations to block any challenges to its pl…

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Help Bring Safe Water to Those in Need

March 22nd is World Water Day, established by the United Nations to examine water issues around the world and raise awareness to the fact that one in eight people on our planet do not have safe water …

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Natural Remedies for Common Kids’ Ailments

Kids have a knack for spreading germs and picking up illnesses. But if your kids come down with common ailments, you don't have to immediately turn to over-the-counter medicine. Try these natural reme…

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Considering a Spring Cleanse

As a former editor for Herbs for Health magazine (now rolled into the Herb Companion magazine) I've read a lot about spring cleanses or "detox" diets. There are mixed professional opinions about clean…

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3 Great Eco-Friendly Garden Products

Getting geared up to garden this spring? Whether you are buying supplies for your own garden or are thinking about birthday, Mother's Day or Father's Day gifts for the garden-inclined, consider these …

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3 Healthy March Madness Recipes

If you're a college basketball fan like I am (go, Jayhawks!), you are probably getting excited for one of the best sporting events of the year--March Madness! If you're planning hoops-centric get-toge…

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5 Favorite Natural Laundry Detergents

In the current issue of Natural Home & Garden, we featured an article on creating a nontoxic laundry room (I also blogged about it recently on Care2). It's a space we might not often think about a…

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Guide to Homemade Salad Dressings

If you make a lot of salads, you might get bored with the same old couple of bottles in the fridge. You can increase your salads' originality (and save some money) by making your own. Bonus: It's very…

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about Jessica Kellner

Jessica Kellner is the editor of Natural Home & Garden magazine, a national sustainable home and lifestyle magazine. She is dedicated to helping readers create more sustainable, delightful homes that are in tune with the natural world. She is also the author of Housing Reclaimed: Sustainable Homes for Next to Nothing, published by New Society Publishers in autumn of 2011. Email her at jkellner@naturalhomeandgarden.com.

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