The glass mason jar is not just for canning! Its unlimited uses can be traced to the kitchen, pantry, bathroom, laundry, office, and even the garage!
Garden greens are and oft forgotten and much overlooked staple of traditional health. Rediscover their frugal wealth, versatility, and delicious taste.
The DIY Learning Curve applies to everyone, beginners and expert alike. It’s okay to not know, but it’s not okay to not try. We all start somewhere.
Creative gardening will help you utilize what you already have so you don’t spend a bunch of money on planters and other garden needs. Be creative and save.
Start a vegetable garden and use these tips to have success growing great food and providing for your family. There are a lot of benefits to growing food.
Here are 10 easy vegetables to grow in your garden. Grow them to save money, eat healthier, and teach your loved ones about eating local and natural.
We recently wrote about what CSAs farm shares are, now let’s focus on helping you to find a CSA that is local, inexpensive, and right for you.
White vinegar for cleaning is an old standby that just plain works; but what else is it good for? Here are 10 ways to use this powerhouse around the house.
A growing movement to know your food and eat local is spreading across our country. Dissect your meal and ask yourself where it came from and who grew it.
How to reduce trash and paper usage by making the switch from disposable paper products to reusable products that save money and make you feel good.
Beyond saving money and living sustainably, there are many reasons to make things yourself, here are a few of our favorite reasons to DIY Naturally.
The Clean 15 is a list of non organic foods safe to buy when grown conventionally. Levels of chemical pesticides are low so buy with confidence.
The Dirty Dozen is a list of produce and other food to buy organic. They have very high levels of chemical pesticides, antibiotics or growth hormones.
diyNatural reader Alicia shares tips on water recycling by catching and reusing plant water in other household plants, another great DIY tip!
This DIY project saved me around $110, took me about 15 minutes to complete, and in the end will deliver incredibly nutrient rich soil to my organic vegetable garden! If the terms “Vermicosting” or “Worm Farm” don’t scare you away… then by all means – please read on!
As always… in an effort to save money and become more self-reliant – I passed on an opportunity to buy a kitchen compost bucket and opted instead to make my own for $1.50. Check it out…