With spring upon us it’s time to start enjoying the great outdoors by planting in the garden and maintaining the lawn. When caring for a lawn and garden this season there are several tips to keep in mind to maximize your landscape’s potential with minimal use of water.

Saving money around the house continues to be a major pursuit for homeowners nationwide. And with a focus on going green, savvy homeowners are looking for ways to cut energy use to reduce utility bills and their home’s carbon footprint.

Many families are interested in adopting a more natural lifestyle, especially when they’re met by life-changing moments, such as welcoming a new baby, adopting a pet, or buying a new home. Here are five tips to help families live more naturally.

It's not uncommon for homeowners to get the itch to move when they've been in their house awhile. While just picking up and moving isn't an option for most of us, there's another approach that people are taking: Refreshing their house to create a high-impact, high-style look, but doing it in a way that’s cost effective.

This summer season, are you thinking about improving and upgrading your home to be more green?

Do you ever wish you could create a more comfortable home environment while also having a positive impact on the environment? By providing shade to windows and patio doors, your interior temperatures can be significantly reduced. You’ll use less fuel and save on cooling costs.

You conserved energy in 2007 by installing programmable thermostats in your home. In 2008, you replaced your home’s incandescent light bulbs with energy-efficient compact fluorescent lights. If you’re wondering what you can do in 2009 to further reduce your carbon footprint, just take a look at product packaging.