Lemons for Laundry


With their natural de-greasing, de-staining and bleaching properties, lemons are a natural addition to your laundry arsenal – and one that has no toxic or harmful effects on the environment. Here are some great ways that lemons can help you keep your valuable clothes looking great. Bleaching Action The citric acid in lemons breaks down stains … [Read more...]


GROWN TO JUICE-APPROVED BY MOTHER NATURE SANTA PAULA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Limoneira Company (NASDAQ:LMNR), a leading agribusiness with prime agricultural land and operations, real estate and water rights in California, announced today the introduction of Lemon Misfits™.  “These lemons are packed with juice and perfect to increase … [Read more...]

Creamy Lemon Jalapeno Dip

march 25 jalapeno corn dip

Creamy Lemon Jalapeno Dip, loaded with fresh peppers, onions, cilantro, lemon and cheese. A perfectly refreshing alternative to plain old chips and salsa! Ingredients 2 c.  (15 oz.) can sweet corn, drained 1 bell pepper, diced 3 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely diced 1 small can chopped green chiles 1 c. shredded colby jack … [Read more...]

Cooking and Green Cleaning with Lemons


Lemon juice is a known flavor enhancer and we’re all familiar with its use in dishes of many kinds, including everything from soups to cocktails and desserts. Once the fun part of cooking and eating is done, however, there’s the cleaning up to do. Lemons can help there too. Lemons have a number of properties that come in very handy when … [Read more...]

Green Cleaning Opinion Leader: Diana Seablom

Entrepreneur, Mom – and passionate about both – Diana Seablom owns and operates Green Cleaning, a green residential and commercial cleaning business that serves the Boston area. She started the business after a few years spent working for other companies – and trying to juggle her responsibilities. Even while she worked in other … [Read more...]

Cleaning Floors with Lemons


Let’s face it – few of us enjoy cleaning the floors. In fact, for many of us it’s the least favored of all household chores. But - we all love the look, fresh smell and general uplift in mood that clean, shining floors can bring to a home. Using environmentally friendly methods to clean floors is especially important when you have pets or … [Read more...]

Green Cleaning Opinion Leader: Kathleen Bands Shindler

As the third generation going into the Baltimore-based family cleaning business –My Cleaning Service – Kathleen Bands-Shindler has learned the business inside and out. She knows that it’s essential for people to switch from manufactured cleaning products that contain dangerous volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and synthetic fragrances and use … [Read more...]

Green Cleaning with Lemons: Streak-Free Windows


Many of us would like to switch to natural cleaning products but we’re unsure about the results. After all, those new and improved products wouldn’t have been invented if the old ways were effective – right? Wrong! When it comes to windows and glass cleaning, we tend to have high standards and lemon juice has pulp, it’s sticky... it … [Read more...]

And From Everyone’s Favorite Domestic Goddess…….

There are few rites of spring more satisfying than the annual clean. For many people, however, the pleasure comes only after the work is finished. Your spring cleaning may never become effortless, but you can make the project more manageable -- and even enjoyable. This printable checklist offers an overview of everything you need to know -- … [Read more...]