Don't listen to the frog.

Kermit might have believed it wasn't easy being green, but really, it's not all that difficult. It takes some thought and patience, and a little effort before things become second nature. But isn't it worth it in the long run?

To help you on your way, we've pulled together an assortment of stories, tips and information to help paint the pathway a lovely shade of green.

Here are the stories you'll find:

  • Thinking of buying a hybrid? Research tips offer a road map to rev up your search.

  • It's nice to find fresh strawberries at your neighborhood grocery store in January, but it's better for the environment to choose seasonal, locally grown foods.

  • Blue may be the new black, but green is becoming the height of eco-fashion. And there's nothing itchy or scratchy about it.

  • It's not "Where's Waldo," but you can put your keen, green eye to work finding the not-so-eco-friendly items in this illustration.

  • Solar energy is becoming more affordable thanks to rebates, tax credits and companies lending a hand.

  • How truly green does your garden grow?

  • Turn back the clock when it comes to ditching the dirt by looking to the pantry to whip up some nontoxic cleaning concoctions.

  • Restyle your home, garden and life, the green way.

  • Rover and Fluffy can go green, too.

  • Ever wondered what happens to your e-waste after you recycle it?

  • Check out our extensive resource list for the what, where and how to recycle.