Illustrations from the original Home Ecology: Judy Strafford.

Several additional illustrations included in a revised edition, published by Piatkus Books with a new title, The Green Home, were drawn by

Cover and interior illustrations for The Armchair Environmentalist are used with kind permission of the artist,

Most photographs are my own, but I occasionally illustrations some provided by friends or neighbors, whom I have tried to credit with the post. Please let me know if I’ve missed one!

By Judy Strafford

I also use some graphics that come from the collection at, and also Unsplash.