Getting Dirty: How to Use Different Types of Soil

Healthy soil is important to a successful and thriving garden. The soil we plant our seeds and plants in can determine how strong our flowers and vegetables will grow.

When working in the garden, there are five different types of soil you can work with, and erosion...

Spring Time: How To Get Your Garden Ready

It is almost spring! Are you excited? I’m sure you’re getting antsy to get out in your garden and get your hands dirty.  

While you wait for spring, there’s a little bit of work that can be done now, which will make it easier and more enjoyable when...

Fun with Plants: How to Make a Terrarium

Do you love indoor plants? Do you enjoy unique designs and creations? What about making your own terrarium? Terrariums are a creative way to host indoor plants and they look good just about anywhere.  

Keep reading for tips on how to make your own terrarium...

11 Gardening Mistakes to Avoid and Learn From

Whether you fancy yourself a gardening expert or just planted your first bulb, everyone makes mistakes. What improves your gardening abilities is knowing what pitfalls to avoid and why they matter. Keep reading for 11 common gardening mistakes from Natural Living Ideas and...

Feed Your Soil So It Feeds You! Plant Cover Crops

If you are not planning to grow cool season veggies, the best thing you can do for your garden is to grow a cover crop.

Cover Crops

Cover crops feed the soil by being tilled under once properly matured. While growing, cover crops...