Total Guide To Caring For Succulents Indoors & Outdoors

Succulents, the friend of gardeners everywhere, and the current popular trend among houseplant enthusiasts are not as foolproof as many seem to claim. While yes, these hardy little plants are some of the most straightforward to care for, it is also easy to create an imbalance and inadvertently kill your sun-loving flora. However, with the correct water, light, and soil combination, your succulents, whether indoors… [read more]

11 Best Succulents For Your Home + Tips To Help Them Thrive

They’re cute, colorful, readily available, and hard to kill. If this sounds appealing to you, succulents may be the perfect addition to your houseplant collection. These trendy, drought-resistant plants not only clean the air, increase oxygen in the home, and give life to a drab space, succulent arrangements also serve as incredible pieces of living art for a unique decor style. Succulent varieties vary significantly… [read more]

10 Ways To Get Rid Of Fleas In The House Naturally

If you are like me and love animals, you are bound to have dealt with fleas before. Fleas are not only annoying for your pets but can also wreak havoc on your household, even to the point where you have an infestation on your hands. Once fleas are on your dog or cat, they can easily hitch a ride inside where they set up camp… [read more]

8 Ways To Unclog A Drain Naturally

The introduction of indoor plumbing came with many modern conveniences, but it came with a few drawbacks as well. Probably one of the most annoying of them all is clogged drains, whether it’s in your kitchen sink, shower or bathroom sink, chances are you’ve experienced this problem once or twice in your life. What Are Some Common Causes Of Clogged Drains & Sinks? There are… [read more]

Amazon Prime Day 2018: The Best Home & Garden, Health & Beauty Deals

It’s become a tradition that here at Natural Living Ideas, we honor Amazon Prime Day by curating the best deals for natural living lovers. There’s a lot of items that are significantly discounted on Prime Day and our team of editors help to cut through the noise to bring you only the best deals for the things you care about. What Is Amazon Prime Day?… [read more]

How To Get Rid Of Silverfish At Home: 14 Home Remedies That Work

Let’s get right to the point, silverfish are creepy insects. They tend to appear in moist areas and thrive in damp and dark environments such as basements, sheds, attics, bathrooms, and kitchens where they are attracted to paper and damp clothing. There is nothing that wigs me out more than seeing a silverfish scurry across the floor or the counter. Although they are creepy, the… [read more]

How To Make Mosquito Repelling Citronella Candles

Citronella has a long reputation for repelling mosquitoes and other pests. It works by masking our bodies with a distinctive aroma that bugs hate. The top use for Citronella is as an insect repellent due to its natural non-toxic repellent properties. There are loads of commercially produced citronella products available for home use, but most of the time the candles and oils are mixed with cheap and harmful… [read more]

How To Make Your Own Beautifully Scented Wax Melts

Wax melts are scented pieces of wax, without a wick, that are melted in a warmer to release a fragrance. They are a great way to try out different aromas without having to invest in several types of candles. Wax melts last longer than a standard candle and are highly customizable. Unlike candles, the wax does not evaporate; only the scent dissipates. Once you can no… [read more]

How To Get Rid Of Cockroaches: 11 Home Remedies That Really Work

There are more than 4,000 species of cockroaches worldwide. The most common species and the ones that you might see around your home are the German cockroaches, the American cockroach, and the brownbanded cockroach. These resilient insects are generally looked upon as being dirty and for good reason. Cockroaches can rapidly spread germs and bacteria and can trigger allergies and asthma. The fact that they… [read more]

How To Make Air Cleansing Rosemary & Sage Smudge Sticks

Smudging is the practice of the burning of sacred herbs for spiritual cleansing and purification. It’s a ceremony that has been practiced by Native Americans for centuries. A selection of herbs, usually white sage or cedar, is bundled with a cotton or hemp string. The bundle is then dried. Once the herbs have thoroughly dried, it’s lit and allowed to smoulder. The smoke is then fanned around an area… [read more]