Lyme disease is a growing concern as warmer climates make ticks more prevalent. We know you don't want to douse yourself in chemical repellents every time you venture out, so here is a natural alternative that is really effective at keeping ticks at bay.
Just the mention of crocodiles will send shivers down your spine, so imagine what it’s like to dive with them—at night!
DIY bug repellent candles: Citronella is great for mosquitoes while peppermint and lemon eucalyptus will send those black flies and horse flies packing.
There are a ton of things you can do to alleviate the irritation of black fly bites and get outside for longer during the spring months. Here are a few of my own tried and tested natural cures for black fly bites.
Car camping allows you to cover a lot of ground on a budget. You can bring more outdoor gear and you get to go further because you aren't spending your money on hotels. Don't throw a bunch of stuff in the back of your car and head for the hills, be prepared in order to get the most out of your holiday.
Wild blue violets are one of the first flowers to grace your spring garden. While some consider them weeds, the beautiful deep blue flowers and heart-shaped leaves provide a wealth of benefits including culinary and medicinal applications.