Category Archives: Bushcraft

Natural DIY Tick Repellent

natural tick spray

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.

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Bug Be Gone DIY Candles with Beeswax

DIY bug repellent candles

DIY bug repellent candles: Citronella is great for mosquitoes while peppermint and lemon eucalyptus will send those black flies and horse flies packing.

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How to Stop Black Fly Bites from Itching

stop itchy bites

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.

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Car Camping Hacks for Epic Road Trips

camping recipes

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.

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Foraging Wild Violets for Food and Medicine

cooking with violets

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.

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