Camping and Outdoors Archive

How To Plant Milkweed To Attract Monarch Butterflies

When evidence emerged that monarch butterflies were losing the milkweed they depend on due to the spread of herbicide-resistant crops in the United States, people across the country took action, planting milkweed in their own gardens. But a new paper shows that well-meaning gardeners might actually be endangering the butterflies’ iconic migration to Mexico. That’s

Homemade Remedies For A Sunburn

Our skin is the largest organ of the body, I am super careful what I put on it.  I stay far away from lotions and creams that are filled with chemicals that I can’t pronounce.  So, what do I do when I burn? Cucumbers can be applied to the skin.  They have natural analgesic and

5 Homemade Weed Killers

Try one of these all-natural solutions to remove unwanted plants from your garden. Be sure to put them directly on weed. Some may be harmful to other plants. None will harm pet. Rather than paying for expensive and chemical-packed products, use these recipes:   See more of our Garden Tips

Get Ready To Go Camping

Camping is an outdoor recreational activity involving overnight stays away from home in a shelter such as a tent, a caravan, or a motorhome. Generally participants leave developed areas to spend time outdoors in more natural ones in pursuit of activities providing them enjoyment. To be regarded as “camping” a minimum of one night is

Can You Really Open A Can With A Spoon?

Apparently you can! How to open a can of food using a spoon. If you haven’t got a can opener, you can use this life hack to cut your way into the can using a spoon. Good for an emergency or a camping trip. Be very careful of sharp edges and consider wearing safety gloves.

5 Garden Ideas For Small Spaces

Even if you have a small space you can grow a garden. Here are 5 ideas for gardens in small spaces. See more Gardening tips: Clever Gardening Tips Tips For Gardening In Small Places 5 Perfect Spring Flowers