The Outdoors Are Calling The weather hasn’t been the greatest lately but that’s no reason to hibernate. Here are 10 really neat and scientifically backed reasons to bundle up and get outside this winter. A natural energy boost If you’re craving yet another cup of coffee or hitting that mid-afternoon slump, a jaunt in the
When it comes to the products we develop, our focus is on the natural goods that promote healthy skin. But our love for Nature doesn’t end with our skin loving ingredients, at Nature’s Aid, we’re passionate about all things natural. We’ve found interesting stories about the wonders of nature, how to do your part for the environment, and so much more.
I’m sure you know that drinking water (preferably 6-8 glasses a day) is good for your body. But did you know that simply being close to a body of water is also good for your health and well-being? That’s right, research has found a clear correlation between proximity to a body of water and our
We absolutely LOVE aloe – it has so many uses and so many benefits. Here’s what you need to know to care for and use this amazing plant. Often associated with providing relief for sunburns and cuts, aloe vera also does so much more. This resilient plant looks cactus-like but is actually part of the
I love when the birds come to visit my yard. It’s especially exciting when you get a Blue Jay or Cardinal. Those colours are so beautiful against the white, snowy backdrop. Or, in the case of this winter, the dull grass, tree stems, and muck. But by this time of year – mid to late
It’s no secret that pollutants are everywhere, but did you know they are also inside your home? No matter what you do, you can always find something in your air. Whether you or a family member smoke indoors, use chemical cleaning products, cook, or even simply open the windows now and then, the air
October is the unofficial month of pumpkins and many of us have at least one (likely more) scattered around the yard and house. But come November 1st, many of these pumpkins wind up at the curb. This year, extend the life, and value, of your pumpkins by using them to their full potential! Here, we’ve
You’ve gone to the orchard, had a blast, and now have way more apples than you know what to do with. No worries, we’ve got you covered! Its apple season and everyone is picking or buying them in bulk. But what do you do with all those apples? While eating them as-is is delicious, it
While mosquitoes have a role to play in the circle of life, serving as a food source to many other insects, birds and even fish, to us personally, they are quite the irritation. Female mosquitoes need protein for their eggs and a blood meal in order to reproduce, and that is why we become their main
We are all familiar with the swarms of wasps flying around fairs, festivals and our own backyard BBQ’s. We also know these little pests are more than willing to sting us should we swat at them or get too close. Yet, we always lump the poor bees right in with them – even though they
No matter how you feel about gardening – it’s a favourite past time, a burden or you fall somewhere in between – every garden, yard, balcony or hanging basket should include at least some native plants. Why is this? And does it really hold up for those who spend hours a day nurturing their garden?