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How To Grow Rosemary And Other Plants For Free

Not everyone has the finances to grow numerous plants or even form their own garden. However, you don’t have to throw enormous sums of money to grow …

Plants

Outdoor gear reviews

Reviews<p>We test the latest products before you've even heard they exist. Here are our reviews of the newest outdoor industry and adventure gear and …

Camping

Family Camping Kit Checklist

<b>There’s nothing worse than arriving at a campsite and discovering you’ve forgotten to bring an essential piece of kit.</b><p>But follow this list and you …

Camping

The Best Camping and Hiking Gear You Can Find on Amazon

We rounded up Amazon shoppers’ favorite outdoor gear — from tents to backpacks to bug spray.<p>When you need a break from everyday life, there's no …

Camping

How to Pack a Bear Canister

Efficiency of space and weight is a given when it comes to packing for a backpacking trip. Bear canisters, required in some parks and wilderness …

Outdoors

AmazonBasics Hiking Backpack w/ sleeping bag compartment $40 shipped (Reg. $60)

Amazon is currently offering the AmazonBasics Internal Frame Hiking Backpack for <b>$40.31 shipped</b>. That’s $20 off the regular rate and an Amazon all-time low. Rated 4.5/5 stars. This is the perfect backpack for your next outdoor adventure to hold all of your essentials, comfortably.<p>The Hiking Backpack …

Backpacking

4 Tools for Teaching Teamwork and Collaboration in the Classroom

Everyone — from businesses to sports franchises — is on a quest to crack the code of the perfect team. Google spent years studying their working …

Teaching

15 Camping Hacks That Will Make You a Campsite Pro

<b>The snowline is receding.</b> The nights are getting warmer. And when the weekend comes, you're starting to wonder why you’re sleeping at home.<p>These are …

What's in My Pack?: The Sleep System Edition

The PCT has been keeping me up at night for months now. First it was worrying about how I’m going to make it happen financially, then it was …

Backpacking

Trekking Poles: Why You Need Them and What to Buy

Decrease injury and increase speed. It’s time you started hiking with trekking poles.<b>I get it. Trekking poles can seem unnecessary</b> and, dare I say …

Backpacking

15 Apps & Websites For Teaching Math Online

15 Apps & Websites For Teaching Math Online contributed by Jennifer Smith With the increasing popularity of STEM-focused learning more and more …

Education Technology

Don’t Die in the Woods Survival Tent is World’s Lightest Tent

If you’re an avid traveler or someone who normally drives across and about the woods or countryside, bringing with you a survival tent is pretty much …

How To Pick the Perfect Backpacking Knife

Almost every outdoor or survival gear list known to mankind includes one very important tool: a knife. In fact, knives are known to be one of the …

Knives

Free Platform Lets Teachers Find and Share Their Favorite Resources

It was a bittersweet moment for Ashley Lamb-Sinclair as she walked away from her middle-school classroom for the final time last year, flicked the …

Education Technology

10 Natural Migraine Remedies to Try Before Painkillers

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard that the US is embroiled in an opioid epidemic. In recent years, these extra-strength painkillers have been routinely overprescribed and overused, leading to harmful addictions, increased overdoses, and an uptick in drug-related …

Alternative Medicine

24 Best Products on Amazon for Clean Freaks

There’s no shame in being a “Monica” (the beloved character from <i>Friends</i> who loved cooking, competition, and always, <i>always</i> keeping her home sparkling clean). Sure, you may be an obsessive “clean freak,” but you probably know you also are less susceptible to getting colds and generally finding gross …

Shopping

Backpacking Stoves. Which is best?

A question I'm often asked is what is the best backpacking stove.<p>There is no simple answer I'm afraid, as the best will depend on so many …

Treat bad coughs and remove mucus from lungs using this home remedy – This works great for kids!

No one likes the taste of cough syrup in their mouth and having a nasty cough that won’t go away has to be one of the most uncomfortable states of …

Home Remedies

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Nalgene 32 oz Wide Mouth Review | Water Bottle Review

Backpackers.com is a small, independent team that writes unsponsored reviews and outdoor guides. If you're thinking about buying this product please …

Top 20 Most Under-Rated Healing Herbs You Need To Know About

When you think of cooking, what herbs come to mind? Rosemary, Basil, Oregano, Peppermint, and Sage? Perhaps Lavender, Thyme, and Tarragon make your …

Top 12 Must-Have Herbs To Grow In Your Kitchen Garden

Want to have an herb garden that your friends and neighbors will “oooh” and “aaaah” at? Peruse this list of the top 12 must-have herbs for your …

Kids struggling in math? Try this “magic” method from Japan

It's an Asian-style mathematics similar to Common Core that's actually fun to do.<p>Confession time: I’m terrible at math. I don’t just mean like …

What are the benefits of apple cider vinegar for weight loss?

Dieters had been pinning their hopes on apple cider vinegar long before Victoria Beckham made her recent endorsement on Instagram. But what is it about this store cupboard staple that's causing such a stir?<p>What is apple cider vinegar?<p>The recipe for apple cider vinegar? Mix chopped-up apples, water …

Grow a Year-Round Indoor Salad Garden - Organic Gardening

A very simple idea put me on the path toward growing a year-round indoor salad garden: I wanted fresh salad greens throughout winter. This desire …

20 Best Fruits, Veggies & Herbs To Grow In Containers For An Endless Supply Of Free Food

If you love fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs but don’t want to always drive to the grocery store to get them, consider container gardening. It is a …

12 Reasons Everyone Should Start Growing Lemon Balm

The list of reasons to love lemon balm is practically endless. In fact, it was once even named “Herb of the Year” by the International Herb …

Make This Homemade Garden Insect Spray To Keep The Bugs At Bay

Gardeners know all too well that certain bugs just won’t leave the plants alone even when the commonly available pest sprays are applied.<p>That just …

Keeping these 12 plants in your home can improve your health — and they're almost impossible to kill

Eating plants isn't the only way to reap their benefits. Science has shown that keeping a simple houseplant can do wonders for your health.<p>Horticulturist Marc Hachadourian, the director of the Nolen Greenhouses at the New York Botanical Garden, told us that plants benefit both your physical and …

Plants