How to Stop Black Fly Bites from Itching

Greenmoxie™ - It’s two in the morning and you’re awake and scratching at those super irritating black fly bites. Some of you may also experience swelling or get painful welts from the bites of these dreaded beasties. 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. All the other Solutions Mix baking soda and water into a … [Read more...]

Plants that can be Used as Toilet Paper

Greenmoxie™ - While we don’t recommend hording toilet paper or foresee an imminent shortage, we’ve all been stuck in the woods without any TP. Don’t just reach for any old foliage. Your bits are sensitive and accidentally using a toxic plant like poison oak or ivy could be disastrous. Luckily, Mother Nature provides and there are many soft and safe options should the need arise. Great mullein (Verbascum thapsus)the toilet paper plant Mullein The most famous (and the best) option is also known as … [Read more...]