Let’s Grow Wild

There are times when we need to look to nature for our health and well-being. Whether it is spending more time outdoors, improving the health of our homes by choosing eco-friendly products, or finding ways to produce our own food instead of relying on supermarkets, Let’s Grow Wild is here to help.

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The Best Walking Boots for Narrow Feet – Men and Women

It’s not often people look for walking boots for narrow feet. But, for some, even wearing a normal fit hiking boots with thick socks will… Read more »

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The Best Snow Boots for Men and Women – Bring on Winter!

When there is ice and snow on the ground, spending time outdoors can mean feet quickly become cold. There is also a chance of slipping… Read more »

Warm, Waterproof Hiking Jackets for Women – get outdoors this winter!

During the cold, rainy months of winter, it can be a challenge to get the exercise we need for our health and well-being. But, don’t… Read more »

Top 5 Camping Hammocks with Mosquito Nets

When hiking or camping overnight, one of the best ways to get a good night’s sleep in by using a… Read more »

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How to Purify Water when Hiking and Camping – Water Filtration Systems

A water filtration system is essential for a wild adventure, as you will need to replenish your drinking supplies. If… Read more »

The Best Equipment for Campfire Cooking – Tips for Cooking in the Wild

Cooking over an open campfire is one of life’s pleasures, yet it does take a little skill and practise to… Read more »

Survival Knives: What to Look for in a Good Survival Knife

Whether you are an outdoor expert or a newbie, having a survival knife as part of your kit is both… Read more »

Plastic Free Living – Eco-Friendly Alternatives You Must Try!

Plastic free living is not easy. Plastic is everywhere, not just as litter and waste, but in the every day things we buy and use. Take a moment to look… Read more »

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How to Eat Less Meat – Positive changes for health and the environment

I’m going to get this out there… I eat meat. Lots of us do. In fact, for many of us it can seem downright weird to not have some meat… Read more »

11 Reasons why using Menstrual Cups is a No-Brainer!

If you have heard of menstrual cups, but never thought of giving them a try – this post is for you. You might have seen the notices on the back… Read more »

Essential Chainsaw Safety Gear for Homesteading and Forestry

There’s no doubt that working with chainsaws can be dangerous, especially if you don’t have the right safety gear. Chainsaws… Read more »

The Best Battery Powered Chainsaws for Beginners

Battery powered chainsaws can be one of the best outdoor tools. From cutting up firewood to felling trees, gardening, outdoor… Read more »

How to Grow Cucumbers

Growing cucumbers is possible to do in most sheltered gardens, and they do especially well in a conservatory, poly-tunnel or… Read more »

How to Grow Winter Squashes

A warming dish with winter squashes really cheers up a chilly day. There are all sorts of interesting colours, shapes… Read more »

Top 5 Health Benefits of Turmeric, and how to add it to your Diet

There are many health benefits of turmeric, the golden spice often used in Asian cooking. It is part of the ginger plant family and we eat the brightly coloured roots,… Read more »

Buying CBD Oil? 4 things to look for to ensure quality

The CBD (Cannabidiol) market is seeing huge growth. There are many companies out there selling an array of CBD oils, edibles, sprays and capsules. If you are buying CBD oil… Read more »

how to eat less meat

How to Eat Less Meat – Positive changes for health and the environment

I’m going to get this out there… I eat meat. Lots of us do. In fact, for many of us it can seem downright weird to not have some meat… Read more »

11 Reasons why using Menstrual Cups is a No-Brainer!

If you have heard of menstrual cups, but never thought of giving them a try – this post is for you. You might have seen the notices on the back… Read more »

Books and Printables

Let’s Grow Wild is a blog by me, Georgina Starmer. Here are some of my other publications:

Foraging for Health – Hedgerow Plants and Fruits

Find edible plants that you can use to boost your health, as well as make tasty dishes to enjoy.

A comprehensive guide to identifying edible wild plants, how they benefit health, and how to prepare them for food and medicinal use.

 

 

Smallholding – A Beginner’s Guide to Raising Livestock and Growing Garden Produce

Advice on topics such as soil health, composting, fruit trees, pasture management, stock fencing; and detailed livestock information about keeping bees, caring for poultry, goats, llamas and alpacas, pigs, sheep and cattle.

This comprehensive guide to smallholding is aimed at people who have access to land, as well as those growing produce in their back garden.

Nature Printables for Kids

Set of 28 nature activity worksheets for kids aged up to 10. Scavenger hunts, art projects and fun.

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