Gardening

  Understanding the complete cycle of how to grow your own food for your family is crucial to the basics of survival, and is a great aspect of personal growth. Humans are a part of nature, but the connection between people, especially those in the west, and the food they eat, has been severed. It’s time […]

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A healthy garden is the best resistance against pests. The best way to avoid damage to your plants is to prevent pests from coming in. Once they invade your garden, getting rid of them can be tricky. These harmful pests can take up residence in your garden and wreak havoc on your plants: Beetles Aphids […]

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26 Useful Hobbies that Pair Well with Prepping Prepping, while a way of life, is usually accompanied with many hobbies. Hobbies are a great way to learn new skills and have fun at the same time. A hobby can even be trying new hobbies. Take a look at the list for ideas on any new […]

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10 Most Popular Foods to Forage The following article was graciously contributed by James Smith, an avid survivalist with a passion for prepping and homesteading.   Unless you’re living in the middle of the desert, there is a very good chance that the natural habitat around your home is abundantly stocked with wild foods just waiting to […]

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How Much You Need To Plant To Feed Your Family How much do you need to plant to feed your family? How many seeds/plants do you need to plant if you want to feed your family fresh produce during the growing season, and then can enough to last the rest of the year. The chart […]

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How To Make Caffeine Drinks From Regular Plants Grown At Home While it may not rate very highly on the “must have” or “survival” lists, caffeine is something many of us consider completely normal and may even rely on. Withdrawal aside, caffeine has been recorded as a stimulant since man figured out how to leave […]

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Fall Gardening 101 Most people focus on spring and summer gardening but forget that the growing season can extend into the fall.  I really enjoy gardening later into the year and knowing I can feed my family healthy, fresh, organically home-grown veggies harvested straight from our garden.  Since it is now time to start planting your […]

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The Best Fruits and Veggies to Grow for Homesteading Beginners Knowing the best fruits and veggies to grow when you’re learning  about emergency preparedness after an SHTF event is a critical survival knowledge every beginner prepper should be acquainted with. After an SHTF major event, food resources will become more and more scarce as survivors […]

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Soilless Homestead Gardening Using Hydroponics Gardening without soil is fast becoming a trend amongst urban dwellers as well as prepping and homesteading enthusiasts and for good reason. When I first heard about the concept of hydroponics, the first thing that came to my mind was how cool would it be to be able to grow […]

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Fruits and Vegetables That Fight Dehydration It’s always important to keep your body properly hydrated, but it’s especially crucial in the hot summer months. If you’re concerned about dehydration or just searching for other ways to hydrate your body, then turn to these nutritious fruits and vegetables. The bonus is that most of these can […]

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