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, especially 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 fall garden, […]

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Are you wondering how much 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? Norpro Canning Essentials Boxed Set, 6 Piece Set The chart […]

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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 a part of our history for thousands of years and the ability to make caffeine drinks might provide the edge in a […]

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No matter how small of a space you have, it’s important to plan for those times of crisis. Today we’ll talk about composting in small spaces, so that you can have all you need to grow your own food.  This article is for those of us who want to further our understanding of the complete […]

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Knowing the best fruits and veggies to grow when you’re learning  about emergency preparedness after an SHTF event is critical survival knowledge every beginner prepper should be acquainted with. After SHTF, food resources will become more and more scarce as survivors use up any remaining food they have stored or scavenged. SHTF Dad’s View on […]

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I’ve seen lots of information floating around the internet touting the benefit of growing lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) on your porch as a means of repelling mosquitoes, and while that is one of the lemon balm benefits, it also has a variety of other uses. Let’s take a look at them and how they can […]

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