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How to Plant and Grow Strawberries in DIY Containers

How to Plant and Grow Strawberries in DIY Containers If you have ever tried to grow strawberries in your garden, you probably well know that the bunnies, squirrels and birds pretty much always get to them first. I tried my hand at growing strawberries in containers last year and I had great success. In fact, …

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DIY $3 Solar Powered Small Electronic USB Charger

DIY $3 Solar Powered Small Electronic USB Charger If you are looking to improve your DIY skills and save money at the same time this easy project is for you. This little garden light hack allows you to charge small electronic devices like phones, MP3 players etc. The cool thing about this little project is …

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Free DIY Full Plans For A Cottage Wood Cabin

Free DIY Full Plans For A Cottage Wood Cabin This is an awesome little cabin that any one can build, either for a bug out hideaway or just a guest cabin on your grounds. What ever you want to use this cabin for, it will be pretty awesome to build as a DIY project.  The …

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Step by Step How to Make an Emergency Tin Can Stove

Step by Step How to Make an Emergency Tin Can Stove Hopefully you already have a portable stove, but what if it ends up lost or destroyed? Do you have a backup plan for boiling water and cooking food? If not, you’ll have to make a stove with whatever materials you can find. And two …

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5 Tips to Keep Your Homestead Rodent Free!

5 Tips to Keep Your Homestead Rodent Free! Pests are a devious lot. The rodents, in particular, are so cunning. They live rough lives chased by owls and other predators and have the potential to cause so much trouble in your life. In a disaster scenario or a severe SHTF scenario, You will come to …

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How To Protect Cucumber Plants From Beetles And Powdery Mildew

How To Protect Cucumber Plants From Beetles And Powdery Mildew It should come as no surprise that when we plant food other creatures want to eat that food, too. These could be furry creatures or miniscule ones. Just the other day I spotted a little bunny roaming my garden and my immediate reaction was to …

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Five Prepping Things To Accomplish in June

Five Prepping Things To Accomplish in June We live in a click bait world and it can be terrible sometimes. I have a weakness and though this article is not click bait it works that way for me. When I see a number of things to accomplish and a time frame to accomplish them it …

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Make a Mini FIRE PISTON on Lathe

Make a Mini FIRE PISTON on Lathe Thanks to demand and the busy slave labor benches in China most people would never imagine making a mini fire piston from machined metal. The truth that with a few machines you could probably create 90% of your survival kit yourself. When you talk about true preparedness you …

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Realistic Prepping Priorities

Realistic Prepping Priorities   New preppers tend to get either very overwhelmed, discouraged, or both. They set the bar too high and tend to go to the extremes instead of setting realistic prepping priorities. Is a nuclear war possible? Yep. Is a solar flare taking out all electrical power on the planet possible? You bet! …

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Homemade Root Beer Syrup (for Fermented Soda)

Homemade Root Beer Syrup (for Fermented Soda) Is there anything better than root beer in a frosted mug in the summer time? I don’t think so. Unless we are talking about a quality home brewed root beer like the one written about in this article. When you start to taste food and drink that is …

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