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66 Fruits and Vegatables You Can Grow At Home In Containers Without A Garden

66 Fruits and Vegatables You Can Grow At Home In Containers Without A Garden We are not all blessed to have a garden we can use to grow our veggies in. Some of us rent houses where the landlord doesn’t allow any modification to the garden or you live in an apartment and there is …

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70+ Preparedness Gardening Projects

70+ Preparedness Gardening Projects Gardening has and always will be an important preparedness tool in aiding us towards self sufficiency and survival. With out it we wouldn’t last log in a SHTF situation. Having food stockpiled is great and will keep you fed but what would you do if the emergency you were in didn’t …

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How To Make Pineapple Weed Tea

How To Make Pineapple Weed Tea If you are like me you may not have even heard of pineapple weed. It is mostly found in the western parts of the US but it still grows in the east. Pineapple weed likes to grow in poor soil, that’s why it favors the western US. I have …

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How To Print Pictures On Wood

How To Print Pictures On Wood I think this is my next project. I have seen other tutorials on how to print pictures and writing onto wood but this article beats them all hands down. The article shows you exactly how to put your pictures onto any piece of wood you want. I personally would …

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Soilless Homestead Gardening Using Hydroponics

Soilless Homestead Gardening Using Hydroponics Hydroponics is a fast growing way of gardening,  Hydroponicsis a subset of hydroculture and is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil. I live in Nebraska and the soil here in Lincoln is black clay and it sucks to grow in. Hydroponics would be great …

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42 Flowers You Can Eat

42 Flowers You Can Eat In a survival situation you have to think outside the box. Many of us don’t know that there is a treasure trove of food in gardens all around us. I found a good article that shows us 42 flowers you can actually eat. Flowers can be used on a daily …

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How To Build A Compost Tumbler Bucket

How To Build A Compost Tumbler Bucket This tutorial shows you how to build a compost tumbler bucket system for very little money. If you are lucky enough to have a garden, you need to have a compost tumbler, they are easy to make, cheap to build and can make compost very quickly. You can …

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13 Cheap DIY Greenhouse Project Plans

13 Cheap DIY Greenhouse Project Plans If you have the space I think it is very important you have a greenhouse. If SHTF or you get bad weather for weeks at a time this could effect your vegetables in a bad way. Greenhouses produce a better yield as the temperatures and humidity are more stable. …

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How to Grow Onions the Easy Way

How to Grow Onions the Easy Way See how to grow onions the easy way. This method means you could have onions growing well into the fall. I never knew that you could grow onions from “starters” I always thought you had to get the seeds and then wait forever for them to grow. I …

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DIY Fence Posts With No Digging

DIY Fence Posts With No Digging Knowing how to put in fence posts with no digging is a great homesteading skill you may want to know in case you need to put up a fence in hard clay or rocky and tree root infested ground. I personally with I knew this last month, my back …

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How to Properly Store Onions, Garlic, & Shallots

How to Properly Store Onions, Garlic, & Shallots I grow my own onions, garlic and shallots and if I am honest, I throw away 30% of them because they go off before I can eat them. My onions are ready to be harvested so I went on the hunt for a great old fashioned way …

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Vegetables You Can Plant In August

Vegetables You Can Plant In August Summer is in full swing and our spring crops are probably producing great vegetables by now. It is not to late to plant a second or third crop in August and have great, organic food well into the cooler months. I posted an article a few weeks ago on …

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How To Make A Pocket Wall Planter

How To Make A Pocket Wall Planter This easy, frugal quick project can give you more space to grow your herbs and plants. This ideally would suit the apartment preppers who have limited space to grow food and plants but looking at this project I think would be a great addition to any garden. Line …

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Plants and Their Uses as Natural Remedies

Plants and Their Uses as Natural Remedies There are a lot of different plants that can be used as natural remedies. The first plant is chamomile. The common ailments that the chamomile can be used to treat is an upset stomach, cramps, and even the stomach flu. This is why most of the time, when …

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98 Free Shed Plans and Free Do It Yourself Building Guides

98 Free Shed Plans and Free Do It Yourself Building Guides Get busy in the garden and have the shed of your dreams. Browse through 98 free shed plans & free DIY building guides. Who doesn’t like looking at FREE plans? I know I do…. As you all may know I made my self a …

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