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8 Reasons Why You Should Pee in Your Garden

8 Reasons Why You Should Pee in Your Garden If you can get over the ewwww factor, pee-cycling your own urine into the garden makes good sense. Fresh urine is high in nitrogen, moderate in phosphorus and low in potassium and can act as an excellent high-nitrogen liquid fertilizer or as a compost accelerator. Peeing is no …

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Know What Plants You Can (and Can’t) Eat When SHTF

Know What Plants You Can (and Can’t) Eat When SHTF If you take a good look at your yard, you will find many different edible weeds that can be eaten in salads, made into tea or used for health purposes. However, this information can help you wherever you are, be it in a city or …

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How To Use Pee In Your Garden

How To Use Pee In Your Garden If you can get over the ewwww factor, pee-cycling your own urine into the garden makes good sense. Fresh urine is high in nitrogen, moderate in phosphorus and low in potassium and can act as an excellent high-nitrogen liquid fertilizer or as a compost accelerator. I have known that pee …

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The Cattail – The Super Walmart Of The Swamp

The Cattail – The Super Walmart Of The Swamp The Cattail is truly one amazing survival plant. It pretty much grows anywhere in America and knowing this information could save your life. I can think of no other North American plant that is more useful than the cattail. This wonderful plant is a virtual gold …

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Survival Skills: Scavenge A Vehicle For Survival

  Survival Skills: Scavenge A Vehicle For Survival When the SHTF, you will likely need to do some scavenging, like it or not. Scavenging after SHTF carries significant stigma, invoking your most dreaded nightmares. During man-made or natural disasters (including war), scavenging is a common occurrence. I have for a long time wondered what items and tools …

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How to Pickle Anything (no canning necessary)

How to Pickle Anything (no canning necessary) Pickling is not only great fun, it’s really good for you to eat the foods you pickle. Great to stockpile for a SHTF situation or if you just want to save money on your grocery bill. When most people hear “pickle” they probably think of the classic sour …

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7 Methods of Primitive Fire Starting

7 Methods of Primitive Fire Starting All of these primitive fire starting methods are thousands of years old. Learn how to make fire the old school way today! Making fire the primitive way is defiantly a skill you NEED for a SHTF situation, there are so many things that could happen where you lose all your gear …

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How To Make A Ginger Press To Relieve Pain

How To Make A Ginger Press To Relieve Pain If you are trying to be more natural and rely less on modern pain killers this ginger press may be exactly what you are looking for. My wife is a health nut, she likes to run and exercise pretty much daily. Last week she fell and hurt …

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Simple DIY Home Solar Power System

Simple DIY Home Solar Power System If you are thinking about making the leap to solar, this is the time to do it. Financial incentives from the government will make the transition much easier and the cost of solar panels keeps coming down every day. Bottom line: solar is becoming more and more cost effective. …

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How to Make Hardtack

How To Make Hardtack Hardtack is a thick cracker made from flour, salt, and water. What makes it different from other crackers is that it lasts for several years as long as you keep it dry. Because of that, it used to be very popular among sailors and soldiers, especially during the Civil War. It …

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