Three Ways to Garden Better Next Year

How To Make a Space-Saving Vertical Vegetable Garden - You can get the equipment needed to start a vertical garden pretty cheap or even free if you check out Craigslist to see if someone is getting rid of pallets or wood. If you use pallets, make sure to look for "HT" which means it's heat treated for vermin rather than with harsh chemicals.

There is no better time to start planning your spring garden than when you are moving into fall.  WHY?! You have nearly 6 months to plan, buy, build, remove, improve and whatever else you think needs doing in your yard. …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/three-ways-to-garden-better-next-year/

How To Build Your Own Vertical Garden with a Pallet

How To Build Your Own Vertical Garden with a Pallet - Making a garden out of a pallet is genius. Pallets are everywhere, you should be able to find one for free at a local store or on Craigslist.

The world of preparedness and self-reliance is as full of good information as it is of excuses. People are looking for a reason to not make a move in the right direction. They torture themselves because then they have to …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/build-vertical-garden-pallet/

How To Build A Mini Water Garden Oasis In 20 different Styles

How To Build A Mini Water Garden Oasis In 3 Different Styles - As many of you know I try to have a wide mix of DIY projects that not only help you become more self reliant and prepared for hard times but also I like to find awesome projects like this one that can test you creative skills and save you a lot of money by building your own.

There are a ton of different things that can happen to a garden. Tragedy can befall all of your growing spaces in a hurry. It is for this reason that we grow in raised beds and we grow pots. You …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/how-to-build-a-mini-water-garden-oasis-in-20-different-styles/

Kids and Gardening: Fertilizing Our Future

Kids and Gardening: Fertilizing Our Future - This engrained behavior is learned and it teaches your kids a lot more about life than just what to eat. This is a great author that explores the possibilities of saying yes and getting kids involved in your home garden.

Gardening is everything that you make it. Sure, in its essence you are simply going outside and putting some seeds in the ground. Maybe you water those seeds and get some food out of the process.  If you want gardening …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/kids-and-gardening-fertilizing-our-future/

The Best Frugal Gardening Ideas for Preppers

The Best Frugal Gardening Ideas on the Internet - This is a round-up of some of the best frugal gardening ideas on the internet to help you get started growing your own food no matter what your budget is.

Who is not out to save money? If we can do it just as well for less money, why wouldn’t we?  Well, that’s pretty much the idea when it comes to this article.  We have 5 unique methods for low-cost …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/best-frugal-gardening-ideas-internet/

Storing Vegetables: 10 Garden Vegetables That Store Well

Storing Vegetables: 10 Garden Vegetables That Store Well - Hardy vegetables are some of my favorites. As good as a fresh tomato is I prefer to grow turnips for their delicious tuber and their tangy greens. There are so many great hardy vegetables that grow in abundance and are highly resistant to issues

What you plant in your garden makes a huge difference in how you deal with a harvest. Vegetables like tomatoes just don’t stick around for a long time.    Lets look at 10 vegetables that are going to stick around …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/storing-vegetables-10-garden-vegetables-that-store-well/

Extreme Weather Gardening

Extreme Weather Gardening - Last year my garden was totaled by extreme weather. It was well into May and my plants were looking great. This is a reality that we all must plan and plant for.

Last year my garden was totaled by extreme weather. It was well into May and my plants were looking great. After one particularly rough storm, I returned from work to find that my entire neighborhood was covered in shredded leaves. …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/extreme-weather-gardening/

The Ultimate Guide to Natural Pest Control in the Garden

The Ultimate Guide to Natural Pest Control in the Garden - The truth is you should have an understanding of what types of bugs haunt your garden and why. Its very ugly to see the remnants of delicious tall greens that have very little left on the leave at all. These skeleton leaves have been taken by the worst of pests.

Anyone who has seriously gardened for any length of time understands that gardening is an investment. Its an investment in time and money.  For those of who excel that investment is paid back in fresh vegetables and fruits, some even …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/the-ultimate-guide-to-natural-pest-control-in-the-garden/

Is Firewood a Part of Your Emergency Preparedness?

Fuel is critical to survival. Even if you have a modern home with insulation you will still be cold in without something generating heat. This is true in most winter climates of our nation. Understanding firewood as a long term survival fuel is critical. If you find yourself in a wilderness survival situation getting your hands on the wood and getting it burning is critical.

Fuel is critical to survival. Even if you have a modern home with insulation you will still be cold in without something generating heat. This is true in most winter climates of our nation. Understanding firewood as a long term …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/firewood-part-emergency-preparedness/

The Many Aspects of Successful Urban Survival

While wilderness survival is by far the most challenging thing you are going to undertake, urban survival will not be a picnic either. There will be more, recognizable, resources in an urban survival situation but there will also be more people after those resources.

While wilderness survival is by far the most challenging thing you are going to undertake, urban survival will not be a picnic either. There will be more, recognizable, resources in an urban survival situation but there will also be more …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/the-many-aspects-of-successful-urban-survival/

Send this to a friend