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Eating the Garden in New Ways

There are many things that can happen to route your path towards self sufficiency.

There are many things that can happen to route your path towards self-sufficiency. One of the biggest things is having your family turn on you. It doesn’t take a lot for a cynical family to start berating you over the …

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Expand your Garden Covertly

We know now that abandoning our ability to grow our own food was one of the worst moves we ever made. When we relinquished our freedom to convenience we lost something that we have clawing to get back.

Food is food. Its important in anyway that you can get it. We know now that abandoning our ability to grow our own food was one of the worst moves we ever made. When we relinquished our freedom to convenience …

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Healing Herbs for the Windowsill Garden

As the world started to back away from antibiotics it was easy for them to turn back towards the old methods of healing.

As the world started to back away from antibiotics it was easy for them to turn back towards the old methods of healing. It is always surprising how effective old methods of healing the body can be. It would seem …

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How to Clean Garden Tools Properly to Avoid Rust and Dull Blades

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Gardens are a lifeline in times of plenty and in times of emergency. Cultivating a garden is one of the best skills for any prepared person to acquire. A vital part of those skills is taking care of your garden …

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Gifts for the Self Sufficient Gardener

Are you the self sufficient gardener or are you the person buying for the gardener?

Are you the self sufficient gardener or are you the person buying for the gardener? There are a number of great gifts out there that you can either ask for or you can get for a person who is the …

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DIY Automatic Garden Watering Tool

DIY Automatic Garden Watering Buddy - With this DIY automatic garden watering buddy you will never forget again! This size watering buddy is designed for container plants / veggies but with a little imagination and skill you could easily upscale this and use a 55 gallon barrel.

Gardens can be a serious source of food for people with a good chunk of land and the right vegetables. Its not easy to grow lots of food consistently and harvest and store it properly.  It’s often misleading when you …

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No-Till Garden Cover Crops, How To Stop Next Year’s Weeds This Fall!

No-Till Garden Cover Crops, How To Stop Next Year’s Weeds This Fall! - The idea of planting cover crops is very appealing. We compost and we add materials to our gardens to assure the soil is prepared for the next year. If you are inoculating your soil with nitrogen from these cover crops your plants will benefit.

Are you ready to fire up that tiller for the growing season? Here is a story that you might enjoy. In my early days of gardening, I thought that tilling was so important. I didn’t realize that there were seeds …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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