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Rain Collection and Garden Watering

Many preppers and survivalists are happy to store survival seed banks and harvest the prior year seeds for use in the next harvest.

Many preppers and survivalists are happy to store survival seed banks and harvest the prior year seeds for use in the next harvest. Growing food when things get ugly is a very important way to deal with your overall procurement of …

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The Many Uses of 55 Gallon Plastic Barrels

One of the core elements of being a prepper is to be able to see the value in every resource. When you look at a tree you are looking at a massive collection of resources for the average survivor. We are talking about things like medicine, food, fuel, and building materials. 

One of the core elements of being a prepper is to be able to see the value in every resource. When you look at a tree you are looking at a massive collection of resources for the average survivor. We …

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10 Awesome Things To Make With 55 Gallon Plastic Barrels

10 Awesome Things To Make With 55 Gallon Plastic Barrels — Now that Spring is here I wanted to go hunting for some fun upcycling projects for myself. I came across a lot of new and interesting projects, but none as awesome as this one I am sharing with you all today.

I came across a lot of new and interesting projects, but none as awesome as this one I am sharing with you all today. Because I live on a small homestead, I understand the value of reusing things. It is …

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How To Make Water Barrel Stands – FREE Plans

How To Make Water Barrel Stands - Don’t settle for cheap water barrel stands, build your own with these great plans. These are sturdy, easy to build and look fantastic in any garden.

Don’t settle for cheap water barrel stands, build your own with these great FREE plans. These are sturdy, easy to build and look fantastic in any garden. Short on space but want more water barrels? Then perhaps these Water Barrel Stand …

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Off-Grid Water Systems: 8 Viable Solutions to Bring Water to Your Homestead

Off-Grid Water Systems: 8 Viable Solutions to Bring Water to Your Homestead - Without water, there is no life. As such an important commodity, we need to constantly look for ways to make sure our supplies are reliable, sustainable, and sufficient. What are our options for the homestead?

Water is the key to life, hygiene, and food preparation. This goes for almost all life forms on your homestead. Do your best to have plenty of it around!  Tap Water If your homestead is close enough to run pipe …

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Have you Considered Drilling a Well?

Of the many considerations that can be made for water procurement, we all depend on a few. You might be a Berkey filter kind of person or a rain barrel type of person.

Of the many considerations that can be made for water procurement, we all depend on a few. You might be a Berkey filter kind of person or a rain barrel type of person. From what we can tell, emergency water …

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Tips for Finding Land for an Off The Grid Homestead

Off the grid homestead

It could be the result of a growing desire for sustainability or preparedness. Maybe it took one stressful commute too many. Regardless of the reason, the appeal of an off the grid homestead is undeniable to many.  It’s possible to …

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Living Off The Grid Guide For Beginners

Chicken flock for living off the grid

As preppers, we should always be looking into ways to better our chances in case of a big disaster. Living off the grid will save money, but also give you more control over your life. What Is Living Off The …

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25 Prepper Items To Look For at Flea Markets

“Prepper” is a word used to describe someone that actively prepares for a natural disaster or some other catastrophic event long before anything happens. They truly believe and expect something major to happen any day. They prepare for this global …

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