Category: 5 Gallon Buckets

5 Gallon Buckets can be a valuable commodity when SHTF. Get lot's of projects and lot's of reasons to start stockpiling 5 gallon buckets.

How To Choose The Right Rainwater Tank

How To Choose The Right Rainwater Tank — I am sad to say that the subject of collecting your own rainwater is getting more and more controversial because states are starting to make this illegal. I can't say I agree with the reasoning, but I can guess it comes down to money.

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15 Fruits and Veggies You Can Grow in Buckets

15 Fruits and Veggies You Can Grow in Buckets - Check out this article for more info on fruits and vegetables that grow well in buckets.

I’ve met many people who, although they’d love to have a garden, complain that they simply don’t have enough space. They live in apartments or small houses and have nothing more than a balcony or back porch, so they assume gardening is impossible for them. They’re wrong. Like I always tell them, if you have …

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Preppers Gold: Pallets and Buckets 101

Preppers Gold: Pallets and Buckets 101 - There are so many projects you can do with pallets and buckets. My favorite is building an entire cabin from pallets, and making a swamp cooler from a bucket.

I personally agree that pallets and buckets could be worth much more than real gold in an emergency… Preppers gold isn’t just the precious metal. I have covered lots on this subject but after the article I am sharing with you I need to reiterate and go over the fundamentals of the top 2 preppers best …

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How long Will Your Water Storage Last?

How long Will Your Water Storage Last? — How much water do you think you use on a daily basis? Depending on your personal hygiene preferences: 5 gallons? 10 gallons? 20 gallons? According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the average American uses 80 – 100 gallons of water per day! In fact, over 410 billion gallons of water are withdrawn from the country’s water supply each day!

How long Will Your Water Storage Last? How much water do you think you use on a daily basis? Depending on your personal hygiene preferences:  5 gallons? 10 gallons? 20 gallons? According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the average American uses 80 – 100 gallons of water per day! In fact, over 410 billion gallons …

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How long Will Your Water Storage Last?

How long Will Your Water Storage Last? How much water do you think you use on a daily basis? Depending on your personal hygiene preferences:  5 gallons? 10 gallons? 20 gallons? According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the average American uses 80 – 100 gallons of water per day! In fact, over 410 billion gallons …

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Urban Survivors: A Post-SHTF Water Supply

Urban Survivors: A Post-SHTF Water Supply -- Water is life. There is no getting around that. The good news is its also all around us if you know how to manipulate it. Water in an urban scenario presents many different challenges primarily because it is either locked up tight or highly contaminated.

Urban Survivors: A Post-SHTF Water Supply Water is life. There is no getting around that. The good news is its also all around us if you know how to manipulate it. Water in an urban scenario presents many different challenges primarily because it is either locked up tight or highly contaminated. This article in particular …

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DIY Growing Potato Tower With Turning Bins

DIY Growing Potato Tower With Turning Bins - With this growing potato tower made of bins, we offer a DIY solution which is very easy to heighten your potato yield just by turning the inside bin!

DIY Growing Potato Tower With Turning Bins With this growing potato tower made of bins, we offer a DIY solution which is very easy to heighten your potato yield just by turning the inside bin!  This DIY growing potato tower is easy to build, cost hardly anything and is super easy to maintain and grow …

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How To Make Your Own Air Conditioner

How To Make Your Own Air Conditioner - During the warm weather months, I thought it would be a great idea to share with you a video on how to make a DIY air conditioner. Air conditioning is one of those things that you technically don’t need to survive, but it’s still nice to have. If you live in a hot state like Florida, Arizona or Nevada, then this might even be potentially dangerous.

How to Make Your Own Air Conditioner Air conditioning is one of those things that you technically don’t need to survive, but it’s still nice to have. But there’s one problem with modern day air conditioners- they rely on electricity. Because of this, if the electricity goes out, then so does your cold air. If …

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DIY Automatic Garden Watering Buddy

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.

DIY Automatic Garden Watering Buddy With the warmer weather already here for a lot of the US, the time has begun to start watering your lawns, plants and vegetables. I am the first to admit that I have just plain forgot to water and I know millions of us do too. With this DIY automatic garden …

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DIY Vertical Garden Planter From a 55 Gallon Plastic Barrel

DIY Vertical Garden Planter From a 55 Gallon Plastic Barrel -- This great DIY Vertical Garden Planter can help you grow a lot of food or plants in a small space. This project is easy, cheap and great fun.

DIY Vertical Garden Planter From a 55 Gallon Plastic Barrel This great DIY Vertical Garden Planter can help you grow a lot of food or plants in a small space. This project is easy, cheap and great fun. All you need to make these are an old plastic 55 gallon drum (be sure that no chemicals …

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