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No Work Gardening – Ruth Stout Method

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Growing vegetables for your family is smart these day: you can be sure to have balanced and nutritious meals and food that has no nasty …

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Fermenting Garden Veggies

Fermenting Garden Veggies - This article offers up a method that is both beneficial to storage and your health! This article is about fermenting garden veggies which turns them into powerhouse foods for helping regularity and your gut health. Two areas that are very important when discussing overall health. These methods also require no canning process.

The harvest is upon us! All the hard work of treating soil, weeding, planting, weeding some more, composting, fertilizing, its all at the point of paying off. So, what do we find in the midst of our harvest. Well, we find that there are tons veggies laying around. Probably too many for most of us …

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Pesticide Residues Still Prevalent in Honey: Recent Review of Samples From Around the World Reveals Danger to Bees

Pesticide Residues Still Prevalent in Honey: Recent Review of Samples From Around the World Reveals Danger to Bees - Will we ever get out from under the thumb of the pesticides? Is there something that is going to feed us, all of us, without the use of pesticides?

Will we ever get out from under the thumb of the pesticides? Is there something that is going to feed us, all of us, without the use of pesticides? You see, if a crop fails its not the worst thing. If multiple crops were to fail all over the nation it would not only affect …

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Eco-Friendly Gardening

Eco-Friendly Gardening - All gardens, no matter how big or small are indeed beneficial to our planet! Gardens encourage wildlife, purifies the air, minimizes heatwaves, creates a pleasant atmosphere and much more.

All gardens, no matter how big or small are indeed beneficial to our planet! Gardens encourage wildlife, purifies the air, minimizes heatwaves, creates a pleasant atmosphere and much more. However, sometimes we tend to rely too much on artificial products to help us create the paradise we yearn for, which in most cases have a …

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Zucchini Gummy Candy – A Fun and Easy Zucchini Recipe

Zucchini Gummy Candy – A Fun and Easy Zucchini Recipe - This article offers up another option for the zucchini. You are going to find out how to make zucchini gummy candy.

The story of late summer zucchini is always a laugh. Your first few zucchinis are incredible and you handle them with care. They are something very special. In a few months you have eaten all of the zucchini that you can muster and you are even baking zucchini bread to do something with it all.  …

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How to Thin Carrots – And What to Do With the Seedlings You Thin

How to Thin Carrots – And What to Do With the Seedlings You Thin - This article in particular is focusing on the idea of thinning a great fall vegetable. Carrots. Carrot seeds are small and they always need thinning so in order to do that you can learn about it in this article.

Is it weird to hear, ‘its planting time,’ with August over? Well, you are going to have that mind frame if you are thinking about that fall garden. That fall garden is going to be your best bet for eating long after the tomatoes and peppers have stopped producing. That cool fall and early winter …

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100-Year-Old Way to Filter Rainwater in a Barrel

100-Year-Old Way to Filter Rainwater in a Barrel - This is actually a really good idea if you store rain water. If you want filtered water right from a rain barrel this is for you.

This is actually a really good idea if you store rain water. If you want filtered water right from a rain barrel this is for you. For gardening, rainwater is, naturally, best unfiltered. But for household use, the vintage book says the following instructions yield a cheap and easy way to make a filter just as …

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DIY Fence Posts With No Digging

DIY Fence Posts With No Digging - Knowing how to put in fence posts with no digging is a great homesteading skill you may want to know in case you need to put up a fence in hard clay or rocky and tree root infested ground.

Knowing how to put in fence posts with no digging is a great homesteading skill you may want to know in case you need to put up a fence in hard clay or rocky and tree root infested ground. I personally wish I knew this last month, my back yard is just horrible, we have …

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Picante Sauce Recipe – Made With Garden Fresh Tomatoes

Picante Sauce Recipe – Made With Garden Fresh Tomatoes - This is a great recipe that will put some of those fresh tomatoes to good use. A picante sauce is useful on about everything you cook. I will tell you that its a great marinade as well. Beyond that, the picante is one of the very best ways to enjoy those incredible chicken eggs in the morning. You cannot beat it.

Tired of all those tomatoes yet? Well, its safe to say that we are at a point in the summer where the tomatoes just keep coming whether you want them to or not. That is an interesting situation to be in. its one that requires a near part time employee at the canner. You will …

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How And Why To Use Worm Castings – The Miracle All-Purpose Fertilizer!

How And Why To Use Worm Castings – The Miracle All-Purpose Fertilizer! - This is an article about how and why to use worm castings. This incredible fertilizer can be had in many ways.

Vermiculture. Who could have seen that one coming? Worms were just a bait for fishing to the common man. Now there are whole industries shipping out worm castings. In some areas you can pick up 25lb bags at Lowes! That is an incredible thing to consider. Lowes does not stock items without a clear study …

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