Category: Gardening

Keyhole Gardens: A Drought Tolerant Composting Garden

Keyhole Gardens: A Drought Tolerant Composting Garden — The Keyhole Garden concept is brilliantly simple. A circular raised bed has a center compost basket that distributes nutrients to the surrounding lasagna-style garden bed.

The Keyhole Garden concept is brilliantly simple. A circular raised bed has a center compost basket that distributes nutrients to the surrounding lasagna-style garden bed. A small pie-slice section of the bed is used for easy access to the center compost …

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Build An Underground Year Round Greenhouse For Less Than $300

This underground greenhouse is perfect for anyone who wants to grow food all year round. If you are a prepper or a homesteader this should be your goal, if not now, for the future. If you have enough room to …

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Indoor Vegetable Gardening: 37 Edibles You Can Grow Indoors In The Winter

Indoor Vegetable Gardening: 37 Edibles You Can Grow Indoors In The Winter - As a prepper, one of the essential skills is for you to be able to sustain yourself and have food available to you the whole year, if and when you need it. One way of achieving this, is through an indoor vegetable garden. It doesn’t take up a lot of space and, more importantly, is able to function entirely inside.

As a prepper, one of the essential skills is for you to be able to sustain yourself and have food available to you the whole year, if and when you need it. One way of achieving this is through an indoor …

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Grow a Lemon Tree from a Seed (Indoors, too!)

Grow a Lemon Tree from a Seed (Indoors, too!) — Citrus fruits are full of essential vitamins, great for recipes, and are a lovely addition to your garden. Some varieties, like lemon trees, can also be grown indoors. If you’re trying to be self-sufficient and you start everything from scratch, buying a tree from a garden center isn’t an option.

Citrus fruits are full of essential vitamins, great for recipes, and are a lovely addition to your garden.  Some varieties, like lemon trees, can also be grown indoors.  If you’re trying to be self-sufficient and you start everything from scratch, buying …

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How To Grow 100 lbs Of Potatoes In 4 Square Feet

How To Grow 100 lbs Of Potatoes In 4 Square Feet - Potatoes can be grown as a fall/winter crop in warmer climate zones, so check out this great tip to maximize your space!

Not only will this save you space but can yield way more potatoes than regular planting. Quite the clever gardening tip here folks! Today’s feature includes tips from three different sources for growing potatoes vertically (in layers) instead of spread …

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How To Grow Banana Trees At Your Home

How To Grow Banana Trees At Your Home — Nothing says the tropics quite like the sight of a grove of banana trees. The good news is that these versatile and tasty fruit-bearing trees aren’t exclusive to the tropics, although they do tend to grow best in warm and humid climates.

Nothing says the tropics quite like the sight of a grove of banana trees. The good news is that these versatile and tasty fruit-bearing trees aren’t exclusive to the tropics, although they do tend to grow best in warm and …

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Food Storage: 20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them

20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them - Food storage is my families top priority it always has been and probably always will be. I feel pretty confident that in 5 years we will be spending minimal on our groceries.

Knowing where our food comes from gives us confidence in its quality, plus you can save money each year through gardening and food storage efforts. There is another benefit, which is the utter convenience of having a self-provisioned home. Food storage …

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How Preppers Can Take Full Advantage of Perennials

How To Divide Perennials And Save A Ton Of Money - Knowing How To Divide Perennials can save you a ton of money and make your garden look fantastic this year!

The conventional, annual garden can be a real problem for lots of people. There are a number of ways you can grow food and they don’t all have to be about traditional methods.  Many preppers store seeds and that is …

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20 Antibacterial and Antiviral Herbs and How to Use Them

20 Antibacterial and Antiviral Herbs and How to Use Them — Using herbal remedies is easy and if you're looking for herbs to prevent or treat bacterial and viral infections, this list can help you decide what's best for your situation.

Before you read on and start trying these wonderful alternative herbs please consult a medical professional also I would consult an herbal medicine guide or herbalist for exact dosing instructions. See my disclaimer. Using herbal remedies is easy and if you’re …

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How To Build The Best Potato Box Ever

How To Build The Best Potato Box Ever - The box is designed so additional slats can be screwed to the sides as the plants grow and soil is added. In theory, a bottom slat can be temporarily removed to facilitate the harvest of new potatoes.

Growing potatoes in a box may seem weird and a lot of effort but actually can double and even quadruple your potato yield! Growing potatoes in a box is just like planting in a raised bed. This is one of …

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