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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 To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages

How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages — The whole plant is medicinal as an alternative, antibacterial, antipyretic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, febrifuge, hypotensive, stomachic, styptic, tonic, vermifuge and vulnerary. A cold water infusion of the freshly chopped or dried and powdered leaves makes a refreshing beverage, while a weak infusion of the plant can be used as a medicinal eye wash for sties and pinkeye

The title of this article might sound like a serious claim. You might even wonder if its clickbait. The truth is you can grow one powerful little plant that will double as an absorbent and antibacterial bandage.  There is a …

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How to Grow Multiple Different Fruits on One Tree

How To Grow Multiple Different Fruits On One Tree - Now is the time to get grafting different fruits to one base tree so you can have a brilliant variety of fruits from one main tree! Sound like science fiction but you honestly can do this, it’s really easy and once you do one, you will want to do more!

Grow multiple fruits on one tree… This is known as “grafting”. Imagine having one tree with 2, 3, or 4 different fruits growing from it! This is great for people with smaller gardens who want to have all the same …

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The Cheapest DIY Tomato Cages

How To Build The Ultimate Tomato Cage For Under $2 - Nobody ever said growing your own food was going to be easy but that doesn’t mean it should be expensive and this DIY tomato and pepper cage proves that.

The garden is sprouting and you can see those little seedlings and plants starting to take a place of their own in the soil. What comes next is radical growth and you must be prepared for that.  If you are …

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How to Build a 50 Dollar Greenhouse

How to Build a 50 Dollar Greenhouse — See how to build this fantastic greenhouse for around 50 bucks or less if you can use your head!

Growing food is critical to any version of prepping plans. You know, it is a limited part of your food supply because of the four seasons but, you can affect that. One of the best ways to affect that is …

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How Much Should You Plant In Your Garden To Provide A Year’s Worth Of Food?

How Much Should You Plant In Your Garden To Provide A Year’s Worth Of Food? — Not long ago, people had to think about how much to grow for the year. They had to plan ahead, save seeds, plant enough for their family and preserve enough to survive over the winter months!

We have to open this up with a few caveats. not the least of which is the fact that you are going to supplement your diet with meat and carbs like rice. So, 100% of your diet is not going …

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Planning a Fruit Tree Guild

Planning a Fruit Tree Guild - Gardens are fun and exciting. They grow lots of food if you know what you are doing.

Gardens are fun and exciting. They grow lots of food if you know what you are doing. I would recommend that every home have some small area that gets plenty of sun and can grow some food. Still, there is …

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This Little Weed is One of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet

This Little Weed is One of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet - This weed is one of about 100 plants that clean and correct impure conditions of the blood and the eliminative tissues and organs.

Do you know that you are surrounded by wild medicines? There are little weeds all around us that can both feed us and heal us. The problem is that most people don’t take the time to get to know these …

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Great Seeds to Start Now for the Spring Garden

Spring has not yet sprung but many people are interested in spring gardens.

Spring has not yet sprung but many people are interested in spring gardens. It’s hard not to get a little crazy after a long winter. You probably want to revitalize the yard and the garden again. However, the cold weather …

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5 Antibacterial Herbs to Grow This Spring

There are many different types of herbs and healing plants that you can both eat and use as medicine.

There are many different types of herbs and healing plants that you can both eat and use as medicine. The world is opening its eyes to these power plants and learning how to use them. Growing medicine is as easy …

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