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Shade Cloth and Hoop Houses

Shade Cloth and Hoop Houses - There are so many trains of thought when it comes to gardening. Its very easy to "geek out" over very little things when it comes to your garden.

There are so many trains of thought when it comes to gardening. It’s very easy to “geek out” over very little things when it comes to your garden. One of the ideas almost all gardeners wrestle with is the greenhouse …

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The Cherokees Used Trees for Food, Medicine, and Survival

How Cherokees Used Trees for Food, Medicine, and Craft — There are those articles that stir ideas, that offer small smatterings of information often prefaced with a bold title. These articles are very important to the content of the community.

There are a lot of natural resources out there for you to take advantage of in an SHTF scenario. The most overlooked resource of them all are trees.  How many varieties of trees do you know? Are you aware of …

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Powerful Herbs and Cold Remedies

Herbal Cold and Congestion Remedies The time to prepare your herbal remedies is not in the depths of the winter. Depending on what remedies you are looking to use in the fall and winter season. Spring is really the best time to consider your remedies preparations.

There used to be an allergy season. Do you remember the time when allergies struck one time and then they went away? Now it seems that we have a never-ending season of allergies. It could be from many things and …

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Organic Non Manure Fertilizer Options

Organic Non-Manure Fertilizer Options - Whether it is the smell or the mental image that keeps them from it, there are numerous non-manure options you can use to keep your garden fertile and your plants lush and green.

When you devote your time to a garden you want it to be the very best. It takes calories and man hours to make a garden something of a success. You want there to be some sort of ROI in …

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DIY 5-Gallon Chicken Waterer

DIY 5-Gallon Chicken Waterer —For anyone who is homesteading or is just interested in having a chicken coop of their own, a convenient water supply can eliminate a lot of work. There is plenty to be done on a homestead, and one less thing to worry about can make a big difference.

Many Americans have decided its time to enjoy their own inputs. In other words, its time to start producing food on our own land. Image: Instructable.com Not everyone has this kind of land or capability, however, those that are willing …

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Grow Ten Tons of Organic Vegetables for your Survival Garden

How To Grow Ten TONS of Organic Vegetables — If you’re homesteading or have a farm, you are probably always looking for ways to maximize your produce yield. Obviously, you don’t want to lose time or resources on a bad harvest, plus there is always the winter to stock up for. Just imagine, though, if you could master your crops in such a way that you could make a profit from them.

Have you ever considered growing your own food? What about growing all of your own food? Many people grow small amounts of their own food but what about growing all of your own food? It can feel real good to …

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How About an Aquaculture System?

The thing about DIY projects is once you have tackled enough of them they get a lot less intimidating. You get used to the learning curve and you get used to that aha moment when things fall into place.

The thing about DIY projects is once you have tackled enough of them they get a lot less intimidating. You get used to the learning curve and you get used to that aha moment when things fall into place. However, …

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Comfrey The Knit Bone Herb

Comfrey The Knit Bone Herb — If you have no access to a doctor or in a SHTF situation, Comfrey has been known to heal bones and double cell regeneration.

Doctor’s and nurses are hard to come by in an SHTF situation. They go into hiding because they have the skills but not the resources to heal or help. That puts them in a really bad situation.  In America, many …

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Storing Vegetables Without A Root Cellar

Storing Vegetables Without A Root Cellar — Most people think that if you don't have a root cellar, you can't store vegetables long term. That simply isn't true! Each vegetable can be stored for longer than normal with just a few tweaks here and there, depending on which vegetables you want to store.

Once you are out of the food you are a prisoner. Just remember that. If we have reached a point where the S has truly hit the fan than things are going to get out of hand. Food is going …

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How To Make Your Food Stretch And Cut the Waste

How To Make Your Food Stretch And Cut the Waste — There is no denying that food is getting more and more expensive, especially if you want to eat anything resembling healthy food. Meat alone has seen price hikes by well over 60% in the last 4-5 years and people are feeling the strain in their pocketbooks

Food is its own security. As preppers, we all worry about the scarcity of food because it has been the human condition for a long time.  Deep down, we know that food is power and those who have the food, …

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