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No-Till Garden Cover Crops, How To Stop Next Year’s Weeds This Fall!

Make sure you Like SHTFPreparedness on Facebook or Follow us on Pinterest to be updated every time we post great articles on Prepping, Homesteading, Survival, DIY and other topics! No-Till Garden Cover Crops, How To Stop Next Year’s Weeds This Fall! In my early days of gardening I thought that tilling was so important. I …

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Garden Design Ideas: Plan your Perfect Garden

Garden Design Ideas: Plan your Perfect Garden As the cool winds of fall give way to the vicious cold of the winter, most of us will be covering gardens. We will be closing up shop on our gardens. There is no better time to plot and plan for an expansion of next years garden then …

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DIY Easy Hand Pump For Wells Or Rain Barrels

DIY Easy Hand Pump For Wells Or Rain Barrels Don’t spend your hard earned cash on a hand pump for a well or rain barrel when you can make a better one at home for half the price. I have made tens of these over the years and they work great. In an emergency water …

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25 DIY Root Cellar Ideas to Keep Your Harvest Fresh

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How to Preserve Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil

How to Preserve Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil Hopefully you have a nice plot set aside for growing herbs. Herbs used to be only for culinary use in my kitchen. Once I learned about the healing powers of herbs I also started keeping a variety of herbs that go beyond the frying pan. The fact …

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Planting In Grow Bags

Planting In Grow Bags It wasn’t until this year that I even heard of grow bags. I received a few from my father in law and we set out to give them a try. There are many varieties of grow bags and some are more simple than others. When it comes to having limited funds …

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6 Crops You Should be Planting in October

6 Crops You Should be Planting in October Most folks see October as the end of their gardening season but is not really the case.  There are many gardening tasks that still need to be completed in the month of October including some planting!!  As you are cleaning up your garden for the year be …

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5 Ways to Reuse Household Items in your Garden

5 Ways to Reuse Household Items in your Garden The up cycle is all the rage these days. The DIY pallet project has become something remarkable. I have seen people build almost anything out of pallets. In a fallen world you will find that reusing everything will be crucial. When resources are sparse you will …

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The Truth About Landscaping Fabric & 5 Other Simple Ways to Prevent Weeds

The Truth About Landscaping Fabric & 5 Other Simple Ways to Prevent Weeds While getting out in the garden is rewarding, there are some garden chores that are less fun than others, and weeding is one of those jobs. Yes, you need to do it but there are ways to minimize the amount of time …

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How To Attract Honey Bees To Your Garden

How To Attract Honey Bees To Your Garden The condition of honey bee populations is no secret anymore. The importance of their struggle is not either. To this day we are still looking for ways to bring them into our garden because they are such powerful pollinators. There are many steps we can take as  …

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