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5 Tips for Healthier Soil this Year

While it's not growing time yet, its most certainly planning time. One of the best things to improve before the growing season is your soil.

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Grow Bags to Create a Portable Survival Garden

For many preppers, the idea of a backyard food source is high on the to-do list. We have dreams of a yard lined with raised beds and beautiful plants bursting from the soil. There is a bit of self-reliance and …

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Growing and Using Borage as Medicine

Borage is an easy to grow medicinal herb that offers up  lots of benefits.

Borage is an easy to grow medicinal herb that offers up  lots of benefits. You are going to see these small soft leaves in the beginning of the plants life cycle, that will eventually become a massive stalk to be …

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The Overwhelming Benefits of Bees on the Homestead

There are a few projects that the average person can undertake to start down the path of urban homesteading.

There are a few projects that the average person can undertake to start down the path of urban homesteading. For the average person, it only takes a few big projects to transfer your home into something you can honestly call …

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Planting with Kids for Preparedness

We are planters. Perhaps its the fact that we have been sowing seeds since the Neolithic period or maybe its our understanding that this is how we get the best food we can, through growing our own food.

We are planters. Perhaps its the fact that we have been sowing seeds since the Neolithic period or maybe its our understanding that this is how we get the best food we can, through growing our own food. No matter …

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Staying Healthy on the Bugout

The bugout is going to be a true challenge for most Americans. Its going to take a lot to pack up a family of four and travel for miles on a path that is largely unknown.

The bugout is going to be a true challenge for most Americans. Its going to take a lot to pack up a family of four and travel for miles on a path that is largely unknown. Its gonna be a …

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Rain Collection and Garden Watering

Many preppers and survivalists are happy to store survival seed banks and harvest the prior year seeds for use in the next harvest.

Many preppers and survivalists are happy to store survival seed banks and harvest the prior year seeds for use in the next harvest. Growing food when things get ugly is a very important way to deal with your overall procurement of …

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Growing Fruit Trees on your Homestead

It only takes a few seasons to realize that you are not going to want to reseed your land every year. Not all of it, anyway.

It only takes a few seasons to realize that you are not going to want to reseed your land every year. Not all of it, anyway. The mass appeal of perennial plants for long term gardeners is the idea that …

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Growing up to Maximize your Yield

Food production and food procurement are cornerstones of the prepping process.

Food production and food procurement are cornerstones of the prepping process. Its a very simple thing to understand. You have to either have the food, make the food or gather the food to survive. For most people a garden is …

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The 10 Best Trees for Homesteaders and Preppers

Whether you're trying to save money, prepare for a long-term disaster, or simply want to be as self-sufficient as possible, one of the best things you can do is plant lots of trees.

Whether you’re trying to save money, prepare for a long-term disaster, or simply want to be as self-sufficient as possible, one of the best things you can do is plant lots of trees. There are countless benefits of having some …

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