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Growing and Using Borage as Medicine

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

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Borage is an easy to grow medicinal herb that offers …

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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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Landscaping With Food To Save Money And Live Healthier

Landscaping With Food To Save Money And Live Healthier -- It's easy to go crazy buying flowers and shrubs to add beauty to your landscape. Curb appeal is important, especially if you're planning to sell your home.  But by landscaping with food you can have a bit of both worlds: a beautiful lawn and food for the family.

It’s easy to go crazy buying flowers and shrubs to add beauty to your landscape. Curb appeal is important, especially if you’re planning to sell your home.  But by landscaping with food you can have a bit of both worlds: …

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Indoor Winter Gardening Tips and Tricks A Must Have In Case The SHTF

Indoor Winter Gardening Tips and Tricks A Must Have In Case The SHTF - I love gardening indoors, I love the smell and the ease of just walking into a room and getting a few tomatoes or a fresh crop of basil or mint. If SHTF or we have adverse weather knowing the tips and tricks of growing food inside could save your life.

Image Credit: familyfoodgarden.com I love gardening indoors, I love the smell and the ease of just walking into a room and getting a few tomatoes or a fresh crop of basil or mint. If SHTF or we have adverse weather …

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