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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.

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. It’s easy to go crazy buying flowers and shrubs to …

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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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Growing Foods that Just Dont Stop Producing!

When the first long term European settlements started cropping up in America they were struggling to sustain themselves.

When the first long term European settlements started cropping up in America they were struggling to sustain themselves. Supplies were sparse and ships coming back from Europe were rare and often landed far from these settlements. When the Europeans learned …

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Fermented Survival, Powerful Probiotics

Fermented Survival, Powerful Probiotics - Even simply preserving things can turn them into powerful fermented foods. Sauerkraut is one such food that is filed with probiotics and its basically old cabbage and salt that can sit covered in a corner somewhere. All of the microbes and cultures that develop in that time are great for your health.

The abandonment of nutrition happens real quickly when it comes to some prepping methods. It would seem that as disaster hits we fall out of the fresh foods mentality and into the canned and processed food mentality. In some ways …

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Wild Game as a Food Source

Wild Game as a Food Source - Don't forget to look around as you hunt as you might come across some wild edibles. These could supplement meat or pair well with it.

A great number of people believe that in a SHTF scenario the populations of wild game will be decimated as people begin to starve. Things like deer, squirrel, and turkey will likely take massive hits from people who know how …

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Nontraditional Gardening Methods

Non Traditional Gardening Methods - How and where you grow food is going to be a big consideration during a SHTF scenario. Now is the time to explore a variety of gardening methods and food production methods.

Most of our gardens are shut down for the year. The cold weather is blowing in and it’s time to start padding up ourselves for the winter to come. Without much yard work to do, you might find that you …

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Eating the Garden in New Ways

There are many things that can happen to route your path towards self sufficiency.

There are many things that can happen to route your path towards self-sufficiency. One of the biggest things is having your family turn on you. It doesn’t take a lot for a cynical family to start berating you over the …

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Using Boneset to Heal

Its particularly hard to understand herbal healing from a distance.

Its particularly hard to understand herbal healing from a distance. There are books and there are blogs. There are lots of resources. To be honest, though, there are just as many resources that seem to counter the claims of the …

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How to Feed your Soil Forever

In the beginning prepping can seem like a lot of stockpiling. Before long, however, it becomes a group of systems.

In the beginning prepping can seem like a lot of stockpiling. Before long, however, it becomes a group of systems. One of those systems should be food production. Now, the pinnacle of any survival system is when you set it …

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Naturally Feeding Plants

Naturally Feeding Plants - Remember, self sufficiency is the key and you want to have a food for your plants that can be replicated. In this scenario you have sustainable natural food for your plants.

While you can plant a seedling and watch it grow, give it a little water and it will likely feed you. Why would you ever be so cruel to the plants that are so good to you? Your plants are …

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