Category: Homesteading


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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How to Build a 50 Dollar Greenhouse

How to Build a 50 Dollar Greenhouse — See how to build this fantastic greenhouse for around 50 bucks or less if you can use your head!

Growing food is critical to any version of prepping plans. You know, it is a limited part of your food supply because of the four seasons but, you can affect that. One of the best ways to affect that is …

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How To Make A Bacon Fat Candle

How To Make A Bacon Fat Candle — Well, where do I begin. First off bacon is the food we all LOVE! It has an aroma everyone on planet earth recognizes and wants to eat when they smell it.

The storage of fats for emergency preparedness is often something that is overlooked. We do a good job of storing food but it would seem that storing quality fats in quantities that are effective is not our strong suit. It’s …

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DIY Vertical Garden Planter From a 55 Gallon Plastic Barrel

DIY Vertical Garden Planter From a 55 Gallon Plastic Barrel -- This great DIY Vertical Garden Planter can help you grow a lot of food or plants in a small space. This project is easy, cheap and great fun.

The soils are heating up a little more each day. We are going to be planting all the things before you know it. For some plants the soil needs to heat up to about 70 degrees.   i dont think u …

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Plant Your Own Medicinal Herb Garden

Plant Your Own Medicinal Herb Garden — When did modern medicine replace herbal remedies in mass consciousness? When is it that the majority began seeking wellness from a bottle instead of food an medicinal herb garden or a walk in the woods? Well it turns out that "pills" have been around since ancient Egypt, where herbal concoctions would be rolled up into little balls in substances like dough and honey to make a convenient "pill" for taking your medicine.

The Origin of Pills When did modern medicine replace herbal remedies in mass consciousness? When is it that the majority began seeking wellness from a bottle instead of food an medicinal herb garden or a walk in the woods? Well it …

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Places In The USA Where You Can Get Free Land

Places In The USA Where You Can Get Free Land - tips

You would be hard pressed to find an American that doesn’t want a little piece of this land for themselves. Whether prepper, patriot or homesteader, it’s clear that people like the idea of having land.  What they don’t like is …

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Greenhouse Gardening: Growing Vegetables Year-Round

Greenhouse Gardening: Growing Vegetables Year-Round - This article is a great one about growing vegetables all year long. It offers up just what it takes to make that happen. If you are thinking about going this route there will be a commitment.

We all hate to see those first signs of winter when things start to cool down. We know it won’t be long before the gardens we worked on all year will disappear and we will be stuck with empty beds …

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This Little Weed is One of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet

This Little Weed is One of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet - This weed is one of about 100 plants that clean and correct impure conditions of the blood and the eliminative tissues and organs.

Do you know that you are surrounded by wild medicines? There are little weeds all around us that can both feed us and heal us. The problem is that most people don’t take the time to get to know these …

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How to Make a Soup Can Forge

How to Make a Soup Can Forge — This is a great DIY project for anyone who wants to start blacksmithing on the cheap. Great for SHTF situations to fix knives or even make them. This is an inexpensive tabletop forge out of a soup can (any can really) with a plaster lining.

There is a skill in prepping, survival and self-sufficiency that doesn’t get the attention it deserves. During early settlements, there was one prominent position that most every settlement had to have in order to be successful. They need a person …

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The Four Best Ways To Generate Off The Grid Electricity

The Four Best Ways To Generate Off The Grid Electricity - With getting off the grid you have to really sit down and think about your options. Having just solar is great... but what happens if you have a storm or you have a bad, cloudy week? What if you only had a wind turbine, and you had a week of no wind? Living off the grid would be impossible.

We are at the beginning in this story of alternative energy. We are going to see all sorts of technological advances over the next 20 years. Some people will wait it out but others are going to want to jump …

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