Category: Homesteading


Six Planning Tips for Starting a Garden from Scratch

Six Planning Tips for Starting a Garden from Scratch— Spring will be here in a couple of months and if you are new to gardening this article may give you the upper hand, you may have tried before and had failed crops or the veggies didn’t grow well enough.

Are you starting a garden from scratch this year? First-time gardeners have a long way to go from day 1 to serious success. There are a bunch of steps to take to prepare for your first garden.  We are going …

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Gathering the Family Before Evacuation

In order to execute any kind of bugout or evacuation you have to first gather all of the people in your party. 

In order to execute any kind of bugout or evacuation you have to first gather all of the people in your party.  As Americans, we spend much of our time separated. Its not common for the American families to be …

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Planting Grains in a Backyard Garden

While having a backyard garden is going to afford you a percentage of food on your plate each day, there are ways to take your food security much further.

While having a backyard garden is going to afford you a percentage of food on your plate each day, there are ways to take your food security much further. It’s the idea of growing grains in your yard rather than …

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Storing Antibiotics for Disaster

We are not medical professionals and this information is for research purposes only.

Let’s start this article with a bit of a disclaimer. We are not medical professionals and this information is for research purposes only.  The reason our population has been able to explode in the way it has is because of …

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In Extreme Survival, Just Drink the Water

We all have found ourselves worried about the worst-case scenario in a wilderness environment.

We all have found ourselves worried about the worst-case scenario in a wilderness environment. It might come as you plan your next wilderness adventure. These thoughts might come as you lay in your hammock at night. You might be worried …

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The Benefits of Food Storage Buckets

One of the most terrible parts of disaster recovery is the realization that survivors must depend on outside sources for their needs.

One of the most terrible parts of disaster recovery is the realization that survivors must depend on outside sources for their needs. When the trucks stop running because of damage to roads and flooding, things like food and medicine stop …

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Beat Short Term Survival First

For those who first jump into prepping it can be an unnerving situation.

For those who first jump into prepping it can be an unnerving situation. It’s hitting harder now more than ever. The idea that the collapse is imminent is coming from the highest offices in the nation. We have people in …

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Prepping the Homestead in Spring

On the homestead there seems to be a never ending list of tasks. Jobs seem easy on the surface and splinter off into  multiple new tasks.

On the homestead, there seems to be a never-ending list of tasks. Jobs seem easy on the surface and splinter off into multiple new tasks. This is particularly true for the new homesteader. That said, Its time to start prioritizing …

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Off Grid Mistakes you Can Avoid

The idea of living off the grid is a dream to many Americans.

The idea of living off the grid is a dream to many Americans. It’s the idea of throwing away the life of total convenience. Of course, there are a number of hurdles the average person will face. In a way …

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Great Seeds to Start Now for the Spring Garden

Spring has not yet sprung but many people are interested in spring gardens.

Spring has not yet sprung but many people are interested in spring gardens. It’s hard not to get a little crazy after a long winter. You probably want to revitalize the yard and the garden again. However, the cold weather …

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