Category: Survival

Storing Vegetables: 10 Garden Vegetables That Store Well

Storing Vegetables: 10 Garden Vegetables That Store Well - Hardy vegetables are some of my favorites. As good as a fresh tomato is I prefer to grow turnips for their delicious tuber and their tangy greens. There are so many great hardy vegetables that grow in abundance and are highly resistant to issues

What you plant in your garden makes a huge difference in how you deal with a harvest. Vegetables like tomatoes just don’t stick around for a long time.    Lets look at 10 vegetables that are going to stick around …

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Extreme Weather Gardening

Extreme Weather Gardening - Last year my garden was totaled by extreme weather. It was well into May and my plants were looking great. This is a reality that we all must plan and plant for.

Last year my garden was totaled by extreme weather. It was well into May and my plants were looking great. After one particularly rough storm, I returned from work to find that my entire neighborhood was covered in shredded leaves. …

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The Ultimate Guide to Natural Pest Control in the Garden

The Ultimate Guide to Natural Pest Control in the Garden - The truth is you should have an understanding of what types of bugs haunt your garden and why. Its very ugly to see the remnants of delicious tall greens that have very little left on the leave at all. These skeleton leaves have been taken by the worst of pests.

Anyone who has seriously gardened for any length of time understands that gardening is an investment. Its an investment in time and money.  For those of who excel that investment is paid back in fresh vegetables and fruits, some even …

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Is Firewood a Part of Your Emergency Preparedness?

Fuel is critical to survival. Even if you have a modern home with insulation you will still be cold in without something generating heat. This is true in most winter climates of our nation. Understanding firewood as a long term survival fuel is critical. If you find yourself in a wilderness survival situation getting your hands on the wood and getting it burning is critical.

Fuel is critical to survival. Even if you have a modern home with insulation you will still be cold in without something generating heat. This is true in most winter climates of our nation. Understanding firewood as a long term …

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The Many Aspects of Successful Urban Survival

While wilderness survival is by far the most challenging thing you are going to undertake, urban survival will not be a picnic either. There will be more, recognizable, resources in an urban survival situation but there will also be more people after those resources.

While wilderness survival is by far the most challenging thing you are going to undertake, urban survival will not be a picnic either. There will be more, recognizable, resources in an urban survival situation but there will also be more …

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DIY Indoor Vertical Herb Garden

DIY Indoor Vertical Herb Garden - Its so important that we start growing our own food. It comes from the necessity to combat this factory farming epidemic as well as a push towards self reliance.

We can all feel powerless as an apartment or small home urban renters. Even homeowners with small plots of land or none at all feel like food production are laughable. Image Credit: hgtv.com  What can they possibly do to produce …

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Tiny House Guide For Preppers And Their Families

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The tiny house has changed the way people are living. It might be hard to understand why or how, but a tiny house gives you a number of options that you might not consider. This tiny house guide will help …

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The Importance of Cordage in Knots in Survival

Top 7 Knots You Should Know For Survival - This is a great article on 7 knots that are all pictured in the article. There are brief descriptions about the value of each knot as well. You can take wrangle your knot tying skills back from the clutches of history. With very little practice you can become a paracord wizard.

It seems like knots died with the Boy Scouts. Knots used to be a skill that men had despite their background and it was impressive when the need arose. Today, I am not sure kids even know how to double …

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Food Supply: What Emergency Food Do You Need In A 72-Hour Kit?

Food Supply: What Emergency Food Do You Need In A 72-Hour Kit? - This article goes into what types of foods you will put into your 72 hour kit. There are a tremendous amount of options out there. Some of my favorites are the millennium bars. They are delicious and they are packed with 400 calories each.

What types of foods do you carry in your bags and in your kits? There are a tremendous amount of choices out there when it comes to packing food for your survival needs.  Because we have a category now that …

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Financial Self-Sufficiency: 5 Lessons from to Learn

Financial Self-Sufficiency: 5 Lessons from a Digital Nomad — The economy has been pretty messed up now for several years, and all indications are that it's not going to get better any time soon - and may even turn worse: much worse.

Looking at our economy is like looking at two separate but connected realities. That is one of the reasons it so hard to understand. Through one lens we have an economy that is producing jobs and getting things done. Its …

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