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Citrus fruits are full of essential vitamins, great for recipes, and are a lovely addition to your garden. Some varieties, like lemon trees, can also be grown indoors.
If you’re trying to be self-sufficient and you start everything from scratch, buying a tree from a garden center isn’t an option. On Step To Health, there is a tutorial on how to grow a lemon tree from a seed. It may take a little while to yield fruit, but it’ll be well worth it to have your own trees.
The instructions call for things you probably have around already, especially if you’re a homesteader or avid gardener. Seeds, potting soil, water and sun will get a seedling sprouted and on its way to becoming a tree! Important tip: Use seeds from an organic lemon; a few years ago I started seedlings that grew into beautiful trees, but I didn’t get any fruit!
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
Do you remember the old root cellars our great-grandparents used to have? In fact, they probably built it themselves, right in their back yard.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then you need Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also reveal how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.
- America's Natural Nuclear Bunkers: Find the Closest One to Your Home
- 56 Items to Stockpile in Your Easy Cellar