Soil Testing : It’s all about that soil

Soil Testing : It’s all about that soil. - This article features a test kit and one families use of that kit. These kits are dirt cheap and well worth the money. Year over year you may struggle with small plants and diseases. Have you ever used a soil test kit.

One of the biggest mistakes that most preppers make is buying a survival seed vault. Now, it’s not the purchase of the vault that is a bad idea.  Having seeds on hand is a great way to be prepared. Not …

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The Best Winter Plant Care

Winter Herb Plant Care - This article is one of the best guides to dealing with herbs through the winter  and assuring that you don't have to start from scratch each year in your herb garden. Instead, you can take steps to help those herbs survive.

When the winter season hits we all cringe after that first frost. Are plants that have provided us with such good food begin to wilt and melt. Image Credit: naturallivingideas.com They are crushed by that frost and, if we haven’t …

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Getting Your Neighbors Involved in Disaster Preparedness

Community Projects for Disaster Preparedness - This article offers up some community projects that can help engage readers on ways to break the ice or projects that offer up real opportunity. We need to have a dialogue about disaster in our communities.

The greatest prep that is lying just under the radar is the communities across the nation. Who suffers when disaster strikes? Who are the first people to help? Your neighbors, right? They are more your disaster allies than anyone from …

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Are You Prepared to Heal This Nation?

Are You Prepared to Heal This Nation? - Have you considered your neighbors in your preparedness plans. What about in your plans to create a better union.

Aren’t you tired of the riots and the division? We concern ourselves with many great threats in the preparedness world but we are facing one right now. Have you considered your neighbors in your preparedness plans? What about in your …

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Designing the Perfect Prepper Homestead

Homestead Design from a Practical, Tactical, Agricultural Survival Perspective, by C.F - Still, you can get a lot of work done with one great article. This is an example of such an article. There are many factors taken into consideration here. Outside of this article you must also remember that you will have factors unique to your property.

Could you dig yourself out of suburbia and resettle in a homestead in the rural outskirts?  The laying out of the homestead has become one of my obsessions as of late. I think there is so much that goes into …

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Crushing Debt is Making Preppers Out of the Middle Class

The Middle Class Is Being Destroyed: Now Only 25 Percent Of All Americans Have $10,000 Or More In Savings - This article breaks down the many issues facing the middle class and the effect they are having on our prosperity

We are spending like crazy to the void we have created with our crazy lifestyle. The American lifestyle is very unique. We are living very, very busy lives and most are unsure and unfulfilled. They are filling this void with …

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The Thing That Took Me by Surprise, When I Started Growing My Own Food

The Thing That Took Me by Surprise, When I Started Growing My Own Food - For the avid gardener you are completely aware of the fact that there is a war in the back yard. I really liked this article because of the fact that it represented a serious epiphany in the life of someone who is striving for self reliance and independence.

For the avid gardener, you are completely aware of the fact that there is a war in the back yard. There is a serious epiphany in the life of someone who is striving for self-reliance and independence. We are such …

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Stranger Danger and Personal Safety for Kids

Stranger Danger and Personal Safety for Kids - This article is so powerful. It is full of great information on teaching your kids all about safety. The article is filled with resources.

We are living through very strange and very dangerous times. With each passing breath, it seems they get only more dangerous. This is because we have a large population of unhappy people. That said, they are looking for a target. …

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Does Your Fall Garden Include Cover Crops?

Understanding Cover Crops and Green Manure Crops - How much food are you planning on growing this winter. I realize that the answer to this question will vary depending on the person and the property.

Now is the time to start thinking about what your garden is going to look like in the winter?  Image Credit: ladyleeshome.com How much food are you planning on growing this winter? I realize that the answer to this question …

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Its Time to Commit to Prepping!

Prepping is a lifestyle, NOT a hobby! - If you are looking for a stiff jab in the ribs to get yourself going or if you are looking for an article to send to others who need to get started, this is the one.

For a long time prepping has been something of a hobby for many. For others, it has become an excuse to spend money on gear. That is understandable. The end of all things to come is a powerful motivating force.  …

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