Category Archive: Gardening

Grow A Camouflaged Food Forest

Grow A Camouflaged Food Forest The public food forest is popping up in urban areas all over the western world. Why not plant your own in your corner of the world? Not only are they incredibly easy to upkeep but can be easily camouflaged to prevent uninvited human grazers. There is an art to planting …

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Gardening Hacks Will Change the Way You Garden!

Gardening Hacks Will Change the Way You Garden! We want to be as self sufficient as possible, many of us also would like to go as natural as possible as well. Gardening is a big part of doing that. But gardening is time consuming and takes more energy and knowledge than one might first assume. …

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Hiding Food While Bugged Out

Hiding Food While Bugged Out Everyone talks about a bugout bag. It’s what we are able to take with us if we are forced to flee our current location. Many have and many are searching for a bugout location. A safe place to land and begin again. But what if that safe place isn’t truly …

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Grow, Cure And Store Garlic

Grow, Cure And Store Garlic Garlic is one of the most popular vegetables out there. Especially to preppers, homesteaders, chefs, and herbalists. It has so many popular qualities from flavor to tincture production. You will find garlic as a topic on just about every site for all of the above uses! It’s versatile, easy to …

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6 Small Scale Systems to Keep Your Vegetable Garden Growing Year-Round

6 Small Scale Systems to Keep Your Vegetable Garden Growing Year-Round Even though most of us would love a grow systems like the one pictured above. Most of us don’t have the space, time, finances, or man power to set up and maintain such a large operation. But when I saw the urban cultivator pictured …

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Edibles That Can Be Grown Indoors This Winter

Edibles That Can Be Grown Indoors This Winter We don’t quit eating during the winter months. Why should we stop gardening for the winter? Today’s post is about the edibles that can be grown indoors and throughout the winter. This is economically beneficial for those who live off their gardens. And if in a SHTF event where the markets …

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Survival Crops That Grow Without Irrigation

Survival Crops That Grow Without Irrigation One of the worries in a survival scenario is the ability to acquire enough of the proper food supplies to maintain good health. A way of doing that is of course to grow your own survival crops. However, every living thing requires water to thrive. In a number of SHTF …

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Animal Track Identification

Animal Track Identification The featured article today is a helpful animal tracking guide from the Farmer’s Almanac. It, fortunately for me, it includes pictures! Even though I am not an active hunter I find the information useful in just knowing which animal is wandering about on my property. It helps me protect my garden and my pets from …

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Grow Rice at Home

Grow Rice at Home I have always envisioned rice paddies within the marshes of  the Asian landscape. It never occurred to me that I could grow it at home! Rice is one of the best survival foods you can store, so growing it yourself is just an awesome project. It’s nutritious, healthy, versatile, and almost as important …

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Winter Indoor Gardening Tips

Winter Indoor Gardening Tips I do really like having my herb garden indoors. But it does tend to kind of freak out non-gardening friends when I clip a bit of green off a plant sitting in the window and drop it nonchalantly into whatever dish I am preparing! Because they aren’t vegetable plants they aren’t …

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