Category Archive: Gardening

DIY Hinged HOOP HOUSE for Raised Bed

DIY Hinged HOOP HOUSE for Raised Bed I love this project! If you don’t have room, time, or even money for a full size green house this mini hoop house can still provide the benefits of one on a much smaller scale. It could also be a viable answer for renters because it literally can …

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Judge Upholds Ban on Vegetable Gardens as Ugly

Judge Upholds Ban on Vegetable Gardens as “Ugly” Back in 2013 everyone heard and was outraged by the story of a Florida couple ordered to tear out their vegetable gardens in the front yard of their own property by the city or pay a fine of $50.00 per day.  Most of us were affronted that …

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DIY Kratky’s Passive Gardening System

DIY Kratky’s Passive Gardening System Just as good as passive gardening is being able to set the system up yourself. It could make you the envy of all the gardeners in your circle who spend hours planting, sowing, weeding, watering, fertilizing, etc.. while you enjoy your day doing other things. Then when it is harvest …

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The Kratky Method for Passive Gardening

The Kratky Method for Passive Gardening Passive gardening?? Yes, Yes, Yes! Finally a method of gardening that doesn’t take all my good weather time to upkeep. I am for any method that allows me to be out of the garden enjoying fair weather activities and still produce what my family eats. Even better this type …

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10 Survival Foods You Can Grow Infographic

10 Survival Foods You Can Grow Infographic I like an infographic, they are always helpful without having to search through an article to find just what I want. On the internet they are often hard to read because they need to be shrunk down to an unreadable size to fit the constraints of social media sites. …

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MIY Marigold Extract

MIY Marigold Extract Another of nature’s gifts to us is the simple marigold. Used for a number of herbal remedies. Not hard to make into your own extract either! First see its benefits and uses linked below Marigold/Calendula Benefits Then see how to MIY (make it yourself) linked below from Prepping A2Z How To Make …

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Navigating U Pick Farms Like a Pro

Navigating U Pick Farms Like a Pro Maybe you don’t have the space or time to grow your own fruits and veggies but would still like to get them fresh out of the ground, off the tree or off the bush. That’s where the U pick farms can help! Even if you do grow the …

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Prepper Books Worth Buying

Prepper Books Worth Buying I believe strongly that knowledge is power. We have all heard the prepper’s adage that knowledge is the lightest thing you carry with you. I believe in this strongly enough that daily on our Facebook page I locate and offer you a kindle book that is at that time available for downloading …

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Easy to Grow Medicinal Plants

Easy to Grow Medicinal Plants If there is a major SHTF event there will be a problem accessing medical care. We see this in Venezuela since their economic collapse and we have seen it in the past in war torn countries. We have also seen this issue in shorter term natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina. …

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Drought Tolerant Plants & Trees for Your Garden

Drought Tolerant Plants & Trees for Your Garden Every year several parts of the world experience drought. Whatever creates the SHTF could even cause droughts where there hadn’t been previously. Every gardener should consider this issue. There may not be water to bring in to your garden nor markets to supplement your food supply. Mix …

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