Plantain – A Common Weed With Medicinal Properties

Plantain – A common weed with medicinal propertiesAlthough it is seen as a garden weed in many parts of North America, Plantain is a powerful plant that has many medicinal uses. Even more, plantain is an edible plant that can be foraged in both wild and urban environments. Plantain is a truly wonderful medical aid and people should learn about its properties rather than pulling it out and throwing it away.  

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Eight Tips for Homesteading Success

Prepper's Will - 8 Tips for Homesteading SuccessPeople end up back on the land for many reasons. Contrary to popular belief, homesteading requires a lot of hard work and passion. Many people think that today’s technology will make things a lot easier, and somehow you will not have to work hard if you decide to start on this path. While it has its place, technology is not all that it takes for homesteading success.   

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How To Find And Use Soap Plants

Prepper's Will - How To find and use soap plantsAs functional members of our modern society, we are somehow accustomed to take things for granted. We become dependent of stores and the items we buy. Soap is one of the many items that we take for granted. If stores would stop selling this item tomorrow, we would have no clue how to make do without it. Luckily for us, there are soap plants that we can use as substitute when soap runs out.

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Protect Your Garden From Critters

Prepper's Will - Protect your garden from critters   You make everything possible to ensure that your plants grow big and strong so you can become less dependent on grocery stores and make sure that your pantry is well-stocked. If animals ruin your hard work it can be devastating for your morale. That’s why you need to learn how to protect your garden from critters.

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Urban Survival Gardening: A Comprehensive Grow Guide for City-Dwellers

Survival gardening

What happens when the potting mix runs out of nutrients?
What about pests, especially when insecticides aren’t available?
What about winter and early spring, when even the hardiest veg refuses to grow?

These are a few of the questions that I want to tackle. I’m not a survivalist, but I am a gardener with an interest in the topic. And I’ve found that most information about urban survival gardening falls short, especially online.

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Repel Garden Pests With Companion Planting

Prepper's Will - Repel garden pests with Companion plantingIf you are one of the unfortunate people that had a close encounter with poison oak you should know by now how to identify and stay away from this plant. This is how repellent plants work and the same principal applies to pests if you know how to use the correct plants. Companion planting will help you protect your garden and keep pests far away from it.

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