The Best Gardening Methods For Preppers – Part II

the best gardening methods for preppers – part ii

In the first part of our article on gardening methods for preppers and survivalists, we covered the world of underground gardening, discussing the secrets of root cellar gardening and underground greenhouses. We explored how these innovative techniques harness the natural properties of the earth to create stable and controlled environments for growing fresh produce year-round, even in the most challenging conditions.

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The Best Gardening Methods For Preppers – Part I

the best gardening methods for preppers – part i

In our world, being ready for anything is the name of the game, and gardening isn’t just about pretty flowers or fresh veggies—it’s about being prepared for whatever life throws your way. For folks who take preparedness seriously, knowing how to grow your own food isn’t just a hobby; it’s a key part of making sure you can take care of yourself and your loved ones, no matter what.

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Long-Lasting Comfort Foods For Preppers

long lasting comfort foods for preppers

In times of uncertainty and hardship, having a well-stocked pantry can be a source of reassurance. For preppers, ensuring that their food supplies are not only ample but also long-lasting is a crucial aspect of readiness.

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What You Should Know About Guerilla Gardening

what you should know about guerilla gardening

Guerilla gardening is the art of discovering overlooked patches of land and transforming them into pockets of beauty with the magic of plants. It’s about rolling up your sleeves and using whatever space you can find, whether it’s a forgotten corner of a public park or a neglected plot of private land, to cultivate flowers or food for the whole community. While it might bend a few rules and sometimes even tiptoe into the realm of illegality, the rewards often outweigh the risks.

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Preserving Herbs In Vinegar

preserving herbs in vinegar

Cultivating your own herb patch might present a frustrating dilemma when you find yourself swamped with more herbs than you can promptly consume before they begin to wither. So, what steps can you take to utilize these herbs efficiently and avoid wastage?

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Hunting And Eating Black Bear

hunting and eating black bear

Bear meat was a frequent delicacy in our household during my childhood in the countryside. Grandpa had a fondness for hunting black bears, considering them the prime target among big game animals. Grandma consistently lauded bear meat as the epitome of culinary delight among game meats. With Grandma’s repertoire of mouthwatering recipes, she effortlessly substantiated her assertion.

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Lessons I’ve Learned From A Recent Blizzard

lessons i've learned from a recent blizzard

The weather forecasts warned of possible ice ahead. As it was raining and getting colder on that Friday afternoon, my husband and I decided to head to the nearby Wal-Mart to grab some extra supplies and dry ice for our freezers in case of a power outage.

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Empowering Women With Homestead Security

empowering women with homestead security

Amid today’s challenging economic circumstances, numerous women now find themselves spending extensive periods alone on their homesteads. As local employment opportunities diminish, primary breadwinners may undertake jobs requiring lengthy commutes, leaving their wives and children to manage the farmstead.

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Oregon Trail Preparedness Facts

oregon trail preparedness facts

In 1834, amidst seemingly unremarkable moments in American history, notable events marked their presence. Pennsylvania witnessed the completion of the first railroad tunnel, while President Jackson faced Senate censure for his actions regarding federal bank deposits.

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Using A Time-Tested Food Preservation Method When There’s No Fridge – 8 Available Options

using a time tested food preservation method when there’s no fridge

Living off the grid and achieving food self-sufficiency is a noble pursuit, but it comes with its own set of challenges. One of the biggest hurdles is food preservation – keeping your harvest fresh and edible without the convenience of a refrigerator or freezer. Fear not, fellow homesteaders! There are numerous methods, both time-tested and innovative, to extend the shelf life of your food and keep your pantry stocked throughout the year.

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A Few Perennials You Need To Plant Once For Years Of Food

a few perennials you need to plant once for years of food

Ditch the yearly seed starting and forget tilling the soil! Imagine a garden overflowing with fresh, delicious vegetables that come back year after year, just like your favorite flowers and shrubs.

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Dealing With Dental Emergencies When There’s No Dentist

dealing with dental emergencies when there's no dentist

Savoring your lunch while gazing at the stunning scenery from your remote residence, you suddenly crunch into a nut, only to be met with a sharp crack and unbearable agony as a tooth shatters. Uncommon? Not at all, it happens frequently.

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Tips For Apartment Preppers – For The Good Folks Living In Apartments

tips for apartment preppers

Transitioning from prepping in a spacious 4-bedroom suburban house to navigating the world of apartment prepping in a cozy 2-bedroom unit was a strategic move aimed at alleviating our family’s medical debt burden. Surprisingly, the shift from ample living space to a more confined environment proved smoother than anticipated, thanks to meticulous planning.

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