Is A Cave A Good Bug Out Shelter?

is a cave a good bug out shelter

Code blue! You need to bug out to keep your loved ones safe. You head for the hills, and luckily you find a cave. Can you stay in it? Is it smart to do so?

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Homestead Uses For Diatomaceous Earth You Should Know

homestead uses for diatomaceous earth you should know

Diatomaceous earth (DE) is one of the most useful products you can have at your homestead, small farm, or even around the house. That might sound like a pretty bold statement, but if you’ve never heard of DE and its wide range of uses, you’ve been missing out.

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How To Establish A Sustainable Food Source On Your Balcony

how to establish a sustainable food source on your balcony

When it comes to survival, everything starts from your mindset and preparedness. Your knowledge makes all the difference in what you can achieve.

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Smart Tips For Harvesting Wild Rice

smart tips for harvesting wild rice

Harvesting wild rice on the wilderness lakes of northern Minnesota nourishes my soul and spirit long before I sit down with family and friends to enjoy this tasty, nutritious native food.

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Three Drills For Home Defense You Should Master

three drills for home defense you should master

You bought a handgun for self-defense, and you’ve put a good amount of hours into a defensive shooting class. You did pretty much whatever any responsible gun owner should do. But is that enough? How do you maintain those critical skills? How do you practice?

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How To Heal Yourself With Medicinal Plants

how to heal yourself with medicinal plants

Often underrated, medicinal plants play an essential role in curing minor health issues, but not only that. In fact, the healing plants you can forage could help prevent major health distress, providing you with the possibility to become your own doctor. 

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Maintaining And Repairing Your Gear For Wilderness Worry-Free Travel

maintaining and repairing your gear for wilderness worry free travel

If you don’t properly care for and maintain your gear, even expensive gear won’t serve you well for long.

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The Basics Of Making Fruit Wine – Step By Step Guide

the basics of making fruit wine – step by step guide

The pleasure of wine is doubled when you make it yourself for a few cents a bottle, using your own fruits and without unnecessary additives.

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How To Protect Yourself From A Chemical Attack

how to protect yourself from a chemical attack

A chemical attack is probably one of the most lethal SHTF scenarios you can witness, and some historical cases we all recall were harsh proof of that.

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Growing Your Own Survival Garden Like In The Old Days

growing your own survival garden like in the old days

There seems to be a still commonly held belief that, in 1492, the first European explorers discovered two entire continents populated with nothing but primitive Stone Age “hunter/gatherers.” That, in turn, made it only logical that the settlers who followed would displace the Native Americans with their own version of “highest and best use” farms and towns.

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Everything You Need To Know About Mulch

everything you need to know about mulch

Perhaps the reason we don’t see many bare spots in the wilderness is that Mother Nature knows the uncovered ground is bad for business. When we manipulate our environment by growing something (plants, trees, flowers, vegetables), we can improve the ecosystem by covering up the resulting bare spots with mulch.

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Ten Tips For Water Efficiency In The Garden

ten tips for water efficiency in the garden

Plants need water; that is a fact. However, to make the most of this, often limited, resource, it pays to use it economically by understanding plants’ needs and using techniques to help limit water loss from both plants and soil.

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How To Get Started With Permaculture – Second Part

garden

In the first article related to Permaculture and how to get started with your sustainable, nature-based, and balanced garden, we covered the aspects related to its ideology and methodology.

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