All across our country, people are rediscovering their love for cast iron cookware. For the country kitchen, no cookware set is complete without a few vital pieces of cast iron. While collectors are snapping up all the cast iron cookware from garage sales or flea markets, newly manufactured cast iron has also gained more and more popularity over the last decade.
Back in the day, old folks used to grow sage since they believed their house would be protected. There is even an old saying that goes something like this “A house by which sage grows, death avoids.” No, the plant will not make you immortal, but it will fight certain battles for you.
Let me start by saying that there is no right or wrong when choosing chickens for your homestead. However, there are some key characteristics that one should know before building a flock of chickens for self-sufficiency.
Being prepared means recognizing a potential threat and understanding how to neutralize it. After surviving the crisis, you will wish to protect your food stores from an enemy that only hunts at night. A large rat population can decimate your entire pantry in just a few days.
CBD gummies are suddenly everywhere. This relatively new CBD product has become incredibly popular, and anyone who has tried them seems to love them. It seems that people suffering from PTSD, anxiety and other such disorders are giving these a try
You don’t have to live in the country to reap a bounty of vegetables. Growing things in your backyard isn’t that hard, and anyone can have a productive vegetable garden if they follow a few rules. Growing your own vegetable garden is both a relaxing and rewarding experience.
Modern man has trouble realizing how serious a problem pests can be. Even the word “pest” (a word whose root comes from the same Latin word that “plague” and “pestilence” come from) has been degraded to mean little more than an annoyance. Insecticides, antibiotics, traps. etc., have all brought the problem of pests into check so that we can go about life without much worry about malaria or food spoilage.
It has been nearly two hours since we left camp. The aspen trees rustle in the ravine below us as we walk in the shadow of a desolate rock ridge. There are no brushwood or trees on this barren trail. It will be another mile before we are cloaked by the forest. The rest of the crew are coming up behind us with more equipment. I think my bladder shall burst.
As any survival oriented person knows, protein is essential to one’s daily diet in order to maintain good health and to carry out the many tasks of day to day existence. In a survival situation where anxiety and physical exertion will be greater, it is even more important to fuel our bodies with good protein, minerals, and vitamins.
Some of the best lessons for survival come from people who have lived close to the edge of existence for many years. The first pioneers are a good example. Many of these pioneers arrived in the country penniless. Few, however, arrived seedless.
Choosing a survival horse is in many ways the same as selecting an assault rifle or other survival equipment. There is no perfect survival horse for all uses, and you must decide what things you need and what you can do without.
Survivalists, through their activities, make special metabolic demands on their bodies, and they must be physically prepared to meet these demands. These demands call for the repairing of damaged tissues, the recuperation of fatigued muscles, and the regeneration of energy, and they all necessitate a balanced and adequate diet that provides all nutritional requirements.
It’s time you join the intensive gardening revolution. This revolution is in your backyard. Gardening is undergoing a radical change, a food production revolution no survivalist can afford to ignore. This “new” method goes by the general name of intensive gardening or the foot gardening method.