Foraging for Edibles In The Concrete Jungle

Foraging for Edibles In The Concrete JungleWe can all agree that life in the concrete jungle is not easy. However, it will become almost impossible during a prolonged crisis. Once the cities become cannibalized of resources, your chances of survival will get thinner. One of you choices besides scavenging will be to look for edibles in the city. Weeds are your primary choices and here is what you should be looking for.

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The Ultimate Medicinal Garden

The Ultimate Medicinal GardenThere are a multitude of important skills one may need to bring to the table when SHTF. While many are “top-list” and cliché, I fear that a few important abilities have been discarded or perhaps subconsciously abandoned. There were others, however, that disappeared for more shady reasons. Such as today’s topic: The knowledge of medicinal plants in the home garden.

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The Reality of Foraging When There’s No Food

The Reality of Foraging When There’s No FoodYou’ve seen in movies and TV shows how people manage to survive in the wild with the bare minimum. How they manage to procure food through foraging and hunting. Even more, they provide a false sense of security by making these activities look like a child’s play. The reality is totally different and few people have any idea of what foraging requires.  

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Making A Wild Herb Poultice And A Few Useful Recipes

Making A Wild Herb Poultice And A Few Useful RecipesWhen people hear the word poultice, they think it’s some elaborate way to prepare herbs for healing purposes and some even say it has some kind of mystical connotation. There’s nothing further from the truth, and a poultice is simply another way to apply various herbs directly to the skin. As you will see in this article, these old home remedies are simple to make and use.

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Garlic Uses In Traditional Medicine

Garlic Uses in Traditional MedicineIn the old days, the home medicine chest of the pioneers was comprised of locally grown herbs and plants. Garlic has been used in medicinal remedies for thousands of years, since the ancient Greek and Roman times. It is part of our traditional medicine, and we should learn how to grow it and use it.

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Growing Food When Drought And Heat Are Constant Problems

Growing Food When Drought And Heat Are Constant ProblemsTaking care of your garden and making sure your plants reach maturity can become a hustle even when perfect growing conditions are met. Imagine what it would be like to grow food when drought and heat are two constant pains in your behind. Let’s see how growing food can be achieved when the lack of water become a problem.

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The Most Useful Methods To Prepare Medicinal Herbs

The Most Useful Methods To Prepare Medicinal HerbsHerbal medicine has been around for centuries and it helped mankind survive through harsh time. Although the modern folks are encouraged to buy top-brand medicine, this ancient healing knowledge is still widely practiced in many communities around the world. In fact, medicinal herbs will still be here, long after the collapse of modern society. We should all learn how to take advantage of these healing herbs.

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Tips For Foraging Safely During A Survival Scenario

Tips For Foraging Safely During A Survival ScenarioIn a survival situation, food may not be your priority. However, as the crisis prolongs, food will become an important item on your survival list. You should not let yourself starve when there are all sorts of wild plants you could live on. Follow these tips for a successful foraging experience.

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10 Hardy Vegetables To Plant In Your Fall Garden

10 Hardy Vegetables To Plant In Your Fall GardenWhen it comes to survival gardening exploiting the growing season to its maximum becomes a necessity. With autumn right around the corner, you shouldn’t worry about the shorter days and cooler nights. Rather than giving up on you gardening plans, try planting the following hardy vegetables in your fall garden.

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Preserving And Processing Herbs For Long-Term Storage And Use

Preserving And Processing Herbs For Long-term Storage And UseI’ve been preserving and processing herbs from my garden for years now. I honestly can imagine my cooking without them and I make sure I always have some in my pantry. Survival foods can become dull after a while and you won’t be able to prepare tasty meals without herbs.

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Safety Guidelines: Be Careful When Using Herbs

Safety Guidelines: Be Careful When Using HerbsYou must be choosing the herbal treatments over prescription drugs. These treatments are natural and are used for many thousands of years. Herbal drugs and homemade antiseptics are remedies since the time of our grandmothers. Medicinal Herbs are natural, but it does not mean that they are safe.

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6 Wild Plants You Could Turn Into Flour

6 Wild Plants You Could Turn Into FlourOur ancestors used wild plant-based flours on a daily basis and it was a reliable food source back then.  They were turning wild plants into flour and use it in recipes, eaten alone or added to other grain-based meals. The following 6 wild plants are being used even today to make flour, but few people keep this knowledge alive.

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An Easy Guide To Growing Herbs – 12 Herbs You Should Have In Your Garden

An easy guide to growing herbsGrowing herbs is one of the preferred activities of both beginner and experienced gardeners. The reason behind it is quite simple: you can’t go wrong with herbs. These are perhaps the best gateway plants and everyone can try growing herbs both indoors and outdoors.

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