Not just a weed: 5 Ways to use dandelions in your kitchen

Dandelions will pop up just about anywhere, from the side of the road to the middle of your lawn. But don’t get rid of this flowering plant, even though it’s usually considered a pesky weed. Learn how to make soothing dandelion tea or salad using dandelion flowers and leaves. (h/t to ApartmentPrepper.com) Health benefits of dandelions … Continue reading Not just a weed: 5 Ways to use dandelions in your kitchen

Forager favorites: How to make dandelion tea, salad and jelly

To a non-prepper, dandelions are weeds that should be destroyed. However, preppers know that dandelions can be used to make tasty and nutritious beverages and dishes. (h/t to ModernSurvivalBlog.com) The entire dandelion plant is edible, from its bright flowers to its roots. You can harvest dandelions in early spring or late fall. Only harvest dandelions from areas that … Continue reading Forager favorites: How to make dandelion tea, salad and jelly

3 Ways to save money on your homestead

There are many ways to save money on your homestead. You can repurpose old items and avoid unnecessary expenses. You can also try DIY projects like soap making or grow edible flowers. (h/t to NewLifeOnAHomestead.com) Be a frugal prepper To save money on your homestead, start by spending your money more wisely. Buy in bulk and keep an … Continue reading 3 Ways to save money on your homestead

Homesteading hacks: 15 Ways to feed your chickens (for free)

Homesteading is a rewarding way of life. But from home repairs to canning and gardening, you might find yourself at a loss when it comes to saving on certain expenses. If you raise livestock like chickens, you can save money by learning how to feed your animals for free! (h/t to TheHomesteadingHippy.com) Chickens need a balanced … Continue reading Homesteading hacks: 15 Ways to feed your chickens (for free)

Medicinal plants: 15 Must-have herbs in your survival garden

When SHTF, medicinal plants and herbs on hand become indispensable. But instead of foraging for them in the wild when disaster strikes, it’s better to grow them in an outdoor or indoor garden for a more sufficient and stable source of herbal remedies. (h/t to SurvivalSullivan.com) Potent medicinal herbs to have in your survival garden Here … Continue reading Medicinal plants: 15 Must-have herbs in your survival garden

5 Medicinal plants that you need in your home garden

Mother Nature is filled with medicinal plants that work better than most modern medicines. Many of them are even commonly used in emergency survival situations due to the effectiveness of their healing properties. If you’re looking to expand the plants in your garden, you should seriously consider adding several or all of these five medicinal … Continue reading 5 Medicinal plants that you need in your home garden

How Licorice Root Benefits & Balances Candida Overgrowth

Source: How Licorice Root Benefits & Balances Candida Overgrowth by Dr. Edward Group In ancient Egypt, if you wanted something sweet to quench your thirst, you couldn’t grab a sports drink at a local convenience store. Instead, Egyptians made a liquid drink from licorice root that looked like tea. Pharaohs and prophets alike drank the tea … Continue reading How Licorice Root Benefits & Balances Candida Overgrowth

5 Skills you just can’t live without when you bug out

Survival skills are techniques to ensure that your personal safety and basic needs such as food, water, and shelter, are met. They are not commonly taught but can save your life during disasters. Here are five skills that every prepper must possess, especially when bugging out. (h/t to ApartmentPrepper.com) Getting clean water When bugging out, you … Continue reading 5 Skills you just can’t live without when you bug out

Natural weed control: 9 Herbicide-free tricks

As a good prepper, keeping your garden soil weed-free ensures that your crops grow healthy and strong. If you don’t want to use pesticides with harmful chemicals, you can protect your plants using natural weed-killing methods like mulching or vinegar. (h/t to HomesteadSurvivalSite.com) The natural methods detailed below can prevent weeds from taking over your garden. Pulling … Continue reading Natural weed control: 9 Herbicide-free tricks

Natural Weed Killer: Get Rid of Weeds the Natural Way

Source: Natural Weed Killer: Get Rid of Weeds the Natural Way by The Global Healing Center Team It’s a common frustration: You’ve spent a warm, sunny day working in your garden, dutifully tilling the earth and planting seeds at just the right depth and distance — and then the next week, you go outside to find a … Continue reading Natural Weed Killer: Get Rid of Weeds the Natural Way