10 Tips that will ensure you have enough food after disaster strikes

When SHTF, you need to make sure that you and your family have enough to sustain yourselves. While this is a difficult task, there are things that you can do to make it easier for you and your loved ones. Here are 10 tips that will help ensure your survival. (h/t to BackdoorSurvival.com) Prepare for long blackouts … Continue reading 10 Tips that will ensure you have enough food after disaster strikes

5 Pioneer recipes that will keep your belly full when SHTF

Pioneers were terrific survival role-models. Faced with an unfamiliar land, they were able to make do with their limited supplies and learn the basics of survival cooking on their own. So when it comes to filling foods that last, who better to turn to than pioneers? Check out the following pioneer recipes that are perfect for SHTF: (h/t to SurvivalSullivan.com) Native American fry bread This … Continue reading 5 Pioneer recipes that will keep your belly full when SHTF

Shake up your indoor gardening by planting these 8 fruits and vegetables in buckets

Gardening is a crucial survival skill, and this activity can be pursued whether you live in a spacious homestead or a cramped apartment. You just need to be creative. This is where bucket gardening comes in, which is a lifesaver for most urban preppers who wish to grow their own food. (h/t to HomesteadSurvivalSite.com) Bucket gardening basics … Continue reading Shake up your indoor gardening by planting these 8 fruits and vegetables in buckets

Home gardening tips: For how long can you store vegetable seeds?

Growing your own food gives you access to fresh fruits and vegetables – something that is invaluable post-SHTF. Knowing how to store seeds properly ensures that you’re always ready for the next planting season. To the untrained eye, dry and brittle seeds may seem useless. However, gardeners know that vegetable seeds are key to starting … Continue reading Home gardening tips: For how long can you store vegetable seeds?

Home gardening basics: 24 Plants to grow in a bucket garden

Bucket gardening is popular among urban preppers because it allows you to grow assorted herbs and vegetables even if you live in a small apartment. Also known as container gardening, this method is a great way to start your own garden if you’re a beginner who doesn’t want to feel overwhelmed with a full-sized backyard garden. (h/t to UrbanSurvivalSite.com) Why … Continue reading Home gardening basics: 24 Plants to grow in a bucket garden

Remain self-sufficient during the coronavirus pandemic by growing vegetables in buckets

These days, more and more people are worrying about where to find food for their families, particularly those who have lost their jobs as continues to spread across the globe. If you want to ensure that your loved ones have access to food amid this pandemic, start a bucket garden and plant vegetables. Using this method, … Continue reading Remain self-sufficient during the coronavirus pandemic by growing vegetables in buckets

A crash course in intensive gardening

Gardening is a work-intensive practice, but one that is worth all the hard work and time you invest in it. After all, who is going to say no to a hobby that gives you a workout and yields the literal fruits (and vegetables) of your labor? In uncertain times like the current public health crisis, there is … Continue reading A crash course in intensive gardening

Sprouting 101: A quick and easy guide to get you started

Tiny, tasty sprouts are chock-full of nutrients and health benefits. Once you’re familiar with the dos and don’ts of sprouting, you can easily grow fresh sprouts right at home. As seeds germinate, they start to sprout. During this part of the growing process, the following natural chemical changes take place: Chlorophyll and carotene content increases dramatically … Continue reading Sprouting 101: A quick and easy guide to get you started

Gardening 101: Ten crops you can grow in buckets throughout the year

Gardening is a popular hobby with a lot of benefits. Not only can it help with stress management and provide beautiful scenery, it can also provide nutritious food. However, as rewarding as gardening is, it is not without challenges. Many people often run into the problem of not having enough space to grow vegetables. Others … Continue reading Gardening 101: Ten crops you can grow in buckets throughout the year

Long-term food independence: Fruit trees are a critical prep before SHTF

Are you making prepping plans for food independence over the long term? Plant fruit trees at your home and bug-out shelter to serve as a source of sustenance when SHTF. The typical fruit tree looks pretty enough that even the strictest neighborhoods will not mind if preppers plant them. Planting these trees is a stealthy prep that … Continue reading Long-term food independence: Fruit trees are a critical prep before SHTF