Say goodbye to toothaches with these natural cures

You don’t often see homesteaders and survivalists hunched over in pain, but in the off-chance that you do, it may likely be due to a toothache. A toothache can be caused by tooth decay, tooth fracture, a damaged filling or bacterial infection inside a tooth. Some toothaches may also come from temporary gum irritation and will typically go away after … Continue reading Say goodbye to toothaches with these natural cures

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

The ten most toxic ingredients commonly found in popular storable food / emergency food products

People are buying storable food products in huge quantities right now, but have you actually read the ingredients in some of these foods? Most storable food manufacturers hide their ingredients to try to prevent the public from seeing what they really contain. That’s no surprise, since most of them are made with genetically modified corn, soy and … Continue reading The ten most toxic ingredients commonly found in popular storable food / emergency food products

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

How to grow, use and store amaranth, the fiber-rich superfood

When it comes to survival grains, many people would usually look toward corn and wheat for long-term storage. Amaranth, on the other hand, has only recently gained popularity as a health food despite being used for centuries in Central American cultures. This ancient powerhouse of nutrition is actually a group of 60 different varieties of pseudocereal … Continue reading How to grow, use and store amaranth, the fiber-rich superfood

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

It’s time you grew your own fruit-bearing trees for food – here’s how

Preppers are resourceful individuals. They make the most out of what they have, including the space on their land or property. Growing your own food is a key component of prepping, and fruit trees are some of the best things to start planting around your land. Here are some tips for planting your own food-producing trees … Continue reading It’s time you grew your own fruit-bearing trees for food – here’s how