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Simple Tips for Starting Your Survival Garden

Simple Tips for Starting Your Survival Garden

If you are interested in survivalism and prepping, you’ve probably considered growing your own survival garden. This is a very prudent idea, and spring is the perfect time! If this is your first time gardening, you might feel confused and lost, or, possibly even worse, over-confident! Gardening is an inexact science, and there’s a lot of ways to get it right, or get it wrong. We’ve put together some helpful tips for first-time gardeners to help make your first year of gardening a success. 1. Know Your Zone First things first, you need to figure out which plant hardiness zone you live […]

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Why Are My Leaves Turning Yellow? (Infographic)

Why Are My Leaves Turning Yellow? (Infographic)

Yellowed leaves can be a distressing garden issue, especially if you don’t know how to identify and remedy the cause. I used to think yellowed leaves were simply caused by malnutrition, but it turns out there are a few different possibilities for what could be behind this problem. This beautifully illustrated infographic is more than just good-looking, it’s also quite handy for troubleshooting yellowing leaves. Keep this around for future reference! Hope it is helpful. If you enjoyed this, you might also like…. Is Your Home Secure? Natural Healing Solutions… Why Everyone is Switching to the Primal Diet… Please follow […]

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10 Foods You Should Be Growing Yourself (Infographic)

10 Foods You Should Be Growing Yourself (Infographic)

It’s springtime, so if you’re not already planting your survival garden, you should be. While it can take a bit of time, effort, money, and space, to grow a truly self-sufficient garden that will be reliable in a grid-down situation, don’t let that discourage you from taking the first steps towards self-sufficiency now. No matter where you live, odds are you can grow something, even in vertical pots on a small apartment patio or even in your windowsill. This infograhic from ThePrepperJournal.com will give you some ideas of where to start, or rather, what to start! These are the best survival foods […]

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The Ultimate Survivalist Garden Food (Video)

The Ultimate Survivalist Garden Food (Video)

When planting a survival garden, you’ve probably figured out already that you probably won’t be able to sustain your family with some basil and kale plants. While fresh herbs and greens will be great to have in a survival situation, to get crucial food calories, you’re going to need something with a bit more heft. One of my favorite YouTube channels, An American Homestead, shared one of their survival secrets: artichoke. I would have personally never thought about this little-known survival crop as something that could sustain you in a disaster, but they make a great case for it, as […]

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4 Tips to Get More Vegetables Out of Your Garden

4 Tips to Get More Vegetables Out of Your Garden

The ability to grow your own food is one of the most important elements of survival. Whether you’re growing vegetables in a kitchen garden now to save on your grocery bills, or you need to grow them in a survival situation, you’ll want to know a few simple tips to get more out of any home garden. Get Deeper Soil With Raised Beds Raised bed gardens almost always yield more fruits and vegetables because they have deeper, looser, and richer soil. When you build raised beds, you’ll give your plants more room to grow deeper roots, and they’ll then be […]

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