8 Edible Backyard Plants And Their Poisonous Lookalikes

8 Edible Backyard Plants And Their Poisonous Lookalikes

🕔08:01, 28.Jun 2019

There are many wild plants growing near your home which are edible and valuable in a survival situation. Some are relatively unknown, while others, like dandelion, are very well known. I’ve been taught about the edibility of dandelion since childhood

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The Only 4 Knots That You’re Going To Actually Use In A Survival Situation

The Only 4 Knots That You’re Going To Actually Use In A Survival Situation

🕔09:47, 27.Jun 2019

Tomorrow, as you go through your day, try to keep count of how many fasteners you use. All of them – belts, locks, buttons, zippers, screws, nails, cargo straps, bungees and whatever else you use to hold things together. There

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10 Bugs You Should Never Kill In Your Garden

10 Bugs You Should Never Kill In Your Garden

🕔08:54, 25.Jun 2019

Just the thought of bugs can cause some people to start squirming. But, not all bugs are the enemy, especially when it comes to gardens. There are a few, even some of the creepy ones, that are beneficial to our

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How I Survived Alone for 10 Months Living Off the Land

How I Survived Alone for 10 Months Living Off the Land

🕔10:31, 24.Jun 2019

Editor’s note: Mary Calder is one of our most dedicated readers and member of our small community here on Askaprepper.com. This is her 10-month struggle to survive off the land in a life-threatening situation, from which we can all learn

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12 Foods I Keep In My Car At All Times

12 Foods I Keep In My Car At All Times

🕔06:31, 21.Jun 2019

Being prepared means being prepared all the time; at least in my book it does. That can be a bit challenging at times, especially since we don’t really know what life is going to throw our way. That’s why I

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The Complete Guide To Cleaning And Lubricating Your Ar-15

The Complete Guide To Cleaning And Lubricating Your Ar-15

🕔07:50, 20.Jun 2019

It was a long time ago, but I still remember basic training. The first day, we were issued our M-16s. Then we were told we had to clean them. I was fortunate, in that I had owned guns before and

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The Antibiotic Honey That Shouldn’t Be Missing From Your Stockpile

The Antibiotic Honey That Shouldn’t Be Missing From Your Stockpile

🕔08:08, 18.Jun 2019

One of the tricks that makes prepping easier is to stockpile things that have more than one use. Duct tape is the classic example, of course – it’s practically a miracle substance. Vinegar isn’t far behind. As well as being

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The Ultimate Wild Game Meat Processing Charts for Preppers

The Ultimate Wild Game Meat Processing Charts for Preppers

🕔14:06, 17.Jun 2019

As preppers, making sure that there is plenty of food on hand is always on our minds. One way to be sure that you get enough meat is to go hunting. Hunting should be done when in season and with

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Heirloom Seeds Vs. Hybrid Vs. GMO

Heirloom Seeds Vs. Hybrid Vs. GMO

🕔09:58, 14.Jun 2019

Buying seeds used to be a simple process, but not anymore. Walking into an agriculture store or garden center and grabbing a packet of lettuce seeds used to be something you could do without worry. Now, the three vastly different

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10 Prepping Items You Can Buy at the Salvation Army

10 Prepping Items You Can Buy at the Salvation Army

🕔11:26, 13.Jun 2019

I have to confess, I don’t normally think of the Salvation Army as one of my top prepping stores. I’ve shopped for prepping equipment and supplies at a lot of different places through the years. Even so, I’d kind of

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How To Make Dandelion Honey Butter

How To Make Dandelion Honey Butter

🕔07:37, 11.Jun 2019

Birds chirping, grass turning green, people gathering outside, moods seem to be lifting…all signs point to it being spring! Oh, and let’s not forget one of the most obvious signs…a nice yellow field of dandelions in the lawn. There is

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Meal Planning: A Month’s Worth of Survival Food with 2000 Calories per Day

Meal Planning: A Month’s Worth of Survival Food with 2000 Calories per Day

🕔08:09, 10.Jun 2019

Spring always has me thinking about my emergency supplies, especially the first 30-day supply. I live in a hurricane evacuation zone in Florida, so these emergency supplies are vitally important to my planning. I have experienced what happens when an

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The Arthritis Formula You Can Find Hanging In Your Backyard

The Arthritis Formula You Can Find Hanging In Your Backyard

🕔07:27, 7.Jun 2019

There are a number of things that could be considered “holy grails” within modern medicine. These are things that seem to defy the best efforts of medical science, no matter how much effort is put into them. Cancer is one

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How To Change An Electrical Outlet

How To Change An Electrical Outlet

🕔08:29, 6.Jun 2019

Being able to repair your own home is important. But I’ll have to say; the ability to make them in the midst of a disaster is even more so. It’s not unusual for homes to be damaged in the midst

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7 Backyard Plants That Can Kill You

7 Backyard Plants That Can Kill You

🕔10:26, 4.Jun 2019

Colorful landscaping in our yards can be rather stunning, both natural and intentionally planted. From the bright blooms, to the healthy green sprawling throughout our surroundings, sometimes the view can’t be beat. However, don’t let the beauty fool you. Turning

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