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How Growing Your Own Vegetables Can Get You Arrested

How Growing Your Own Vegetables Can Get You Arrested

🕔07:59, 25.Feb 2019

During WWI and WWII, nearly every home had a vegetable garden. In fact, it was almost unpatriotic not to have a plot to feed your family and friends. Called “Victory Gardens,” these plots were necessary to free up food to

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Sealed Foods that Last Forever

Sealed Foods that Last Forever

🕔08:22, 19.Feb 2019

It seems as if the beginning and ending of prepping is stockpiling food. I say that because that’s how almost all of us start out and it’s something we keep on doing, even after most of our preps are done.

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18 Plants That Should Always Be Planted Together

18 Plants That Should Always Be Planted Together

🕔07:51, 15.Feb 2019

Companion planting can not only help your growing plants thrive, but deter pest infestations that can greatly diminish your harvest yield. Grouping specific plants together can also help prevent nutrient depletion in soil. Some common garden plants actually curtail the

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DIY Wilderness Soap And Shampoo From This Plant

DIY Wilderness Soap And Shampoo From This Plant

🕔07:53, 8.Feb 2019

It’s easy to focus on the major needs when talking about survival. Food, water, fire and a few other things get a lot of airtime, when it comes to discussing what we need. But the reality is, there are a

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Do Seeds Really Expire?

Do Seeds Really Expire?

🕔07:29, 7.Feb 2019

We’ve all heard the news stories about seeds found in ancient tombs that germinated when planted; yet the seeds you buy are marked with expiration dates or with use by seasons. What is the truth about seed viability and how

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How to Plant a Perennial Food Garden – Fruits & Veggies That Will Keep Coming Back Year After Year

How to Plant a Perennial Food Garden – Fruits & Veggies That Will Keep Coming Back Year After Year

🕔08:31, 5.Feb 2019

Perennial plants either live through the winter and produce again the next year, or they can die each winter and grow again from the roots, or sometimes seeds, when the weather is favorable. In many cases the climate where you

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Homesteading While You Are Sick For A Long Period Of Time

Homesteading While You Are Sick For A Long Period Of Time

🕔08:57, 4.Feb 2019

My husband, Chuck, and I have always wanted to start homesteading. After thinking about it for a while, we decided to go for it. We bought our own land seven years ago, and it was the best decision we have

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How To Make a Bacon Grease Survival Candle

How To Make a Bacon Grease Survival Candle

🕔08:41, 1.Feb 2019

If you make bacon, especially in large amounts, you might have grown tired of dumping all the grease that comes from frying it up. It’s not good to pour down the drain. And it’s a hassle and messy to throw

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Cheap But Useful Preps I Bought At The Yard Sale

Cheap But Useful Preps I Bought At The Yard Sale

🕔08:11, 24.Jan 2019

Prepping can be expensive. I get it. I’ve been at this a long time and have had just as many struggles in coming up with the money to pay for my own preps as anyone. That’s why I’m always looking

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How To Make Moringa Oil To Reduce Inflammation And Cleanse Your Liver

How To Make Moringa Oil To Reduce Inflammation And Cleanse Your Liver

🕔07:31, 22.Jan 2019

Much has been said and written about the benefits of the moringa tree, especially its leaves.  Whether the leaves are eaten fresh, dried, or in powder form, there is no denying that moringa lives up to its monikers “The Miracle

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Strange and Effective Way to Store Bacon for 15+ Years

Strange and Effective Way to Store Bacon for 15+ Years

🕔07:33, 11.Jan 2019

Canning bacon is an easy option for storing your bacon for up to a decade and beyond. I’m not talking about expensive canned bacon you can buy at the store. I’m talking about fresh bacon, without any added preservatives or

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My 5 Worst Fears For 2019

My 5 Worst Fears For 2019

🕔08:03, 7.Jan 2019

Traditionally this is a time for optimism, and we all have dreams and ambitions for what we’d like to see happening in 2019. I know I do, and whatever you’re hoping for next year, I hope it works out for

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Winter Sowing Technique That Guarantees The Best Crops

Winter Sowing Technique That Guarantees The Best Crops

🕔09:35, 31.Dec 2018

Some gardeners are sad to see the colder months come as winter approaches, because they feel as though they have to put their hobby into hibernation for the winter. In fact that’s not necessarily true. Winter sowing allows the opportunity

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7 Medicines You Should Know How To Make At Home

7 Medicines You Should Know How To Make At Home

🕔10:10, 28.Dec 2018

It seemed like no matter what I went to the doctor for as a child, I received an antibiotic. This happened so regularly to so many people that it changed the way a whole generation, or maybe more, looked at

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How To Make A Lot Of Compost This Winter

How To Make A Lot Of Compost This Winter

🕔08:13, 21.Dec 2018

A gardening enthusiast, whether it be for commercial or personal use, often incorporates compost in hopes for the best results possible for their crops. Compost is created through a natural process when recycling organic material turns into a rich supplement

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