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More Food from the Wild and Your Yard – Graft Fruit Trees!

December 12, 2016

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I once did a horticultural analysis of a property way out in the scrublands. The owner had good clean water, no real neighbors, a great location… and hot, fast-drying, mineral-poor sand that was really, really bad for gardening. There was no couching it. I had to tell him: this area just won’t cut it for most of your planned annual […]

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Roll Your Own Cigars

November 24, 2016

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homegrown tobacco, tobacco, roll your own cigars

If you don’t see tobacco as important to survival, I feel for you. I’ve been growing it for years (and you can too) and during the worst days of the crash, when I was unemployed, watching friend after friend go broke and seeing folks lose their homes right and left… a good cigar was one […]

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The Top 7 Survival Gardening Secrets

November 7, 2016

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If your eyes are open right now, you know Western Civilization is in trouble. Now is the time to start survival gardening. Today we share 7 survival gardening secrets that will get you off on the right foot. 1. Grow Near, Not Far This is one of those “secrets” I can’t repeat enough. Don’t put […]

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Your Getting Started Guide, To Fall Gardening, Like Your Life Depended On It

August 22, 2016

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Fast Start Guide To Fall Gardening Part I-WO

I used to wait for spring with bated breath. I would watch for a good day for tilling, go out and buy a bunch of transplants and seeds, and then have a wild and crazy weekend tearing up the earth and putting everything in the ground. Thinking ahead? Naw… I had Spring fever! I wouldn’t […]

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Six Dirty Little Secrets About Portable Solar Generators

August 7, 2016

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6 Portable Solar Generator Industry Secrets

Thinking about investing in a portable solar generator to protect yourself and your family during power blackouts? Watch out. Most of the so-called “best” solar backup generators promise far more than they deliver. Ordinary people pay good money (often way too much good money) to buy energy security for tough times, only to find they’ve […]

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7 People Who Are Alive Today Because of Survival Skills

July 8, 2015

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For most people, it happens without warning. Nobody plans for the day they find themselves cast into a life or death situation. In every account I’ve read, the day starts out normal and as planned when suddenly the unexpected happens and things go from bad to worse very quickly. While many of these scenarios would […]

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