Why I Decided To Come Out & So Should You! In my not so humble opinion it is time for Preppers to “COTB” or Come Out of The Bunker. I’m sure everyone reading this will agree that the impression of Preppers among the general public is less than favorable. We’re considered outliers, the lunatic fringe, kooks, foil hat crazies, and a host of even less polite labels. … [Read more...] about It’s Time for Preppers to Come Out of The Bunker!
What is our obsession with killing insects? I was once in the garden section at Home Depot, talking with an employee who knew I was (at that point) a Master Gardener. As we were chatting, a man walked up and started looking through the pesticides near us. He looked a bit confused, so the Home Depot worker asked him if he needed help. "I want to kill the (insert name of pest … [Read more...] about You (Almost Always) Don't Need Pesticides
This is one of those topics; some might call it a “conspiracy theory”, which comes up with surprising frequency throughout the Prepper community. Personally this is a “threat” that I really have zero concern with. I’m sure that many reading this will have an immediate desire to stop reading, or to write me a nastygram, or both. I hope you will at least do me the courtesy of … [Read more...] about UN Martial Law On US Soil?
Every year large home improvement stores and other big box retailers provide a wide assortment of annual and perennial fruit and vegetable plants in their garden centers. I was a big customer before I got more serious about my gardening. As I found out through both personal experience and the stories of friends, it's not the best plan to buy trees from these stores, rather than … [Read more...] about Why You Should Be Buying Plants Locally
Thanks to the internet we have a vast treasure trove of information at our fingertips. If you're interested in gardening and survival, the following videos are eye-opening and helpful enough to warrant gathering together in one gigantic post. Not all of these are directly related to survival gardening; some are more about thinking through how we garden, what we grow and where … [Read more...] about Must-Watch Gardening Videos For Preppers