I recently published a report on how to build "The Ultimate Rain Catchment System"... a system that uses 7 mechanical levels of filtration to purify water off of any roof. Plus... Can be used to pipe hot water into your home, without using any electricity. And that report has been SO popular that I thought you might like a more up close and personal VIDEO tour of what a truly … [Read more...] about How to Build The Ultimate Rain Catchment System
I still remember the feeling of utter joy I used to have every Saturday at around 2 PM when I would take my bath with rainwater that I warmed up myself with nothing but the sun. My grandpa and I (I was 6 at the time) used to take out this huge tin bathtub from the shed, put it in the middle of the yard at around 10 AM, fill it with previously harvested rainwater and let it warm … [Read more...] about 9 Tips On Collecting Rainwater
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
Have you asked any of these tough gardening questions? Q: Why won't my bell peppers grow well? A: Bell peppers? Seriously? I basically gave up on those stupid things a long time ago. So has John Kohler, so I'm in good company. Here's the deal with bell peppers: they're really touchy, whereas hot peppers and smaller sweet peppers grow like weeds. My theory is that hot peppers … [Read more...] about 14 Tough Gardening Questions Answered!
Ponds. They're mosquito-ridden little green pools of algae-infested slopwater... if managed poorly. But even if they ARE managed poorly, they're still an asset for the thoughtful prepper. I have three old hot tubs that serve as small ponds on my homestead. I've also got a couple of little in-ground ponds, one which uses a liner... and one that's just a pre-made form. For water … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons To Add Ponds To Your Homestead