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!
Failure is part of learning. The kid who learns to ride his bike without falling, read without mispronouncing any words, play football without getting tackled... ...doesn't exist. The trick of failure is learning what it teaches. I'm going to share some of my recent gardening failures today, plus what might be learned from them. (NOTE: Just because I'm focusing … [Read more...] about Another Year Of Gardening Failure (And What I Learned)
When I was a kid I thought Swiss Army knives were the coolest thing ever. One of my friends had one. It contained everything from a screwdriver to a saw to a can opener and a toothpick. All those little fold-out bits and pieces fascinated me. As a young teenager, I owned a Chinese-made knock-off Swiss Army knife that had about a million gadgets on it, none of which worked well. … [Read more...] about A Multitool For Your Bugout Bag: A Leatherman Wave Review
When the SHTF or any other TEOTWAWKI event occurs we will most likely be living in a lock down society. When martial law is in effect there is a complete suspension of your rights under the U.S. Constitution. Some of the elements that would go into effect under martial law are: confiscation of firearms and supplies, rationing of basic supplies, relocation, possible arrest, … [Read more...] about How to Access Secure Areas During a Disaster