To help you make your dream garden a reality, here 10 tips and tricks master gardeners have shared to help your garden grow.
Try this easy diy seed tape and watch how quickly your seeds will sprout!
Survival gardening will be labor intensive, and large amounts of energy (sweat) will be needed to make a survival garden work. In exchange for your energy and time, you will want a survival garden that will provide your family abundantly with food. Keeping certain factors into consideration before starting a survival garden will help you get the most out your garden, provide you and your family with the healthiest vegetable varieties, and help you find the easiest types of vegetables to grow.
Someday, we may all be able to grow at least some of our own food, no matter how small our homes are, and no matter how scarce our water is.
Get outside and enjoy the weather by preparing a big fall garden.
What I like about directly sowing seeds is it’s a no fuss method to getting your garden started. As long as the soil is warm and moist, seeds can be sown and it will germinate quickly.
Just because you live in an apartment, does not mean you have to live without the joys of fresh, homegrown garden vegetables. There are just a few simple steps that can help you achieve your homegrown produce dream.
If there was ever a time to move beyond the potato, this is it.
Can gardening success be determined by the moon’s position?
Clearing the land in a natural capacity is harder work than it seems. These three natural approaches can cut down on time and money so that you can create a chemical-free environment.
Collecting the best seeds that are absent of abnormalities and finding characteristics in the plant that are appealing will create a more dependable crop source.
Utilizing natrual materials, such as leaves to use in the garden can improve your soil, naturally fertilize, create a nutrient rich mulch, as well as keep your soil moist. Leaves are a gift back from nature and utilizing them in the garden will reward you three fold. Here are three ways to make leaves work for you.
Edward Smith’s The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible is a must have for those wanting to learn everything there is know about gardening and self-sufficient gardening practices. This easy to read book gives first hand knowledge on how to grow a successful garden. His garden health checklist will help naturally jump start any garden in need.
So, many of you may be asking my I want to go to all the trouble and grow herbs and roots for natural healing. In short, it’s so I can have options at my disposal. These 20 herbs made the cut and I couldn’t be more pleased with my choices.
If you live in cold weather regions, extending your growing season with hoop houses and cold frames could save your crop and even your life, if it means the difference in whether or not your family has enough food to eat.
If the plants in your garden are not getting enough water, then they are also not getting enough nutrients to grow. Underwatering your plant is one of the worst things that can happen to your garden, but there are a few simple ways to tell if this is the case and we’ve got a few suggestions to make sure it never happens again!
Over the course of centuries, tobacco was hailed for it’s medicinal uses and cures. But in today’s world, the tobacco plant has a really bad reputation. But it has more uses than just for smoking and chewing. In fact, any person who is planning for a long term emergency situation should have a stock of tobacco, not only for it’s bartering potential, but also for it’s assistance in gardens, as well as for it’s medicinal purposes.
Even though the days are still cool, there are some seeds you can start today. Here are some cool-season vegetables and growing tricks for a great harvest.
Spring will be here before you know it, so get those green thumbs moving! Here is some great information for starting your herb garden indoors to get a head start.
Blenders don’t have to be used solely for smoothies and shakes, you can also create delicious meals with them. If you’re short on time, these blender ideas can give you meals in a matter of minutes.
Adding some just-add-water protein additions to your pantry is a must to maintain health and vigor during emergencies.
I based an entire cookbook around these 25 popular pantry items because they are low cost, versatile, have long shelf lives and do not require refrigeration. Stock up on these today before the next emergency hits.
Pemmican is the original survival superfood. Check out this step-by-step guide on how to make it and get your pantry stocked.
Our preps are our lifelines during difficult times. Because of limited space issues, the items we carefully put away need to be versatile. Read about 7 kitchen essentials that will conserve space and get the job done.
What’s better than a warm mug of apple cider? It’s time to take advantage of the apple harvest and sip on something warm during the cold months.
Doesn’t a nice cup of tea sound wonderful? Here are 10 herbal tea blends that my family loves!
Here are 5 modified classic fall recipes that will still make your house smell amazing and satisfy your sweet tooth—all without packing on the pounds.
When searching for the best long-term survival food, one food type is unmatched in terms of meeting basic nutritional needs.
Protein sources in an emergency situation are essential in maintaining a balanced diet. Learn how to preserve meat and some of the recipes to do so.
This recipe uses good, old-fashioned whole grains and natural ingredients – just what you want your kids to eat.