Best Survival Seeds and How to Start a Seed Bank

how to start a seed bank

In addition to stockpiling emergency food, many preppers are seriously looking at starting a seed bank.   The idea is that you will be able to grow food for your family, even in the worst circumstances and when the supermarket shelves are empty.  There are a lot of “survival seed” kits available – but don’t rush … Read more

5 Gallon Bucket Gardening For Vegetables – The 101

Containers with vegetables growing

When it comes to ease and portability, container gardening is about as good as it gets. It can however be tricky business; some plants need as little as six inches of soil to grow, but others need as much as two-feet. Read on to learn how to plant and care for a thriving bucket garden.

How to Get Started With Your Survival Garden

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Before you can grow your own food, you need a place to plant it, and for that you’ll need a garden bed prepped and ready for food production. A poorly chosen location will only waste your carefully collected seeds and crop material. It’s at least a set-back to your plans, but at worst it can be … Read more

11 Fast Growing Vegetables For Your Homestead

swiss chard growing

A good and healthy diet is one with varied nutrients. It can be difficult to find that in our daily lives as it is, but can be damn near impossible if you’ve got to rely entirely on what you can procure and produce yourself.  Having a reliable and abundant source of vitamins, minerals, and tasty vegetables … Read more

Complete Guide to DIY Aquaponics and Aquaponic Gardening

complete guide to aquaponics

Aquaponic gardening is one of the best ways to grow your own food. Learn about aquaponics system design, best fish and plants for aquaponics, how much aquaponics costs, fish tanks and media beds, and more to get started with DIY aquaponic gardening.