Essential homesteading skills for self-sufficiency

Essential homesteading skills for self-sufficiency

Homesteading requires diverse skills to truly become self-sufficient. You need to produce your own food, create and mend your clothing, till the land yourself and protect yourself from invading animals or thieves.

For those looking to get into homesteading, here are some of the essential homesteading skills that you will need to learn. (h/t to HomesteadAdvisor.com) Continue reading

Home gardening tips: Boost garden yields with double digging

Many people have taken up gardening both as a hobby and a way of sustaining their food supply. If you have a wide enough backyard, there are plenty of crops you can grow. Those who are living in packed cities, however, have done away with row gardening because of lack of space and opted for container gardening. Continue reading

Home gardening tips: For how long can you store vegetable seeds?

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Home gardening basics: 24 Plants to grow in a bucket garden

Bucket gardening is popular among urban preppers because it allows you to grow assorted herbs and vegetables even if you live in a small apartment. Also known as container gardening, this method is a great way to start your own garden if you’re a beginner who doesn’t want to feel overwhelmed with a full-sized backyard garden. (h/t to UrbanSurvivalSite.com) Continue reading

Prepare for a long-term coronavirus quarantine by learning these essential survival skills

It’s hard not to panic when news reports keep telling you that confirmed cases of the coronavirus are steadily skyrocketing in the U.S. and the rest of the world. But as a prepper, you can ease some of your fears by learning essential survival skills. Continue reading

Connecting the Dots Between Pollution, Global Hunger, and Water Scarcity

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Industrial agriculture has removed massive amounts of valuable carbon from land, transferring it into air and water

Soils can hold vast amounts of carbon, and it can sequester it Continue reading