8 Trees You Can Grow In Buckets
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by Steve Nubie
7h ago
Estimated reading time: 16 minutes It’s not common to think of growing a tree in a bucket, but many people do it all the time. Typically they’re dwarf varieties planted in large planters, containers, and even… buckets. But why grow trees in buckets? There a number of reasons for considering trees in a bucket. For one, they’re easily portable, or at least easier than transplanting a tree in the ground. And while they can become very heavy, they’re still movable objects. The ability to relocate a tree makes a lot of sense when you consider the weather extremes that many of us endure. From blazi ..read more
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How People Stored Food Before Refrigerators
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by Steve Nubie
1w ago
Estimated reading time: 13 minutes It’s hard to say when people first figured out that cooler temperatures keep food fresher, but the practice of refrigeration has been going on for thousands of years. On a fundamental level, refrigeration inhibits the growth of bacteria. That’s it. It also slows down the development of mold on some foods, but bacteria is the primary threat to food safety. Most of us don’t worry about it too much, and our biggest concern with a refrigerator is finding enough room inside after a trip to the grocery store. But for anyone living off grid, alternatives to refrige ..read more
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10 Forgotten Recipes We’ll Need Again Soon
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by Steve Nubie
1w ago
Estimated reading time: 16 minutes Our pioneer ancestors were a diverse collection of immigrants who not only brought their language and customs to early America, but also a history of recipes and cooking styles designed for the challenges of unknown and wild environments. They applied cooking and recipe concepts to the wild game, plants, and ingredients they could forage and hunt. But as vital as many of these recipes were, many have been lost to time. And you won’t find a lot of these recipes calling for truffles, saffron, or coconut oil in a pioneer cookbook. What you will find are recipes ..read more
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25+ Container Gardening Mistakes That Will Kill Your Plants
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by Alan Urban
2w ago
Estimated reading time: 12 minutes Container gardening is a fantastic way to grow food, especially for beginners. It allows you to grow a variety of plants in small spaces—be it a balcony, patio, or windowsill. Plus, it provides the benefits of easy accessibility, control over soil quality, and a lower chance of pests and diseases. However, container gardening also comes with a unique set of challenges. Even the most enthusiastic gardeners can encounter pitfalls that hinder their plants' growth and health. In this article, we'll go over some common container gardening mistakes and share pract ..read more
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20 Reasons To Stock Up On Honey
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by Alan Urban
2w ago
Estimated reading time: 6 minutes Disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor and nothing in this article should be taken as medical advice. Please talk to your doctor before using any of the herbs and/or remedies mentioned in this article. Honey is one of mother nature’s greatest gifts and an important item to add to your survival supplies. But it is more urgent than ever that you start stocking up on it. Over the past several years the honeybee population has dropped up to 70 percent and the price of honey is on the rise. Scientists still don't know for sure why this is happening, but it is likel ..read more
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Are MREs and IMPs Worth The Cost?
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by Perrin Adams
3w ago
Estimated reading time: 8 minutes In an unpredictable world where natural disasters, military operations, or even weekend camping trips can turn survivalist, ready-to-eat emergency meals become more than just a convenience – they become a necessity. Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) and Individual Meal Packs (IMPs) represent the pinnacle of this innovation, offering nutritious, long-lasting, and compact food options that can be consumed with minimal preparation. In scenarios where cooking facilities are scarce or non-existent, their significance skyrockets. Both MREs and IMPs are designed to withstan ..read more
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What to Put in Your Bug Out First Aid Kit
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by James Walton
3w ago
Estimated reading time: 8 minutes First aid prepping can be seriously intimidating. Of the many skills and resources you are driven to gather on your preparedness path, it gets really nerve-wracking when you realize that you also have to become an SHTF doctor, at least to some degree. This is probably why so many people are trying to get a medic or doctor onboard as part of their survival group. If your survival strategy requires you to take to the road, what first aid resources are you bringing with you? Do you need to drag along a massive medicine chest? I think it all starts with a simple ..read more
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Dandelions: An Overlooked Plant with Remarkable Benefits
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by Brian Lassitter
3w ago
Estimated reading time: 8 minutes Do you want to know a secret? There is a high probability that you have a plant growing in your yard that has a lot of health and survival benefits, and you probably don’t even know about it. Heck, even if it's not growing in your yard, it’s almost certainly growing in your neighbor's yard or in a random sidewalk crack. The plant we’re talking about is the dandelion. Yes, dandelions. That “weed” so many of us have been led to believe should be eradicated from every lawn. But don’t spray this “weed” or dig it out and throw it in some trash pile. The little dan ..read more
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How to Prepare for Political Unrest
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by Steve Nubie
1M ago
Estimated reading time: 10 minutes If the last election was any sign of things to come, the winter of 2024 going into 2025 has the potential to see outbreaks of civil unrest, regardless of the outcome of the November elections. Various politicians and political groups continue to challenge the integrity of any election, and groups on both sides of the fence seem quick to take offense and protest in the streets. As usual, it’s a minority of citizens who resort to violence, but fear will spread as everyone is affected by civil unrest and frightened by a news media eager to make money from scary ..read more
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How to Turn Your Basement into a Survival Shelter
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by James Walton
1M ago
Estimated reading time: 8 minutes It has now become impossible to ignore. We all need to be better at taking care of ourselves and the people we love. The threat level all over the world has changed and everyone is seeing it. Not everyone knows how to deal with it.  While there is enough creeping collapse around to motivate all of us to prep a little harder, are you motivated enough to create a real survival shelter? The doomsday bunker is a pipe dream for most, even on a handsome salary, you are talking around $400 per square foot for a bunker build these days. However, some do have an ..read more
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