Category: Prepper Garden

Mar 17

Spring Seed Planting Time

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Hey Preppers spring seed planting time is here. Winter is waning and it is now time to plant your spring vegetable garden. Our customers who have bought the Essential Seed Kit know that they have plenty of seeds to use now for your garden and many more to save for your survival seed vault in …

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Oct 09

Rosemary- Your Herbal Medicine Cabinet

Rosemary

Here in California, Rosemary grows like a weed. You find in edging gardens or filling in spaces in public plantings. But, it is much more than an evergreen shrub that smells nice. Rosemary is a woody and fragrant herb useful for cooking and medicine. It’s straightforward and easy to grow, and looks nice most of the …

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Sep 29

The Dehydrator Bible Review

The newest addition to my kitchen library is the very complete “The Dehydrator Bible” by Jennifer MacKenzie, Jay Nutt & Don Mercer. I love my food dehydrator, but never felt like I was making the most of it. Sure, I dehydrated fruit for snacks and trail mix, and I make KILLER Beef Jerkey… but I always …

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Sep 15

What Vegetables Can You Plant in September?

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September is a month on the cusp… some places are faced with Indian Summer, in other regions the leaves are beginning to change, and in South Dakota they were hit with 8 inches of snow. So, for some people, planting a new crop of anything is absurd… but for those in warmer climates, there is …

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Aug 25

Natural Remedies for Chapped Lips

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Since I spend so much time outside in all weather, I am always fighting chapped lips. While it’s not a life threatening issue, chapped lips are irritating, and can be painful. Luckily they can be treated, and even prevented with natural remedies for chapped lips. First of all… stop licking! Licking your lips is the …

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May 21

Seed Vault

Have you got a survival seed vault for your prepper cache? This kit contains 16 essential vegetable seed packets that will allow you to grow up to an acre of food for your family in times of need. These are top quality seeds and they contain all heirloom seeds, non-GMO, and non-hybrid strains. So you …

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May 13

Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden- Book Review

rooftop garden

I’ve just discovered a fabulous new gardening book, “Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden” by Niki Jabbour. She and 72 other gardening experts lay out plans for different types of vegetable gardens. But it’s more than just… put the carrots here and put the tomatoes there… each garden …

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May 12

Five Essential Nutrient Rich Vegetables for Your Garden

Nutrient Rich Vegetables Not all vegetables are created equal. The nutrition found in leafy greens far exceeds what you might find in your average cucumber. If you are planting a garden for maximum value with limited resources, it might be good to plant nutrient rich vegetables that will provide you with the most return/benefit. That’s …

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Apr 30

Beans As a Survival Food

Beans are one of the most versatile, and healthy foods to have in your Prepper Pantry. They are loaded with nutrients, full of fiber, and a great source of protein. Beans can be eaten fresh, or dried for later use. Make them into soups or stews, eat them as a side dish, mash them into …

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Mar 28

Grow Vegetables That Only Need 30 Days From Seed to Table

Radish

I’m not the most patient gardener. Waiting for seeds to come up and actually become something edible is tough for me. Every day I look at my garden and wait for something ANYTHING to happen. Over the years I learned to grow vegetables that are ready fast! While it’s not instant satisfaction, I do get …

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