Category: Prepper Garden

Mar 12

Grafting Trees

grafting fruit trees

I’d like to clear up a few things about fruit trees that may be very important to any Homesteaders or Preppers who want to plant and grow their own food. I grew up in Southern California working in my father’s wholesale nursery that nursery that specialized in grafted plants, over 20 varieties of Avocados, over 30 varieties of …

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Mar 07

Basil in your Herbal Medicine Cabinet

Basil is another great herb to have in your cabinet Basil is a must for every kitchen and medicinal garden. This annual is easy to grow in the garden, or in containers. This leafy herb is bright green and looks and wonderful as it smells. Basil does grow some pretty little flowers, go ahead and pinch those …

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Mar 06

Paper Pot Maker

paper pot maker

If you like to start your garden from seeds, you need growing containers. The problem is that most of these little pots are made of plastic… and they need to be purchased. Sure, you can use old yogurt containers, but then in the end you have a stack of dirty yogurt containers. The Paper Pot Maker will recycle …

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Mar 04

Seed Swap

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Book Review- Seed Swap: The Gardener’s Guide to Saving and Swapping Seeds by Josie Jeffrey “Seed Swap: The Gardener’s Guide to Saving and Swapping Seeds” is a pretty little book feels good in your hands… I realize that is a strange thing to say about a book, but the truth is the layout, the illustrations and the …

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Mar 04

Herbal Medicine Cabinet- Chamomile

Chamomile- I love having Chamomile in my garden. This pretty sweet plant from the Daisy family, is covered with little white flowers all summer long. German Chamomile is an annual that forms a 3 foot bushy sort of plant, while Roman Chamomile is a perennial that grows low to the ground. My preference is for the German Chamomile …

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Feb 24

Mini Farming for Preppers

prepper famring

Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre by Brett Markham Self-Sufficiency, the ability to grow your own food, is an important aspect of a Prepper Lifestyle. Now, you may feel that you could just live on canned goods, or count on your stockpile to get you through hard times, but the truth is, your best source for fresh …

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Feb 19

Prepper Garden – Build A Vertical Garden In Small Space

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Building a Prepper Garden in the Space You Have Now Are you dealing with tight space, but you still want to plant a survival garden? Maybe you live in an apartment with a patio, or a home with a small yard. Consider installing a vertical garden. Vertical Gardens take very little space, add beauty to the …

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