Category: Home And Garden

Convenient Foods for Your 72-Hour Kit to Survive Without Government Assistance

Guest post by Chett Wright Surviving man-made and natural disasters requires some serious planning. After a disaster occurs, you may not be able to buy food for your family’s survival. That’s one reason why so many activists choose to be prepared with Bug Out Bags, also called 72-hour emergency kits. It’s up to you to…

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Lessons in Farming with Limited Space on a Limited Budget

by Natural Blaze Our modern way of life has strayed from the family farm and has moved toward the urban and suburban environment. This change has left many people in a compromised position when it comes to full self-sufficiency. However, there are some fantastic examples of cooperative efforts taking place, as well as independent ingenuity,…

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Natural Defenses Against Garden Pests

By Jonathan Parker With early plants coming up strong and spring in full swing (except for some northern states, sorry folks) it’s probably time to start considering protecting your garden from pests. The negative effects and safety issues of pesticides have been frequently addressed. With even the EU banning the use of certain pesticides. So what…

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Tips for Understanding and Avoiding Food Waste

By Jonathan Parker You’ve probably heard it before. ‘Americans waste too much food!’ And while that may be true, it might not necessarily mean what you think. It’s easy to imagine a family cheerily cleaning out their refrigerator every week, tossing hundreds of pounds of perfectly good food into the trash to be shipped off to…

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The Low-Cost Innovation of Vertical Farming

By Natural Blaze Traditional agriculture has been suffering worldwide. Extended severe weather events have cut many crop harvests in half. Farmers are going bankrupt as crops fail, commodity prices are exploding, and millions of people more have been added to the list of those who go hungry on a regular basis. However, in times of…

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Hugelkultur: Natural Permaculture Gardening

By Jonathan Parker Sustainable agriculture is a relatively new (and also very old) concept that is sweeping the world these days. Beautiful gardens are cropping up all over the country, and not just your basic flower garden. Many major universities have spent years and millions of dollars studying and even building amazing edible forest gardens that…

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