Garden Planning: How much will feed my family??
Today as I was digging in my freezer it occurred to me, I have slacked significantly in the "putting food up" department. It is January, six months away from any sort of fresh produce coming off of my farm, and all I have in my freezer is corn. This realization of lack of veggies was ...
Victory Gardening Then & Now | Family Food Garden
History and victory garden posters, designs and plans.Tips for growing a lot of food for a modern victory garden. Victory gardening war gardens were needed
A Vintage Victory Garden Plan To Feed A Family Of 5…
Victory gardens, also called war gardens or food gardens for defense, were vegetable, fruit, and herb gardens planted at private residences and public parks in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Germany during both of the major world wars. They were used along with Rationing Stamps and Cards to reduce pressure on the public food supply. Besides indirectly aiding the war effort, these gardens were also considered a civil 'morale booster' in that gardeners could feel…
How Much to Plant for a Year's Supply of Food - The Seasonal Homestead
When I set the goal to eat only the veggies from my garden for a whole year, I had one big problem. I had no idea how many plants we needed to grow for a years worth of food! Since I grow for six people in a 3500 square foot garden with some space allocated for fruits, my amounts needed to be precise.
7 Essential Knots To Know For Survival - Prepared Survivalist
Survival is reliant on your ability to take your knowledge and apply it in different situations that demand different skills. While there are tons of different survival skills We can all agree that knowing how to tie different kinds of knots is essential to surviving any disaster. So let’s dig into 7 essential knots that ... Read more7 Essential Knots To Know For Survival
10 Survival Tricks Learned from Homeless People
What can you learn from a homeless person? Lots of things! Especially if you're interested in learning how to survive on the street.
22 Must-Know Winter Weather Hacks • Picky Stitch
Screws in your running shoes is very similar to chains on tires, just don’t place any near your sole. Use just about dead alkaline batteries for a convenient hand warmer. Place some tin foil down below your fire, it should collect all the ash and makes for easy cleanup. Don’t let winter ruin your new …
17 Old School Survival Skills You Should Know
Master these survival skills and learn how to stay calm when the situation gets tough and crucial! In this article: How to Purify Water in Cistern How to Detect Escaping Gas How to Measure with Coins How to Pick Up Broken Glass How to Treat Sprains How to Extract a Splinter How to Remove Foreign Particles from the […]
Natural DIY Dishwasher Tablets - That Work!
DIY Dishwasher tablets that actually work with only 3 ingredients and absolutely no Nasties! A must have recipe for a low tox home.
How To Make Dandelion Oil & Ways to Use It
Dandelion oil is unbelievably easy to make and can be used in so many different ways. It heals pain and sore muscles, moisturizes dry skin and so much more.
Homemade Brown Sugar: It's better than Store Bought!
This is so stinking easy, I don't know why more people aren't doing it! DIY Homemade Brown Sugar with just 2 ingredients - and it's better than store bought!