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Survival Food Series: 25 Survival Seeds You Need For Your Garden

Survival Food Series: 25 Survival Seeds You Need For Your Garden
Living off the land sounds as inviting as Christmas dinner. But many have hardly had adequate experience being “farmers.” In fact, many have had no experience at all when it comes to planting anything. That being said, the day is slowly approaching where each of us may have to trade in our company identification badges for a shovel and a pair of overalls. Educating yourself on farming topics such as mirco farming, planting for the seasons, natural insect repellents, seed collection and seed storage could help prepare for an upcoming economic crisis. Learn about how many vegetables or fruits the plant will yield. Start Practicing The only way to be fully prepared as far as growing plants is concerned is to practice, practice, practice. With each gardening experience will come more wisdom on how to handle a larger garden. Survival Seeds These seeds that were chosen were based upon their yield quantities, *ease in growing, nutritional content and for the season they are planted in. Sources:

http://readynutrition.com/resources/survival-gardens-25-seeds-you-need_05112009/

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How to grow a lemon tree from seed When life gives you lemons, grow trees! If you’ve ever seen a flowering lemon tree, you’ll understand why. For those of you who haven’t, allow me explain. Their lush, dark green, oval leaves have a glossy texture that shimmers in sunlight. Their delicate white flowers bloom with a citrus fragrance and are soft to the touch. Their exotic nature provides an alluring quality.

Aeroponics Vs. Soil Gardeners have been growing plants in soil for centuries, but plants do not need dirt in order to grow. Some gardeners prefer using aeroponic systems instead of soil. Aeroponics is a type of hydroponics growing method in which plants are grown in a soil-less environment. Each method has its pros and cons, so which method of growing is better varies depending on the gardener. Cost 9 Steps To Starting A Survival Garden In a time of economic uncertainty and rising food prices, it it always a good idea to have a garden to provide extra food for you and your family. Besides providing a source of food in an emergency, a garden is also a great source of wonderful vegetables which are MUCH healthier to eat than most of the food you can get at the supermarket. So how do you begin?

How To Grow An Endless Supply Of Onions Indoors How awesome would it be to have a constant supply of fresh green onions (also known as spring onions) growing all year round on your windowsill? A few months back we did a post about re-growing green onions by saving the white stem and planting it. They do re-grow to some degree, but they never do as well as the first crop and they get weaker and weaker each time you cut them back… This method is a bit different as it requires planting small bulb onions in a 5 liter plastic bottle filled with compost. You plant your onions and then harvest the green stems to use as green onions. Each time you harvest a stem it will re-grow, giving you a near constant supply of green onions.

How to Build a Totally Self-Sustaining Home More than four decades ago, a lone architect had what must have seemed at the time like an impossible dream: to build a new kind of residence that would be in complete harmony with the planet. This home would be made with recycled and sustainable materials. It would rely on clean energy and renewable resources to supply its inhabitants with the most basic and essential of needs.

Our Simple DIY Home Solar Power System Bringing some of the benefits of electrical power to our off-grid home has been a hit-or-miss affair. Over the years we’ve tried some very simple approaches to lighting and small battery recharging for our flashlights, such as hauling a 12 volt car battery to a small rural school about a half mile away every time it needed to be topped up. This was time consuming and inefficient. But we didn’t want to lose the feel of our simple home by bringing in a large generator and the jugs of gas needed to run it, and the prospect of setting up a wind turbine or solar array seemed expensive and a technological eyesore in a natural setting.

Fresh Organic Gardening – Growing Onions Vertically On The Windowsill How nice would it be to just be able to pluck fresh green onions from the soil whenever you need them? Nothing beats fresh onions for your salads, dips or soup. But how can you ensure a supply of fresh onions at hand all the time?

How to Make a Simple 5 Gallon Bucket Aeroponics System Aeroponics is growing plants in a mist environment. Unlike traditional aquaponics and hydroponics, the plants are suspended without grow medium. Here is a 5 gallon bucket aeroponic system that is easy to make. The 5 gallon bucket aeroponic system is very simple to make and operate.

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