Imagine building your own treasure chest of seeds for your garden. It’s like creating a special collection of seeds that are perfect for your garden, just the way you like it. In this article, we’ll walk you through how to create your customized seed bank, showing you why it’s a fantastic choice compared to the store-bought option.
As you begin to create a culture of self-reliance, you will feel more confident about your ability to withstand almost any hardship. We cannot depend on the government or charities to provide services and care for the millions of people across the nation when a disaster happens. It is essential that each individual and family do all they can to be responsible for themselves when needed. If we are wise and careful with our resources, we will be able to sustain ourselves through difficult times.
Summer is a great time to get better prepared, with longer days and more daylight hours giving you more time to tackle projects and tasks. And summer will be over before you know it. Hard to believe, but every year it seems to get shorter and shorter. Jump into action this week and make the most of these long days that seem to never end.
Last year we decided to develop a close, personal relationship with bees by adding beehives to our busy backyard. Already we have an owl habitat and both herbs and vegetables growing alongside pines, oaks, and crepe myrtle trees. It’s an odd assortment, to be sure, but we figured that bees would fit right in. Here’s what we did.
Plant food plays an essential role in prepping your garden beds for winter or gearing up for spring planting. Of course, fertilizing your garden is a good move, but those made from synthetic chemicals have many adverse side effects. Fortunately, many common household materials are also helpful as organic fertilizer.
An herb garden is one of the easiest and most rewarding types of gardens you can grow. For prepping purposes, herbs provide not only a way to flavor our food but also a way to maintain our health and treat some of our illnesses. While medicinal herb gardening for preppers takes some planning, it’s also very rewarding.
Something that is missing from many emergency food storage pantries is foods that are intensely nutritious, and this is where sprouting seeds can lend a hand. They’re easy to grow, inexpensive, and provide nutrients that are vital to optimal health. Add this new skill to your prepping activities to help you and your loved ones stay healthy no matter what.
Over the years, I have to admit, we have spent more money on gardening than we have ever reaped in an actual harvest. We don’t try to be spendy, trust me, but starting a garden from the dirt up can get expensive, and buying the best gardening gear for women is one of my priorities. The actual tools I’ve used for gardening have ended up being the least expensive because I tracked down the best quality I could afford, and those tools and gear have lasted for years. Here are the essentials you need for every garden season.