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How to Add a Rooster to Your Flock

If you’re already working with a stable flock of hens, the next step to consider is adding a rooster. Prepping for lack of food with a sustained protein source for when SHTF can be a lifesaver, and your flock can save you if it needs to. Having a flock during …

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How to Start a Terrarium Garden for Survival

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photo: modified under CC 2.0 license, made by Michael McCauslin via Flickr.com When you begin prepping, you soon find out the importance of growing your own food. This alone takes a lifetime to master, and you will never ‘perfect’ this craft. It’s a growing experience just as much as the plants …

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Using Wax to Improve Your Food’s Shelf Life

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There is perhaps no more discussed matter than that of finding the best way of improving the shelf life of food to allow for stockpiling and ensuring access after TSHTF. The matter is of special importance for those who are looking to increase the food’s shelf life without compromising their …

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Improvised Arms and Ammunition, Part 2

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You can read part 1 here. If the time should ever come (hopefully a very long time from now), that society collapses and you are left to your own devices to survive, you may have to do things that you wouldn’t ordinarily even consider a viable option. Making do with …

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Sheet Mulching With Newspaper and Cardboard to Eliminate Weeds

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background logo photo by Jeff Tidwell via Flickr.com under a CC 2.0 License Ask most gardeners what their least favorite past-time in the garden is, and most of them will tell you the same thing: weeding. From first hand experience, I know that it doesn’t have to be this way, however. I’ve …

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How to Make a Water Filter in a Barrel

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Rain is like manna from heaven. All life here on our lovely planet requires water to live, and lots of it. Just like planet earth, our bodies are mostly water, so ya gotta have it. Most people are tapped in to their city water and they are comfortable with that. …

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Survival Sanitation When You’re Bugging In

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As things are, bugging in vs bugging out is a lifestyle choice. Considerations such as a stockpile, underground bunker, medical supplies and a self-contained garden and animal food system can make the choice easy to bug in for survival. Other reasons to stay put on a homestead rather than bug …

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