18 07, 2017
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By |July 18th, 2017|FARMING, HOW TO..., SURVIVE|5 Comments

Did you know, it takes at least 450 years for a single plastic bottle to completely decay? It can even take some bottles 1000 years!      I used only 1.5 liter water bottles that friends on the island collect for me, in 3 months I had collected over 7000 bottles, fortunately most had easy [...]

20 03, 2017
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Your First Steps To Get Started A Straw Bale Gardening And The Reason You Should Try

By |March 20th, 2017|FARMING, HOW TO..., SURVIVE|1 Comment

    Straw bale gardening is container gardening and raised bed gardening rolled into one, where the straw bales serve as the container as well as the growing medium. You simply stack bales of straw and plant in it. The straw gradually breaks down by the elements and time, with the additional help of plant [...]

15 03, 2017
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Vegetables You Can Grow with or without Full Sun

By |March 15th, 2017|FARMING, HOW TO..., SURVIVE|0 Comments

How much sunlight is needed?     Light is one of the most important elements in growing vegetables and is probably the one that we have least control over. When growing vegetables consider the amount of light your area will be getting. Most vegetables need an average of 6 hours of sunlight. Do not be [...]

8 03, 2017
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Is Horse-Drawn Farming for You ?

By |March 8th, 2017|FARMING, HOW TO..., SURVIVE|0 Comments

Introduction      The decision whether or not to adopt horse-drawn farming in your operation has many components. Are you interested in farming with horses as a source of power? Do you already employ horses in your operation in some way? Do you want to be involved in agricultural production, logging, or agritourism in a [...]

21 02, 2017
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How to deal with vegetable garden pests. A thorough list of proven organic pest control remedies

By |February 21st, 2017|FARMING, HOW TO..., SURVIVE|0 Comments

Maybe you want a peaceful co-existence in your garden, but there's a particular bug bugging you? Or there's an all-out pest war going on in your food patch and your mind is working so hard for solutions that it's difficult to sleep.        Sounds like you need to read on...      That's [...]

18 02, 2017
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How to Kill Your Weeds with Homemade Weed Killer and Other Natural Methods

By |February 18th, 2017|FARMING, HOW TO..., SURVIVE|0 Comments

A statement of fact is that you can't prevent weeds 100%. But it is a fact that you can limit, control or kill most of these unwanted trespassers with a homemade weed killer or other organic weed methods. Politicians love to say "The fact is..." Which gets us suspicious because proven "facts" are often the [...]

4 12, 2016
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10 Problems That Kill Your Rural Survival

By |December 4th, 2016|FARMING, SURVIVE|1 Comment

If you are a rural town dweller, or live on a farm or off-grid, you already have an expanded set of survival skills. Your isolation along with these skills are the keys to your survival, but you still must expect the unexpected. Here are ten problems that you may not even give much thought but [...]