17 Common Items That Are Also Garden Fertilizer [Complete List]

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Chopping up your own compost is one of the most environmentally sound things you can do. Composting is effectively recycling your kitchen scraps, yard trimmings and food scraps into a rich soil supplement for gardens and other plants which promotes organic growth.  You’ll need to add some fertilizer ingredients into your compost to encourage plants … Read more

8 Common Soil Problems (And How to Fix Them)

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Having a garden or yard can be very rewarding and enjoyable, but it isn’t always easy. There are many common soil problems, making the task of maintaining your outdoor spaces difficult.  In this article, we will discuss eight common soil issues that you may encounter in your gardening journey and how to treat them. We’ll … Read more

13 Common Edible Weeds That Are Nutritious

13 Common Edible Weeds That Are Nutritious

In this article, I will go over 13 edible weeds that you can easily find anywhere and are very good for you. You may not realize it, but an untidy, untamed backyard can be rich with food, particularly edible plants. Many are wild, and they often provide more nutrients per leaf than their produced counterparts. … Read more

How to Make Homemade MREs (Step-by-Step Guide)

How to Make Homemade MREs (Step-by-Step Guide)

In this article, I will show you how to make homemade MREs step-by-step. While canned and preserved goods might keep you going for days or even weeks, they are not without their drawbacks. Their containers are typically large and bulky, consuming valuable energy and space in your bug-out bag. They frequently necessitate the use of … Read more

How To Make Seawater Drinkable On a Desert Island


If you ever find yourself stranded on a desert island, the ability to make seawater drinkable could be your saving grace.  This article will explore how to make seawater drinkable on a desert island. Turning seawater into fresh drinking water using simple items could potentially save your life. To make seawater drinkable on a desert … Read more

How to Make Jerky at Home? [Oven & Dehydrator]

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In this article, I will explain exactly how to make your own beef jerky and the benefits of doing so. Beef jerky is rich in protein and many vitamins and minerals, such as zinc, iron, vitamin B12, phosphorus, and folate. It also has a long shelf life and is compact, making it an excellent choice … Read more

11 Food Storage Myths You Should Know ASAP

11 Food Storage Myths You Should Know ASAP

In this article, I will cover 11 food storage myths you should know ASAP. There are several websites that provide information on survival issues, including food preservation. Most provide reliable facts, but there are a few food storage myths that many people believe without a doubt. It is obvious that the methods and guidelines for … Read more

Food Storage Prepping For Beginners (Simple Guide)

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In this guide, I will be going over food storage prepping for beginners and what foods you should be buying on your next trip to the grocery store. A tornado or a natural disaster has just hit your hometown, and the food supply is now gone. Your neighbors panic while you are able to stay … Read more

How Was Meat Preserved in the 1800s? [The Complete Guide]

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How was meat preserved in the 1800s? There were many ways from salting to smoking. In this article, you’ll learn how they preserved meat and how you can too. Long-term food storage was important in an 18th and 19th century household. Autumn meant more than just turning leaves and colder temperatures during the colonial era: … Read more

Agarikon Mushroom Health Benefits [The Elixir for Long Life]

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In this article, you will learn about the Agarikon mushroom health benefits, cautions, identification, and location. The Agarikon mushroom goes by many names, including Laricifomes Officinalis, Fomitopsis Officinalis, and Fomes Officinalis. The Agarikon mushroom is a fungus that grows on certain trees in forests in North America and Europe. In ancient European history, the Agarikon mushroom … Read more