The ultimate in self-sufficiency in terms of food is, of course, to grow it yourself. I have read many articles lately inferring that preppers should buy seeds packaged for long term storage so that when SHTF they can dig up part of the lawn and grow their own food. I would like to warn those … [Read more...] about 15 Crops For Your Survival Garden (Layout and Plans)
With as much as people talk about gardening, it can seem overwhelming at times. Sometimes though, it's just a matter of not throwing away your old food scraps. Here are 17 vegetables that you can regrow from the scraps: 1. Potatoes If you've ever wanted to know how to grow potatoes indoors, … [Read more...] about 17 Vegetables You Can Regrow From Scraps
Sometimes stuff happens and the garden becomes a low priority. I'm writing this with a variety of scenarios in mind... A SHTF situation, you bug out, come back a week or two later and NEED that garden to produce. A personal SHTF situation and you come back and are overwhelmed by the weeds. … [Read more...] about Weeding Your Garden – The “Quick and Dirty” Way
Over the past week I have been pulling up plants that have gone by and no longer producing in the garden, and started planting a second round. Living in South Carolina the climate affords a pretty long growing season. Honestly - by this time of the year I am pretty sick of weeding and picking. We … [Read more...] about Seasonal Crop Rotation
I am a true lover of Kentucky Wonder pole beans, I've been planting them for the last 30 years. They are a non-GMO bean so you can save your seeds. They are also wonderful for green bean teepees for the kids. I always inter-plant them with Morning Glories for a truly stunning arbor vine, but this … [Read more...] about Kentucky Wonder Pole Beans Are Awesome For A Bean Teepee!
Gardening is work and good tools can make all the difference. I've spent a lot of money on garden tools through the years between rummage sales and buying new. Sometimes you think you have exactly what you need and you get it home and work with it, and well, it just doesn't perform as … [Read more...] about Bev’s Favorite Garden Tools