Tag Archive for garden

Duck, Duck, Goose

Waterfowl, ducks and geese, are an excellent choice for preppers.  Chickens are the “standard” fowl most people keep in their backyard or on their farms.  However, ducks lay larger eggs, and can lay as many as 300 eggs a year.…

Preppers: Prepared for Drought, Again?

During the drought, that still continues in many states, farmers across America filed claims for disaster relief and to their crop insurers. Crops were not harvested because farmers said they couldn’t get enough money at market for their crop to…

Recycle and Reuse Series: Table Scraps

Preppers who live on a farm probably know they can feed their table scraps, sorted properly, to their livestock.  Egg shells and various yummy greens to the chickens.  Throw the rest out to the pigs.  That’s why they call it…

Recycle and Reuse Series: Corn Cobs

Growing up on the farm, we raised a large garden, enough to feed the four families that made up the family farm.  We also raised a few thousand acres of corn and soybeans.  Every fall the corn picker would come…

Should Preppers be Keeping Bees or Insects for Pollination?

Preppers need to be aware of the pollination process in order to plan most effectively which seeds they will be putting in their seed banks for their Victory Garden.  As spring approaches and gardens are going in the ground and trees are…

Container Gardening

By admin Almost every edible crop that is grown in a traditional garden plot can be successfully raised in a container. Even if you have limited space, or room for just one or two pots on your balcony, you can…

Almost Spring

By Joshua Livengood Spring will be here before you know it.  Just thinking about spring makes you think of warm summer days, lazy weekends fishing, and getting rid of that bulky sweater.  That is until you remember that it’s cold…

Everyone’s a Prepper at Heart

Who doesn’t want free electricity?  Who doesn’t want to know that their food supply is taken care of?  Everyone wants to be independent, don’t they?  I know we do.  Why should we pay for something we can get for zero…