50 Toxic Plants: The Silent Slayers at Your Farm

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Once you buy enough land to support a survival farm and choose the kinds of animals that will live on it, you will still have a long way to go before creating a viable and sustainable farm.  Unfortunately, many people that create survival farms fail to realize that toxic plants can easily wipe out all animals on the farm, or make milk and other products inedible. [Read more…]

52 WILD PLANTS YOU CAN EAT ( Here are a few Common North American Goodies That are Safe to eat if You Find Yourself Stuck in the Wild)

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We all know which vegetables and fruits are safe to eat, but what about other wild edibles? Here are a few common North American goodies that are safe to eat if you find yourself stuck in the wild: [Read more…]

SCIENTISTS REVEAL KENYAN PLANTS THAT CAN CURE CANCER

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Scientists have confirmed more than 20 local plant species are effective against many of the top killer cancers today. During a three-day annual scientific conference of Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri), more than 30 researchers left no doubt that the country has immense capacity to deal with cancer from its plant resources. [Read more…]

Eat this! 19 Common Edible Plants (These Natural Food Sources May Save Your Life)

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You never know what situation you’ll be thrust into when disaster strikes, so knowing what possible food sources you have in the wild become vitally important as a true prepper. Thats why we’ve compiled this list of 19 Common Edible plants that you can find in the wild. Study this list and get to know the species, because if your bugout forces you into the wilderness, these natural food sources may save your life.  [Read more…]

What if I Told You Weeds and Bacteria Could Save Your Life? Common Wild Edible Plants that Can Save Your Life

“The trend in bacterial development of antibiotic resistance is not unlike the increasing resistance of agricultural pests to pesticides. In 1938, scientists knew of just seven insect and mite species that had acquired resistance to pesticides. By 1984 that figure had climbed to 447 and included most of the world’s major pests. In response to heavier pesticide use and a wider variety of pesticides, pests have evolved sophisticated mechanisms for resisting the action of chemicals designed to kill them. Pesticides also kill the pests’ natural enemies, much like antibiotics kill the natural enemies of harmful bacteria in the body.” [Read more…]

How To DIY A Greenhouse: 9 Projects For Your Homestead

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Today’s article is as green as it gets, because it’s about DIY-ing greenhouses. How do you build a greenhouse, you ask? The easy answer is: you build a house and you paint it green.

Ok, I am kidding, but today’s article is about the basics of DIY-ing your own-personal greenhouse, the types you can build, tips and tricks, and what to beware of. You know, the whole 9 yards in DIY for the self-conscious prepper. [Read more…]

How To Build A Walipini Greenhouse

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We use cellars because they maintain a more constant temperature than structures that are built above-ground. We use greenhouses to extend the growing season because they hold in heat. Well what if you combined a greenhouse and a cellar? You’d have a greenhouse that would allow you to grow plants year-round. [Read more…]

8 Primitive Skills That Could Save Your Life

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8 Primitive Skills That Could Save Your Life

Primitive skills refers to prehistoric handicrafts and pre-industrial technology. Primitive skills are those skills that relate to living off the land, often using handcrafted tools made from naturally gathered materials. Examples of primitive skills include: [Read more…]