10 Ingenious DIY Mosquito and Fly Traps

DIY Mosquito Traps

Building your own Mosquito and Fly Trap is simple, easy, and can be made with supplies and tools that most of us have at home.

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Starting Seeds Now For Spring Planting


If you are like me, you can’t wait to get started on your spring garden. After sitting around all winter long, I look forward to finally getting my hands in some dirt. To get a head start, you may want to consider starting some of your seeds indoors. Growing vegetables indoors allows you to get […]

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Homestead prepper’s guide to choosing the best work boots

“The only easy day was yesterday”, say the Navy Seals. I’ve always applied a huge chunk of their philosophy to the way I look at prepping. They say there’s only two ways of doing things, “the right way and again”. When it comes to choosing your work footwear that “again” can cost you time, money […]

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Make Your Own Self Watering Tomato Buckets

Self Watering Tomato Buckets

My Italian grandmother always had good advice. One of them being, “You can never have too many tomato plants, but what happens when you run out of room in the garden. Tomatoes are probably the most versatile plant you can grow; They are used in everything from Tomato Sauce to Ketchup,  Espagnole Sauce to Bloody […]

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Why Urban Preppers Should Learn Basic Homesteading Skills

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See why Homesteading Skill are extremely important to any prepper no matter where you live.

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Guide to Companion Planting

In part 2 of the article “Square Foot Gardening”, I wanted to touch base on an extreme important concept that can not only increase your yields but also deter pests.

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Should I Store Wheat Berries or Flour

There are pros and cons to storing wheat vs Flour, and with this article I intend to give you the information you need to make an informed decision.

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Square Foot Gardening 101

Square foot gardening is the practice of dividing the growing area into small square sections

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DIY Rocket Stove Heater

rocket stove heater

What is a Rocket Stove? A rocket stove or rocket mass heater is a remarkable way to heat your home, garage or any other space. It also works very well for cooking food. A rocket stove is highly efficient. It’s fueled by small diameter pieces of wood placed vertically into a burning chamber. The wood […]

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15 Free Root Cellar Plans DIY

Garbage Can Root Cellar

What is a Root Cellar A root cellar is an underground room or storage area used for keeping foods at a constant, cool, and low humidity environment for extended periods of time. This is much like what takes place in an underground cave. Whether the temperature at ground level is swelteringly hot or well below […]

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