Category: Land

TIPS: How to Homestead

Source: thereadystore.com By: Brandon Garrett Posted on: March 15, 2013 Homesteading has a rich history in the United States. The idea was used to populate and explore the wild frontiers of our country. However, in recent decades, the idea has transformed into something new. Below, we explain a little about what homesteading is and how you can do […]

PLANS: Selecting A Bug Out Location

Source: inchsurvival.com By: whitewolf Posted on: August 12, 2013 Leaving the security of your home and deciding to bug out should always be your last resort.  There are many different scenarios in which you could be forced to leave.  It could be a natural or man-made disaster or perhaps the economy has collapsed, society has broken down and […]

PREPS: Forget Doom and Gloom … Preparedness is the Ultimate Act of Optimism

Source: thedailysheeple.com By: Daisy Luther Posted on: March 22nd, 2014 Does this sound familiar? You’re talking to a friend or family member who isn’t on board with preparedness.  (And it’s even worse when they think they know what’s going on in the world but garner their so-called “information” from network news sources.)  You try for the millionth time to get […]

FOOD: Hydroponics for the Homestead

Source: brinkoffreedom.net By: Larry Gray Posted on: February 17, 2014 When I think of Hydroponics I also think of Aquaponics. Aquaculture is the raising of fish and Aquaponics is using fish waste water to fertilize a hydroponics bed. But also there is Aeroponics, which is the spraying or misting of roots and plants with nutrient solutions. Hydroponics is generally thought of as the growing of plants in […]

SKILLS: Successful Gardening with Composting

Source: thereadystore.com By: Jonathan Dick Posted on: March 27, 2013 Mother Nature has been rotating through the composting process of decomposing organic material into rich soil that will foster new life for longer than any of us can imagine. You can use that same process at an accelerated pace to save you money and help you become self-reliant […]