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Survival Gardening

6 Essential Foundations Of A Great Garden

6 Essential Foundations Of A Great Garden

Beginning a new vegetable garden does not mean that one has to live on a large plot of land. Vegetable gardens are possible and doable in sectioned off backyards, and even in potted gardens kept on window sills and porches. ...

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Grow More In Less Space In 8 Simple Steps

Grow More In Less Space In 8 Simple Steps

Biointensive gardening is a sustainable food production method formulated by Alan Chadwick. It is not his invention by any means; similar systems have been in use in several agricultural communities from time immemorial, but he adapted it to modern times ...

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5 All-Natural Bug-Killing Pesticides For The Garden

5 All-Natural Bug-Killing Pesticides For The Garden

Nothing’s worse than watching pests munch through your garden like it was planted for them. While we try to avoid pesticide use through companion planting and attracting natural predators, sometimes it’s not enough and we need a targeted and limited application of ...

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Getting Started With Backyard Chickens

Getting Started With Backyard Chickens

Healthy chickens are those who get to live in their natural environment. When a chicken is free to roam in the pasture, there’s a natural give and take going on. The chicken gets a great variety of foods consisting of ...

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Compost Secrets Of Master Gardeners

Compost Secrets Of Master Gardeners

Compost is organic matter processed into a soil-like material that is rich in nutrients. It is a natural way of recycling waste with the help of micro-organisms or other animals like worms or insects. With an increased interest in sustainable ...

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Quick Start Guide to Edible Flowers

Quick Start Guide to Edible Flowers

Crystallized violets arranged on an iced wedding cake can beat any other decoration. That’s just one of the hundreds of flowers you can eat. Violets and its relatives like pansies are equally pretty and edible. Unfortunately, all pretty flowers are ...

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Your First Garden: 3 Crucial Questions

Your First Garden: 3 Crucial Questions

You’ve finally found the perfect property to live off the grid. Your goal is self-sustainability to the maximum extent possible. While energy and water sources are mandatory criteria for self-sustainability, a reliable source of food also is of paramount importance. ...

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