7 Natural Mosquito Repellants

Mosquito repellents are a must, especially in the summer when we want to spend as much time as we can outdoors. Here are some...

Container Gardening: The Survivalist Garden

Nearly all types of vegetables that you grow in a backyard garden can be grown in a container. A window sill, a patio, a...

8 Vegetables You Can Harvest In Just One Month

Let’s face it: gardening can be challenging. The idea of waiting weeks and weeks for produce to be ready seems disheartening. This is particularly true...

Top 10 Herbs To Grow In Your Survival Garden

Herbs have been used for centuries to sooth and to heal.  According to Wikipedia: "Herbs have long been used as the basis of traditional Chinese...

5 Organic Methods to Protect Your Garden from Pests

When your plants become snacks for creepy-crawlies and other pests, don’t reach immediately for harsh chemicals. There are plenty of organic options that will...

6 Reasons Raised Beds Outperform Traditional Gardening

As winter gives its last hurrah, my thoughts are turning toward the promise of spring. Maybe you’re like me, and you love the idea of...

Growing potatoes in a potato barrel, a 50-gallon trash can or a whiskey barrel makes sense. Soil is easily added, potatoes are quickly planted,...

Harvesting Seeds For Storage

If left to them their own devices, fleshy fruits naturally fall to the earth, where some of their seeds sprout when spring arrives again....

How To Fix 4 Common Soil Problems

The key to a healthy soil with balanced nutrients may be easier and more complicated than you thought. It’s not just about spraying the right...

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