Fall is coming! Depending on where you live, September can still feel like summer, or it can have a dramatic cool down. Either way, there is plenty of gardening chores to be done. 1. Plant something for fall. Like colorful mums. A pot of fall mums on the porch with a few pumpkins makes any [...]
This time of year many garden centers discount their seed packets for clearance. It seems any gardener who has “got the bug” for growing things has a stash of seeds somewhere in their home. Either for next season, for an emergency, for a rainy day, or my favorite…JUST BECAUSE! Saving seeds, either from your heirloom [...]
If you want to keep your survival garden “growing” haha! from year to year, you have to save seeds. Most of us aren’t used to seeing things that we eat as leaves with flowers, but flowers are what you need for seeds. After I’d had my fill of mustard greens, I let them go to [...]
Guess who’s guest blogging? Me! I’m excited to be writing a monthly column for these survival gardening sites: http://www.thesurvivalistblog.net/ http://survivallogistics.com/ http://rurallivingmagazine.com/ http://survivalcollege.com/ http://destinysurvival.com/ http://humbleseed.com/blog/category/humbleseed/ Please be sure to check them out!
Hi Everyone! I wanted to take a few minutes to tell you about a new website that I’m working on with the people who make ProtoGrow! It is called MyGardenWalk.com: Protect Your Perimeter. It is a FANTASTIC new website for survival gardeners and preppers to share information with each other about how to grow your [...]
This is just a REALLY quick post about how to harvest your survival garden food. A few days ago someone emailed me and said “I don’t think my pea plants produced very many peas.” Well, I told her (only half-joking) that might be because she didn’t feed them ProtoGrow. (Peas make a lot of their [...]
So, most of you who read my blog probably know that I grow my own food to protect myself and my family. Right now, while there are still SOME reliable food sources around me besides my garden, my garden is a luxury. But, someday, my garden will feed me and my family when we might [...]
Here’s my opinion, short and sweet, I think this is Big Ag muscling in on a poor, uninformed people who have no idea what they have in store for them. Monsanto is donating 475 tons of hybrid seeds to Haitian farmers. Most people who hear this probably think it’s a nice thing, but it’s not. [...]