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Make Your Own Mulch

Tired of buying overpriced bags of mulch, only to find that a few bags won’t cover the entire area you need? STOP. Just stop. Quit buying mulch and start making your own mulch at home. Homemade mulch is easy to make and is much healthier for your plants and garden than the store bought mess [...]

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May Day!

May Day is traditionally a day of flowers. In the Survival Garden, flowers are as important as vegetables. Why? Flowers attract bees and other insects that pollinate your vegetables, which gives you a bigger harvest! Here’s a photo of my survival garden last year with marigolds growing through the center of it!

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Pea Pickin’ Fool

My most successful spring survival garden crop has definitely been my snap peas. These plants have been so prolific since they started fruiting that I have to pick at least every other day to keep them producing and prevent them from going to seed. That’s a LOT of peas! Let me take you through my [...]

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MyGardenWalk.com: Our New Survival Gardening Site!

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 [...]

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Video: How to Transplant a Tomato

Transplant your tomatoes by tearing off the lower 1/3 of the leaves and burying the stem DEEP. Tomatoes are one of the ONLY plants you do this with. In this video, I show you how to plant your tomatoes so they grow big and strong! Tomatoes LOVE ProtoGrow! Get some here!

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Food Safety: Protogrow vs. Chemical Fertilizers

Hey all!  Thought I’d do a quick post on some of the negative side effects of chemical fertilizers when it comes to our health and what we’re consuming. Here are just a few of the bad things chemical fertilizers can do to us: Certain chemicals (beryllium and barium) found in man-made fertilizers have been found [...]

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Make Plant Stakes from Coat Hangers

In one of my last videos, I showed you how to make plant stakes from things around your house. There’s one thing I didn’t mention: Coat hangers. Metal coat hangers make GREAT plant stakes!!!! Here’s how to do it: And, to make your tomatoes grow BIG AND TALL, so that they NEED stakes, use PROTOGROW!!!!! [...]

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No Poop on My Lettuce

You’ve probably read the articles about the e-coli problem on lettuce. I have to say, I’m not surprised. That’s what happens when you have immigrant workers peeing and pooping in the fields, and when they feed plants from confined agriculture cows. There’s no poop on my plants, because I use ProtoGrow. You can, too. Get [...]

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Save Money Gardening

Survival gardening is about two things: feeding yourself and your family when the going gets tough, AND saving money while doing it. You don’t have to spend a lot of money on fancy equipment for your garden. You probably have a lot of things just laying around your house that you can use. In this [...]

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Video: How to Read a Fertilizer Label

Do you know how to read a fertilizer label?  I think it can be kind of confusing.  So I made a video to explain it.

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