A More Natural Healing – Every Day Ailments

By |2024-03-10T16:05:02-07:00February 1st, 2024|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs, Life Hacks - Medicinal, Permaculture, Self Reliance|Tags: , |

It's late at night, and you are out of the aspiring, or acetaminophen or the ibuprofen. And if you have your green thumb handy, you wouldn't even need to go out to the store to alleviate that headache or as a pain reliever. Before there was Tylenol or even Bayer there are plants that have [...]

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Make Your Abode Incognito

By |2024-01-06T20:11:19-07:00January 16th, 2024|Categories: Permaculture, Self Reliance, Structures|

The best way to not becoming a target, is to not look like a target. The shiny tools get picked first, as they would say. In a crowd you want to be as incognito as you possibly can by not drawing attention to yourself or to what you have or as the subject of this [...]

Where to Start: Preparing Yourself for Upcoming Economic Hardships

By |2024-01-06T17:06:49-07:00January 8th, 2024|Categories: Life Hacks - General, Permaculture, Self Reliance|

With all the economic indicators showing that there is at least a slow down coming our way, we need to start getting ourselves into the mindset that we need to be able to nimbly navigate what is on the horizon. And the only time we have that we can compare the near future to is [...]

Must Do List for Your Gardening Prep

By |2023-03-07T13:02:02-07:00March 7th, 2023|Categories: Aquaponics, Design, Permaculture, Seed, Self Reliance, Systems|Tags: , , |

Now is the time to get your "rows" in order! Pardon the pun, but for us gardeners late winter early spring is an exciting time of year. Whether you plan to plant indoors or out, this time of year will be a busy one for the likes of your plants you have planned to grow [...]

Easy Winter Tasks for an Abundant Spring Garden

By |2023-03-07T14:04:38-07:00March 4th, 2023|Categories: Food, Permaculture, Seed, Self Reliance, Systems|Tags: , |

For most parts of the US, this has been a banner year for storms, and precipitation that was sorely needed after years of drought. In fact, at the time of writing this we have several inches of snow that we are dealing with as we speak, When looking out over a snow-covered yard, the last [...]

4 Ways to Stretch the Harvest Year Round

By |2022-09-01T23:06:06-07:00September 1st, 2022|Categories: Life Hacks - Food, Permaculture, Planning, Preserve, Storage|

The saying goes, you strike while the fire is hot. And notwithstanding that it is wise advice if you are blacksmithing anything, it also can apply when it comes to the seasons generally used to grow food; the sustenance that you need to have all year round. Now with Aquaponics indoors you don't have to [...]

Seedbanks are a Must BEFORE You Garden

By |2022-08-09T15:20:23-07:00August 9th, 2022|Categories: Food, Permaculture, Seed, Seedlings, Self Reliance, Wild Edibles|

It's all fine and dandy to talk about planting gardens and what types of veggies you are looking to harvest, along with the other 100's of thousands of other plants you want in your yard, but if you don't have the actual seeds to do what you want to do, you will only have a [...]

Aquaponics System Facts

By |2022-08-30T17:02:44-07:00April 3rd, 2022|Categories: Aquaponics, Food, Permaculture, Systems|

Aquaponics System Facts - Questions Answered Basic Aquaponics System Facts are established with the foundation that it can be much more efficient than regular permaculture planting and harvesting. The facts around Aquaponics is what makes it appealing to those who wish to not only be more efficient, but to grow organically, and with more [...]

The Hub-bub about Bio-Availability?

By |2022-01-14T16:24:02-07:00January 14th, 2022|Categories: Aquaponics, Life Hacks - Food, Permaculture, Self Reliance, Wild Edibles|

Let me say this upfront, I am not a medical doctor, nor a nutritionist, or a dietician by any stretch of the imagination. Everything I have placed in this article section is straight from the general layperson perspective and what education about anything (and in regards to nutrition) that I have gathered has been through [...]

The Self Reliance Movement and Modern Victory Gardens

By |2021-09-13T13:42:27-07:00August 24th, 2021|Categories: Aquaponics, Permaculture, Preserve, Seed|

A Century Has Passed Over one hundred years ago, the war to end all wars began. Beyond any of the sociopolitical reasons it went global, the war became an ever-increasing hardship on those who were left at home. As our doughboys fought in the trenches, those at home in the city and rural communities alike [...]