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Greenhouse Gardening Tips – Growing Vegetables in a Greenhouse Year Round

In Homesteading by M.D. Creekmore

by Crazy Joe It is in the greenhouse that seeds are started so a larger seedling/plant can go out in the spring and increasing the chances of an earlier and better crop The larger scale greenhouses with their heating units, air circulation systems, automatic water sprinklers, and temperature controls are on a scale most homeowners could not afford or just …

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Buying Used Canning Equipment (Buyer Beware)

In Homesteading by M.D. Creekmore

by Vickie from Frugal Canning Although I tout the virtues of shopping at yard sales for canning equipment, it is time to give some words of caution. Know what you are buying! All canning equipment (check out this selection of canning equipment at Amazon.com) was not created equal. Hot water bath canners are fairly simple to examine. Hot water bath canners …

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Quick Tips For Planning an Effective Family Bug Out

In Bugging Out by M.D. Creekmore

by Anonymous   If you are a family leader, you must plan for the entire family also.   I recommend a grab bag for each person who is old enough to carry and hang onto one…and a separate medical pack for the entire group (here is a great kit on Amazon.com). Besides a separate well-stocked medical kit, each pack should …

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Sea Salt – An Indispensable Commodity for Uncertain Times

In Prepping and Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore

Guest Post by Roxanne L. Griswold When we think about setting aside emergency supplies, most of us would agree that preserved food and purified water are the essentials and everything else is secondary to these. Some might even choose to incorporate things like a manual grain mill, a water purifier, a food dehydrator, a solar cookstove and so on. But who would …

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Survival Through A Home Business

In Homesteading by M.D. Creekmore

We survivalists AKA preppers spend a lot of time worrying about a national or worldwide collapse scenario, giving little thought to collapse on an individual level. The fact is many things can happen to send your life into turmoil creating a personal collapse. You can be laid off from your job or fired. Your employer could move or company close. You could …

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Where I Live as A Survival Retreat Location

In Homesteading, Prepping and Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore

Yesterday, a reader dropped an email asking specifics about my retreat location. I’ll admit being caught off guard by such a sensitive question. However; I don’t think the sender has evil intentions only curiosity. Maybe he was looking for an example to compare his situation – I don’t know. To be honest, I didn’t know what to think at first, …

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What Are The Benefits of Doing 50 Squats a Day?

In Health and Fitness by M.D. Creekmore

It is no more a secret, that to stay healthy and fit there is no better option than exercising well and daily. A fifteen-minute to half an hour session of exercise can do wonders for your health and overall wellness. Well, to begin with, you must know that about 90 percent of health disorders are caused due to our lazy …