Food

How to prune a lemon tree

How to prune a lemon tree

When it comes time to plant fruit trees you should always add a lemon tree. Lemons are great for you. They support heart health, are a good source of vitamin C. But that’s not all. Lemon’s are perfect for any kitchen. There are so many recipes they can be added to. The sweet, tangy flavor

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How to care for a lemon tree in a pot

How to care for a lemon tree in a pot

Unless you are able to grow your own food, you aren’t going to be able to survive long term under the worst-case scenario. You need food and water to survive and in the worst of situations, you may no longer have something like a grocery store to visit. This is why you need to learn

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How to grow a Mango tree

When it comes to prepping, you have to be reasonable and go with what works best in your region. I love Mangos but realistically they just don’t do well where I’m from. Luckily for me, they do grow in Florida, and a friend of mine, Pete Gandolfo happens to have a great Mango tree and shared

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Persian Lime Tree

Prepper Deodorant Alternative – Limes!

If in the future you find yourself in the worst of situations where there are no longer stores to buy things you need, or even factories to produce items, what will you do for simple things like deodorant? Sure you can stock up now but deodorant and antiperspirants usually expire in 3 years if stored properly and

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Don’t underestimate the value of salt

The ancients used it as currency and we know today that without salt, we would die. For centuries humans have built communities either around sources of salt or where they could trade for it. In fact, did you know the word ‘salary’ comes from the Latin word for salt? It’s true. Roman legions were sometimes

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potato

How to Grow Potatoes

The reality is, you are going to need food to survive. In a worst-case scenario, there will be no more grocery stores and you’ll have only yourself to depend on. This is where your farming or gardening skills will come into play. An important food to consider growing is the potato. They are high in

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Wild Lettuce

Let’s Get Wild …. Lettuce

There is going to come a time that you are going to need some pain relief or help to sleep. If you are in a worst case scenario there will no longer be things like doctors or drug stores – so what will you do? That’s why you need to prepare yourself with some alternatives.

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Caring For Your Fruit Tree

We’ve talked before about planting fruit trees for survival. So now let’s talk about caring for them. If you have just planted a new fruit tree, I think it is safe to assume you are not yet an expert on the subject. More fruit trees die in their beginning years due to poor care habits

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The Fictional Food Diary

The Fictional Food Diary

When planning for your future, you have to be realistic about your needs. So to figure out what you are going to actually need and can live with, you need to create a fictional food diary. Sure you can buy a bunch of nasty tasting MRE’s but let’s be real … do you really want

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Container Garden

3 Tips for a Successful Container Garden

Sometimes we don’t have a backyard to grow a garden. But fear now, why not grow a garden in a container instead? You can use any container like a traditional flower pot or even old school wagons. Here are three things to do to guarantee a successful container garden, no matter the plants you’re growing.

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