The Easiest Vegetable to Grow

zucchiniEvery gardener knows that some vegetables are easier to grow than others. Pickier plants need a lot of care and coaxing in order to grow and mature properly. Other plants simply need to be planted in the ground, watered when needed, and then, the next thing you know, you have ripe vegetables ready to harvest and eat.

But what’s the easiest vegetable to grow? There must be one that tops the list; one that produces a ton of vegetables without taking up a lot of your time. It’s easy to name the top five of these, but harder to come up with just one plant. Out of all of the vegetables that grow in the United States, zucchini should be at the top of the list.

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Eggs: One of the Perfect Survival Foods

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One of the basic criteria for perfection in the prepping world is multipurpose utility. For foodstuff, the product also needs to keep well, be nutritious and be easy to acquire or stockpile.

Very few fresh items meet these criteria, but one most certainly does: the egg. Having a source of eggs for survival is just an example of good preparation if you can manage it. In addition to being extremely nutritious, eggs purportedly have more than 100 uses. We tend to think that’s a lowball estimate.

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Top 30 Medicinal Plants To Learn For Survival

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When SHTF, it won’t be long before modern medicines are hard to come by, so you need a back-up plan. That’s OK though because there’s a form of medicine that can be just as effective and has been in use for millennia: herbs and plants.

That’s right. Eastern medicine, as well as Native Americans and many other cultures, used natural cures long before Western medicine even thought about a pill.

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Sniper Basics For The SHTF Survivalist

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By Brandon Smith

God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of those who shoot best - Voltaire

For a long time sniper tactics have been consider by many, even in the military, to be akin to a kind of state designated “murder” rather than a legitimate combat strategy. Only in recent years has sniping achieved a certain level of recognition. Centuries of warfare have passed in which snipers were happily recruited for their skills, and then quickly swept under the rug and forgotten once conflict was over. Daniel Morgan and his crack-shot riflemen were instrumental in America’s revolutionary victory over the British. U.S. sharpshooters rained hell down on German troops from over 900 yards during WWI. Snipers have dominated the battlefield in every modern conflagration. Yet, regimented sniping schools were not standardized in the U.S. Army until 1987. All previous schools were abandoned within a few years of their establishment.

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Should You Have Only One Caliber?

By P. Henry

The great thing about hindsight is all the wisdom it produces. How many of you have ever wished you could go back in time to a point in your life with all of the knowledge you have now? A lot of us would like to do High School or College over with the brains of our more mature selves. This could be because you know so much more about what kinds of trouble that would be fun to get into, but most likely it is to make better decisions than you did in the past. For me at least, I have said the same thing on occasion about how my life would be so much different knowing then what I know now.

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5 Food Storage Lies You’re Being Spoon Fed Right Now

By LPC Survival I have noticed a trend over the last few years when it comes to food storage.A lot of companies are claiming anything in order to get your business.I wanted to expose these things as food storage lies, whether intentional or not. At the very least, they are misleading claims, but having received many calls and emails from food storage companies, I had to share this list of what I see as food storage lies or misleading statements when it comes to purchasing long term food storage. [Read more...]

How To Survive In A Car When It’s Freezing Cold

By Alec Deacon

While all 50 states of our country fall below freezing these days, recording abnormal temperatures, a lot of us struggle not to fall victims of the Polar Vortex that’s affecting us this year. I don’t know about you but this is about as cold as I can remember. [Read more...]

DIY Cold Weapons to Use when Your Ammo Ends

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By Chris Black

We all love our guns and we can’t imagine life without them. We live by the survivalist’s golden rule, the 3 G’s : guns, gold and a getaway plan. But, if you’re a realist, you must take into consideration any plausible scenario and one of them (maybe the most disturbing one) is the following: [Read more...]

Deadly Nightmare Bacteria Super Bugs Run Rampent

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A so-called superbug has been found at a suburban hospital in Chicago Illinois. According to the report, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge has identified 38 patients, who have tested positive for an emerging strain of carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae, or CRE also known as “nightmare bacteria”.

The bacteria appear to be resistant to a class of antibiotics used to treat seriously ill people and the mortality rate of those affected is close to 50 percent.

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How To Make Your Own Pace Count Beads for Land Navigation

Pace_Count_Beads2Pace count beads or ranger beads are a manual counting tool used to keep track of distance travelled by counting your pace. Everytime you travel one hundred meters you move one of the bottom beads down. After your 9th bead is down you then move one of the top beads down and the bottom 9 beads up. [Read more...]

The Ultimate Survival Pistol – Glock

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glock_17_ultimate_survival_pistolTime and time again the Glock pistol has been used by military personnel, law enforcement, survivalists, hunters, and the Average Joe for home and personal defense.  They provide value relative to their cost, they are reliable, accurate and consistently perform when put to the test.

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Solar Energy: How Can It Help You?

Solar energy’s popularity continues to grow in homes and businesses. Why aren’t you using solar energy? If you don’t know how, this article will help you. You’re only seconds away from discovering invaluable information on solar energy.

When opting to lease a solar energy system, ensure that you can transfer the lease. This is vital since selling your home could mean you have to pay for a unit you can’t use. When you have this option in your contract, you and your prospective buyers will reap the rewards.

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Terrific Tips For Getting The Most Benefits From Solar Energy

Say hello to sunshine! Glorious sunlight can be harnessed for power. It ensures that you have a source of energy which doesn’t pollute the Earth. If you’re interested in solar energy, this advice is for you.

How much power you generate is based on how many panels you have and how well those panels work. You may have to spend some time calculating the right number of panels for your situation. It might be more interesting to invest in the most performing panels if this means purchasing less panels.

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Get Good Advice Here About Solar Energy To Help You Understand

Solar energy is one of the most planet-friendly options of all of the energy sources available. It is an endless supply of renewable power. Having said that, it’s important that you figure out if investing in solar panels is the right financial decision for you. The following tips will help you on your journey to using solar energy.

Although solar panels seem like a permanent installation, the best systems allow for the panels to be adjusted. If you have no choice but to get fixed panels, you will have to find the best angle for all seasons.

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How To Grow A Garden Without Fertilizer [a real-life example]

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I never cease to be amazed by the very many different gardening systems mankind has invented.
The garden of Emilia Hazelip is an interesting example. It’s sort of a back-to-the-land meets science meets Masanobu Fukuoka: [Read more...]

WHAT IS AQUAPONICS

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Lately I’ve been working on a project that can make anyone self-sustained. The project is called “Backyard Liberty” and it introduces a new concept called Aquaponics (actually the concept is new to mainstream media but there are tens of thousands of people already using this concept because it’s so easy to use and the return of investment is huge).

I decided to share with you a couple of paragraphs from “Backyard Liberty” and if you want to know more please use the following URL: backyardliberty.com

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7 Ways Preppers Can Cut Through Seed Catalog Confusion

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In most of the country, fall gardens have been put to sleep… there’s frost on the windows… the ground is too hard to work… and just when you’d almost forgotten about growing… a lightning bolt of color strikes your mailbox and ends up in your hands.

A seed catalog.

In it you find page after page of amazing vegetables from wild and exotic locations like Persia, France, Siberia and Idaho. The possibilities of gardening thaw your ice-encrusted mind and re-ignite the gardening passion in your snow-dimmed soul.

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All Your Solar Energy Questions Answered In This Piece

Even though they are more common, many people still want to learn about and understand solar energy. Find reliable experts who can help you, talk with other homeowners and use the Internet to do more research on solar energy. The following article will help you get a better understanding of what solar energy is really all about.

You can determine the efficiency of your solar panels by their density. Panels featuring higher levels of density typically cost more, but their expense is worthwhile, as you will have greater energy production ability. Compare a variety of panel densities prior to making a purchase decision.

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Helping You Get A Better Understanding About Solar Energy With These Simple Tips

There is no doubt that solar energy is good for the environment. The sun is a natural and perpetual source of energy. Solar power is very appealing for many reasons, such as saving money and the impact on our planet. Use the tips in this article to decide on an investment.

You do not have to cover your roof with solar panels in order to use solar energy. At the very least, you can replace your outdoor light fixtures with solar light sources. During the daytime, they will charge. At night, they will light up from the power they have stored.

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