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Lessons We’re Learning Along the Way

Since our move, we have been facing several challenges learning how best to set ourselves up on our mini homestead. In addition to the obstacles of caring for a disabled husband and elderly parent, my son has had to now deal with his mama being out of commission with shoulder surgery. Although surgery went well, it means several months of

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The Path Less Traveled

Many folks have been silent lately within the prepper online communities, myself included. There are a multitude of reasons for this and most of them are applicable at one time or another to most of us. However I am going to be brutally honest today about some of the reasons I have been silent in hopes that maybe some of

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10 Uses For Wood Ash

10 Uses For Wood Ash

I found this article at norcalsurvival.com. Good info! 10 Uses For Wood Ash 1. De-skunk pets. A handful rubbed on Fido’s coat neutralizes the lingering odor. 2. Hide stains on paving. By sprinkling ash directly on the spot. 3. Enrich ...

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Work Work Work – In Other Words, No Fun at the Homestead

        One of the things no one talks about is how much work it is to be self-sustaining. Maybe that’s because somewhere along the way we have lost our work ethic. Or maybe it is because this new life style … Continue reading

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Work Work Work – In Other Words, No Fun at the Homestead

Work Work Work – In Other Words, No Fun at the Homestead - Space Coast Preppers

        One of the things no one talks about is how much work it is to be self-sustaining. Maybe that’s because somewhere along the way we have lost our work ethic. Or maybe it is because this new life style ...

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Brevard Botanical Garden- “Be Healthy, Grow Your Own: Vegetable Gardening in Florida”

Be Healthy, Grow Your Own: Vegetable Gardening in Florida

Events Be Healthy, Grow Your Own: Vegetable Gardening in Florida Deadline to Register: August 2, 2013 Class Dates: September 11 – December 11, 2013 Growing vegetables in Florida can be tricky, but with a little know-how and experience, you could ...

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20% Off Sale on Seeds at My Patriot Supply.com

I am a big fan of MyPatriotSupply.com, and right now they are running a 20% off Sale on all seed packets that I thought I should let you know about.  The sale ends on 7/29/13.  I picked up one of ...

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Survival Garden Food

Survival Garden Food - Space Coast Preppers.com

  Grow Your Own Food To Rely Less On ‘The System’ Growing your own food is the absolute single best way to begin to liberate yourself from the system, to help you be prepared to survive hard times, to be ...

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Garden and Lawn Safety Tips

Garden and Lawn Safety Tips - Space Coast Preppers.com

If you are an inveterate gardener or someone who simply likes to dabble with growing tomatoes or roses, you must take care to make sure that safety comes first when working outside.  The United States Consumer Product and Safety Commission ...

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Aquaponics: A Sustainable Food Production System

Aquaponics: A Sustainable Food Production System - Space Coast Preppers

Aquaponics: A Sustainable Food Production System Aquaponics is a cyclical, sustainable, food production system that marries the raising of aquatic animals (aquaculture) with the cultivation of plants in water (hydroponics). The result is a symbiotic relationship that benefits all organisms involved ...

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