11/15/2018 / By Zoey Sky

Herbs can do more than boost the flavor of your dishes. Preppers know that various herbs deserve a place in


11/14/2018 / By Zoey Sky

Aside from being full of flavor, spices also offer various health benefits. Grow some or all of the medicinal spices


11/14/2018 / By Michelle Simmons

The fig tree is one of the earliest plants that humans learned to cultivate. It’s easy to see why —


11/14/2018 / By Edsel Cook

The availability of water can make or break your homestead. An article in New Life On A Homestead covered the


11/13/2018 / By Janine Acero

A study published in the journal Biological Agriculture & Horticulture assessed soil nitrogen oxidation through field incubation, and analyzed the rate of nitrogen


11/13/2018 / By Janine Acero

Come to any local gardening center and you may see rows and rows of plant- and animal-based fertilizers that boast


11/13/2018 / By Edsel Cook

The pathogenic soil fungus Verticillium dahliae has caused significant economic losses to farmers who grow spinach and lettuce in California.


11/13/2018 / By Zoey Sky

Bites from various bugs and insects can cause severe itching, skin irritation, or diseases. But if you want to avoid


11/13/2018 / By Zoey Sky

Weeds are a home gardener’s nightmare. There are many ways to eliminate pesky weeds, from old-school hand-pulling to using herbicides,


11/12/2018 / By Ellaine Castillo

Grain is one of the most common food groups, but unlike fruits and vegetables, it is rarely a part of


11/08/2018 / By Edsel Cook

Knowing how to make your own organic fertilizer is a staple skill of any homesteader. An article in New Life On


11/07/2018 / By Zoey Sky

Foraging is a useful skill to have because it can help you identify wild edibles. It’s even more valuable when SHTF because


11/07/2018 / By RJ Jhonson

The vertical farming system, a relatively new method of planting crops, is proving that it’s not always where, but also


11/06/2018 / By Janine Acero

Growing your own food is an essential skill when living off-grid, building your own homestead, or even when bugging out. In


11/06/2018 / By Ralph Flores

Most people know that chocolates come from the cocoa tree; however, only the seeds of the tree are used, with


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