Category: How To

Planting for Calories

Based on calories per unit area: For individual gardens: Bonus options: Remember, “most calories” doesn’t necessarily mean the best choice. Consider factors like climate, available space, nutritional balance, and personal preferences when selecting plants for your calorie needs. For a more specific recommendation, tell me more about your situation: Growing a bountiful harvest of potatoes […]

Secure Water for Disaster

Storing, Purifying, and Cleaning Water During a Disaster In the face of a disaster, access to clean water becomes an immediate and critical need. Whether it’s a hurricane flooding streets, an earthquake disrupting infrastructure, or even a power outage affecting treatment facilities, the ability to secure safe drinking water can mean the difference between survival […]

Starting a Hydroponic Garden at Home

Hydroponics, the art of growing plants without soil, might sound intimidating, but it’s a surprisingly accessible and rewarding way to cultivate a thriving indoor garden. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or a curious newbie, this guide will equip you with the knowledge and steps to embark on your hydroponic journey. Step 1: Choose Your Hydroponic […]

How to Can and Preserve your Garden Bounty

Canning and Preserving Your Garden Bounty: A Comprehensive Manual for Home Preservation Welcome to the delightful world of home preservation! Canning and preserving your garden’s bounty isn’t just a way to stretch your harvest’s lifespan, it’s a rewarding ritual that connects you to the land and nourishes you throughout the year. This manual aims to […]