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How to Make Elderberry Syrup

How to Make Elderberry Syrup

Elderberry syrup has long been praised by scientists and herbalists as being very beneficial to the body. Here’s how to make it.

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How to Read Food Expiration Date Codes

How to Read Food Expiration Date Codes

Although most expiration date codes on food are easy to read, some of them can be confusing. Here’s how to read them.

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Kudzu: The Little-Known Survival Food

Kudzu: The Little-Known Survival Food

Kudzu has earned a bad reputation, but it has some impressive benefits, as well. It can be used for food, medicine, clothing, and more.

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How To Plant A Fruit Tree

How to Plant a Fruit Tree

You may think planting a fruit tree is as simple as digging a hole, dropping a seed in, and covering it, but there’s more to it than that.

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Beekeeping for Beginners: How To Set Up A Beehive

Beekeeping for Beginners: How To Set Up A Beehive

Keeping bees to pollinate your garden and apothecary crops is just one of the important reasons to add beekeeping to your prepping routine.

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101 Homestead Uses for Baking Soda

101 Homestead Uses for Baking Soda

Baking soda is one of the most versatile and economic supplies you can have on hand. Here are 101 homestead uses for baking soda.

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How Pioneers Made Bread With No Yeast

How Pioneers Made Bread With No Yeast

What if you want to bake some bread but don’t have any yeast? As this video shows, you can easily make bread without yeast.

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The Miracle of Chamomile and How It Can Improve Your Health

The Miracle of Chamomile and How it Can Improve Your Health

Like other healing plants, chamomile has several health benefits that make it a valuable addition to your garden and medicine cabinet.

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11 Household Items To Stockpile In Case of Shortages

11 Household Items To Stockpile In Case of Shortages

There are many household items to stockpile in case of shortages. Make these purchases now so you’ll have them when you need them.

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How To Tie The Farmer’s Loop

There’s one knot, in particular, that is really useful. It’s called the farmer’s loop, and it’s a way to add a loop to the middle of a rope. 

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17 Medicinal Herbs That Grow In The Shade

17 Medicinal Herbs That Grow In The Shade

Even if you have a very shady space, you can still grow lots of herbs with medicinal benefits. There are many herbs that grow well in shade.

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9 All-Natural Cold & Flu Remedies

The following all-natural remedies don’t just treat colds and flus. They’re also extremely good for preventive care.

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How To Build And Sustain A Fire In The Rain

How To Build And Sustain A Fire In The Rain

Building and sustaining a fire is one of the most valuable survival skills, but it can be challenging. Here’s how to do it.

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20 Winter Survival Supplies To Get Right Now

20 Winter Survival Supplies To Get Right Now

Preparation is the key to winter survival. Here are 20 supplies you need to have to ride out a storm or power outage this winter.

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10 Plants You Should NOT Grow In Your Yard

10 Plants You Should NOT Grow In Your Yard

There are a few plants you should not grow in your yard if you want to keep the rest of the yard healthy. Avoid these 10 plants.

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DIY Automatic Chicken Feeder from a Five-Gallon Bucket

DIY Automatic Chicken Feeder from Five-Gallon Bucket

A DIY automatic chicken feeder saves you time and keeps your chickens happy. You’ll need a five-gallon bucket and some other supplies.

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