Category Archive: Self Sufficiency

Herbal Medicines You’ll Need When Doctors Disappear

Herbal Medicines You’ll Need When Doctors Disappear   Preparing for a disaster — any type of disaster — involves taking a long, hard look at both the current and possible future medical needs of the family. Growing your own pharmacy can be accomplished regardless of where you live and is well worth the effort involved to …

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How To Build an Earth-Sheltered Greenhouse

How To Build an Earth-Sheltered Greenhouse First developed over 20 years ago for the cold mountainous regions of South America, this method allows growers to maintain a productive garden year-round, even in the coldest of climates. Walipini and other pit-style greenhouses are effective nearly everywhere. In fact, many of the early designs for these greenhouses …

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How To Make Activated Charcoal

How To Make Activated Charcoal ” Activated charcoal has so many applications. It often used by emergency personnel to treat acute poisoning, and is great for absorbing toxins. I’ve used to to treat everything from the stomach flu to a brown recluse spider bite. I’ve even read that it can stop an anaphylactic reaction from …

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20 Things You Can Use Twice Before Tossing

20 Things You Can Use Twice Before Tossing Although you probably wouldn’t, you could easily find out what a household has been using and getting rid of by a simple peek at their trash bins. More often than not we toss old coffee grounds, uneaten food products, un-recyclable bottles and cans – and the list …

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Homemade Hay Feeder

Homemade Hay Feeder ” We’ve found that this style of DIY hay feeder has wide enough spaces between the slats to work for any animal whether it’s a goat, sheep, llama, alpaca, horse, or cow.” Caring for any animal can be very rewarding although a bit painful on the budget. That’s why we are sharing this …

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