Category Archives: self sufficency

How To Build a No Dig Garden

How To Build a No Dig Garden

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If you have poor soil or very hard clay soil the no dig garden is for you. If this is your first year growing vegetables this is also a great option to save you time and effort in digging it out.

You can build this type of garden on a slope too, you just have to add terraces (like a raised bed) to stop the contents falling away. I made a few of these a few years ago and they produced a great crop.

How To Build a No Dig Garden

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The Poor Man’s Guide To Survival Gear

The Poor Man’s Guide To Survival Gear

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Economic hard times have hit the majority of the population in the majority of the world. How do we prepare for tomorrow while still having a life today? The article below gives you a starting point

The Poor Man’s Guide To Survival Gear

How To Build A Micro Generator For Around $90

How To Build A Micro Generator For Around $90

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This easy Micro Generator project could come in very useful for camping and if the power goes out. It is small enough that it won’t get in the way and powerful enough to run a household .light bulb. If you can salvage or re-use some materials you could make this project even cheaper… maybe free if you have all of the materials listed.

How To Build A Micro Generator For Around $90

How To Build A Box Rabbit Trap

Whether you are homesteading or off the grid or just need to file the information under good to know if times get real tight knowing how to trap dinner is an important skill. To see how to build a box trap continuing reading at the link below

How To Build A Box Rabbit Trap

DIY Water Heater

DIY Water Heater

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Have hot water when off the grid, camping, or a long term scenario without running water. I am always in awe of those who are able to take a bit of this and a bit of that and put together something extremely useful. To see the full project continue reading from the Instructables at the link below

DIY Water Heater

DIY Heavy-Duty Rocket Stove

DIY Heavy-Duty Rocket Stove

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Everyone should have a rocket stove either purchased or DIY. Nothing works quite as well as a rocket stove for cooking and heating without power. They produce a lot of heat with very little fuel and tend to produce less smoke than do other wood burning devices. This particular design is perfect for a quaint setting in your garden or patio area for the complete instructions continue reading at the link below

DIY Heavy-Duty Rocket Stove