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.
To people who prepare, live green, and want to recycle and reuse, pallets and buckets are as good as gold. There are literally hundreds of uses for them and in many cases they can be gotten for free! For information on use and locating them continue reading at the link below
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
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
Here’s How to Throw A Combat Knife With No Spin So It Sticks Every Time
Photo from BUDK Blog a Guide to Throwing Knives
A lot of practice and the right method can make you a pretty good throw in no time. It could be a useful skill in a SHTF scenario or if defending yourself against an animal you have come up against in the wild. Never mind that it is just plain fun! For tips see the Good Survivalist article below