Plants Basics and Medicinal Treatment!

Plants Basics and Medicinal Treatment!
Jordan “A Family Affair” Audio player provided!

Plants Basics and Medicinal TreatmentEver spent your entire day outside, maybe you went on a hike, or even just doing some yard work. Then all of a sudden you have an awful rash and itchiness, or known someone who has.

Good chance you got into to some of the dreaded poison ivy. Do you know exactly which plants are poison ivy, oak or sumac? How do you know that you didn’t just misidentify the wrong plant. Read more “Plants Basics and Medicinal Treatment!”

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrssFacebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrss
Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblrFacebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblr

Early Spring Foraging with Cat the Herbal Prepper!

Early Spring Foraging
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player below!

Early Spring ForagingThis episode on Herbal Prepper Live, we’re talking about early spring foraging. It may not feel it outside yet, but spring is just around the corner. Soon, there will be the first green shoots and tender new roots which will be ready for the picking.

Wild Food and Medicine Read more “Early Spring Foraging with Cat the Herbal Prepper!”

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrssFacebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrss
Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblrFacebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblr

A Rose by any other name?

A Rose by any other name?
Host: Lynna… “A Preppers Path” Audio player provided!

A Rose by any other name?In our busy world we often overlook what is right in front of us. In our quest to make things easier and better than, we forget that man still has yet to improve on Mother Nature. The rose for many has been relegated to the florist shop and perhaps something to be enjoyed in a garden or used as a symbolic gesture of love or friendship or maybe even I am sorry. What many have forgotten is the real value this beauty holds for us beyond a sweet aroma and vibrant color. Read more “A Rose by any other name?”

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrssFacebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrss
Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblrFacebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblr

Fertilizers, feeding your plants!

Fertilizers, feeding your plants!
Bobby “MHP Gardener” Audio in player below!

Fertilizers, feeding your plants!Before you plant a seed or seedling, you need to apply some fertilizer to the soil or container. What kind and how much depends on what you’re growing, and your particular style of growing. So it’s important to have a good understanding of the nutrient needs of the specific plants. Whether you’re organic, or just a conventional gardener, there Read more “Fertilizers, feeding your plants!”

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrssFacebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrss
Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblrFacebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblr

How to Make Herbal Tinctures!

How to Make Herbal Tinctures
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live

TincturesJoin me this Mother’s Day, 5/8/16, as I demystify the process of how to make herbal tinctures. Tincture-making is one of the most important herbal skills you need to have under your belt. Herbal tinctures, also called herbal extracts, provide a thorough extraction of the therapeutic properties of plants. They preserve the potency of herbal medicine for multiple years, and Read more “How to Make Herbal Tinctures!”

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrssFacebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrss
Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblrFacebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblr

Plants vs. Pests!

Plants vs. Pests
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live

Plants vs. PestsLearn how to use plants to repel venomous and disease-bearing pests, such as mosquitoes, ticks, fleas and spiders. These creepy-crawly, biting bugs, can mean anything from a minor itch to death. And while there are a number of natural remedies for many kinds of bug bites, it would be even better not to get bit in the first place. Read more “Plants vs. Pests!”

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrssFacebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrss
Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblrFacebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblr

Plants For A Healthier Home!


More Greens Indoors— Plants For A Healthier Home!

PlantsWhile environmentalists, and people in general are concerned over the deteriorating effects of air pollution on the health of people and other living beings. Despite all the alarming facts about the adverse effects of air pollution, we are somehow living in a perpetual state of denial. What’s worse is the fact that people Read more “Plants For A Healthier Home!”

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrssFacebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrss
Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblrFacebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblr

High production gardening!

High production gardening!
Brett Bauma “Makers on Acres

High productionOn this episode of the Makers on Acres Tech, Build and Grow show, Brett will be talking about high production gardening.

Many of us throughout the year always dream of a lush beautiful Read more “High production gardening!”

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrssFacebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrss
Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblrFacebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblr

Automated Greenhouses!

Automated Greenhouses!
Brett Bauma “Makers On Acres

GreenhousesOn this broadcast of Makers On Acres Technology, Build, and Grow Show we discuss automated greenhouses and how we can take a simple idea of sheltering plants, and turn it into a year around food producing machine.
Bringing in small technologies like the Arduino micro controllers and other sensors, we can advance our control Read more “Automated Greenhouses!”

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrssFacebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrss
Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblrFacebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblr

Building the Herbal First Aid Kit!

How To Build An Herbal First Aid Kit
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live

How To Build An Herbal First Aid KitA prepper’s first aid kit is a basic kit that’s often found in a bug out bag or stashed in the car. There may be a larger kit in the house. Sure, you can build a quality kit with a visit to your local pharmacy. But, what if that local pharmacy weren’t there? If we have had a societal collapse, and you run out of your bottle of ibuprofen, clotting agent, or tube of triple antibiotic ointment after just the first month, how will you resupply when there is no pharmacy? Read more “Building the Herbal First Aid Kit!”

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrssFacebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrss
Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblrFacebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblr

Foraging and Planting Wild Food!

Foraging and Planting Wild Food!
Host: Sam Coffman “The Human Path”

ForagingWould you like to learn some high-calorie and high-nutrition value plants you can plant in your own yard so that they can grow in a semi-wild environment?

Join Sam Coffman and Mark Vorderbruggen (Meriwether) in tonight’s podcast as they discuss wild foods that have enough nutritional value to sustain you during times when there may not be any other source of food, or at any time that you wish to eat a more nutritionally dense diet. Read more “Foraging and Planting Wild Food!”

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrssFacebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrss
Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblrFacebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblr

Vertical Gardening & Garden Dye!

Vertical Gardening & Garden Dye!
Host: Mike Podlesny “Mike The Gardener Show

vertical gardeningIn this week’s episode, Mike talks with Chris McLaughlin author of the book Vertical Vegetable Gardening and A Garden to Dye For.

In the first segment Mike & Chris talk about how you can save money, time and space using vertical gardening techniques. In the second segment Chris gives an in depth discussion on growing plants in your own yard that you can use as natural dyes for your spinning projects, Easter eggs and much more. Read more “Vertical Gardening & Garden Dye!”

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrssFacebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrss
Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblrFacebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblr

Livestock integration!

Livestock integration!
Host: Nick & Don “We Grow Ours

Livestock cowThis week on the We Grow Ours show Nick and Don will be covering the much anticipated topic of “livestock integration.” The principle is simple, the process isn’t always so. One look at nature and you’ll see there are not any rows of corn, wheat or other mono crops. There are no segregated areas for each individual animal species.

Nature is a flowing self-regulating organism. Yes it is made of multiple animals and plants, and yes they have their conflicts, but as a whole, the system set in place works. Livestock integration is our way of trying to copy an existing system. The goal is to have a system that uses very little in-put to produce a LOT of food. It’s kind of a solar powered food producer!! Read more “Livestock integration!”

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrssFacebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinrss
Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblrFacebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedintumblr