Tag: seeds

Gardening for Preppers and Survivalist

Gardening for Preppers and Survivalist Forrest & Kyle “The Prepping Academy” Audio in player below! The “The Prepping Academy” and talking all things gardening. There’s not a single good reason anyone could give for not building a seed bank. In the eventuality of a grid down scenario, or even unemployment, a seed bank could be life saving.

PREPPER SUPPLIES: Growing Your Own Food

PREPPER SUPPLIES: Growing Your Own Food Bobby Akart “Prepping For Tomorrow” Audio in player below! The process of gardening is the result of more than tilling, planting,  weeding and harvesting. It is also the result of preparedness to overcome challenges such as location, pests and other unforeseen complications like unusual weather. Imagine the pressure a prepper will …

Grow Epic Tomatoes!

Grow Epic Tomatoes! Karen Lynn “Lil Suburban Homestead” Karen Lynn a professed “tomato” addict once titled herself the “Tomato Queen” on the boards at various homesteading sites but realized she could grow a prolific amount of tomatoes but has always felt like she could do more if she had more tomato knowledge. 

Homesteading & Self Sufficiency!

Homesteading & Self Sufficiency Karen Lynn “Lil’ Suburban Homestead” This week Karen Lynn’s guest  is Tessa Zundel blog owner of Homestead Lady is coming on the show to talk all things homesteading with Karen Lynn.  Karen Lynn had to push back her show from the original date and she can’t wait!  Tessa and Karen Lynn …

Seeds and Prepping Plans!

Seeds and Prepping Plans, two great shows for tonight from our Saturday hosts “The Prepared Canadian” and “The Road Less Traveled”! Seeds, what’s the difference? Now that the snow is gone, or almost ,our thoughts will be turning outdoors. More specifically to the gardens. There is no shortage of skills to learn or knowledge to …

Animals and seeds are IMPORTANT to us all!

The Homestead Honey Hour with TheMrsVolfie! “show audio attached” Recently it has come to my attention that a new law proposed by the European Commission would make it illegal to “grow, reproduce or trade” any vegetable seeds that have not been “tested, approved and accepted” by a new EU bureaucracy named the “EU Plant Variety …

Gardening thoughts turning to seeds.

With gardening season right around the corner, many of our thoughts turn to seeds.  Within a few short weeks, many of us will be starting our plants indoors and a lot of questions about seed types come to mind.  What’s the difference between heirloom and open pollinated?  What’s wrong with planting hybrid seeds?  Do I …

The Seeds We Sow Everyday! Not the ones you’re thinking of.

During the last 3 broadcasts of “Preparing To Provide”, we’ve been discussing seeds, primarily vegetable seeds. But as important as seeds are for growing food, there are some seeds that I feel are much more important. So as we prepare for Christmas, I’d like to talk about the seeds that we sow each day by …

Selecting the most productive varieties for your garden depending on where you live!

Over the past month on “Preparing to Provide” we’ve discussed the different “types” of seeds…. Open Pollinated,  Heirloom, and Hybrid. Now it’s time to find those specific “varieties” that will do well in your area. From Florida to Ontario, from Texas to Oregon…. growing conditions vary greatly from one location to another. So it makes …

Understanding Vegetable Seeds!

You want to grow your own vegetables, but you’re unsure of what seeds to buy. With so many seed catalogs and online options to choose from, it’s not always easy to make the right choices.  Open pollinated, heirloom, hybrid… and even GMO. What are the differences? What type should you buy if you want to …