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Hunting Skills for Preppers

June 9, 2015 Rourke 6

by SP Many preppers invest a lot of time and money into food storage.   I have seen and read many instances where some folks have been able to accumulate as much as 50,000 pounds of […]

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Creating a raised bed garden

May 26, 2015 Rourke 7

Rourke: This post originally appeared HERE on ModernSurvivalOnline.com.   I recently made a second raised bed garden to add to my fruit and vegetable growing capabilities. Living in a typical suburban neighborhood my space is […]

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Are you saving seeds?

April 10, 2015 Rourke 4

We spend tons of money on guns, ammunition, knives, backpacks and all kinds of things labeled “tactical” – but what about seeds? Many of us that prepare for “bad times” ahead consider gardening an integral […]

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Survival Gardening: Squash and Zucchini

April 8, 2015 Rourke 2

This post was previously published HERE on ModernSurvivalOnline. Spring is fast approaching and many will start gardens for the very first time. Wanna have guaranteed (well…..almost) success? Over the years I have found it incredibly easy to grow both zucchini […]

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Video of the Week: Chicken Coop Ideas

July 2, 2014 Rourke 0

YouTube is an absolutely incredible source of information on almost anything you can think of. Every week we feature a new video related to a variety of topics such as firearms, first aid, gardening, security, […]

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Are you saving seeds?

June 20, 2014 Rourke 7

We spend tons of money on guns, ammunition, knives, backpacks and all kinds of things labeled “tactical” – but what about seeds? Many of us that prepare for “bad times” ahead consider gardening an integral […]

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Raspberries – A Primer

June 12, 2014 Rourke 1

The following post was originally published at SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com. It can be seen in its original form HERE.   By Bev When I was a little girl a yearly ritual was when my Mother took us […]

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…..On keeping chickens

May 12, 2014 Rourke 11

  Raising poultry is new to me. I remembered many older skills from my parents day and refined what I recalled from them. Keeping chickens was not one of those things. The only reason I […]

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GOATS FOR THE LONG HAUL

January 12, 2014 Rourke 11

The following post was originally published in 2012 on ModernSurvivalOnline. It can be seen in its original format HERE. This is another examples of some of the best articles published over the past few years […]

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“Marmot Farm” – Humor by Shirley Swift – June 2013

June 20, 2013 Rourke 4

The following is another entry into the ModernSurvivalOnline Preparedness Guest Post Contest running through the end of July. Prizes include: First Place winner will receive – The Power Pot V Thermoelecric Generator from Directive21.com, a Deadwood Cook Stove from Deadwood Stove Company, a Paladin Go […]

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Starting a seed bank…….

January 15, 2013 Rourke 15

Gardening is one of my hobbies. For the past 9 years I have continued to garden….learning and making mistakes. I look at gardening as one of those skills and abilities that go right along with preparedness. Supplementing […]