Creating a raised bed garden

May 26, 2015 Rourke 7

Rourke: This post originally appeared HERE on   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 […]

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 […]

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: Solar Powered Rototiller

April 8, 2015 Rourke 2

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, food […]

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April 7, 2015 Rourke 0

The following post was published a little over 2 years ago over at and I thought it was deserving of another look here. Gardening is one of the most underrated skills as well as preps in […]

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Pull them suckers from the crotch….

April 7, 2015 Rourke 8

If you thought the title had anything to do with anything other than pruning tomatoes then your mind must be in the gutter. 😉 Removing “suckers from the crotch” is a pruning technique for tomato […]

VIDEO: Gardening and Survival

April 6, 2015 Rourke 1

Sootch does a great job explaining the necessity of gardening as a preparedness skill and activity.If you do not garden on a regular basis this is the perfect time to get started.     Happy […]