This Man Tests 7 Unique Ways To Grow Potatoes. Here’s What Works Best

 

7 ways to grow potatoes

Growing potatoes just got easy, this helpful guide shows you 7 methods for growing potatoes with the associated pro’s and con’s. Whether you have budget or space constraints, this clever list with photos, will help you choose the right method for you.

From wood boxes and wire cylinders to more traditional methods like hilled rows and straw mulch. There is a method here to suit everyone!

Head over to Rodalesorganiclife.com for the complete list!

This Man Tests 7 Unique Ways To Grow Potatoes…

DIY Chicken Sweaters To Keep Them Warm Over Winter

DIY Chicken Sweaters To Keep Them Warm Over Winter

It’s important to keep your chickens warm in the Winter months to make sure they are healthy enough to start producing eggs once the weather becomes a little milder.

This wonderful DIY over Hencam.co.uk details the whole process, so anyone can make these super cute sweaters – you don’t have to a master knitter!

All you need is some colorful yarn and few other materials, to find out how to make them, head over to hencam.co.uk now!

DIY Chicken Sweaters To Keep Them Warm Over Winter

21 Tips For Quitting Your Job, Going Off Grid and Living The Dream

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Everyone dreams of living a stress-free life at some point in their life, but what keeps you from realizing this dream? Maybe you just need a little push to make this dream a reality, and perhaps this list is just the incentive that you need.

Maybe you want to be your own boss and make your own rules? Maybe you just want to get in touch with nature and keep your carbon footprint to a minimum? Whatever your reasons may be, check out these reasons over at Natural Living Ideas!

21 Tips For Quitting Your Job, Going Off Grid and Living The Dream

How To Make Polar Bear Tubes To Keep Your Cooler Cool Without Drowning Items In Melting Ice

Keep cooler items cold and fresh with these great little Polar Bear Tubes. These are a great way to avoid the waste of melting ice and help to keep your items dry, instead of sitting in the bottom of the cooler in a puddle of water.

With easy to follow instructions on how to construct these and a completely customizable size to fit in any cooler, you’ll be make these left and right!

Head over to Shelton Product for the complete instructions…

How To Make Polar Bear Tubes

How To Make Your Own Penny Can Stove

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This ingenious little cookstove can be easily created using a penny and an empty soda can. It’s easily portable and great for hikers and campers.

Check out the tutorial at DIY Cozy Home!

Penny Can Stove Tutorial

12 Survival Hacks Using Just Leaves

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If you ever find yourself stranded in the wilderness without your gear, there are a ton of ways for you to utilize leaves to aid in your survival.

Check out 12 ways to use leaves during a survival situation at Willow Haven Outdoor.

12 Survival Hacks Using Just Leaves

19 Wild Edibles You Can Find In The City

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You might be surprised to find that there are a lot of wild food sources in our cities that you can take advantage of if you ever need to. Just be sure that you know exactly what you’ve picked before you eat it!

For an extensive rundown of nearly 20 edible plants you can find easily in the city, check out Urban Survival!

19 Wild Edibles You Can Find In The City

How To Control An Outdoor Fly Problem So You Can Enjoy Your Garden In Peace

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Flies can be a huge pest. They zip and zoom around your face, and land on your arms while you try to take in the beauty of the garden you worked so hard to nurse.

But Living Off-Grid has created an article to stop those flies once and for all! This great trick only has three ingredients, and it will have flies swarming all around it. They’ll be so busy with this great trick, they won’t be anywhere near you! If the flies are bothering you, head over to Living Off-Grid to make your own flytrap!

Outdoor fly problem…old method for reducing flies.

13 Cold Weather Camping Hacks

13 Cold Weather Camping Hacks

There’s nothing worse than being cold and when you’re camping the icy weather can be a great source of discomfort and a real test of your limits. Don’t let that put you off though because camping in Winter time has heaps of benefits – including more space, cheaper fees and fewer campers – so you just need to find a way to keep warm and make it an enjoyable experience.

That’s where these tips will come in handy! With a bit of preparation and some helpful knowledge, you’ll soon find that you actually prefer camping in cold weather!

Check out all 13 hacks over at survivallife.com here…

13 Cold Weather Camping Hacks

Vehicle Emergency Kit: 17 Items Everyone Should Have In Their Car This Winter

Vehicle Emergency Kit: 17 Items Everyone Should Have In Their Car This Winter

When it comes to an emergency situation most people are prone to thinking that it will never happen to them…but what if it does?

Preparing an emergency kit to keep in your car only takes a matter of moments but, if your car breaks down, it could mean the difference between surviving the icy temperatures or facing the cold with nothing!

A few top picks from the list include:

  • Fleece blanket – This will effectively trap heat and maintain your body temperature
  • Portable, high protein food – Protein bars will keep you nourished and are portable enough to carry with you should you have to vacate the vehicle
  • Portable shovel – Useful for digging a car out of deep snow.

To see the full list of all 17 items, head over to knowledgeweighsnothing.com…

17 Items You Need In Your Vehicle Emergency Kit

Rather than compile your own kit – would you like a ready made version? This 65 piece Winter Severe Weather Travel Kit contains everything you need – including a folding shovel, 3-piece fleece set, strobe light, first aid kit, emergency car care guide and much more. Get it from this page on Amazon.