Hybrid vs. Non-Hybrid Garden Seeds

By: net_efekt

by Jerry Greenfield A lot of conversation has been going on about non hybrid seeds versus hybrid seeds lately , so I thought I would delve into this debate a bit more. Obviously, everything I have to say is based on my own experiences and my own conclusions, but there are definitely some serious scientific […]

Safe Survival Canning


This is a guest post by Bonnie of Opportunity Farm Eastern WA As a long-time Master Food Preserver, I applaud the recent interest in canning for long-term survival. However, I am appalled at the recklessness of those who think that anything that is commercially canned can be safely canned at home. People who post instructions […]

It’s a Sad Day

As you know my girlfriends father has battled cancer for the past several months – this afternoon he lost that battle. He is now at rest and will have to suffer no more. He was a good man and will be missed by many – God rest his soul. Thank you all for your prayers.

Information For a Crisis

This is a Guest Post by Michael – find out how you can guest post here. I have been having a bout of Internet connection trouble lately, which has really slowed down my surfing and my rapid access to information. Normally, this problem is more annoying than anything else, but it got me to thinking […]

What Did You Do To Prep This Week

Before we start today, I would like to send a big thank you to Tomthetinker for his donation – when I checked my paypal account, I was shocked at the amount he had sent. His was the largest single donation, I’ve ever received in support of the blog. Thank you, so very much, you are […]

Show Me The Money


Guest Post by Jim Murphy MD has posted articles on debt and self-reliance, in the past. Highway to Self Reliance and Get Out of Debt Once and for All, just to name a couple. For things to really sink in, I am the kind of person who benefits from having details presented to me in […]

Preparing for Power Blackouts – Plan Ahead and You Can Weather Any Storm

According to dallasnews.com cold has crippled 50 power plants, triggering blackouts for thousands across the Dallas-Fort area. Power outages are nothing new and thousands of homes are without power every year in the U.S. most for only a few hours, but some for days or even weeks – would you be prepared if the power stayed […]

PrepareWise Food Storage – Giveaway

Want free freeze-dried food and survival gear? Let PrepareWise give it to you! Details here.  Also Paladin Press is offering 40% off everything through Feb 7 2011. Don’t forget to mention The Survivalist Blog dot Net when you place an order. Thank you.

How to Make and Use Spruce Pitch Salve


Guest post by Jenny Lamb of The Last Frontier Blog It’s easy to make spruce pitch salve and oil. There are no pine trees in our area, but if that’s what you have, then you can substitute it for spruce, and make Pine Salve. Spruce pitch (and pine) has many wonderful uses, and is one […]

I Need Your Help

writers block

Writer’s block it happens to every blogger, but it’s still a pain in the butt. But don’t worry, it never lasts more than a day or two before ideas start materializing in my brain and then onto the computer. To help me break through the block, I’d like for you to email me with any ideas for […]