Listen to my May 18, 2018 interview on WSMN 1590 AM with Karen Testerman and Lynn Briggs!
A basement aquaponics system can provide your family with year-round food security. This video describes what an aquaponics system is and gives you a tour of the two systems I built in my basement. Because I live in a northern state, having an indoor garden enables me to grow fish and vegetables even in the dead of winter!
Prepping on a budget – raised gardens. We bought a house with 18 raised gardens. In this DIY video series, we will restore them to their former glory. Be sure to watch both of our videos below!
Video Part 1
Video Part 2
After a one year hiatus, I am back and making new videos. I’m starting over on my preps. (It is not the end of the world if you lose your preps for the end of the world…)
I’m remarried to an apprentice prepper (@peaceofsand). We recently bought a house and are beginning our journey into preparedness together. We want to share our experience with you.
The house had 17 raised garden beds (I say 18 from time to time because there will be 18 when I’m done). They were in disrepair and as one of my first projects, I wanted to repair them. While this is a long term project, I wanted to get enough done this spring to enable me to get at least some crops in the ground this year. This project is in conjunction with my heirloom seed project. (Video coming soon!)
Next year, I should have everything up and running. For normal times, I want to be able to produce a lot of food. Should S ever HTF, I would be able to ramp up the production substantially and would already have everything I need on hand – seed included.
Thanks for watching our videos and please share them with others you know.
Oregon State University Extension Service: Raised bed lumber, pressure treated safe?
University of Missouri Extension: Raised-Bed Gardening
Penn State Extension: Environmental Soil Issues: Garden Use of Treated Lumber