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Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 08-16-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Interesting. There is a valuable lesson to be...

Interesting. There is a valuable lesson to be learned from that story for preppers..... you’re probably not as prepared or as self sufficient as your ego and wallet make you believe you are. Not a...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 08-16-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Thanks for reading the blog and the encouragement...

Thanks for reading the blog and the encouragement Pond. The premise hasnít been able to draw much interest, even among the prep community. But Iím not overly skilled in using all the SEO and online...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 08-15-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 219,931
Posted By Velvet Elvis
I suspect they lost some traffic here because of...

I suspect they lost some traffic here because of those ads. I know I don't visit as often. Static ads I could understand, but these videos are far too distracting.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 08-14-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Velvet Elvis
No man is an island, and I donít pretend to be...

No man is an island, and I donít pretend to be otherwise. If we found ourselves faced with a long term grid down or grid compromised (more likely IMO) situation, the art of trading and bartering...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 08-14-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Have been meaning to write an article on my...

Have been meaning to write an article on my struggles with this. Have failed 3 times with carrots for different reasons. Probably wonít get to it as Iím thinking of shutting down the blog experiment.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 08-14-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Absolutely. Itís my goal to learn how to save /...

Absolutely. Itís my goal to learn how to save / propagate seed for everything I grow. Thatís prepper gardening 101 in my book. Iím running into issues with biennials such as carrots.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 08-14-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Velvet Elvis
https://growingfromscratch.com/about/ Two...

https://growingfromscratch.com/about/

Two Bits... This snippet from my blog's about page answers your question better

"..... if there were any major disruption. This dependence makes us all...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 08-14-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Velvet Elvis
No, you don't need a grid to grow food. But as a...

No, you don't need a grid to grow food. But as a prepper, it seems a false pretense to manage a garden that is heavily dependent on not only grid tied utility, but also the industrial system as a...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 08-10-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Survival Garden update: No power grid required

Where does the summer go? I haven’t had much time or focus on my blog for a few weeks, or even posting here. figured a quick video update would have to do. Anybody else gardening off grid without...
Forum: Religious Discussion 08-06-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 550
Posted By Velvet Elvis
That natures shows are interesting to a point....

That natures shows are interesting to a point. They inevitably undermine / discredit themselves though by pushing the man made global warming / climate change agenda. You can't hardly go 15-20...
Forum: Religious Discussion 08-03-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 894
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Do you consider yourself a Christian?

Do you consider yourself a Christian?
Forum: Religious Discussion 08-03-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 894
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Where is ďman made climate change destroys the...

Where is ďman made climate change destroys the worldĒ in end times scripture? This hysteria is the ashera pole of today.
Forum: Religious Discussion 08-02-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 894
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Agreed. Noah was God’s prominent model for...

Agreed. Noah was God’s prominent model for instructing Christians to exercise EP. The end times isn't an emergency in the same sense as floods, financial collapse, earthquakes etc. The hardships of...
Forum: Religious Discussion 08-01-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 894
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Yes, and this is the Religion sub forum of it....

Yes, and this is the Religion sub forum of it. The basic tenets of the Christian faith as found in scripture supersede certain aspects of survivalism, TEOTWAWKI in particular.
Forum: Religious Discussion 08-01-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 4,253
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Theyíre just broad categorizations. There are...

Theyíre just broad categorizations. There are plenty of non denominational Christians as well. We attend a Lutheran church, but I consider myself more nondenominational. If it werenít for the sake of...
Forum: Religious Discussion 08-01-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 894
Posted By Velvet Elvis
But thatís the point. To a person of faith, the...

But thatís the point. To a person of faith, the state of the planet shouldnít be a threat if God is in control and His word can be trusted.
Forum: Religious Discussion 07-30-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 894
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Theyíre still connected. The water is just...

Theyíre still connected. The water is just deeper. Things changing isnít the question.
Forum: Religious Discussion 07-30-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 894
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Because all Christians should be able to agree...

Because all Christians should be able to agree that God is in control
Forum: Religious Discussion 07-29-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 894
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Denying man made climate change / warming is...

Denying man made climate change / warming is worthless? How so?
Forum: Religious Discussion 07-29-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 894
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Yes, when some groups elevate animals to our...

Yes, when some groups elevate animals to our level, it confuses the matter. It’s like the environmental issues. Many in each left/right camp reach the same endpoint of stewardship, but from vastly...
Forum: Religious Discussion 07-29-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 894
Posted By Velvet Elvis
God or MM Global Warming

Christians should be united in their view of global warming. But Iím sure weíre not. A friend asked me recently on FB if I believed in it. My response was lengthy. So it turned into my latest blog...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-09-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Velvet Elvis
How cold are your average winter temps?

How cold are your average winter temps?
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-03-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Velvet Elvis
A dozen sounds good. If / when I can relocate...

A dozen sounds good. If / when I can relocate back to a rural life, many barrels plumbed in a series is a goal of mine
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-03-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 843
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Excellent find. I have a small brush / tree area...

Excellent find. I have a small brush / tree area on the back of my lot. Keep hoping some find their way into it.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-03-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Fortunately, my city has no such restrictions...

Fortunately, my city has no such restrictions currently.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-03-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Collecting Water Like A Metro Jethro

Yes, I'm probably too redneck for the city. I don't care...

This is how I currently collect rain water. Simple. And its how most would be doing it if the grid went down unexpectedly. Although...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-03-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1,378
Views: 75,386
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Seems like every time I check in on this thread,...

Seems like every time I check in on this thread, you've added another product. No doubt, more product variety is a good thing. Are you still doing the sausages and cheeses as well?
Forum: Religious Discussion 06-26-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1,107
Views: 32,588
Posted By Velvet Elvis
No way I'm slugging through this entire thread.....

No way I'm slugging through this entire thread.. so apologies if similar has already been posted.

This is the illustration that I like to use in terms of this topic.

An atheist is on a...
Forum: Religious Discussion 06-25-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,240
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Yes. I know of no scriptural reason offhand not...

Yes. I know of no scriptural reason offhand not to.
Forum: Religious Discussion 06-24-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 872
Posted By Velvet Elvis
I'm fairly certain there will be witnessing /...

I'm fairly certain there will be witnessing / minister work during the millennial reign at least. The scriptures don't tell us, but pure conjecture leads me to believe that it will be work that we...
Forum: Religious Discussion 06-24-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 872
Posted By Velvet Elvis
The current version, yes. There will be a new...

The current version, yes. There will be a new heaven, new earth, new Jerusalem. My understanding is that they will be largely be one in the same. Which strikes me as an interesting parallel to the...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-23-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 6,822
Posted By Velvet Elvis
It is easy to romanticize the simpler times and...

It is easy to romanticize the simpler times and slower ways of the past. I can't help it. This looks like a pretty enjoyable way of life to me.
I found a guy selling a horse drawn sickle mower...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-22-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 850
Posted By Velvet Elvis
The uses for dandelions such as coffee or wine...

The uses for dandelions such as coffee or wine making is one of those survival things that Iím always tempted to experiment with, but know that the million other things on my to do list will then not...
Forum: Religious Discussion 06-22-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Amen..... end of story

Amen..... end of story
Forum: Religious Discussion 06-22-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 872
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Yes, that is the general notion. And its also...

Yes, that is the general notion. And its also reflective of what I was referring to. We believers have this vague, ethereal concept of contentedness. Saying he fulfills all that we need..... even...
Forum: Religious Discussion 06-21-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 872
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Itís my light hearted way of tackling the deeper...

Itís my light hearted way of tackling the deeper musings I frequently ponder in regards to heaven, especially in regards to freewill versus a more ďcollectiveĒ type of existence.

It also touches...
Forum: Religious Discussion 06-21-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 872
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Potato Chips In Heaven

As I stood in my kitchen fighting the urge to completely binge on a family size bag of salt and vinegar potato chips, I dreamily thought ďI canít wait to die, so I can eat as many chips as I want...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-21-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,032
Posted By Velvet Elvis
My biggest gardening without gas project was...

My biggest gardening without gas project was adding another garden from scratch. Blogged about it here https://growingfromscratch.com/2019/05/08/adding-garden-space-in-a-grid-down-life/. It has a...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-18-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,032
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Don't mean to entirely dismiss tractors and stock...

Don't mean to entirely dismiss tractors and stock of fuel. No doubt, it makes for easier work if you can maintain it. Inevitably though, something is bound to break, and there would be little options...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-18-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Agree with others here. Famine takes more than...

Agree with others here. Famine takes more than one disrupted season. I do expect food prices to increase though.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-16-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,677
Posted By Velvet Elvis
:thumb: I have heard references to her...

:thumb:

I have heard references to her previously on some podcasts. Have yet to devote some time to listening to her in depth. Sounds interesting.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-16-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,677
Posted By Velvet Elvis
What?? You're retired and you don't have enough...

What?? You're retired and you don't have enough time for canning all your produce? :D:

I'm envious. Sounds like you have a great set up!
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-16-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,032
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Those are both excellent additions. I just about...

Those are both excellent additions. I just about bought a manual mower at a yard sale the other day, more for grid down lawn mowing :D: than weeding though. Regret that I didn't. Broad fork is good...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-16-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,032
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Sure it would be prudent. Stocking provisions is...

Sure it would be prudent. Stocking provisions is always a good idea. They will buy you time, but they will of course run out, break down, get stolen etc. My budget at the moment doesn't have room for...
Forum: Religious Discussion 06-15-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,562
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Not being able to love my enemies rather than...

Not being able to love my enemies rather than hate / murder them. I try and remind myself that Paul was just as vile before God knocked him off that horse, and so too the modern Sauls could yet see...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-14-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,032
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Yeah, you have mentioned the animal drawn...

Yeah, you have mentioned the animal drawn equipment before, and I think that’s really cool. Honestly, you’re the only prepper Ive heard of going to what many would consider those extremes. Post some...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-14-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,032
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Forgot to mention Linda, results and related...

Forgot to mention Linda, results and related articles are published at that link I posted for the blog
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-14-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,032
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Linda, people would attempt to resort to whatever...

Linda, people would attempt to resort to whatever method they thought they could make work. Many would probably turn to a Back To Eden approach much like the ag approach you described with the...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-14-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Velvet Elvis
What do you use to mash the sunflowers with in...

What do you use to mash the sunflowers with in order to extract the oil?
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-14-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,032
Posted By Velvet Elvis
Gardening Without Gasoline

Thatís the central theme of my emergency preparedness. Wearing dual hats of prepper and gardener, gasoline pits them against each other. That became obvious pretty early on. It goes beyond tillers of...
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