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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    In Zone 6...iIf I go out to pick some basil or a few leaves of lettuce my legs get all bitten up if I don't wear longs pants and socks in 90 degree weather.
  2. Food and water
    You always see these survival shows where people are starving while looking for a meal, meanwhile, they are slapping bugs all around them. That got me thinking, is there a good resource for learning which bugs are edible and how to prepare them... specifically in regards to the Northern United...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    http://www.southwestfarmpress.com/insects/sugarcane-aphid-populations-popping-high-plains-sorghum-fields ***Like the popup showers that have dotted the state, the sugarcane aphid is starting to show up all over the South Plains and Panhandle, said Dr. Ed Bynum, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Not sure how long they will be free- Free today-camping/survival ebooks https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_pg_4?fst=p90x%3A1&rh=n%3A133140011%2Ck%3Acamping+free+kindle+books&page=4&keywords=camping+free+kindle+books&ie=UTF8&qid=1523741771 Page above includes- Non Toxic Mosquito Repellent recipes (2...
  5. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    found this on nother site https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQ5YRxK0jBE http://abcnews.go.com/International/plagues-locusts-darken-skies-threaten-crops-southern-russia/story?id=32778681 "The waves of locusts began around July 20, according to Stavropol’s regional agricultural ministry. Vasilii...
  6. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I bought a doublenest hammock a few months back, and am now looking for a bug net to go with it. I am aware that ENO makes tarps and bug nets to go with their hammocks (I have an ENO tarp in my cart on amazon) but it is around $60.00. I would rather NOT spend another $50.00ish on a bug net, so i...
  7. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Well, the title pretty much says it all. I live in central CA, and my farm has been overrun by locusts. they have eaten everything - the crops, the leaves off the fruit trees, the flowers, the lawn...everything. Yet they are still here, just hanging out...the bug experts say there is nothing...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Friends of mine are currently plagued with tons of flies around the house. We are trying to find a natural solution as there are children in the house and don't want to use harsh chemicals. Found this one, but am wondering if someone out there has a "GREAT" idea! Fly TrapTraps Very few...
  9. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Hello fellow survivalists, Anyone on the forum eat insects for survival food? Not the sugar coated ones you find in lollypops, but, ones you catch and eat live or boil up in a soup and even fry them in olive oil or coconut oil. They also taste great in salads with avocado oil. Does anyone...
  10. British Isles and ROI
    im sure this has been posted before but i was having a discussion with a friend who is basically like sleeping beauty when it comes to reality. so i sent him this to try to help get it through his head. thought i would share with the rest of you ;)
  11. General Discussion
    Boom in tiny bedbugs is causing big trouble By Barbara Barrett, McClatchy Newspapers Barbara Barrett, Mcclatchy Newspapers – Fri May 15, 5:50 pm ET WASHINGTON — The biggest bedbug outbreak since World War II has sent a collective shudder among apartment dwellers, college students and business...
  12. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    added some new food storage results and experiment movies. This 2 part movie shows that freezing your grain can "kill" off insects that are alive. enjoy. check out our other food storage vids and results movies!
  13. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I need a pesticide that will not kill the bugs. Why not kill the bugs you ask? Because if it will kill the bugs, it might harm me, my kids, and maybe the local bees. 2 years ago I bought some powder pesticide that the bugs did not like. The powder would not kill the bugs, they just did not...
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