The most severe hurricane in history is headed for the west coast of Mexico it is expected to make landfall this evening 10/23/15. This weekend rains will move east across southern Texas and then to Louisiana, producing up to 12 inches of rain in the Houston area. Here is a link to the Weather...
Sometime this or next month I will be headin up the coast (California) to Fort Bragg, Mendocino county for a few months. I will be staying in the woods (Russian Gulch I believe).
Surprisingly, I havent stayed in Mendocino before but I've stayed in Humboldt and the weather one fall knocked my...
been looking around for a jacket for hunting/fishing/ice-fishing/survival/shtf sorta thing. from minnesota wanted to hear what everyone has or thinks would be a good survival jacket or all around jacket. 4in1 jackets any good?
material and resistances to weather?
My carrots were over densely populated and the small
collection of leaves I could see have disappeared after
a recent hard rain (Lake Travis went up 8 feet).
My corn survived and seems to be on 3rd and now
What was my carrot mistake ?
Bok Choi does not have long...
I'd like to hear your ideas on wilderness shelters, especially if they can safely have fires in them. Tell us about your ideas for:
Use of natural materials from forest to desert
I am sure that many of you guys are collecting rain via a gutter and barrel system. I have been thinking about it a bit. Would a 10x12 shed with a peaked roof (one side only - 60sqft) collect enough rain to fill a 55 gallon barrel efficiently? Would one good rain storm fill it?
Do you want to just stick the downspout into your barrel, well NO, not without a little preparation. Rainfall acts as a filter when passes through the air and picks up every bit of soot, dust and even radio active particles when applicable. :eek:
Rainfall on your roof has to be assumed to...