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  1. Critical seeds for a stockpile?

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    For the sake of discussion let's say someone started a seed stockpile. The stockpile could be for any reason - prepping, hobby, backyard gardening... etc. What would you consider to be some of the critical seeds everyone should stockpile? Let's go ahead and say the person lives in an area...
  2. Survival Gear Additions January 2019

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    2019 is kicked off with some additions to my survival gear stockpile. In January I decided to order a bunch of Moraknivs, an SOG and Cold Steel knife. Morakniv Robust Morakniv Basic 546 Morakniv 746 Morakniv Basic 511 Cold Steel Peace Maker III SOG Seal Pup The local farm supply stores...
  3. Guys and gals, I have a problem

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I hate to admit it, but I have a problem: I am addicted to buying Moraknivs. Found a guy on Ebay who is located near Dallas. There was a problem with an order and he went out of his way to make it right. One of his knives had the wrong Morakniv model number in the description, so he sent me...
  4. Seeds are starting to arrive at stores

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Went by a local feed store Friday January 4th, and they had bags of fresh seed in stock. Owner told me the bulk of her seed orders will start arriving on January 7th. Lot's of seeds already in stock. The time is upon us to take inventory and stock up on whatever you may be needing.
  5. Planting a Wildlife Food Plot With Culled Seeds

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Since this covers several topics, the article and video are being posted in the general preparedness section. While stockpiling seeds for a SHTF / Doomsday survival garden I recommend testing various seeds every few years. Take a selection of seeds out of the freezer and germinate them. What...
  6. Hybrid seeds

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    yes, I know, heirloom can be saved, giving you a perpetual supply. I store some for long term us and use some yearly. But I also use hybrid seeds. In my area, we are approaching the time when they will be put on sale. usually $0.10 to $0.25 cents a package at hardware stores and walmart etc...
  7. Tips On Starting a Seed Stockpile

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Local farm supply stores are getting their summer seed shipments in. If any survivalist are looking to start a seed stockpile, or add to their current stockpile, now is the time. The key is to buy your seeds early. If you wait too long, certain types of see will be sold out. Take corn for...
  8. Genetic diversity in your seed stockpile?

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Is genetic diversity in your seed stockpile a consideration? I know a lot of people here save their seeds, and that is great. However, wouldn't using the same cross pollinated seeds over and over create a genetic bottle neck? To prevent this, I try to buy my seeds from various sources. In...
  9. Seed Swapping

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Hi! I'm a seed-saving gardener, and I'm looking for some certain kinds of seeds, particularly herb seeds. I like trying unique varieties of herbs (Cinnamon Basil, Pineapple Sage, Pineapple Mint, Banana Mint, and Chocolate Mint are among the groovier plants I've grown in the past :cool:), and I'm...
  10. Cheap Heirloom Seeds!

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I just received a seed order from Ebay today, and just had to share the find. I stumbled onto this store and the prices really are excellent. They carry a nice variety of seeds, mostly heirloom. Most cost around $1.39 a pack. After shipping is paid for the first packet, any number after are...
  11. How many seeds should you stockpile

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    When it comes to stockpiling seeds we have discussed the topic in depth. Something that has been overlooked is how many seeds should you stockpile? I have come up with a simple formula and would like to know what yall think. How many seeds do you normally plant to obtain X amount of harvest...
  12. Chin Spies Stealing Corn Secrets

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    the new republic isn't my usual news source but this is fascinating "The next day, a DuPont Pioneer field manager spotted the same car. He watched Mo scramble up the ditch bank, and then kneel down in the dirt and begin digging corn seeds out...
  13. "Seed libraries struggle with state laws limiting exchanges"

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading The conflict(s) seem to vary by state and the laws appear to have been implemented about ten years ago to protect farmers and agricultural industries in those states. The assorted authorities are not...
  14. Where is best place to buy heirlooms seeds?

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I have read that some sites say they sell heirloom but they do really seel hybrid. I have looked at many sites and am really confused. The best deal, in my opinion, is Seems to be the best prices and FREE SHIPPING. Other site cost lots more and charge shipping. Please give me...
  15. new member

    New Member Introduction
    Hello all! I'm new to this, but looking forward to learn and hopefully contribute as I learn. /skills /tags sanger
  16. 20 cent seeds from Wally World.

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Well I have been someone cheap 20 cents seeds from Wal-Mart for my backyard garden. These seeds are American Seed made by Plantation Products. Does anyone have any experience with these ? BTW: They are Non-GMO also, :D:
  17. Survival seeds. need help.

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Was looking around to buy some Heirloom seeds for my bug out bag. Found a few "vaults" of seeds, I know how to plant and have a bit of a green thumb.. I was wondering when It came to harvesting in the fall. I've never saved the smaller plants seeds. corn, pumpkin, beans, watermelon, and other...
  18. Can I store seeds? If so how long?

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Well I know I can get some seeds for pretty cheap since winter is just around the corner, but I was wondering if I could store them until spring. If I could How would I go about doing it? I'm looking to maybe make my first garden next year.
  19. Safe Harvest Seed Bank Special

    Vendor Deals
    Now through Oct. 31st, our Safe Harvest Seed Bank will be on Special for 32.99 The Safe Harvest Seed Bank™ contains the highest quality heirloom vegetable seeds available. The seeds are 100% Non-GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms)...
  20. Seeds In Danger

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Hi all! As most sustainable growers on here know, our seed is in danger. Hence, why we purchase "heirloom" varieties. You can take the fruit of the crop, dry the seeds and use them to grow more crop, whereas most seeds produce fruit that have useless seeds due to genetic modification. I came...