Month: July 2018

12 Plants Every Prepper Should Grow

Turmeric is another multi-purpose plant.  It is highly nutritious and also has healing properties.  According to the author, Turmeric can help with the following: Top 12 Medicinal, All-Purpose, Plants Every Prepper Should Grow Survivorpedia highlights 12 plants that every prepper should consider growing in their garden.  This invaluable list is great introduction to plants that either have natural healing properties, highly nutritious and are easily stored. Below is a summary of a few of these recommended plants. Dandelion One of the most surprising finds on the list is the dandelion.  The dandelion, for most gardeners, is considered to be a weed. However, this plant is surprisingly nutritious and hardy. The leaves, as you are aware, are edible. They offer more nutritional value than lettuce, spinach, and more popular leafy greens. As an added bonus, dandelion leaves will grow easily all year round if you don’t run the plants over with a lawn mower or try to poison them. Unlike spinach and lettuce, dandelions do not require cooler temperatures let alone any kind of temperature dependent care. 12 Plants You’ll Want In Your SHTF Garden | Survivopedia Also, the dandelion is also known as a natural cure. . . Dandelion root has a long and venerated history of use in Traditional Chinese (TCM) and Middle Eastern Medicine. Among other things, it can act as a diuretic and digestive aide. 12 Plants You’ll Want In Your SHTF Garden...

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5 Home Defense Shotgun Drills

Shotgun Home Defense Training The Daily Caller highlights five must know, home defense, shotgun drills. This article is invaluable as, in my opinion, a shotgun is the best self-defense weapon for most people. However, shooting skeet and duck hunting is quite a bit different from stopping a burglar. That is why it is essential that, for the best results, you should specifically train for home defense. These drills cover everything from shooting at a moving target to shooting undercover. Moving Target This drill is different from skeet shooting because the target is at ground level vs. with skeet shooting...

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FAQ For “Stand Your Ground Laws”

Stand Your Ground Self Defense Laws CNN surprisingly gives a thorough overview of “Stand Your Ground Laws.”  Arguably, the Trayvon Martin incident brought the “Stand your Ground” self defense laws into the public view.  However, the law is not understood by most people.  The following is a good definition. Generally, “stand your ground” laws allow people to respond to threats or force without fear of criminal prosecution. Most self-defense laws state that a person under threat of physical injury has a “duty to retreat.” If after retreating the threat continues, the person may respond with force. Everything you need...

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100,000 Glock G19X Pistols Are Now Available

  Glock G19X Pistol Shooting Illustrated announces that Glock is shipping out 100,000 Glock G19x pistols for the general public.    The article, which was likely from a press release, doesn’t give an extensive review.  But, since Glock is known for quality, this should be a great pistol. According the article, the G19X is a hybrid of the G17 and G19 pistols. Glock calls it “Cross Over” Glock shipped more than 100,000 G19X pistols—the gunmaker’s commercial version of the sidearm it developed for the U.S. Army Modular Handgun System solicitation—since its introduction at the 2018 SHOT Show in January 2018. “The Glock...

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The Most Foolish Survival Myths

Outdoor Survival Myths: Just Because You See It on TV (Or The Internet), Doesn’t Mean It is Real Whether it is because of TV, the Internet or tradition, some myths won’t die. Sometimes these myths are basically harmless, I.E., Richard Gere’s gerbil rumor. But, many urban wives’ tales, especially outdoor survival myths, are potentially dangerous and can be deadly. This article from Backdoor Survival beautifully addresses these most common bushcraft, survival myths. Below are a few of the most common survival myths that will not die. It Is Okay To Eat What Other Birds And Animals Eat At first...

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