Archive for May, 2012

Edible Wild Plants: Wild Spinach (Chenopodium Album)

Wild Spinach (what I prefer to call this plant), more commonly called lambsquarters, is cultivated in some regions, the plant is elsewhere considered a weed. North America was primarily an agricultural society a hundred years ago. So terms like lambsquarters, fat hen and pigweed had a little more meaning to the everyday person. The number […]

Food Storage: Storing Honey

One of the finest foods we can store for survival is pure, raw local honey. Honey stored under proper conditions will last for years, and can be used for cooking, canning, and general health maintenance. But the secret to success is in those first two sentences. The honey normally sold in stores is NOT pure, […]

Emergency Drinking Water Treatment

Where would you get water if none came out of your tap? Most people take good water for granted, but if an emergency disrupts your normal drinking water supply you may to have to find your own. If you drink unsafe water you will soon be spending most of your time and energy treating sick […]

Sixty Uses Of Vinegar

Vinegar is a mysterious wonder that has been used for years in old time remedies. Below are just a few of the uses of vinegar. 1. Arthritis tonic and treatment; 2 spoonfuls of apple cider vinegar and honey in a glass of water several times daily. 2. Thirst-quenching drink: apple cider vinegar mixed with cold […]

Protecting Yourself From an EMP

There has been a lot of talk lately about a “solar tsunami” hitting Earth or the possibility of a terrorist nation utilizing an EMP device on the United States. Without a doubt people should be prepared for life without electricity. Below is a detailed write up about EMP (Electro-Magnetic Pulse) and how to protect yourself […]

Food Storage Tip: Storing Eggs

Do not to wash them. There is a coating on eggs that will keep them fresh. Then keep them in a basement or a dark cool dry cellar.  The eggs need to be turned once a week. Just keep them in an old egg carton and turn them over once a week. Mother Earth News […]

Make Your Own Soda Pop Bottle Watering System

I thought this was an in genius idea to water your garden efficiently using a recycled soda bottle. By putting holes on one side of a soda bottle, fastening a hole onto one end and if you want to get fancy about it put some old wheels that were laying in your gardening shed on […]

Backpacking Basics: What Items You Really Need

The weather is getting milder and the leaves are already on the trees and that can only mean one thing; getting outdoors! But before you head out on a day hike or a three-day backpacking trip don’t forget the necessary items you need. Below is a list of items that you should have with you […]

Survival Gardening: Sixteen Key Steps for Successful Tomatoes

Well we are full into Spring 2012 and many of you probably already have your gardens planted and green shoots coming out. But let’s not forget the basics of successful tomatoes. Outlined below are tried and true tips on how to successfully grow tomatoes! 1. Choose varieties carefully Carefully choose the variety of tomato to […]

Welcome to our Blog

Welcome to our very first blog post on our very first blog! On our Emergency Outdoors blog you will find informational posts about topics such as camping, backpacking, bushcraft, emergency preparedness, food storage, natural disasters, urban/wilderness survival and general survival. We will also be doing reviews of products that we sell at our Emergency Outdoors […]

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