When The Garden Fails While You Need It Most

Guest article, by ‘NRP’

I am an avid Gardener, spending HUGE amounts of time and sweat equity into the fruits of my labor.

Having many of times seeing my investment go completely Belly-Up, yielding low or no produce. Bugs infesting EVERYTHING, extreme heat and drought conditions, Seed failure, Poor Soil conditions, and yes even my own stupidity of over/under watering.


Oh yes and let’s not forget the Critters that decide they need my Corn more than I do (Dang Raccoons). AND yes the Deer or Cows that mash the fence to bits just wanting to get at that ‘Beautiful’ Watermelon.

Ok, let’s set up the discussion;

It’s the End Of The World As We Know It.
And I Feel Fine…

The year 20??, Pick your favorite EOTWAWKI,
Personally I like the good old “Lights Out” scenario.

“Lights Out” by David Crawford

It has been 3 years since the ‘event’, you made it through the Roving Hoards, the 3-6-12 month die-off of the masses; you even have an Outhouse setup and now are doing “Ok” with water, medical, shelter, so-on.

The first year and 1/2 you have lived off your Deep-Pantry and what you could scavenge around the


Originally posted on Modern Survival Blog