Tag Archives: Gardening

  • Daily Digest
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    Daily Digest 9/5 – Fear The Inflation, Why Incomes Could Fall For the Next 30 Years

    by DailyDigest

    Thursday, September 5, 2013, 4:39 PM

    • Fear The Inflation
    • Viewpoints: Is a salary of £300,000 a week too much?
    • Pharmacies, doctors fail to stop narcotic shopping spree
    • Detroit Billionaires Get Arena Help as Bankrupt City Suffers
    • Why Incomes Could Fall For the Next 30 Years
    • Ted Butler: I Own Silver Because Of The Coming Silver Shortage
    • Why Syria Matters To Oil Prices and Your Money
    • Germany's Energy Poverty: How Electricity Became a Luxury Good
    • Is The US Going To War With Syria Over A Natural Gas Pipeline?
    • Children and the Environment: How gardening lessons impact positively on school kids
    • Warning Labels and the Psychology of Climate Change
    • Could smuggling be to blame for Venezuela's food shortages?
    • The great Cold War potato beetle battle

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  • Blog

    Doing the Next Thing

    Steady steps is what it takes to build resilience
    by Chris Martenson

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 10:14 PM


    The whole reason we spend our time looking at where the world is going is so that we can position ourselves to have as prosperous, joyous, and fulfilled a life as we can, while leaving behind a better world for those who will follow us.

    Today I can say with complete sincerity that I am a better, more fulfilled, happier, and healthier person than I was ten years ago.

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  • Podcast

    Jere Gettle: Growing Heirloom Plants

    Our foodstock's future lies in preserving its past
    by Adam Taggart

    Sunday, August 4, 2013, 1:47 AM


    Jere Gettle runs one of the country's largest heirloom seed catalogs. His mission is to preserve long-standing plant varieties and combat the growing homogenization of our food stock, along with the genetic manipulation that Big Ag is responsible for.

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  • What Should I Do?
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    How to Install Raised Garden Beds

    Increase Your Self-Sufficiency By Growing Your Own Food
    by Adam Taggart

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 1:32 AM


    If you’ve been intending to become a gardener but aren’t quite sure yet how to get started, this how-to guide is for you.

    It chronicles the steps that I successfully followed to put in my own garden this year, all while working hard on the PeakProsperity.com site and traveling frequently with Chris. From start to finish, it was a one-manpower project.

    Hopefully this guide will give you the direction, inspiration, and confidence that you, too, can do this.

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  • Daily Digest
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    Daily Digest 5/26 – Gardening For Mental Health, How Safe Are U.S. Road Bridges?

    by DailyDigest

    Sunday, May 26, 2013, 5:14 PM

    • Suddenly bankrupt: People with great credit scores are hurtling into crisis
    • Growing appetite for American whisky straining supply
    • Who, what, why: How safe are US road bridges?
    • Sewage tech lets companies sort profit from Dubai poo
    • U.S. Shift Poses Risk to Pakistan
    • In California, Gardening For Mental Health
    • Breeding The Nutrition Out Of Our Food

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  • Daily Prep

    SFG Visual Planting Guide

    A simple chart for planning your next square foot garden
    by Jason Wiskerchen

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 4:18 PM


    A nice simple visual chart for helping plan your next square foot garden bed and determine how many plants in each square you can fit.


    Get the updated book: All New Square Foot Gardening, Second Edition: The Revolutionary Way to Grow More In Less Space

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  • Deal of the Week

    Special Savings – 20% Off on SeedSafes

    Garden seeds for long term storage
    by Jason Wiskerchen

    Saturday, April 27, 2013, 5:20 PM


    The ReadyStore is offering Peak Prosperity readers a special 20% discount on the SEEDSAFE™ line of long term storage garden seeds. 

    They have everything you need to have a robust and bountiful garden.

    If you have started your garden and have begun using up your supply of seeds or are looking for a way to stock up and have some extra seeds on hand for "just in case" situations, the SeedSafe series of seeds collections are a great option.  It is a simple and convenient way to get your seed supply ready to go for this summer's garden planting and future harvests.

    To take advantage of this special offer, visit the following link and use Discount Code PeakSeeds20. Offer valid till April 30, 2013.

    Some of the features of SeedSafes:

    • Chemical Free
    • Open Pollinated
    • Non-Hybrid & Non-GMO Seeds
    • Resealable Mylar Packages
    • Easy storage in lift top lid

    Varieties Include:

    SalsaGarden™ SEEDSAFE™HerbGarden™ SEEDSAFE™ | HomeGarden™ SEEDSAFE™ | MedicineGarden™ SEEDSAFE™| FruitGarden™ SEEDSAFE™ReadyGarden™ 1-Acre SEEDSAFE™ | MegaGarden™ 7-Acre SEEDSAFE

    To take advantage of this special offer, visit the following link and use Discount Code PeakSeeds20. Offer valid till April 30, 2013.


    Full disclosure: Based on our existing relationship with The ReadyStore, PeakProsperity.com will receive a small commission if you purchase through this special offer. This will not impact the price you pay (in fact, as the offer states, you're getting an exclusive price discount not available to the public-at-large). The proceeds we received will be immediately invested to fund new features and functionality for this site.

    We’d also love to hear any feedback based on your first-hand experience with the products and vendors that we recommend through these special offers (and elsewhere on this site). Our goal is to ensure that we’re doing our utmost to offer the best guidance for utility, value, and service.

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  • Daily Digest
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    Daily Digest 3/16 – ‘Dangerous’ Financial Products Named, PA Unions: ‘Stop Cutting Taxes’

    by DailyDigest

    Saturday, March 16, 2013, 4:18 PM

    • Greenspan Says Too Big To Fail Problem 'Is Getting Worse, Not Better'
    • 'Dangerous' financial products named
    • Max Keiser: Is Bitcoin Money?
    • Philadelphia unions to City Council: Stop cutting taxes 
    • Parallel World of Finances
    • Shock in Cyprus as savers face bailout levy
    • ‘If You Ain’t a Gardener, You Ain’t Gangster’
    • RBC’s Water Attitudes Study: We’re in denial over stormwater infrastructure

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