Understanding survival botany is not only important for survival situations, but it also helps beautify your yard and turn in into a lush paradise that will be a focal envy for the entire neighborhood.
Understanding native plants, learning how to contribute to the environment in a non-invasive manner, is highly beneficial.
The guides provided by Ultimate Survival Skills canvass a variety of gardening topics, ranging from understanding insects and plant diseases, aquatic plants, caring for a newly seeded lawn, to identifying a variety of plants located in North America.
These guides will answer:
• How can I treat plant mildew?
• What are lacebugs?
• What types of potting soils should I use?
• What are proper planting procedures?
• What plants are night bloomers?
• When is it best to plant a new lawn?
• What herbs are best to grow?
• What should I know about edible plants?
And much more!
There is also an abundance of literature that pertains to edible plants. Edible wild plants have been indigenous to areas for thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of years. Knowing which plants are good sources of fiber, protein, carbohydrates, etc., is especially important for emergency preparedness or survivalist situations. Even foraging for wild vegetables and a hearty salad of greens can sustain the hungriest of travelers.
In contrast, bamboo is not only a decorative plant, but bamboo shoots themselves are edible. This highly harvested, extremely sustainable plant is so versatile it is literally the envy of the entire forest! What other plant can be handcrafted into unique furniture, grow up to four feet per day, build a home, thatch a tropical roof, decorate a table, bring good luck and feed a crowd? Not many plants manage a massive feat such as that, which bamboo successfully tackles.
Learn more and expand your edible plant knowledge today!