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  1. Keith

    Garlic As A Food & Medicine.

    Since making this video I have done a little more research. Most authorities on the subject of foods seem to agree that garlic was not high on the list of good foods, but further research of my own shows that this was mainly among the upper classes, and it was because of the garlic smell. Among...
  2. Keith

    What Have You Done Recently To Improve Your Lifestyle & Chances Of Survival?

    Well, I finished all the plumbing on the new outside laundry & installed an outside sink with plumbing for washing vegies etc. I fixed the not charging problem on the tractor. I fitted a new master brake cylinder on the Russian Lada 4WD & improved on the throttle control. I fitted an overflow...
  3. Keith

    More On Tools.

    A small shovel is good to carry in your pack or with a handle strapped on the outside. But in hard ground a shovel is of little use unless you have a crow bar(Aust). A mattock on the other hand can be used for garden work & pole construction, you simply dig a trench for the poles instead of a...
  4. Keith

    Uses For Charcoal & Wood Ashes.

    Uses For Wood Ashes & Charcoal. For removing fur from animal skins. As lye for making soap. I have washed my hands using water and wood ashes. Spread around plants to stop slugs and snails. As garden fertilizer. For controlling mites on chooks and other fowls. Charcoal as a water filter...
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