Boost Your Survival Gardening with Biochar

What is biochar? And how can it help with your survival gardening?

Here’s a definition from Wikipedia, which I’ve edited to include the most relevant points.


“Biochar is a name for charcoal when it is used for particular purposes, especially as a soil amendment…Independently, biochar can increase soil fertility, raise agricultural productivity…Biochar is a stable solid, rich in carbon and can endure in soil for thousands of years.”


Below are videos to give you a better overview of biochar and its benefits. Then below the videos is info about an inexpensive, all natural plant fertilizer for your survival garden which contains biochar.

Here is an excellent, brief overview of biochar and what it can do for soil.



For a more in depth look at the manufacture and benefits of biochar, watch this video.



Can you spare an hour for a fascinating documentary? Watch this excellent documentary about biochar, also called Terra Preta. It’s called “Secrets of Eldorado” and explains that there really was a magical source of gold in South America–black, agricultural gold.



To try biochar in your survival garden soil, search for biochar on Amazon. There you can see and compare product choices.

Do it for your survival garden today.


Author: John Wesley Smith

John Wesley Smith writes and podcasts from his home in Central Missouri. His goal is to help preppers as he continues along his own preparedness journey.