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GardenFork Radio - DIY, Gardening, Cooking, How to

The audio companion to our GardenFork.TV video show, we talk about an eclectic mix of DIY, Food, Gardening, Cooking, Home Improvement and Beekeeping.
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Apr 21, 2017

I recently received an email from Kevin, who is doing his senior project on drip irrigation. He sent along a list of questions, and I thought, why not answer them on the podcast? So here we go.

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Apr 21, 2017

Will of The Weekend Homestead YouTube channel joins Eric to talk maple syrup lessons learned, and how Will's birch tree tapping worked out. Eric then gets on his digital soapbox for a minute about beekeeping.

Eric talks a bit about this trip to Savannah, Georgia with GardenFork sponsor Troy-Bilt.

Will put down an expoxy floor in his basement, and Eric quizzes him about issues that comes with the job.

Find Will here: https://www.youtube.com/user/G0TFIREW0RKS

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Apr 9, 2017

Rick tells of his 30 day social media vacation, and how one can download and listen to audio books while traveling. Eric touches on his identity theft briefly, we will have a full show on this soon. We then move on to driveways and parking lots that drain water wisely. Rick is planting swiss chard. Eric talks about his mini greenhouse fail and UV plastic.

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Apr 1, 2017

Archive show with my garden expert neighbor Priscilla talking about how to grow tomatoes and how to deal with tomato hornworms.

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Mar 24, 2017

Kelly & Eric of Root Simple join us to talk about how to take care of your partner after major surgery, installing an HDTV with humor, and west coast gardening.

Visit the Root Simple website here

Check out their books The Urban Homestead & Making It, Radical Home Ec

Mar 17, 2017

Jimmy, a long time GardenFork friend, joins Eric and asks him one question that has a long answer, please be patient.

Jimmy makes hollow books, more info: http://freehollowbooks.com

Check out the Book Guys Podcast on iTunes here.

Jimmy tells about his fences around the garden and the rabbits he has to deal with, then we go into what is involved in growing tobacco.

We then go into building fences before measuring the fence.

Space Rocket Podcast, The Dollop comedy podcast, No Excuses podcast about Mad Men,

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Mar 11, 2017

Eric has a cold, but that won't stop GardenFork Radio!

True Crime Investigative Podcasts by journalists and citizen journalists: Up And Vanished, In The Dark, Something Know Something by David Rigden of the CBC, Missing & Murdered: Who Killed Alberta Williams, Unsolved, & Crimetown.

Big Thanks to GF camera expert KC, and Eric suggests buying cameras on ebay if money is tight.

One of the Beehives is dead, and will be part of this week's YouTube video.

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Mar 1, 2017

We talk about the planning failure for the maple syrup season and then the enormous failure that Eric made a video about . Watch Here.

Color correction comes next, not sure why, but you can color correct your video and photos by using a color card when you are shooting.

Podcast we like: Up And Vanished, a true crime show Eric likes. Lean and Hungry is a show Rick likes.

Eric tellls of his succesful beekeeping meetup in BKLN using a Google email list.

Rick suggest using the Ghostery app & plugins when surfing the web. Rick now uses Signal from the Electronic Frontier Foundation for calls and texts.

GF fan Greg sent photos of his pallet compost bins.

 

Feb 14, 2017

Dave of Clean Slate Farm tells us how to grow mushrooms on logs using spore on wooden dowels. Eric asks what kind of wood to get mushrooms to grow, and can you grow mushrooms on woodchips.

Dave talks about how to raise chickens in your backyard and lessons learned on building a chicken coop.

We then move on to hoop houses, aka mini greenhouses. Watch Eric's videos and photos on building hoop houses here.

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Dave orders his mushroom plugs from Fungi.com

Feb 3, 2017

Rick has some suggestions for Eric's better password protection, Rick uses Last Pass.

Eric thanks the good people of the Facebook Podcast Group, as GF Radio is now using Audio Hijack to record the show.

Eric's Pasta Pie is not an every day meal, but Rick may try it.

Rick has ordered the Bloom Sky weather station as part of a crowdsource project.

Toilet Repair from a viewer mail has Rick and Eric discussing toilet fill valves and how to deal with that.

Eric was guest host on the Root Simple podcast.

Rick talks to Eric the Side Hustle podcast.

Jan 23, 2017

Erin from The Impatient Gardener website joins Eric to talk garden predictions for 2017 and what did and did not work for 2016. Raised beds and pollinator gardens will be popular, according to Erin & Eric. Outbuildings will also trend.

The downside of decluttering is an unspoken problem with freecycle and the free section of Craigslist. How to deal with it?

Homemade Yeasted Waffles are discussed, with an overnight rise in the fridge.

We talk about Erin's basement renovation with a home office, and what that entails.

The DIY hanging lamp video is here.

Erin's post on how to ditch cable, aka cutting the cord, is here.

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Jan 10, 2017

Will from The Weekend Homestead joins Eric. We talk about donating blood, Visit RedCross.org to donate near you.

Next up is web security in your home, based on this article from The NY Times.

Buying refurbished or open box items online can save lots of money.

Laminated beams allow you to build open spaces in a home.

and How we are making maple syrup this year.

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Here is the Insta Pot I bought: http://amzn.to/2gUbTqP

Our holiday tool guide is here: http://eepurl.com/cqiOZL

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Dec 31, 2016

Rick joins Eric to talk about the tile that is coming apart in his house and why that happens. We talk again about the Gentle Leader dog collar. We then go through some of the recent DIY Videos on GardenFork's YouTube channel. Some follow up on the mini greenhouses Eric has built for his garden follows.

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Dec 16, 2016

Eric talks about a new wall he is building and what kind of door to install, them moves on to new DIY maple syrup evaporator plans. Then we move to car repair and how to repair the hatchback that keeps falling down on your car. I can do it, you can do it!

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Here is the Insta Pot I bought: http://amzn.to/2gUbTqP

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Dec 8, 2016

How to digest news from different and varies sources. Rick tells us how he gathers information from a range of places to get a wide view of what's going on. We also read viewer mail and iTunes reviews, THANKS for those!

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Nov 28, 2016

Erik of the Root Simple podcast and website of DIY Living. Erik tells of using SketchUp to design and build a garden shed using reclaimed materials. This is the start of a wide ranging talk on DIY and a new solar cooker

Get the solar cooker here: http://amzn.to/2eYg1Fw

Watch the video Erik did here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soJVW0xzySc

 

Nov 18, 2016

Rick joins Eric to talk about mulching leaves, dormant satellites, sailboats, ancient boat wrecks, brussell sprouts and computer monitors.

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Black Sea Shipwrecks: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/12/science/shipwrecks-black-sea-archaeology.html?_r=0

Dormant Satellite: http://www.thevintagenews.com/2015/10/23/american-satellite-started-transmitting-46-years-after-being-abandoned-in-1967

 

Nov 14, 2016

Tracy asks questions about what to do when the power goes out. How does a generator work, emergency water supply, what is the best headlamp, what food to throw out, can i drink the water, does the hot water work when the power is out?

Backup Battery Sump Pump: http://amzn.to/2fQnt38

Waterproof LED Flashlight: http://amzn.to/2eyG3AC

LED Headlamp: http://amzn.to/2fO96gP

AM-FM Solar Powered Weather Radio: http://amzn.to/2eTQJ8b

 

Nov 3, 2016

we talk about the recent DIY videos on repairing the fridge and bean hole cooking, watch here: http://youtube.com/gardenfork

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The Blue Ant device to hook up your phone to your stereo http://amzn.to/2fz8UWr

The Amazon Echo Dot: http://amzn.to/2fI4DPv

Rick and Eric use https://www.ghostery.com/ plug in firefox and chrome

The Electronic Frontier Foundation plug in https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere

Sophos Home Security https://www.sophos.com/en-us/lp/sophos-home.aspx

The Bloomsky weather station: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/907431954/worlds-first-and-only-complete-weather-camera-syst?ref=nav_search

 

Oct 24, 2016

Eric talks about what's going on in the US and the GardenFork world.

The YouTube video from Canada

Here is the article from the NY Times.

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Oct 6, 2016

Tips for buying an affordable weekend house by using the internet and some footwork to find a house that might not be on any of the real estate websites. Will of the Weekend Homestead shares how he found an affordable country house.

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Sep 21, 2016

Rick and Eric talk about the possibility of hacking an election, tree felling, fall gardening and sailing.

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Here is the article on voting machines: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/15/us/politics/sowing-doubt-is-seen-as-prime-danger-in-hacking-voting-system.html?_r=0

Sep 13, 2016

Erin of The Impatient Gardener joins Eric to talk about some Troy Bilt cordless tools (A sponsor of GF) and the Chicago to Mackinack Sail Race, and fall gardening tips.

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Aug 29, 2016

Rick joins Eric remotely from the Virginia Beach Honey Bee Festival using his iphone and skype.

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Aug 18, 2016

Eric tells you about installing skylights, tools, and feeding dogs.

Here is the link to the skylight video

Here are the cordless drills I talk about

I learned about the tools from The Sweethome website.

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