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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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Jul 3, 2018

Erin Schanen from The Impatient Gardener garden blog tell us how she built her new raised beds, including a new alternative to pressure treated wood.

Read the 4 part series starting here: https://www.theimpatientgardener.com/making-raised-beds/

This is the pressure treated wood alternative sealer Erin used: https://timberprocoatingsusa.com/products/internal-wood-stabilizer/

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Jun 27, 2018

Eric and Rick talk about using Firefox's new tool to protect you from Facebook tracking you all over the web. Eric's data drain from Instagram. Vegetables that are better for you cooked.

Eric's most recent livestream https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4OuDoCyhVU

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Facebook Container for Firefox article https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/20/technology/personaltech/firefox-chrome-browser-privacy.html

Firefox install https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/facebook-container/?src=search

Vegetables that are healthier cooked : https://www.consumerreports.org/fruits-vegetables/vegetables-that-are-healthier-cooked/

Erin's raised beds: https://www.theimpatientgardener.com/raised-bed-garden-construction-part-2-from-the-ground-up/

Jun 21, 2018

This is the audio version of my YouTube live stream from a while back, its me talking to YT viewers asking all sorts of questions. You can watch the original stream vid here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4OuDoCyhVU

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Jun 15, 2018

Rick and Eric talk Decluttering, Beekeeping, and Basil Plants Being Eaten By What? But first we digress in to finishing college.

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The recent beekeeping video we about: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6dW_cd7VeI

Rick's Garden Tower: https://amzn.to/2MuF5T6

Rick's Blog post: https://bourbonandporchlight.com/bourbon-porchlight/garden-tower-project-2-planter/

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Jun 7, 2018

A DIY Solar Panel installation by Will of the Weekend Homestead YT channel. We do a deep dive into how to set up a simple solar system that you can install yourself.

Here is the parts list, these are affiliate links

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My DIY solar panel setup video: https://youtu.be/2a6Gti-wpVk

Will's Solar setup video: https://youtu.be/BGtlg4QjONY

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May 24, 2018

A lot of the phone calls I have with friends are just like the podcast, so why not try to record phone calls for the podcast?

Rick's website: https://bourbonandporchlight.com/

Will's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/G0TFIREW0RKS

Jimmy's custom hollow book business: https://hollowbooks.com/

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May 10, 2018

Erin from The Impatient Gardener joins Eric to talk about her trip with the National Garden Bureau to see the California Spring Trials to check out the new plants coming to your local nursery.

Eric likes the PBS show Wisconsin Foodie.

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May 5, 2018

The most interesting DIY podcast, with over 350 episodes. How cool is that?

Eric orders safety glasses with diopter built in and doesn't like them. Rick has eye surgery and can see again. We talk about converting shop lights to LEDs, using stone walls as a heat source for growing food, and putting Wikipedia on a thumb drive.

Varroa gate for bees by bayer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfIT5vi9buc

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Convert fluorescent shop lights to LED   https://youtu.be/mmR5iEEP9q8   

Download all of Wikipedia on a thumb drive  https://lifehacker.com/how-to-download-all-of-wikipedia-onto-a-usb-flash-drive-1798453949

Walled gardens to grow citrus https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/pantelleria-gardens-giardino-pantesco

Fruit walls on Low Tech Magazine http://www.lowtechmagazine.com/2015/12/fruit-walls-urban-farming.html

Rick is moving from Evernote to Devon Think https://www.devontechnologies.com/products/devonthink/overview.html

 

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Apr 30, 2018

My first livestream on YouTube, for you to listen in the car or where ever listen to GF Radio. Here is the show on my YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/QQZs5OA6Y2E

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Apr 17, 2018

Will and Eric talk about Will producing the 10 years of GardenFork retrospective video, with all sorts of questions by Will. And Eric talks about why he made his video letter to Casey Neistat

Will's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/G0TFIREW0RKS

Eric's Video To Casey Neistat: https://youtu.be/8fQuOhOtFHI

Will's Edit of 10 years of GF: https://youtu.be/ChkeGnuqnFE

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Apr 4, 2018

Rick and Eric talk about  how to properly dispose of a US flag, a new private DNS service, foghorns, and some podcasts we like.

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How to dispose of a flag https://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2014/09/08/retiring-worn-out-american-flags/


Cloudflare private DNS https://gizmodo.com/how-to-speed-up-your-internet-and-protect-your-privacy-1824256587


Podcasts we like

slate Slow Burn: A Podcast About Watergate https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slow-burn-a-podcast-about-watergate/id1315040130?mt=2

DQYD Don’t Quit Your Daydream https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dont-quit-your-daydream/id1098067419?mt=2

Lifehacker https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-upgrade-by-lifehacker/id508117781?mt=2

Literature and History https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/literature-and-history/id1083737218?mt=2

Jefferson Hour Tomatoes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-thomas-jefferson-hour/id206783908?mt=2

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Mar 27, 2018

Eric & Will are asked whether one should leave Facebook. Here is a good article on how to protect data while using Facebook: https://lifehacker.com/dont-delete-facebook-just-be-smarter-on-facebook-1823922407

We then talk about tapping sugar maples for maple syrup.

Then the debate of hoop house & greenhouse. Here is the hoop house 3.0 http://www.gardenfork.tv/pvc-cold-frame-hoop-house-2-0-diy-gardenfork-video/

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Mar 14, 2018

Noreen from the YouTube Channel Noreen's Kitchen joins Eric to discuss using sugar in cornbread, and what went wrong with Eric's Cornbread. Noreen and Eric also talk about their mutual admiration for Vivian Howard and her cookbook, Deep Run Roots, and her PBS show, A Chef's Life.

Noreen's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/atticus9799

Noreen on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/noreenskitchen/

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Mar 7, 2018

Labrador Charlie Pup gets to visit the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan and Rick gets his eyesight back.

This is the dog ramp we got for the Labradors, it works great: http://amzn.to/2FsrVlH

Steve's company that makes RC planes is: www.SawnCraft.com

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Feb 28, 2018

Eric talks with Brendan about how to make maple syrup and the homemade maple syrup evaporators they have both built. Brendan built an improved version of the DIY file cabinet maple syrup evaporator.

Maple syrup vids: https://goo.gl/NzuuTA

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Feb 20, 2018

Will tells us what it was like to work on the Super Bowl. And we talk about replacement windows. Check out his YouTube channel, The Weekend Homestead https://www.youtube.com/user/G0TFIREW0RKS

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Feb 7, 2018

Jimmy of Hollowbooks.com joins Eric to geek out about the Space X launch, their mutual admiration of the Space Rocket History Podcast, and some more on growing tobacco.

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Jan 30, 2018

5 flowers You Can Start From Seed, Buying a generator from Harbor Freight, A new iMac for Eric, and Troy-Bilt sends a snowblower.

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Erin's Article on 5 flowers to grow https://www.theimpatientgardener.com/5-flowers-that-are-dead-simple-to-grow/

Video on pairing southern packages with northern queens: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTW4ykwm_m8

 

 

 

Jan 23, 2018

Will from the YT channel The Weekend Homestead joins Eric to talk about how to make maple syrup, ticks in winter, and our views on minimalism.

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Dec 29, 2017

Rick and Eric cover a broad range of topics today


Goya food products

Do not use the GF link to the Amazon Home Page anymore. Info about our Amazon Shop Here.

Yogurt making in the instant pot. Rick uses Cultures of Health (mild version) plus probiotic capsules

We like the Science vs podcast

Rick got an Apple watch

More about the Near Field communications chip

Eric likes the Deep Run Roots cookbook.

Kathlean will be talking about acorn flour on the show soon.

Ricks dual wall green house works great. Watch Curtis Stone's vid on double wall greenhouses here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fw-_yGhJAE

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Dec 12, 2017

Topics we cover today, email us radio@gardenfork.tv

Olive tree problems due to climate change on the GastroPod podcast

Can you grow apple and pear trees from seed?

Instant Pot Pork Shoulder fails Eric has had

Acorn flour for Eric.

Great Feedback on the "What To Do?" video

99% Invisible podcast and their blog posts https://99percentinvisible.org/

Eric likes the WebUrbanist site https://weburbanist.com/

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Nov 30, 2017

Traveling is important to get outside your world

IOS phone update, best to do a clean start. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/15/technology/personaltech/new-iphones-slow-tech-myth.html

Smoked meat tube from Underground Meats http://www.undergroundmeats.com/butcher-gift-tube/2017

Wisconsin Foodie PBS show on the apple TV box and iPad Watch on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuYmq0VTjqzSKYMkViyhs4g

Costco LED shop lights on sale.

Repair of the mini greenhouse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Auk2b49rQdU

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Nov 21, 2017

How to build an outhouse, install windows in an old house, and use solar panels are the main themes as we talk with Will from The Weekend Homestead YouTube channel.

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Watch the outhouse construction here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UA_JLmUtOX0&list=PLtZfID6vcUyNr01GA54sAV0XKIvN0yRqj

Eric's video on installing a window: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBQeBaugY_g


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Nov 14, 2017

Erik from Root Simple tells how he finds and uses all sorts of cool stuff that is available from your local library, either in person or using their digital tools.


To find Public Domain books like Moby Dick, do a Google Books search

Craftsman Magazine by Gustav Stickley is available several places:

http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=browse&scope=DLDecArts.HomeDesign

https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/000060729

https://www.google.com/search?tbm=bks&q=The+Craftsman+Magazine

Ask your local library about what electronic resources they offer RB Digital is one tool

Lynda.com, a great site of video tutorials is available through many libraries.

Hoopla is an audiobook app libraries offer.

PDF books blurb.com makes a PDF

Erik has built a trellis around his beehives https://www.rootsimple.com/2017/11/bee-trellis/

And reglazed a window https://www.rootsimple.com/2017/10/how-to-apply-window-glazing-putty/

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Nov 7, 2017

Starting a market garden in your yard, both the front and backyards, as is the case with Curtis Stone, who has a great YouTube channel that Eric has learned a lot of gardening tips from. http://theurbanfarmer.co/   https://youtu.be/jbHwAfHQA9M

Eric put roller blade wheels on his office chair, read about it here: http://www.gardenfork.tv/rollerblade-office-chair-wheels-fix-broken-desk-chair/

Erin of The Impatient Gardener is reworking her most excellent website and has a very good post on the new invasive worms. You can also hear her on a recent GF Radio show. http://www.theimpatientgardener.com/2017/09/the-invasive-species-that-has-me.html

Rick is repairing his mini greenhouse and planting swiss chard, a versatile vegetable. Watch our mini greenhouse video builds here: http://www.gardenfork.tv/pvc-cold-frame-hoop-house-2-0-diy-gardenfork-video/

Rick is on a food fermentation mission,  you can hear Sandor Katz, the fermentation expert on this GF Radio episode: http://www.gardenfork.tv/sandor-katz-on-fermentation-gf-radio-316/

Rick also likes the Troy-Bilt Flex Log Splitter, here is my video review on it. Troy-Bilt is a sponsor of GF.  http://www.gardenfork.tv/troy-bilt-flex-log-splitter-stack-gf-video/

Eric tells of his negotiating techniques for buying something from Craigslist.

Eric is going to modify his maple syrup evaporator firebox, Maple Trader has a great discussion group: http://mapletrader.com/community/ 

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