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
Rick joins Eric to talk about mulching leaves, dormant satellites, sailboats, ancient boat wrecks, brussell sprouts and computer monitors.
Black Sea Shipwrecks: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/12/science/shipwrecks-black-sea-archaeology.html?_r=0
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
we talk about the recent DIY videos on repairing the fridge and bean hole cooking, watch here: http://youtube.com/gardenfork
Support GardenFork on Amazon: http://gardenfork.tv/amazon
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
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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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.
Rick and Eric talk about the possibility of hacking an election, tree felling, fall gardening and sailing.
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
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.
Rick joins Eric remotely from the Virginia Beach Honey Bee Festival using his iphone and skype.
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.
Rebroadcast of a show I did with Rich Gee, excellent business coach and now a tea drinker. Find Rich here: http://richgee.com
Rick joins Eric and tells of his recent road trips shuttling rescue dogs around the country. Eric tells of campgrounds in NYC, and using the new rototiller.
Camping info: https://www.nps.gov/gate/planyourvisit/camp-at-fbf.htm
GardenFork Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1692616594342396/
Erik of podcast and website Root Simple joins Eric to talk about meetups, bread baking and building backyard ovens, the ethics of foraging and more.
Will tells us what its like being a pyrotechnician, and his thoughts on what tractor to buy for a yard or small farm, and planting apple trees.
GF Contributor Sarah joins Eric to talk about phone apps they find helpful and get up to date on Sarah's photography career.
Dave of Clean Slate Farms joins Eric to talk about working full time and having a part time farm. Dave has a YouTube channel here.
Check out the GardenFork Facebook Discussion Group here. Eric has some podcast suggestions, if you like Serial, you may want to check out Someone Knows Something from the CBC . Plus check out Michael Pollan's new 4 part show Cooked on Netflix. Rick likes the Home Of The Brave podcast by Scott Carrier.
Rick tells us the story of his new rescue pup, and segues to dogs don't like to be hugged. Here's the NPR story on that.
Bob has a YouTube channel and website full of maker projects, and we talk about how we all can make stuff, from welding to arduino controllers.
Garden Myths is our topic today a Erin from The Impatient Gardener joins Eric to talk about does Epsom Salts work in the garden, and Irish Spring Soap deters deer?
Buy the book, The Truth About Garden Remedies here: http://amzn.to/1ppcj9w
Here is The Garden Professors Blog.
Eric reads viewer mail and we learn about a manifold bolt repair tool and how to fix your dryer before buying a new one.
Our clothesline video: http://www.gardenfork.tv/how-to-hang-or-install-a-clothesline-gardenfork-tv
Tennis Ball Bazooka: http://www.gardenfork.tv/how-to-make-a-potato-cannon-or-potato-bazooka
Bill Gurstelle on GF Radio: http://www.gardenfork.tv/potato-bazookas-and-catapults-with-william-gurstelle-gf-radio
Rick tells us about the spread of the Bradford Pear and its sibling Callery pear from an article in the Greenville, OK paper.
Bookmobiles are the new food truck, article in the NY Times.
Eric talks with Kenny Point of the gardening blog Veggie Garden Tips about plants that you might not think you can grow in northern climes, and info about how to grow mushrooms.
Eric and Rick discuss Eric's trip to Austin to meet up with GardenFork sponsor Troy-Bilt and the Saturday 6 team of garden bloggers.
Rick's LED grow lights become an issue for him, and Eric gets sunburn.
The tomatoes Rick talked about are avail here: http://hos.ufl.edu/kleeweb/newcultivars.html
Rochelle Greayer of the garden magazine Pith + Vigor joins us to talk about how she came to crowdfund and publish a garden design magazine, and garden trends she sees for 2016.
Eric and Rick discuss what cameras they use and why. Plus how to store your photos and display them.
Rick uses Fracture for prints: https://www.fractureme.com/