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Sep 20, 2017

Rick and Will Hijack the show to talk about Storm and Disaster Preparedness.

Eric is off being interviewed on The Most Useful Podcast Ever.

 *** September is National Preparedness Month. ***

Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.

Topics Covered on Today's Show

1. Identifying what you should be prepared for!

2. How to build out a simple plan to be ready

3. Tips and Tricks on Power, Lights, Water, Food, and Safety

Storm Prep Items Mentioned:

Midland Alert Weather Radio: http://amzn.to/2fBkr4V

Red Cross Weather Alert Radio: http://amzn.to/2xocp94

Heavy Duty Extension Cord: http://amzn.to/2yerR55

Light Duty 100' cord: http://amzn.to/2yqHXJU

 

Websites we referenced in the show:

www.ready.gov

- A great site that gives simple tips on how to get ready for any disaster in your area

https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/

- A great second resource for to plan ahead with easy tips that can help anyone in a time of need

Any of the items we discussed are also available on the Garden Fork Amazon Shop. Get prepared and support the show, it does not affect the prices you pay.

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Rick - https://www.rhkennerly.com/

Will - https://www.facebook.com/weekendhomestead/

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Sep 11, 2017

Agronomist Scott Gillespie joins Eric to talk about is it better to use organic nitrogen sources vs synthetic nitrogen, and using satellite imagery in his work on the farm.

Find Scott here: https://twitter.com/cowboyjunkey

https://medium.com/@cowboyjunkey

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Sep 8, 2017

I walk around the yard with the portable recorder (link blelow) to record crickets, taste apples and string beans, check on the maple syrup evaporator, and more.

Bean Hole Baked Beans

Make Maple Syrup

Prune Trees

Growing Garlic

Sugar Maple Identification

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Aug 10, 2017

Will from The Weekend Homestead joins Eric today to talk about growing and harvesting garlic, and Will's lessons on home renovation. Will talks about when to hire the experts and when to do the work yourself.

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Aug 3, 2017

Rick and Eric talk more DIY and how to projects like Eric's electrical re-wiring. But first we touch on home made wind turbines. We get an update from Dave in Texas about the Klee Univ. of Florida tomatoes has grown.

The wind turbine article: http://www.motherearthnews.com/renewable-energy/wind-energy/diy-wind-turbine-zm0z17amz

Fertilizer article: http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/gardening-techinques/best-organic-fetilizers-zm0z17amz

Urine in your garden: http://www.popularmechanics.com/home/lawn-garden/a27354/urinate-on-lawn/

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Jul 24, 2017

The power of one is a big theme in my life so when left to do a solo show, this is what I touch on a lot. AND smoking salmon in a cardboard box. Its all connected.

The Billboards I talk about : https://www.values.com/

I can't find the article I read in Real Simple August 2017 "How To Build A Better Home Town" online

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Jul 9, 2017

A new DIY podcast episode talking about pressure washing your house, clean water for other countries, growing mushrooms, & the stomach flu.

All about the stomach flu:  https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/29/well/live/what-to-blame-for-your-stomach-bug-not-always-the-last-thing-you-ate.html

Safe water for the world http://friendlywater.net/   using the BioSand Filter, also check out http://www.water.org

Garden Fails https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaBn9uaeq1o&list=UUAh44GRXNB-iB0IWBJ0gGbQ

Erin’s interview on the Root Simple Podcast http://www.rootsimple.com/2017/06/104-erin-schanen-the-impatient-gardener/

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Jun 8, 2017

Will and Eric talk about YouTube livestreams, finding an old cistern in the woods, a google router that works, drones, and growing mushrooms.

Here is the router we talk about: http://amzn.to/2qO5sHN

Here is the new drone Will likes: http://amzn.to/2s1nMBP

The oyster mushroom spore plugs: http://amzn.to/2qNUbas

The Mushroom Grow Kit In A Box: http://amzn.to/2rz7EqH

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Jun 1, 2017

Yes, another bee story, but one with larger deeper thoughts. Rick joins Eric to talk about doing everything wrong while its happening around you. This time the story line involves a bee swarm but it applies to when stuff is happening around you and you do the wrong thing.

Watch the swarm video here: http://www.gardenfork.tv/beehive-swarm-beautiful-thing-stand-middle-gf-video/

Erin's new YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/WIsailorgirl

Hoisting a 250 pound roof hatch up on the same roof: http://www.gardenfork.tv/hoisting-250-lbs-steel-4-story-building-dont-try/

We then answer a lawn mower repair question from Matty. The generator repair video is here: http://www.gardenfork.tv/generator-wont-start-time-replace-carburetor-gf-video/

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We talk about switchel, a old drink that is new again.

The Opera browser with a VPN you can turn on: http://www.opera.com/

Rick uses the Safer VPN app on the iphone.

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May 8, 2017

Done is better than perfect is a GF mantra, so it Embrace Failure. This essay by Karen Rinaldi rings true for me.  https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/opinion/its-great-to-suck-at-surfing.html

I'm doing a deep dive into 99 Percent Invisible, not just the podcast, but also the articles posted on their site. Neat stuff here: http://99percentinvisible.org/

Can you transplant sugar snap peas? Plant sunflowers in cold weather?

How to grow sugar peas video http://www.gardenfork.tv/how-to-grow-peas-gf-video/

Growing Hops, is there a way to identify the different varieties of hops? Do I have Williamette hops or something else.

Trellis Building Video http://www.gardenfork.tv/build-a-trellis/

Plus deep thoughts on reducing clogging in one's bathroom sink.

Matt's 20 part series on Views From A Beginning Beekeeper:http://www.gardenfork.tv/tag/inside-the-hive/

 

 

Apr 28, 2017

Rick joins Eric and we learn a lot about icebergs, more than Eric expected. Eric then apologizes about making fun of the Containers podcast, because it is good: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/containers/id1209559177?mt=2

Rick likes Kristen Traynor's beekeeping books avail here: http://amzn.to/2p4tu43 We hope to have her on the show soon.

We then talk about replacing the brushes on an electric motor, which is more interesting than you would think. We move on to replacing the carburetor on an engine, and its easy.

Lawnmower tune up video: http://www.gardenfork.tv/how-to-change-the-oil-and-tune-up-a-lawnmower-gardenfork-tv/

Rick is making his own salad dressing, yeah!

We both like and use the Gentle Leader dog harness, it is great: http://amzn.to/2p0uynp

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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.

More cool stuff on our site, http://www.GardenFork.TV

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

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