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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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Jun 25, 2015

A while back I was contacted by a young man who built our plywood boat, and he made a video about it. I thought it was brilliant, and arranged with his parents to have a quick talk on the phone. You can watch the video here Deek’s original plywood boat video is on the Make...

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Jun 17, 2015

Rick joins Eric to talk about the new microphone that you all helped buy, the ATR2100 USB microphone got a lot of good feedback. Use our Amazon link here to support GardenFork. And a big thank you to all who have written reviews on our iTunes page, that really helps. Eric found a new podcast...

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Jun 5, 2015

Eric is trying out different microphones, please let us know what you think be email: radio@gardenfork.tv First we tackle stir fry at home, and the why it doesn’t work as well as at the restaurant. Eric has some answers, what are yours? Then we discuss cooking with ginger, along with the stir fry. Microphone tests:...

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May 26, 2015

Rick joins Eric to talk about the DIY moment Eric had when he realized he could order replacement batteries instead of sending off a piece of equipment for repair. Might be obvious to everyone else, but not Eric. We both love www.transom.org , a website devoted to helping people craft superb audio stories for radio...

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May 19, 2015

Erik Knutzen of the website and podcast Root Simple joins Eric to talk about toasters, straw bale gardening, grey water systems, etc. In other words, a typical eclectic DIY show from GardenFork. Here are links to some of the topics we talked about: With his partner Kelly Coyne, Erik is the author of two books:...

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May 15, 2015

Eric reads viewer mail, and we hear about how us talking about our dog’s cornea scratch, and how we treated it, helped a listener.  We also talk about keeping bugs out of your mouth. Then we read more viewer mails. Support GardenFork by shopping at amazon!   www.gardenfork.tv/amazon

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May 6, 2015

It’s 8 pm, its eric, and a glass of wine. So we talk about making ramen, of course. Cause that’s what we’re probably having for dinner. Then we segue to the PBS show Wolf Hall, and then Elon Musk’s new battery for your house. Get our email newsletter: www.gardenfork.tv/news

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Apr 30, 2015

Archive show with Daniel and Mike talking cheese curds and more, here is the info from the original show: Daniel Delaney of The Hungry Pedaler and Vendr TV joins us to talk about apple butter and pie crusts, Maritime Donairs, and we discuss Anne Raver’s NY Times article about using newspaper to smother weeds in...

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Apr 22, 2015

Archive Show! Eric wings it solo, as Mike is busy with the real world of work. We talk about salt water fishing inspired by an article by Keith Wagstaff of EdibleBrooklyn on East River Fishing &  Ben Sargent of brooklynchowdersurfer.com . A lengthy honeybee & beekeeping update, Daniel Delaney’s new venture, EatersDigestNYC.com a weekly email...

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Apr 6, 2015

Rick and Eric talk about starting seeds and gardening, because its finally spring, at least for a few days. We then move on to boiling sap with the new DIY Maple Syrup Evaporator, and Eric tells of his trail run with the new rig. We segue to getting rid of stuff, and talk about a...

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Mar 30, 2015

Mike joins Rick and Eric to talk about first time gardening again. Mike has been without a vegetable garden for a few years and we talk about raised bed gardening, straw bale gardening. There’s some info on RootSimple.com about straw bale gardening. As an example of how to dial back expectations and bite off more...

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Mar 18, 2015

Rick and Eric talk about how using a pole pruner can wipe you out, or look at it as exercise. Support GardenFork when shopping on Amazon: http://gardenfork.tv/amazon And a few auspicious dates are coming up: Friday the 13th Pi Day and Einstein’s Birthday on the 14th the Ides of March on the 15th St Patrick’s...

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Mar 10, 2015

Rich Gee, our resident executive coach joins Eric to talk about an eclectic mix of things. A wide ranging discussion begins with the Laurel Diner in Southbury, CT and then Eric’s fondness for the Waffle House. Rich tell us about his love of the Snow Wolf a neat snow removal shovel, info here: http://amzn.to/1Af1ULS He...

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Mar 2, 2015

Where has Eric been, talk about the use of archive shows, playing previous episodes of GardenFork Radio and how do people like that? Next subject is the aging of your parents and getting a financial and medical power of attorney to be better prepared for helping them later in life. An advanced medical directive is...

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Feb 22, 2015

From the archives: How not to sand a wood floor is just part of this week’s GardenFork Radio. We also talk about hydroponics, aquaponics, composting, chainsaw safety, and some new viewer mail! Support GardenFork while shopping at Amazon, use our link:  http://www.gardenfork.tv/amazon Our Home Depot link: http://www.gardenfork.tv/home-depot-1

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Feb 14, 2015

Rebroadcast of an earlier show, as I am traveling and blanked on posting a show before I left town. In this one, Rick and I talk about unique protein diets for dogs that may help them with skin issues and food allergies. Then we touch on sous vide cooking for a minute, and of course...

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Feb 5, 2015

Seed Starting in cold frames starts the show, as its time to start seeds indoors and you can use a cold frame or a hoop house to get a head start on your growing season. This brings us to grow lights, with the GF grow light videos on our site, and Eric saw some LED ...

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Jan 31, 2015

Today Eric talks about the Best Pressure Cookers that you can use to can foods, where to find flax oil, and polenta & grits. First we talk storm preparedness, and the wisdom of shutting down the roads. The roads in the tri-state area were closed for Winter Storm Juno, and accidents were minimized. Here is...

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Jan 20, 2015

Rick and Eric ponder whether polenta is the same as cheese grits. Rick likes cheese grits, but not regular grits. More information on that if you want. Just ask Rick. Support GardenFork by using these links  to shop at Amazon or at Home Depot. Eric talks about building a DIY canoe our of plywood and...

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Jan 11, 2015

Batter Bread is Eric’s new project, and we talk about baking this bread into a good partial whole wheat sandwich loaf. Rick is skeptical and yes, a lot of whole wheat bread bakes up into a brick.  But, we learned about a new small batch flour miller in L.A., Nan Kohler and her urban flour...

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Jan 6, 2015

We will be recording new GardenFork Radio podcasts later this week, here is an archive show from 2 years ago, its a good one about seed starting. Sign up for our email newsletter here : http://gardenfork.tv/news Here are the  notes from this archive show Rick joins Eric to catch up and talk seed starting!  If...

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Dec 17, 2014

Rick and Eric talk about what to give then donating food to a food pantry. We read from a great post on Foodlets on what kinds of foods they need. Also we suggest your local animal shelter – find yours here -, and Rick likes Heifer International. Shop at The Home Depot and GardenFork gets...

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Dec 7, 2014

Make your own DIY Christmas cards, how makers are going into space, and how to make yogurt by GF listener Tish on GardenFork Radio this week. Rick tell us of a new portable backup device for  your digital photos. This is great for when you are on vacation and want to back up the photos...

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Dec 2, 2014

Good podcasts to listen to and lessons learned on grilling and frying turkeys start off the show, and we talk about viewer mail from Rick on the Left Coast about Eggs. Eric was tasked with cooking two turkeys on Thanksgiving, one deep fried like we do in this video, and one grilled on a Weber...

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Nov 26, 2014

How to defrost a turkey? Rick and Eric tell you how to do this. Based on the info from the epic how to defrost meat quickly video, the Thanksgiving experts save the holidays. Or at least we think we do. And we talk about the new news that its OK to eat eggs again. We’ve...

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