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April 8, 2020
Rick talks about how to install a bidet and why we all should have a bidet, especially now. We then talk about electronic gardening, or at that's what Rick calls it. Next up is portable generator safety. Then Rick shares his trick for keeping seeds warm during germination indoors. Get My GardenFork Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/ Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork
April 1, 2020
Scott, an agronomist and host of the podcast Plants Dig Soil, joins me to talk about using locally available materials to improve you garden. Learn more about Scott at his website: https://www.plantsdigsoil.com Get My GardenFork Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/
March 28, 2020
Will and Eric talk about more stuff to get done or fun stuff to do when you are stuck at home, aka social isolation  Many of these tips were from you all, thanks! Get My GardenFork Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/
March 18, 2020
Will and I list 15 home projects you can do when staying home, aka social distancing.  Dryer Vent Cleaning vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xK0f2dUMmvU No Knead Bread In Instant Pot or Slow Cooker https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4pC3hH4rLM
March 6, 2020
Learn how to buy a side of beef, half a pig AND the mistakes to avoid. Will tells us the pluses and minuses of buying half a cow. And don't neglect the key person, the butcher. Then Eric explains makerspaces to Will. The Brooklyn Makerspace Eric goes to is called FutureWorks Makerspace in the Brooklyn Army Terminal.
March 2, 2020
Here's my take on the primary election and how we can be better to each other. Let me know your thoughts: radio@gardenfork.tv Support GF Radio on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/gardenfork
February 26, 2020
Here are a few of the After Show segments I have been sharing with the GardenFork patrons. If you would like to get the After Show in your inbox or on your podcast app, become a GF supporter via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/gardenfork Get My GardenFork Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/ Email me with any questions: radio@gardenfork.tv
February 16, 2020
Erin and Will join me to talk about how to buy a tractor, and the pros and cons of buying a new tractor vs buying a used tractor. Will owns a new Kubota tractor and I own a used John Deere tractor.
February 5, 2020
Rick and I talk about the early start to the sap season, and how the warming of the earth affects bees coming out of winter. We then move on to the popular rolling tool cart hacks video I made last week. Rick uses his for computer and photo work, I keep tools in them in the garage and workshop.
January 27, 2020
If you want to learn how to remove wallpaper, listen here. Serena from the DIY YouTube Channel and website ThriftDiving joins me to talk about wallpaper removal and the right way to use spray paint. Get My GardenFork Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/ Serena's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/ThriftDiving
January 16, 2020
I talk about the podcasts I am listening to right now. From Dolly Parton to I Spy, and why. Let me know your podcasts: radio@gardenfork.tv See the full show description for the list of podcasts I talk about. Get My GardenFork Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/
January 6, 2020
Will from The Weekend Homestead joins me to talk about a prefab cabin he put in the woods and the solar powered propane furnace and the tiny wood stove in it. Then we talk about the stress of having to finish a project despite having a meltdown.
December 30, 2019
Erin from the YouTube channel and website The Impatient Gardener joins me to talk vegetable and flower garden planning. Are seed starting mats worth the price? Pros and cons of planting carrots? Amending raised beds? Erin's YT channel https://www.youtube.com/user/WIsailorgirl Website: https://www.theimpatientgardener.com/ Get My GardenFork Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/
December 17, 2019
Jimmy Goots, the exec producer of GF Radio joins me to talk about the challenges of being sole proprietor business, then we move onto pool cleaning tips, and then its all about how to grow peanuts. Get My GardenFork Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/
December 10, 2019
Rick joins me to talk about how angry comments actually help boost views on YouTube vids, then we move onto snowblowers and GF sponsor Troy-Bilt. Then we talk about laser cutters and Rick's dryer vent. Get My GardenFork Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/
November 20, 2019
Rick joins me to talk about how to be a better friend, and the benefits of friendship and garbage disposers. Quite the mix! Then we talk about Rick's interesting use of a rolling tool cart. To me, the in sink garbage disposal is a built in composter. But there are issues with using a garbage disposer in some towns. Rick tells us how he is using a rolling tool cart to be better organized in his home office.
November 7, 2019
Will and I talk about daily habits, and how to get stuff done and what works for us. Will is good at project management, I am not. Its a good conversation. We then talk about how to install a french drain, how basement walls can crack from poor drainage, and how to waterproof the wall that is leaking. Then a tangent on drywells. We then talk more solar, as Will has made a simple solar system for a cabin and a insulated box to keep the solar battery from freezing.
October 30, 2019
Rebecca, our registered dietician answers our questions about probiotics, salt, meat and what is a registered dietician? Deep questions. Get My GardenFork Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/ Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork Watch us on YouTube: www.youtube.com/gardenfork
October 22, 2019
Will of The Weekend Homestead joins me to talk about his battery based solar panel installation and my grid tied solar array installation. We then move on to supper clubs, which are a hold over of Wisconsin food history. We then talk about how to drop a hung up tree, aka a widow maker.
October 10, 2019
Rick and I talk about how to make rice and beans, and how to make different rice and bean recipes. Plus we go into some of the nutrition of combining rice and beans to make a complete protein. Hint: use brown rice.
October 3, 2019
Sharon, a GardenFork fan, who also happens to be my cousin, joins me to talk about dutch oven campfire cooking. How to use briquettes or wood, what you can cook, and how she makes cinnamon rolls and biscuits on a campfire. Get My GardenFork Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/ Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links
September 24, 2019
Erik from the urban homesteading website & podcast Root Simple joins me to talk about beginning furniture making, how he started, organized his workshop, learned woodworking, uses SketchUp and now makes Stickley American Craftsman style furniture. wow. Erik and Kelley's website: https://www.rootsimple.com/ Get My GardenFork Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/
September 19, 2019
My friend Will tells all about how to buy and run a campground or camper resort. There's a lot to it, and many headaches, which he shares on this show. His resort is called The Bear Paw Resort in Birchwood, Wisconsin. Website info: https://bpresort.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thebearpawresort/ Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links Get Our Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/
September 10, 2019
Barb from Troy-Bilt joins me to talk about 5 tips for fall lawn care. We talk about how high to cut your grass before winter, and why (I learned something here) and how to make patterns in your yard. Troy-Bilt has a whole website full of information on lawn and yard care: https://www.troybilt.com/equipment/troybilt/knowledge-center Google satellite map of the Testing Facility and huge yard of grasses: https://www.google.com/maps/@41.264172,-81.9009229,747m/data=!3m1!1e3
September 3, 2019
Learn how to prepare for a hurricane from someone who has been through many hurricanes, our own Rick. We also talk about hammer drills that spark, and bike helmets. Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork Get Our Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/ Watch us on YouTube: www.youtube.com/gardenfork
August 19, 2019
Rick and I talk about a few simple repairs you can make to your air conditioner system. Rick's air conditioner stopped working last week, and he was able to do a DIY air conditioner repair. The compost video on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTNT6WIMqFA Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork Get Our Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/ Watch us on YouTube: www.youtube.com/gardenfork
August 11, 2019
Erin of The Impatient Gardener joins me to demystify compost. It is not hard to make the stuff, OK? We then talk about my potatoes and how they are dying. Help! Video playlist of simple compost bins I have made: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIXZ8xNU7Ts&list=PLK9GxIRaLC5V2HRmq_SU8MxMG63HvWjnI Erin's amazing gardening website also see her photos on Instagram here. Get Our Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/
July 16, 2019
Rick joins me to talk about how to stain wood. I have made two videos about staining wood and applying polyurethane to stained wood. Rick just stained some doors and we talked about what he learned doing it. Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork Get Our Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/
July 13, 2019
I take out the mobile GF Radio truck! IOW my handheld recorder with me talking to you about birds in the yard and making bread in the weber grill. Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork Get Our Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/
July 1, 2019
Serena Appiah from the YouTube channel and website ThriftDiving joins me to talk about how to refinish and upcycle furniture. The main source of Serena's projects come from thrift stores, including her dining room. Serena's YT Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/ThriftDiving Her Website: https://thriftdiving.com/ Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links
June 25, 2019
I want to show how you can effect change from your own yard. It just takes your making the first step. I read from an article in the Inspired Life column of the Washington Post about how own person helped others with a simple process. We then move on to GFR friend Kevin and his wife's recent health issue to remind us to go to the Doctor or hospital if you aren't well. And then we talk about rainbow flags and Ellen DeGeneres.
June 4, 2019
I talk with Rick about how to treat your dog's infected paw, tornadoes and flood zones, and procrastination. We admire Toshifumi's garden photos on the GF Facebook Group. Erin of The Impatient Gardener youtube channel has some excellent vids on planting this spring.
May 28, 2019
I visited the MTD Troy-Bilt power equipment testing facility and got to test drive all sorts of outdoor power equipment. I toured the facility with Erin Spain, Sarah from Ugly Duckling House, Mary from House That Lars Built, Serana from Thrift Diving, and Rochelle from Pith & Vigor. The video Troy-Bilt made about their testing process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nh3Goa2URjU Will is now running his Bear Paw Resort: https://www.bearpawresort.com/
May 6, 2019
Surfer Mike joins me to talk about DIY projects, rain gutters and the leaf free gutter systems. I then described my motion sensor dilemma to Mike. And Mike offers up a very simple solution. We then go on to plaster walls that have drywall on top of it, and how fun it is to work on walls like that Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links Get Our Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/
April 23, 2019
The painting tips video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIrstc6lRqM&list=UUAh44GRXNB-iB0IWBJ0gGbQ Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork Get Our Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/
April 14, 2019
Rick and Eric talk DIY projects like new LED shop lights in your garage, the shortened maple syrup season, and those hanging barn door kits. Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork Get Our Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/
April 6, 2019
#trashtag is all about getting people to pick up trash. Not sure why people dump trash. I suggest an urban trash tag. Might work? Will from The Weekend Homestead co-hosts the show and it was his idea to talk about #trashtag. Will talks about the sliding barn door he installed at his house. Barn door hardware: https://amzn.to/2I1YxrB Thanks to Jesse and Kevin for helping with Rick's microphone issue.
March 13, 2019
I talk with Rick about our audio problems, and tangent into gardening, plastic packaging, and barn doors.l Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links Erin's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/WIsailorgirl Her Blog: https://www.theimpatientgardener.com/seed-starting-gear/
March 1, 2019
Will from The Weekend Homestead joins me to talk about his electrical work in his shower and sink ;) We then move onto me testing my microwave. We then move into chainsaws and ordering firewood. And I talk about the YT Video class I am taking about how to improve your videos. Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links
February 11, 2019
Erin from The Impatient Gardener joins me to talk about the soil tests she did in her garden, Will Wallus' Instagram moment, and dog arthritis. Erin's site: https://www.theimpatientgardener.com/ Will's photo on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BtPVWzFAp00/ Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links
January 20, 2019
Our Executive Producer Jimmy Goots asks me about NYC government and we go from there into tools. What Fun! We then go into using Shoe Goo glue for non-shoe repairs. Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links.
January 7, 2019
Will from the YouTube Channel The Weekend Homestead joins me to talk about how his solar panels are doing in the snow and the large and expensive propane leak he had. Not Fun. Then we discuss some common topics on the show, the Apollo 8 program on Nova on PBS and Decluttering with Marie Kondo on Netflix. DavidPoz is the name of the YouTube Channel where David hooks up a Chevy Volt battery to his solar array.
December 20, 2018
THE GardenFork Scientist joins us to day to answer the question, are chemicals bad for us? Why is dihydrogen monoxide in our water? Zeaxanthin in our avacados? Tony, the GF Scientist, lets us in on the secrets of chemistry in our every day lives. He's much smarter than Rick and I, you know... Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links.
December 8, 2018
Today we talk with Danny, a GardenFork listener, about all things fermentation. We start with how to make kombucha, sourdough, ginger beer, and hard cider. We then move on to starting a homestead garden and when to plant apple trees. Here is our newest video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6OqPDUwIsA&list=UUAh44GRXNB-iB0IWBJ0gGbQ Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork
December 4, 2018
Rick shares his desktop with Eric, but its safe for work! Here is the video Eric just release: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPm88qaIJSo Eric talks about dropping a twin trunk tree that lodges in some other trees and why it takes so long. And thinking about replacing the carburetor on a small chain saw, go with the cheap clone? Excellent Tree dropping video: https://youtu.be/Teb2bQsqx44 Great engine repair videos by DonyBoy https://www.youtube.com/user/donyboy73
November 29, 2018
Eric responds to viewer mail and talks about how to make a podcast, its easy. Zoom Recorder https://amzn.to/2Qtg3IS Microphone https://amzn.to/2E4vjWO Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links.
November 5, 2018
We answer the question of do electric cars pollute as much as gas cars because they use electricity generated by coal fired power plants. Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links. Get Our Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/
October 26, 2018
What to do with too many apples? Will makes apple butter, thanks to the GF Facebook group. Do you drill into the brick or mortar when hanging on brick? Will tell us about egress windows in his basement. The apple corer rig we talk about in the show https://amzn.to/2SmvIHZ Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Amazon links are affiliate links. Get Our Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/
October 18, 2018
Are Straws The Problem? Erin joins Eric to talk about plastic, getting weighed down by over-thinking, how cool is the Oxo Carrot Peeler. A bit on dog behavior. AND Erin's raised bed vegetable garden. Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Get Our Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/ Erin's website https://www.theimpatientgardener.com/ Erin's YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/theimpatientgardener
October 10, 2018
Rich Gee, High Performance Coach and GF fan joins Eric to talk about how to not get lost in the weeds and follow through with ideas, projects, and life. Rich has a Brand Marketing & Strategic Coaching podcast called Two Heads. Contact Rich through his website. Pass It On is the group posting the inspirational billboards Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Get Our Email Newsletter: https://www.gardenfork.tv/sign-up-for-our-email-newsletter/
September 26, 2018
Rick tells Eric why Eric should update the software on his smartphone, and why you should too. Eric is working on a new Troy-Bilt sponsored video. Wanda asks how Eric met Rick. Greeting some new Facebook Group members. We talk about the new eBike Rick has. And Rick has hope for our country after reading James Fallows book Our Town. Our Towns Book by Deborah and James Fallows affiliate link https://amzn.to/2QJuE0l Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork
September 18, 2018
Noreen from Noreen's Kitchen YouTube Channel tells us how to prepare for a hurricane and how to help hurricane survivors, and what it is like to go through a hurricane. Noreen's Paypal info: https://www.paypal.me/noreenskitchen Noreen's Hurricane Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6ZREoanF7I Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork
September 12, 2018
Eric and Exec Prod Jimmy Goots talk on a range of subjects, starting with the hurricane coming to NC. So its prepping for the hurricane, selling out of generators. Then we move on to home grown tobacco and selling large stuff at a yard sale instead of Ebay and the cool hammer Jimmy found. Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork Watch us on YouTube: www.youtube.com/gardenfork
September 6, 2018
Eric on his own, talking TV shows, podcasts and induction burners. Cool new way to see how ancient cities were built, Ancient Invisible Cities http://www.pbs.org/ancient-invisible-cities/home/ The Hilarious World Of Depression https://www.apmpodcasts.org/thwod/ Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork
August 22, 2018
Rick & Eric talk about buying an electric bike, bike lanes, the power of postive people, podcasts we like and some comments from our Facebook Group. Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork
August 14, 2018
Will & Eric talk mushroom foraging, canning pickles and what can go wrong and viewer mail! Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork
July 30, 2018
The Exec Prod's secret fishing hole? A note from Radio Mike about his thank you email sent to a teacher. Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon: http://patreon.com/gardenfork Really cool Apollo photos on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/people/projectapolloarchive/
July 23, 2018
Eric's thoughts on the sowing of fake news to divide us. Then viewer mail! Tomato Cages Vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUoMGkMR-xY&list=UUAh44GRXNB-iB0IWBJ0gGbQ Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork FBI Statement: https://www.npr.org/2018/07/18/630337474/fbi-director-says-russia-still-seeking-to-interfere-in-u-s-democracy Get our email newsletter, sign up: http://gardenfork.tv/news
July 20, 2018
Rebroadcast of #130, Mike and Eric talk about Bacon, Mowers, and Mike visits Wrigley Field. Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Get our email newsletter, sign up: http://gardenfork.tv/news Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon, via PayPal. Watch us on YouTube: www.youtube.com/gardenfork GardenFork’s Facebook Discussion group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1692616594342396/ Visit our website, http://gardenfork.tv
July 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/ Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork
June 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 Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Get our email newsletter, sign up: http://gardenfork.tv/news
June 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 Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Get our email newsletter, sign up: http://gardenfork.tv/news
June 15, 2018
Rick and Eric talk Decluttering, Beekeeping, and Basil Plants Being Eaten By What? But first we digress in to finishing college. Sign Up For Our Newsletter: https://gardenfork.tv/news Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork
June 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.
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/
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.
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.
April 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
April 17, 2018
A deep dive into Eric and GardenFork and YouTube. 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
April 4, 2018
Rick and Eric with more eclectic talk about tomatoes, DIY, and podcasts we like.
March 27, 2018
Eric & Will are asked whether one should leave Facebook. Some tips on protecting your data while on Facebook are offered up. We then talk about tapping sugar maples for maple syrup. Then the debate of hoop house & greenhouse.
March 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.
March 7, 2018
Labrador Charlie Pup gets to visit the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan and Rick gets his eyesight back. Plus some great viewer mail about DIY and home improvement projects from listeners.
February 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.
February 20, 2018
Will tells us what it was like to work on the Super Bowl. Check out his YouTube channel, The Weekend Homestead. Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon, via PayPal. Get our email newsletter, sign up: http://gardenfork.tv/news Watch us on YouTube: www.youtube.com/gardenfork GardenFork’s Facebook Discussion group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1692616594342396/ Visit our website, http://gardenfork.tv
February 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. Check out the GardenFork Amazon Shop: http://amazon.com/shop/gardenfork
January 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.
January 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.
December 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.
December 12, 2017
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
November 30, 2017
More Eclectic DIY from Eric and Rick, talking about how software updates can slow down older cell phones, smoked meat gift tubes, LED grow lights, and more.
November 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.
November 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. Then we talk about new DIY projects Erik has done at his house, including a lattice fence around his beehives and reglazing windows.
November 7, 2017
Talking Fermentation and making fermented vegetables, Gardening in your front yard with hoop houses, log splitters, fermentation and making sauerkraut. Just another episode of the eclectic DIY Maker How-to Home Improvement Podcast.
November 1, 2017
Erin from The Impatient Gardener joins Eric to tell of this new invasive worm, Amynthas agrestis, that is turning soil into cat litter. Or at least something that looks like cat litter. And we talk about cider donuts.
October 20, 2017
DIY the GardenFork Way! we talk about generators, rewiring on old house, and podcasts we like.
September 20, 2017
DIY Storm Preparedness, Be prepared for hurricanes, tornadoes, snow storms. Rick and Will share their storm prep tips, which is the best weather radio?, and how to store batteries.
September 11, 2017
Does your garden do better with organic nitrogen? Lets find out as we talk vegetable gardening with Scott.
September 8, 2017
A walking tour of Eric's yard
August 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.
August 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.
July 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 and its all related to the DIY, Maker, How To world.
July 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/ Use our Amazon link and support GardenFork, it does not affect the prices you pay: http://www.gardenfork.tv/amazon Email us: radio@gardenfork.tv Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon, via PayPal. Get our email newsletter, sign up here! Watch us on YouTube: www.youtube.com/gardenfork GardenFork’s Facebook Discussion group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1692616594342396/ Visit our website, http://gardenfork.tv
June 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 Use our Amazon link and support GardenFork, it does not affect the prices you pay: http://www.gardenfork.tv/amazon Email us: radio@gardenfork.tv Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon, via PayPal. Get our email newsletter, sign up here! Watch us on YouTube: www.youtube.com/gardenfork Visit our website, http://gardenfork.tv
June 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/ Check out our Facebook Discussion group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1692616594342396/ 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. Use our Amazon link and support GardenFork, it does not affect the prices you pay: http://www.gardenfork.tv/amazon Email us: radio@gardenfork.tv Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon, via PayPal. Get our email newsletter, sign up here! Watch us on YouTube: www.youtube.com/gardenfork Visit our website, http://gardenfork.tv
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/    
April 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 Use our Amazon link and support GardenFork, it does not affect the prices you pay: http://www.gardenfork.tv/amazon Email us: radio@gardenfork.tv Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon, via PayPal. Get our email newsletter, sign up here! Watch us on YouTube: www.youtube.com/gardenfork Visit our website, http://gardenfork.tv
April 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. Use our Amazon link and support GardenFork, it does not affect the prices you pay: http://www.gardenfork.tv/amazon Email us: radio@gardenfork.tv Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon, via PayPal. Get our email newsletter, sign up here! Watch us on YouTube: www.youtube.com/gardenfork Visit our website, http://gardenfork.tv
April 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 Use our Amazon link and support GardenFork, it does not affect the prices you pay: http://www.gardenfork.tv/amazon Email us: radio@gardenfork.tv Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon, via PayPal. Get our email newsletter, sign up here! Watch us on YouTube: www.youtube.com/gardenfork Visit our website, http://gardenfork.tv  
April 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. Email us: radio@gardenfork.tv Support GardenFork, become a monthly supporter on Patreon, via PayPal. Get our email newsletter, sign up here! Watch us on YouTube: www.youtube.com/gardenfork Visit our website, http://gardenfork.tv  
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