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5 Great Seed Starting How To Videos

| February 6, 2014 | 22 Comments
5 Great Seed Starting How To Videos

How to start seeds? Watch these seed starting videos from the GardenFork video archive. Cardboard Seed Starting Pots Video Newspaper Seed Starting Pots Our Super Easy Grow Light How To Video Here’s how to build the grow light stand for your cheap grow lights: Some Seed Starting Thoughts from Eric Do Not Overwater Seedlings or […]

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Planting a tree next to a tree stump is a challenge

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Planting a tree next to a tree stump is a challenge

We took a Mulberry tree out of our backyard, the neighbors were complaining about the berries, the pups ate the berries, not a good thing. In its place we are planting Leyland Cypress evergreens. These trees grow fast and are good at creating a green fence, which makes good neighbors. But we had to deal […]

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When Decluttering Your Home Think ebay

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
When Decluttering Your Home Think ebay

I’m on a quest to get rid of stuff I don’t use, so I have this suggestion when you are decluttering your home: Sell stuff on ebay. I’ve had 4 fishing reels in a box at the bottom of the basement stairs for how knows how long, thinking they are worth something. Today I put them […]

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Find Cheap House Renovation Stuff At Metal Recycler

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Find Cheap House Renovation Stuff At Metal Recycler

Cheap doesn’t always mean good, but in this case finding cheap house renovation stuff paid off. With the installation of a new gas fired steam boiler, I decided to replace one of the steam radiators that is way over-sized for the space it is in. This radiator is in the common hallway, and there isn’t […]

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Homemade Sauerkraut – Fermentation Progress Report

| October 15, 2014 | 6 Comments
Homemade Sauerkraut – Fermentation Progress Report

We are basing our new homemade sauerkraut how to on Leda Meredith’s new book, Preserving Everything, which shows how one can make sauerkraut in a mason jar. We talked with Leda recently on GF Radio: listen here. Links to buy book at end of post ↓ I like this mason jar sauerkraut method, it makes […]

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Bread Free Lunch from what’s in the fridge.

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Bread Free Lunch from what’s in the fridge.

As I stick to my basically gluten free diet before 6 pm, which I have found to be very helpful in not having that late afternoon crash, lunch has been a challenge. I would usually make a peanut butter sandwich, or a grilled cheese sandwich, but I can’t do that anymore. ( I talk about […]

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Tick Bite, What To Do – GF Radio 357

| October 13, 2014 | 1 Comment
Tick Bite, What To Do – GF Radio 357

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Eric tells about the tick bite he got over the weekend and what to do about it. He had the classic red dot around the tick bite and then a larger lighter red rash area around the it. What is key is to be able to save the […]

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Where to buy that cast iron skillet with sections?

| October 11, 2014 | 2 Comments
Where to buy that cast iron skillet with sections?

In our recent pumpkin cornbread recipe video, we use a round cast iron skillet with sections, a pan with the pie sections already divided. I love this pan. I can’t remember where I got it, but I figured out where to buy it. Why Love a Cast Iron Pan? This skillet has edge wedge already […]

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Eric Tries the Gluten Free Thing – GF Radio 355

| September 24, 2014 | 7 Comments
Eric Tries the Gluten Free Thing – GF Radio 355

Podcast: Play in new window | Download We follow up on Leda Meredith’s fermentation how to book, and why Rick buys his how-to books in hardcover and not an ebook. Rick likes Leda’s book finding it easy to follow. Links are below. We read some mail based on our podcast about dog allergies, its seems […]

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Easy Fermentation Recipes & Foraging Tips with Leda Meredith – GF Radio 355

| September 19, 2014 | 1 Comment
Easy Fermentation Recipes & Foraging Tips with Leda Meredith – GF Radio 355

Podcast: Play in new window | Download New Fermentation recipes are here in a new book by Leda Meredith. Leda, a foraging and food preservation expert joins Eric today to talk about fermentation, making cheese, and foraging. Leda has two new books out, Preserving Everything: Can, Culture, Pickle, Freeze, Ferment, Dehydrate, Smoke, Salt, that has […]

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Changing Your Headlight bulbs & When to Call the Professionals

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Changing Your Headlight bulbs & When to Call the Professionals

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Rick tells of how he tried to change the headlight bulbs on his Toyota Prius, and how it all ended up a the mechanic’s garage instead. We learn when its time to call the professional and walk away from a DIY repair. Eric has been watching great car […]

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Pet Allergies & Basement Flooding Solutions GF Radio 353

| September 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
Pet Allergies & Basement Flooding Solutions GF Radio 353

Podcast: Play in new window | Download We talk with Monica about her dog’s pet allergies and behavioral problems, and her basement flooding problem. Monica has a 2 yr old mixed breed rescue pup that has developed food allergies and has been become aggressive towards squirrels and rabbits. Rick talks about his experience with pet […]

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BBQ Rub Recipes And Fix Your Air Conditioner – GF Radio 352

| August 29, 2014 | 1 Comment
BBQ Rub Recipes And Fix Your Air Conditioner – GF Radio 352

Podcast: Play in new window | Download A few ways to fix your air conditioner before calling the AC repair person and BBQ rub recipes on the show as Mike joins us. Mike talks about BBQ rubs and tells us a few simple things you can do to fix your air conditioner, and if those […]

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Go Out And Dig Post Holes – GF Radio 351

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Go Out And Dig Post Holes – GF Radio 351

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Eric tells you to go out and dig post holes, stop procrastinating about it, its easier than you think. And once its done, he tells you how to fill the holes with cement. Its easy. Then Eric segues into more stream of conscious stuff. There you go.

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Backyard Stump Removal

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Backyard Stump Removal

The large mulberry tree had to come out. The neighbors complained about the berries that littered their yards each year, and got tracked into their homes by the feet of kids and dogs. So down came the tree, and what was left for me to deal with was about 5 feet of tree. Time for […]

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Thaw Meat Quickly How To – GF Video

| August 15, 2014 | 2 Comments
Thaw Meat Quickly How To – GF Video

Learn how to thaw meat quicky, defrost steaks, chicken breasts, fish and other smaller pieces of meat with this simple method. No longer does one have to defrost meat in the fridge overnight. No when you get home from work, you can thaw meat quickly and have it for dinner that night. The information presented […]

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