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5 Great Seed Starting How To Videos

| February 6, 2014 | 18 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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A Frame Tiny House Plans & Good Eats Love – GF Radio 340

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
A Frame Tiny House Plans & Good Eats Love – GF Radio 340

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Deek’s  simple A Frame Tiny House Plans start the show. Deek is part of the tiny house movement, publishing videos on his YouTube Channel, and his tiny house plans book, and hosting workshops. Eric and Rick like the A frame plan, it is a great starter cabin for [...]

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Go buy those mangoes in the store

| April 19, 2014 | 1 Comment
Go buy those mangoes in the store

I’m not sure if mangoes are sold all over, but they are available in the NYC area. I find them at fruit & vegetable stands on the street and in greenmarkets, and at Whole Foods as well. Mangoes were on sale this week, I found this smaller ones, the brand name is Champagne. Most mangoes [...]

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Start an olive grove : GF Radio 339

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Start an olive grove : GF Radio 339

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Wondering how to start an olive grove? Listen to GardenFork radio as we talk with Mara and Sarah on what is involved with planting olive oil trees and how to harvest olive oil. Mara tells us about she and her partner bought a small farm and planted 100 [...]

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Replacing the Cordless Drill Battery Charger

| April 5, 2014 | 3 Comments
Replacing the Cordless Drill Battery Charger

When we moved, I packed my drill – screwguns and the cordless drill battery chargers. Then when we unpacked, I couldn’t find the battery chargers. Has this happened to you? Battery Charger disappears into vapor. I am convinced they are in the basement in a box, and one day I will find them. I finally [...]

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Treat what has happened as a gift : GF Radio #338

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Treat what has happened as a gift : GF Radio #338

Podcast: Play in new window | Download “With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.” ― Wayne W. Dyer   via Eric’s Friend [...]

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Tiny House Plans : A – Frame Vacation Cabin

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tiny House Plans : A – Frame Vacation Cabin

Tiny House Plans for a cheap easy to build cabin from Deek Diedrecksen, who is a brilliant designer and carpenter. This cabin is perfect for that piece of land you have in the country  Easy to build with the downloadable tiny house plans Deek and Joe Everson put together. The photos here just say simple [...]

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Refinishing Kitchen Cabinets To Save On Your Renovation – GF Radio 337

| March 25, 2014 | 1 Comment
Refinishing Kitchen Cabinets To Save On Your Renovation – GF Radio 337

Podcast: Play in new window | Download To save money on your kitchen renovation, you can keep your existing cabinets and refinish them. Rick and Eric talk about refinishing kitchen cabinets and other money saving tips when doing a kitchen renovation, inspired by a post on The Kitchn, one of Eric’s favorite sites. Eric suggests [...]

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Lots Of Reasons To Be Happy – GF Radio 336

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lots Of Reasons To Be Happy – GF Radio 336

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Pharrell Williams’ Happy song starts our show, as Eric and Rick talk about how they like the song, and as always, its easy to grumble about the world, but there are lots of reasons to be  happy. You can buy Pharell’s song, Happy, on iTunes here. Eric talks [...]

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Eric’s Foot Surgery!

| March 16, 2014 | 2 Comments
Eric’s Foot Surgery!

I mentioned in a recent GF Viewer Mail Video that I had had surgery on my foot, and while some may not be interested in that, I thought some might, and some have already asked, so here’s what’s up. I don’t know the exact medical term, but the joint of the large toe is arthritic [...]

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Cast Iron, Maple Syrup, & Cake! Viewer Mail Video #4

| March 16, 2014 | 1 Comment
Cast Iron, Maple Syrup, & Cake! Viewer Mail Video #4

Here’s Viewer Mail Video #4, where we answer questions about Cast Iron, Maple Syrup, and Chocolate Cake.

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How To Make Moonshine In Brooklyn

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
How To Make Moonshine In Brooklyn

Want to learn how to make moonshine? Here’s the book. Its surprisingly simple, as told by Colin Spoelman and David Haskell. I first heard of this book after reading an excerpt in Edible Brooklyn, and then saw it in the local bookstore, so I had to buy it. The bookcover says it all. The prologue [...]

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Cutting Firewood With A Chainsaw – GF Video

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Cutting Firewood With A Chainsaw – GF Video

We dropped a tree that was dead last fall, of course we made a video about that click here, and we needed to cut the tree up into firewood for the wood stove at the camp, so I had my phone camera with me while we worked. So out come the chainsaws, safety gear, and [...]

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DIY Popcorn Ceiling Repair – GF Radio 335

| March 10, 2014 | 3 Comments
DIY Popcorn Ceiling Repair – GF Radio 335

Podcast: Play in new window | Download A viewer mail on popcorn ceiling repair gets an answer from Eric, but first we have to take into account daylight savings time, which Eric did not this morning… Popcorn ceilings are not easy to fix, but Eric takes us through the options and what  he would do. [...]

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Plywood Boat Photos from Juan

| March 9, 2014 | 2 Comments
Plywood Boat Photos from Juan

Got  great email from Juan, he saw our plywood boat video and built one himself. How cool is that? Juan was nice enough to let us post his plywood boat photos here on the site. Here is the email he sent: Just wanted to say thanks for putting up the video on making a small [...]

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Tap Sugar Maples for Maple Syrup with Buckets – GF Video

| March 7, 2014 | 2 Comments
Tap Sugar Maples for Maple Syrup with Buckets – GF Video

Its time to tap sugar maples to make maple syrup in our area, and I went out with my neighbors to help them tap with buckets and spouts. This is the traditional method of tapping trees, many people now use plastic taps and tubing. See the links below for our videos on tapping using tubing. [...]

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