Today on GardenFork Radio, Rick decides iFixit.com should sponsor GardenFork.TV and GF Radio, after Eric tells of how he has used the iFixit.com site and the products they sell to repair his iPhone and replace the hard drive on his iMac . Getting that damp smell out of your crawl space or basement also takes up a lot of this week’s show with Rick. How to use fans to vent your basement, do dehumidifiers work? What’s a vapor barrier? Rick asks what is the right thing to do when trying to vent your crawl space and get rid of the humidity.
How do they figure out where the break is in a sewer line? Rick and Eric are amazed by the technology used to find leaks in sewer and water lines. Rick had a new line installed into his yard, and they used what is called a Pig to ram the pipe through the yard.
Rick tells how to make a hot bed in a cold frame using manure, and where the term ‘hot bed of political activity’ comes from.
We then move on to Bees and Beekeeping, Rick tells of how to requeen a beehive with a new queen, and his travails in actually trying to requeen a hive with a new queen he purchased from White Oak Apiary . Key to requeening a hive is to have help doing it, eric thinks. then its Viewer Mail, YouTube comments and more.
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