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

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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Apple Tree has lost half of its leaves

| August 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Apple Tree has lost half of its leaves

Our standard size apple tree has lost half of its leaves for the second year now. Its the middle of summer, and the bottom half of the tree drops its leaves, and we are not sure why. I think this tree may be a Winesap, but I’m not sure. This tree usually fruits bi-annually, every […]

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Podcasts we like & cucumbers Rick doesn’t – GF Radio 350

| August 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
Podcasts we like & cucumbers Rick doesn’t – GF Radio 350

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Rick joins Eric to talk about new stuff. First off is Eric’s favorite weather website, WeatherUnderground.com . Eric’s personal weather station is connected to the Weather Underground site, where you can get hyper-local weather data and nice radar. New podcasts Eric has been listening to lately while repairing […]

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Love the Podcast! Viewer Mail – GF Radio 349

| July 27, 2014 | 2 Comments
Love the Podcast! Viewer Mail – GF Radio 349

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Eric goes solo and reads viewer mail about Garlic, raised beds, weeding from Matty, & free libraries from Christina. The NY Times article we talk about is here. More info on Bucky Buckaw is avail here. You can watch our how to grow garlic videos here: http://www.gardenfork.tv/tag/garlic-video   […]

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Bear or Varmint takes apart an empty hive

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Bear or Varmint takes apart an empty hive

I had been using this empty hive as a bait hive, hoping to catch a swarm from – no luck there – and I had just left this outside the garage. I had meant to put it inside the garage, but you know how that goes. Then that night Charlie Pup was barking at the […]

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What is Green Manure? – GF Radio 348

| July 18, 2014 | 1 Comment
What is Green Manure? – GF Radio 348

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today we explain what is green manure, how to grow it, and what to do to it. Responding to two viewer mails in one week, we figured we might as well talk a bit about gardening and the use of green manure. Buckwheat is often used for green […]

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Cool Your House In Summer – GF Radio 347

| July 9, 2014 | 1 Comment
Cool Your House In Summer – GF Radio 347

Podcast: Play in new window | Download We talk about how to cool your house in summer on GardenFork Radio, reducing your use of air conditioning and lowering the electric bill. And we talk about baking with the no knead bread recipe first, but most of the show is devoted to methods to cool your […]

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Rick’s Cardiac Plumbing Job, Worm Composting & Frozen Vegetables – GF Radio 346

| June 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rick’s Cardiac Plumbing Job, Worm Composting & Frozen Vegetables – GF Radio 346

Podcast: Play in new window | Download We find Rick in his backyard and he tells of about his recent cardiac catherization. It all worked out fine, but Rick was impressed by how easy it was and he was out of the hospital in the same day. Rick tells of about a stroke helmet that […]

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Garlic Scape Recipe, A Scape Frittata – GF Video

| June 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Garlic Scape Recipe, A Scape Frittata – GF Video

Here’s a garlic scape recipe that my friend Georgina sent to me, and I immediately wanted to make it. I had given Georgina a bunch of scapes we had harvested from our garlic plants, and she sent me a photo of the scape frittata she made. Hence this video. What I like about this garlic […]

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It’s Time For Garlic Scapes – GF Radio 345

| June 22, 2014 | 1 Comment
It’s Time For Garlic Scapes – GF Radio 345

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Rick and Eric talk about harvesting garlic scapes and what to do with them on this episode of GardenFork Radio. Scapes can be found in the farmers market and some food stores right now. They are the flower of the garlic plant, and when growing garlic, you want […]

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Rick Talks Collard Greens – GF Radio 344

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rick Talks Collard Greens – GF Radio 344

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Rick tells us how to cook collard greens, or at least how he cooks collard greens. We talk about Rick’s garden, as he is farther south than Eric, and he is already harvesting food like collards. Okra comes up in our conversation, it does not grow well in […]

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Bake A Cake : Outdoor Cooking with a dutch oven – GF Video

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Bake A Cake : Outdoor Cooking with a dutch oven – GF Video

Outdoor cooking recipe to bake a cake in a dutch oven. Great camping recipe or to keep you house cool in summer, outdoor baking is the way to go. We use this basic cake recipe and add in whatever fresh fruit we have in the summer months. Its a fun way to bake a cake […]

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Run A General Store 2.5 Hours From Brooklyn

| May 27, 2014 | 2 Comments
Run A General Store 2.5 Hours From Brooklyn

Want to run your a general store 2.5 hours from Brooklyn? here’s your chance. The Connecticut town where we live part time, Colebrook, CT, had until recently the longest continually operating general store in Connecticut. It was the central hub of our small town; get a coffee, sandwich, or groceries, and also get an update […]

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