Rewind with RFD – Show 503

Jim Allen visits Robinson Iron in Alexander City where they work wonders at restoring old metalwork pieces to their former glory. Plus, they’re just as talented at creating new metalwork masterpieces.

No child should have to suffer with an illness. Birmingham-based nonprofit Magic Moments is dedicated to giving sick children a reason to celebrate as they create once-in-a-lifetime memories. Melissa Bowman shares this heart-warming story.

For more than 20 years, courses on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail have hosted PGA and LPGA events. While a round at RTJ is always top-notch, it takes additional work and long hours to prep a course for professionals. Travel along with Mary Johns to the Capitol Hill RTJ location in Prattville.

If you have a small yard or no yard at all, containers are a great option for growing your own vegetables and herbs. Sidney Phelps explains the benefits and drawbacks of different types of containers.

Rewind with RFD – Show 502

Goat yoga is a popular exercise trend, but other furry, four-legged farm animals are also joining the fun at Humming Star Alpacas.

What’s a retired engineer to do after a successful career with NASA? Creating custom guitars is a fulfilling second career for Danny Davis and Tangled Strings Studios.

Farming used to be the way most folks made a living. Nowadays, working farms like Dream Field Farms are also finding success in opening their doors as tourism attractions.

If you have peppers ready to be picked, Sidney Phelps of Bonnie Plants has the perfect recipe the whole family will enjoy.

Season 5 episodes now on RFD-TV

We are thrilled to continue offering our program through national cable network RFD-TV. Tune in on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. Central.

Today’s episode featured the hair-raising action of high-powered lawnmowers zipping around the track in Stevenson, Alabama. Then, we calmed things down a bit on the still waters of Smith Lake where we joined volunteers for Alabama Power’s Renew Our Rivers cleanup program.

With water still fresh on our minds, we got a view of west Alabama’s catfish ponds, home to some of the world’s tastiest, healthiest catfish.

Sidney Phelps rounded things out sharing his gardening expertise and answering questions from viewers, including:

  • What can I do on my collard plants to stop leaves from getting bugs on them and getting eaten up?
  • What’s your advice for growing tomatoes? Mine always seem to get blossom end rot and all kinds of bugs eating them.