Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Weekend Wake-Up Hour Driven by Sanderson Ford
Start your mornings off learning about how to stay fit and healthy with Katie Stumbo of Go Conquer Fitness!
Sponsored by our friends at Sanderson Ford!
Outdoor Living Hour - Arizona Farm Bureau
Join us as we chat with Julie Murphree of the Arizona Farm Bureau!
We will also be joined by Paco Ollerton - local Cotton Farmer and president of the Arizona Cotton Growers Association
Homeowner Topic: Open Lines + Weekly To-Do
The lines, email and text are open for your DIY questions!
Homeowner Topic: 8 Arizona Garden Sights to See Before You Landscape
If you've been thinking of redesigning your desert landscape, we suggest taking a look at your options. Learn about different places around Arizona where you can view and learn about all different types of cactus, agaves, aloes and other desert flora that might work in your yard.
Rosie's daughter and personal trainer Katie Strumbo of Go Conquer Fitness joins (and taunts) Rosie's eating habits.
The APS rate change has caused many to wait until after 8pm to cool the house down and eat dinner. Eating late can lead to weight gain.
Katie has some eating suggestions for a busy lifestyle starting with veggies. Brocolli, brussel sprouts and more made in many ways.
What to do about changing mindset about eating dinner at night in a warm house.
Katie suggests enjoying a cold meal at night like a salad. Or cooking extra over the weekend and having meals during the week.
The point is cooking at a time when the utility rate is cheaper or 'off peak'.
Katie talks about the Instant Pot with suggestion on how to use it.
Its all comes down to pre-planning your meals. Using freezing methods.
Katie gives options to eating healthy.
Katie wants Rosie to try the Whole 30 diet. Explains a butter substitute called 'ghee'.
Cotton growing in Arizona with Julie of Arizona Farm Bureau and Paco Ollerton, Cotton farmer from Tierra Verde Farms.
Paco discusses growing cotton with less water providing a better yield. Compares other parts of the country growing cotton.
The quality of Arizona cotton is great using a good quality seed. But its a tough crop to grow.
Discussion on why is cotton a hard crop to grow and factors that contribute to it.
Cotton is a fruit because the bolls contain seeds.
Cotton seed crushed is a protein used in animal feed. Cotton Seed Oil is a chef's favorite because of its high flashpoint.
Cotton can be grown in colors.
Arizona cotton yield per acre is higher with less growing acres.
The majority of Arizona cotton is exported but comes back manufactured in many ways like shirts and jeans.
Paco visited manufacturing places including Indonesia and Vietnam and seen US cotton used in their process.
Discussion of the cotton process starting with the plant in the field to harvest to the cotton gin.
CALLER: Wants to know if shirts made with 100% cotton are different today than the shirts he has from years ago. The caller finds his older shirts are heavier and thicker than today's shirts.
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Romey discusses our E-Commerce Store and some of the products that are Rosie tried and tested.
Featuring one of the products that takes a shovel to a different level. Its the Earth Talon Shovel Developed in Arizona.
More discussion on shovel handles and seal tape that didn't work.
Rosie talks about the many calls he gets every week about home owners who hired bad remodeling contractors and his guide to chosing a contractor.
Our broadcast topic is landscaping and garden. Before you get started, get some ideas by visiting gardening and landscaping around the state. We have some places on our BLOG.
Gale joins us from The Arboretum At Flagstaff to talk about one of many places you can check out for landscaping ideas. Gives the history of the place.
Discussion about the many college campuses that have arboretums on site for more ideas for your landscape.
Deals at Sanderson Ford.
Adam from the Tucson Botanical Gardens joins us to talk about the gardens with some of the oldest mature landscape in the middle of town.
More places to visit!