Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Arizona Hour Driven by Sanderson Ford
Spend your morning with Rosie on the House!
Discovering our November Staycation Destination #PhoenixAZ.
Brett Cortright, General Manager of Grand Canyon University Hotel joins us to discuss our Phoenix Staycation destination
Driven by our friends at Sanderson Ford!
Win State Park Passes at 7:20AM!
Outdoor Living Hour - Notes from the Nursery
Join us as we chat with Jay Harper about filling your garden with #Roses plus how to care for them.
We will also be taking your landscape and garden questions so give us a call!
On The House Topic: Enhancing Your Backyard Landscape
Most of the time, Arizona's climate allows us to spend a lot of time outdoors. With more conveniences and a variety of landscapes and accents, our backyards have become an oasis. In addition to a pool, there are many options available to enhance our backyards so we can enjoy them year-round...
Homeowner Topic: Open Home!
Win Suns tickets at 10:20AM! Trivia in weekly newsletter
New 202 freeway and Phoenix Magazine's 51 things to do to live like a tourist.
Brett Cortright, General Manager of Grand Canyon University Hotel & Canyon 49 Grill. Student operated hotel and restaurant provides paid positions as part of the hospitality management degree program.
GCU has grown to be an innovative college generating revenue to keep tuition costs low.
Romey talks about his tour of the hotel. The accomodations provided for our Phoenix Staycation.
Rosie's story of sending his kids to college.
Brett discusses his background. One of the many degree programs at GCU. What student go on to do after they graduate. The scholarship program requires students helping students.
Discussion of the Canyon 49 Grill features a top notch chef.
Jerry Colangelo's influence in the University.
Things to do over the weekend. Including a special event in March for the Veterans Heritage Organization.
Discussion of planting by moon phases.
Talking growing root veggies, Rosie's garden with a bounty of arugula and Christmas Cactus.
CALLER: Redoing the landscape. Opinion of using fabric or tarp for prevention of weed control.
CALLER: Looking to plant a privacy hedge. Wants to know the space requirement between each plant or hedge.
TEXT: Planted a 3 gallon live southern oak too deep. Could they bring it up without hurting it.
This is the time to plant, trim, prune roses.
Pruning roses back to establish new growth and buds by mid February. Roses tend to grow fast, some with bigger blooms.
CALLER: Has a Washington Navel Orange Tree. Want to know if it will grow in Arizona.
CALLER: Has a Mulberry Tree treated for boring bugs but has bark peeling off a section of the tree.
CALLER: Has a wall of 'climbing roses'. Wants some pruning suggestions.
CALLER: Mesquite tree with dead growth just under the canopy. OK to remove?
CALLER: Wants to build a planter's box around existing oak tree. Will it affect the roots and the tree?
Chris and Mark of CYC Landscaping discuss the innovations for enhancing your landscape.
How to think about your outdoor area as extended space adjacent to your home. Discussion of what's trending.
When planning a design, start with what you are using your yard for. What the client says versus what is their goal for the yard.
Chris and Mark explain the one thing most people do wrong in their design of their outdoor space.
Discussion of biophilic design and how CYC Landscaping uses it.
Designs include more than pavers. Craft Weathered Plank sample.
Landscape innovations include controls from your phone for lights, sound, shade screens even grilling probes.
Key to looking at a design is the architecture of the home should match.
Plants, concrete pads and artifical turf give a nice clean look. The improved drainage of artificial turf. Other ideas discussed.
Big improvement in landscaping is outdoor lighting. CYC explains the biggest complement they get after a project is the lighting. To do it right, they use a special product.
Rosie clarifies a listener question about heat pumps. Why it won't warm you on really cold days.
Randy Graf, President Of The Green Valley Sahuarita Chamber Of Commerce talks about the Business Expo & Taste Of The Valley.
If you hired a contractor or service provider that isn't Rosie Certified and have a problem, we can't help you. Rosie explains why.
CALLER: Has a terrible roof rat problem. Looking for suggestions on how to get rid of them.
Our 'How To' about water heaters with Rosie Certified Intelligent Design Air Conditioning And Heating in Tucson.
How a tank water heater works and proper maintenance to make it last longer. And details on tankless water heaters. How they work and the pros/cons.
CALLER: Wants to know if a gas or electric water heater builds up the most hard water deposits.
Scottsdale is the Number One City to work from home.