Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Weekend Wake-Up Hour
Join us as we talk about events and activities across Arizona! We'll sit down with Sue Black, Director of Arizona State Parks and chat about their Gold Medal win for best managed state park system in the nation!! And much more..
Outdoor Living Hour - Urban Farming with Greg Peterson
Greg Peterson with Urban Farm joins us to talk about home gardening!
Homeowner Topic: Open Lines
The lines, email and text are open for your DIY questions!
Homeowner Topic: How Changes In Mirrors and Glass Can Update a Bathroom
Learn how to make your bathroom align with modern trends and stylish ideas with a simple change of glass and mirrors - no smoke needed!
Executive Director Sue Black Arizona State Parks And Trails
In less than three years, Arizona State Parks & Trails has transformed into a self-sustaining Enterprise Business with record attendance and revenue. On September 26, 2017, Arizona State Parks & Trails won the GOLD MEDAL FOR THE BEST MANAGED STATE PARKS IN THE NATION!!!! From the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association.
Working on the latest state park Rockin River Ranch, Dead Horse Ranch, and adding more cabins to the parks.
More on the new state parks coming soon, camp sites and current parks. Make reservations at Arizona State Parks And Trails
Descriptions of the cabins and facilties.
Greg Peterson of Urban Farm talks about Urban Orcharding.
Focusing on varities of fruit trees. Caring and pruning.
The 7 'C's of Arizona!!
Using tulle instead of bird netting. Tulle is the fabric used for tutus.
Get precipitation info at Rain Log
Selecting the right fruit trees to grow in the various Arizona climate.
Proper root stock, chill times, and getting the tree that bears fruit. Some do not bear fruit.
Things you should consider when planting your fruit trees: Low chill, correct root stock, riping times, and when to plant your trees.
3 places not to plant your tree: planting in gravel mulch, planting in grass, no drip irrigation.
Creating a mote for the tree with woody mulch.
Hole preparations to plant your tree.
Putting in irrigation and electricity in your backyard.
Wood chips in your urban orchard.
Bubblers instead of drip irrigation to flood the basin.
Suggestions on proper watering of the tree. Use a water meter.
If you're an APS customer, Rosie talks about the large increase rate modification at APS. Goes over the new rate plans with his electric bill to show the increase.
Example of Super Cooling for a SRP customer saving beaucoup bucks.
Mark Middlestadt talks about Marana Earth Festival Marana Arizona
Rosie reminds APS customers you'll have to change the way you consume power.
Rosie hiring for contractor help and kitchen and bath designer.
CALLER: Lives in a solar community with a well built insulated home, and pool motor. How it could affect her APS bill in the future.
Getting your free Rosie On The House home improvement calendar.
CALLER: Has a smart meter and wants to know how to read it since he use to do it on the old meter. Listens to the show on KAFF/Flagstaff.
CALLER: Advice on a sunroom Suggestions on how to do it right and comply with city code.
CALLER: Has solar in her home with an APS rate issue.
CALLER: Where to buy solar components for a DIY project. Harmon Solar
CALLER: Has a slump block house. Wants to know how to insulate to keep room cool. Energy Audit suggestion.
How Changes In Mirrors And Glass Can Change The Look Of Your Bathroom Or Any Room!
Dennis Rusk Of ABC Glass Company talks about their services.
Details on types of safety glass. Laminated and tempered glass. Codes for glass.
Current trends in glass and mirrors.
93% of your life involves glass!
Textures of glass for bathrooms.
CALLER: Wants to clean up a window glass that looks like someone sneezed inside it :)
Trend of glass is coming back: Chrome. Like the clean, polished look.
Trend of existing mirrors being cut down and frameless.
Remodeling pulling the mirrors off the wall.
Front and back lighting mirrors new trend.
CALLER: Liz has glass exterior, acrylic interior window. Wants to replace the acrylic.