Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Arizona Hour Driven by Sanderson Ford
Join us as we discover Arizona! We continue our discussion on our June Staycation Destination | Discovering #Payson
We were at the Arizona Governor's Conference on Tourism this week! Get highlights and updates on key points on the almost $25 billion tourism industry in Arizona.
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Outdoor Living Hour - Urban Farming with Greg Peterson
Homeowner Topic: How to Give Your Territorial-Style Home Some TLC
There's something about the Old West building style that entrances Arizona residents – the flat roofs, the parapet walls above the roofs, the viga tails, the exposed beams in the great room and the rugged wooden posts on the patios. If you've always dreamed of having an authentic adobe home, be advised that adobe is...
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We talk about National Day Of The Cowboy.
Rosie and Jennifer's trip to Ohio and their visit to the Neil Armstrong Air & Space Museum and The Wright Brothers Museum. Also the history of the National Cash Register Company.
Arizona Tourism Director Becky Blaine talks about the record number of visitors to Arizona and the big amount of tourist dollars.
Cameron Davis, maketing Gila County, discusses the history of a little known 'Hatfields & McCoys' type feud near Payson, AZ.
Discussion of the story of The General Crook Trail.
Arizona State Parks Director Bob Broscheid talks about promoting the 35 state parks and which one is his favorite.
Some of the favorite Cowboy movies filmed in Arizona
Arizona State Parks Marketing Director Michelle Thompson updates the progress of the next state park. And some of the upcomming events including the 20th Anniversary of Kartchner Caverns.
We talk to the winner of our Staycation to Payson Debbie Lowery.
Farmer Greg updated the recent Mesquite Bean Milling event.
There are multiple ways to compost but the result is the same: making healthy soil.
Sustainability in composting means sustaining the compost created. Using techniques found in permaculture. Greg explains.
Greg explains his regenerative system for composting. Feeding chickens food scraps that create nuggets of nitrogen for fertilizing and eggs. Food scraps also used in worm beds and soldier files.
Greg details the function of soldier flies and their use in compost.
Explains the meaning of stacking functions. Chickens are good for eggs, meat and poop!
The difference between meat birds and egg birds.
More stacking functions of chickens and water. Think how many times you can use a resource before it done.
Details building a worm bin. It must be composting worms. And can be place under the kitchen sink. No odor.
Aquaponics are another type of permaculture. Fish!
Traditional composting. Starting with the level of organic matter and getting it hot. Greg explains his pallet method to get it started.
Getting the mix of matter right. Greens and browns. Leaves, seed pods are browns. Nitrogen are greens.
Keeping it damp and turning it as the compost heats up and breaks down.
Talking Exterior Territorial Homes! Styles like Taos, Pueblo and Santa Fe. Smooth stucco with parapet walls and flat roofs.
Rosie explains why these home are high maintenance. Water damage in exposed wood. An authentic home had no protection.
Rosie details the maintenance of the roof and how to extend the life of the roof.
Steve Williams of SAW Design & Fiberglass Vigas in Tucson talks about his unique way to repair damaged vigas on a territorial home.
Oraibi, AZ is the oldest continuous settlement in North America. The style of that settlement is based on territorial homes.
CALLER: Question about elastemeric paint. Pros and cons.
Stucco is not water proof. It must be painted and maintained.
Discussion of the rough looking stucco called 'skip trow' and how its applied on territorial homes.
CALLER: Question on using acrylic stucco and what Rosie thinks of using it.
Rosie raved about his visit to Dayton, OH. Not so much in Columbus, OH.
Story about one of our E-store products, The Earth Talon Shovel.
CALLER: Has a 1970's home with wood siding. Year after painted, the seams started opening up. Had it repaired, painted but the seams continue to open.
CALLER: Was wondering if there's any technology to identify a plumbing part by taking a picture for identification.
Using Home Zada to maintain your home. Have a picture and description of parts you installed for future repairs.
Bob Brown of Arizona Foundation Solutions discusses proper drainage and landscaping ideas to keep moisture away from your home's foundation.
Follow along with our How To Article
More with Bob Brown and the video shoot of foundation repair at a warehouse location.