Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Arizona Hour Driven by Sanderson Ford
Tune-in as broadcast live from Sanderson Ford for their 64th Anniversary & Hootenanny Sale! Plus performances from local music group the Arizona Wildflowers!
Driven by our friends at Sanderson Ford!
Outdoor Living Hour - Notes from the Nursery
This week we cover all things #Lawns! Tune-in and see what notes Jay Harper has for us from the nursery!
Homeowner Topic: Open Lines
The lines, email and text are open for your DIY questions!
Homeowner Topic: Countertop Surfaces
Ever since the 1950s, new ideas for surfacing kitchen countertops have kept hitting the marketplace. Since 2000, a manufactured newcomer, "quartz" has emerged. What's the difference between quartz and granite? Are there other options that may be better? What's more popular and what about the average cost?...
Plus we discuss the Butcher Block Wood Counter Tops!
Broadcasting from Sanderson Ford's 'Hootenanny', celebrating their 64th Anniversary.
Featuring The Arizona Wildflowers! Award winning bluegrass musicians from ages 7 to 18 years old.
Their Mom, Tiffany, talks about how the group began. Playing various instruments like fiddle, guitar, banjo and mandolin.
Aspen 7, Bree 9, Renall10, and Mattie 18. And the many awards they're won for their talents.
Interview with Mattie of The Arizona Wildflowers. Started at 9 years old playing the violin. Leader of the group and teaches her siblings in the group thru practice.
Some history on Douglas, AZ and discussion of last week's topic on history of trains in Arizona.
Interview with CEO David Kimmerle of Sanderson Ford. Sponsor of the Arizona Staycations. David gives his favorite destinations around the state.
Discussion of Sanderson Ford's department dedicated to mobility vehicles. An on site shop that installs controls, wheelchair access and other mobility installs.
Talking to the other members of The Arizona Wildflowers about Cajun musician Doug Kershaw. A connection between Rosie's family and Doug.
List of current events including a funny Red Green story and Staycation update.
Jay Harper of The Farms Choice talks about gardening and landscaping.
Starting into the warm season. Transition from winter to summer lawns. Chopping down or removing weeds before they dry out.
Checking your irrigation system timer, sprinker heads, drip heads and any leaks.
Treatments for weeds and spurge on your summer lawns. Tips for proper mowing and watering this time of year. When to fertilize.
Discussion of weed and feed, not the best way. Identify a weed before considering a weed control product.
TEXT: Looking for a water schedule for a mature ash tree.
Fertilizers local and organic. The Farms Choice has it. Sustainable for gardens and trees.
Knocking out weeds in rural areas. If you didn't pull weeds in landscape, it can dry up and drop seeds for future weeds.
TEXT: How to manage a lawn transition in a flood irrigation yard.
TEXT: Suggestion of how to get rid of fungus gnats. Usually breed in wet plant soil. One solution is using diatomaceous earth.
TEXT: How to get rid of bermuda grass growing within a wood pile.
Using common sense when applying any weed control product. Follow the directions!!!
In the garden: now is the time to plant warm weather veggies, herbs and melons.
More sounds of The Arizona Wildflowers!
Story of 'Hydrant Hysteria'. A competition of assembling a fire hydrant in the fastest time. Glendale has a team going to the National Hydrant Hysteria competition.
A question on is it still worth it to invest in solar for the home. Rosie's thoughts on solar for energy and water heaters.
Interview with Tim Hattrick of KNIX's Tim, Ben And Brooke. And Tim updates us on Willy.
Tim talks about some of his favorite country artists and his Johnny Cash story.
Tim trained and became a UPS Driver. He tells the story and how it changed his perspective.
Tim tells his home improvement story on building a play kitchen for his grand baby. Starting with 'measure twice, cut once and go buy another piece of lumber'.
LISTENER: Has a slump block home with little insulation. Gets really hot in the afternoon. Suggestions on how to insulate. Rosie discusses using foam injecting insulation.
Getting on the right utility plan using on and off peak rates to save on your cooling bill.
The Arizona Wildflowers open the hour.
The Phoenix Suns' legendary play by play radio announcer Al McCoy talks about his career in broadcasting from music stations (KRUX/Phoenix) to sports. And he's a pretty good piano player.
Al tells his remodeling story.
Spend the time to consider what kind of countertops you want. The starting point in the kitchen.
Discussion of wood butcher block countertops. Rosie and Jennifer explains how it worked for them.
Interview with KUPD's Brady Bogan and his home improvement story.
Jennifer discusses more details on butcher block countertops. Rosie Remodeling has been installing quartz countertops.
Few more thoughts on other countertop materials and wrap up of the show!