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!
Tune In as we discover our November Staycation Destination #Kingman.
Maxwell Wilson from the 'Friends of the Verde River' talks all things Verde River. Including efforts to preserve the ecological landscape surrounding one Arizona's less talked about rivers!
Tune-In & Win State Park Passes at 7:20AM! | Play True or False Trivia - get ready to text the answer to the contest text line 411923
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Outdoor Living Hour - Urban Farming with Greg Peterson
Farmer Greg of the Urban Farm joins us to talk about planting a garden suited for #YearRoundGrowing! Learn how to keep that garden looking flush throughout the seasons!
Homeowner Topic: Outdoor Ambiance with Belgard
Imagine returning home each day to a space that invites you in and encourages you to relax, leaving the day behind! This is an outdoor space full of fresh air, comfortable seating, just the right amount of light and perhaps a block fireplace. It is an attractive space with beautiful interlocking pavers and colors that reflect the beauty of the desert. In the Arizona desert it is possible to create this special place right in your very own backyard!
Homeowner Topic: Open Lines!
Got a question? Call In!
November Home Maintenance To-Do | #ChristmasTree
Curious about tips and tricks for caring for your Christmas Tree? Be sure to tune in!
Max Wilson from the 'Friends of the Verde River' talks all things Verde River. Including efforts to preserve the ecological landscape surrounding one Arizona's less talked about rivers!
The many species including endangered ones that live in and along the river.
Max explains the purpose and goals of Friends Of The Verde River. Ensuring the river flows for generations to come. The canoe/kyack possiblities along the river.
Some of the holiday experiences around the state. Discussions of Hualapai Mountains, dam proposals on the Little Colorado River, Snowbowl skiing, ADOT's Litter Hotline makes it easy to report littering and more.
Rosie On The House partnerships with our 3 non-profits. Christmas activities in Prescott. And our Phoenix Staycation accomodations at Grand Canyon University Hotel and Restaurant.
Farmer Greg of The Urban Farm talks about winter gardening.
Best time to grow in the low desert is October to June.
Greg's explains his winter tip of letting nature take its course and planting things season appropriate. Knowing what to plant when.
Another tip is to get a planting calendar. Find Greg's low desert planting calendar HERE.
Discussion of regenerative landscapes at the Urban Farm. Taking a desire to grow things to being a farmer.
A good frost/cold weather helps reduce the pests and the need for chill hours to set fruit in trees.
Another benefit of cold: it helps things grow.
Discussion of permaculture. Using observation and connections to see what is working and growing in your area. Then create healthy soil for growing and better tasting produce.
Healthy soil acts like a sponge to soak up water and other things.
Talked about thunderstorms produce nitrogen contributing to greener plants.
Proper way to prep a 6 momths to year old citrus tree to save it from frost. Use a sheet, not plastic. Decideuous trees go dormant and like cold.
Other methods to keep trees from frost.
Nathan Angel from Belgard Pavers and Hardscapes discusses the ways you can make your outdoor backyard or space with Belgard products. Creating an inviting, beautiful area with lighting, seating with cooking installs like BBQ or pizza ovens.
Pavers are replacing concrete. Properly installed, designed could last 50 years.
One of the highest scoring return on investment to your home.
Ways to get started and tips to think about your idea for your outdoor space.
Nathan discusses his experience with Belgard.
Why its important to get with a professional designer to assist in your dream landscape. Proper infrastructure, colors, lighting, shade bubble, fire pits, pizza ovens and more.
Some of the new technology in mechanical manufacturing that make Belgard products more efficient.
The Belgard Process Questions to ask when you're ready to start your project.
Belgard's training their installers on proper techniques and constant education.
Nathan explains the trends in colors and designs of Belgard products and how its replacing or updating concrete.
Belgard manufactures here in Arizona.
Thoughts on proper drainage from rain. Permeable pavers!
Discussion of how to add multiple designs that clashes with existing styles. Nathan explains the many product suggestions.
Advantage of pavers over concrete in case of a crack.
Arizona Highways Magazine Writer Kelly Vaughn talks about her April 2019 article 'Grazing Arizona'. The 10 sandwiches you need to eat!
The Local Press/Wickenburg, Speed's Hangar Deli/Prescott, Park Plaza Deli/Prescott, Acme Pizzaria/Cottonwood, Desert Flour Bakery/Sedona, Proper Meats And Provisions/Flagstaff, Thanks A Latte/Camp Verde, Sausage Shop Meat Market And Deli/Tucson, The Quarry/Bisbee, The Goods/Tubac.
St. Vincent de Paul's John Junker discusses their mission to feed, clothe, house and heal for those in need. Plus how to contribute using the Arizona Tax Credit to get a dollar for dollar return on your state taxes.
CALLER: Has tile thats flaking off the top and making cracking noises when walked upon.
CALLER: Wants to paint singles over the top of a deck. Looking for a paint suggestion that's water resistant and extend the life of the shingles.
CALLER: Learned about spraying the inside of duct work. Its called AEROSEAL.
CALLER: Electrical smell coming from a Kitchen Queen oven hood.