Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Outdoor Living Hour - Urban Farming with Greg Peterson
Farmer Greg Peterson of the Urban Farm joins us to talk about how you yourself can grow & cultivate #Citrus. Theres more to it than just Oranges & Grapefruit, you know!
We will also be taking your landscape and garden questions so give us a call!
Homeowner Topic: There's Clean And Then Theres Bio-Clean!
What's your clean score? Rosie-Certified Partner, Hospitality Bio Cleaners, or HBC for short, is a Phoenix based disinfecting company that is asking homeowners and businesses alike this question. But what does "clean score" mean? HBC measures the number of microorganisms on any given surface using state of the art technology. The question becomes, how many microorganisms are there and which of them are dangerous? The healthcare industry advises that between...
Homeowner Topic: Open Lines!
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The Urban Farm's Farmer Greg discusses his favorite topic: Citrus Trees!
History of citrus and production in Arizona.
Farmer Greg talks about the varieties of oranges, lemons and other citrus that grow very well in our climate. And the citrus trees he has on the farm.
Citrus tends to stay ripe longer on the tree. The advantage of successive ripening.
Discussion of size managing citrus trees. The two reasons why you want to keep trees small.
Using tulle as a covering to keep birds off your fruit.
Explaining successive ripening in keeping trees small.
Greg's hint if you want to start a garden on a condo patio.
Some more varieties of citrus you can grow. Including some you think are citrus but they're not.
Before you plant your trees, the single most important thing is you must create healthy soil. Farmer Greg gives the proper mix of native soil and planting mix.
The five ingredients for healthy soil. Planting on a mound around a 6 foot basin with 6 inches of woody mulch.
Greg explains his discovery that the hole you dig should be square, not round.
Discussion of the asian citrus phyllid. What it does to a citrus tree and why its causing a shortage of trees to plant.
Explains what a fish emulsion foliar spray can do to keep your trees healthy especially during the recent heatwave.
Guests Tom James and Nick Jara of newly Rosie Certified Hospitality BioCleaners. On the leading edge of cleaning and disinfecting homes and businesses. Educating and servicing on how to be even more safe than just cleaning.
They created the Bio 360+ Disinfecting System created, developed and proven thru science. Tom explains the methods used in the system and explains the science behind it.
Discusses the difference between clean and disinfecting including its use with Covid19.
Explains 'The Parlor Trick' used in Rosie's office to show the micro organisms in an area with the backside of mobile phones.
Test results from office mobile phones A and B 'Parlor Trick' and the scores. Explains the phone is a representation of your enviroment. Story of the Parlor Trick tried on a dog owner.
Explains what the CDC defines as clean and disinfecting.
Discussion of how Hospitality Bio Clean can disinfect your home down to hospital operating room clean. Killing the microbes on more that surfaces you can touch. Plus how long the treatment lasts.
Cost of the service for your home.
Discussion of how disinfecting wipes are used the wrong way. (Read the back of the plastic container)
We tested a new product from Hospitality Bio Cleaners called a bio defense film. Placed on a small drawer. They give the results.
Discussion of the science progression the company and how they stay current on the technology.
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The reason you need the free Rosie On The House calendar.
The most popular remodel in a home is the kitchen. Rosie goes thru what it takes to get the look you want and the real cost of the project.
The Most Asked Question Of The Week: How do I protect my plants from frost damage? The one thing you need and the other to avoid.
The Weekly To Do: Kitchen Design and Remodel with TWD Design Build Remodel Discussing some of the current trends in kitchen designs, colors and cabinet trends too!
CALLER: Bought a home. Month later had a major fire. After reconstruction noticed the composite strand board panel siding appears to be shrinking. Where the board overlaps, it appears to be a half inch gap.
Takeaways from today's show!