Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Weekend Wake-Up Hour
Start your mornings off with Rosie on the House as we talk about interesting people, places, and things around Arizona. Plus, we will have Katie Stumbo of Go Conquer Fitness on-air with us talking about physical training to help keep us healthy and active!
Outdoor Living Hour - With Jay Harper
Homeowner Topic: Open Lines + Weekly Home Maintenance To-Do!
The lines, email and text are open for your DIY questions! Plus Your weekly home maintenance to-do: Patch #DrywallDamage
Homeowner Topic: Three One-Day DIY Projects for Your Yard
We have talked in the past about making upgrades to your backyard that were not recommended you try yourself. Tune in this Saturday and learn what DIY upgrades you can do yourself that will add a little something extra to your outdoor living space.
When Katie and Rosie talks about diets, light hearted jabbing ensues :)
Highlights of the plan: Cutting out processed food and dairy. Proteins, clean eating for 30 days. Listen for even more details from Katie.
The Whole 30 Program is based on the Paleo Diet.
Katie's New Years Resolution was to try this plan. Everyone else shared their resolutions on National Ditch Your Resolutions Day.
Rosie makes a secret and a public New Years Resolution every year.
National Ditch Your Resolution Day is January 17th.
Katie discusses her clients who are dedicated to their fitness goals without the resolutions, but with realistic expectations.
Katie explains tips on how to encourage yourself to keep resolutions. Good information!
WOW! The CDC says the national average of weight gain during the holidays is 15 POUNDS!
Katie offers free Saturday morning Boot Camps to get in shape. https://goconquerfitness.com/ or call 480-200-4632.
Our Staycation Winner is enjoying the beautiful sights and food in Flagstaff. Register to win your Rosie On The House Sanderson Ford Staycation and see the list of future Staycations by clicking HERE.
Jay Harper of The Farms Choice and Romey are talking about how you can grow ROSES.
Health benefits of gardening. A great physical activity for stretching, balancing and using muscles you normally don't use.
Roses have a misconception of tough to grow. But their are all kinds of roses you can grow for color, scent, in beds or containers. The exeception is not to plant in a graveled area xeroscape.
Use good organic material and dirt in beds or containers.
Iceberg Rose has become popular for landscapes. Its a shrub-type rose.
Tips on cutting back roses. When and how your should do it.
As you cut back roses and they start to regenerate new growth, thats the right time to fertilize it.
Go to a good nursery and look for a Number One Graded Rose. Plant before it gets warm, fertilize and in an area where it can get half a day of sun.
Mesa-East Valley Rose Society is a group who share their love and knowledge of roses.
TEXT Question: How long can you wait to cut back roses? Jay has the answer!
On planting roses, careful on the depth you plant. Don't plant too deep. Lots of organic material.
CALLER: Has roses bushes 12 years old, about 6 feet tall. Wants to know how low to cut them back toward the ground.
Find Hex Armor Thorn Resistant Gloves at The Rosie On The House e-store.
CALLER: Quick tip on pruning. Be selective on how you cut back as to not disturb new buds.
Jennifer reminds us about the Master Garden of roses at the Sharlot Hall Museum in Prescott.
Country Music singer Lynn Anderson has a rose named after her.
Climate discussion about growing roses in various elevations.
Get more of a 'rosey' picture on roses at the Rosie On The House BLOG.
Romey has updates and details on our Home Maintenance Calendar. Its free with an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Rosie update on APS Rate Increase.
CALLER: Closing the house down for 30 days. Should they shut off the water off, drain the toilets, etc.
Susan calls in from the Green Valley Business Expo and Taste Of The Valley.
CALLER: Building a home and the Notty Alder wood door is getting a lot of afternoon sun. Wants suggestions to protect it.
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CALLER: Wants to replace the windows with new, insulated windows in his 70's built block home.
Interview with THE DRYWALL WIZARD!! Rick Thompson of Thompson Drywall Services. With lots of tips on fixing drywall damage, mudding and texturing.
More with THE DRYWALL WIZARD! Rick Thompson!
Talks about various types of texturing. And the techniques to texturing the right way.
Rosie explains why bathroom remodels are expensive. Its the #1 remodeling project!
CALLER: Bathroom sink drain has a bad smell. Rosie explains a roof vent extension.
CALLER: Got a gate anchored/hinged to the block wall and the latch on single standing blocks connected to the block fence. The blocks keeps coming lose on the single standing latch.
Rosie talks about one of the 3 One Day DIY Projects For Your Yard. Raised garden pavers bed with tips to keep rabbits and weeds out. Plus gopher proofing the ground.
Romey describes paver 'keyhole' design.
CALLER: Has a block home with stucco front and wood construction in the back. Looking for insulation ideas.