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Outdoor Living Hour - Urban Farming with Greg Peterson
Urban Farming with Farmer Greg Peterson of the Urban Farm! Join us this Saturday for a remote broadcast at Pella Windows of Gilbert! Farmer Greg Peterson will be with us live talking about #SeedSaving Join us and ask him your questions!
Homeowner Topic: Are You Getting Enough Fiber?
Fiberglass is a versatile material that's used in many applications. You'll find it in everything from boats and airplanes to the insulation in your own home. Now fiberglass has made its way into windows. Pella, a Rosie-Certified Partner, offer a different kind of window -- fiberglass...
Homeowner Topic: Open Lines!
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Farmer Greg discusses seeds from your harvest and how to save them. He explains his 'seed epiphany' and disadvantages to box store seed packets.
Greg describes his 1/3 of an acre Urban Farm and how much food it produces.
Discussion of his old growth food forest that allows to naturally produce seeds and leaves them on the ground to grow. Saving seeds is cheap and free!
Describes these seed terms and what they mean: GMO, Hybrid and Organic. Plus the difference between open- pollinated and heirloom seeds.
The advantage to saving seeds adapting to the space where grown.
Method of how to store seeds. How long do seeds last before planting? Can you freeze seeds as storage?
Using a tomato as an example, Greg explains how to harvest those seeds in the tomato and getting them ready to store.
Explains how The Great American Seed Up was started and how you can purchase bulk seeds.
LISTENER: Has some 10 year old Pink Lady apple trees that have produced very few apples. Greg explains why that's happening and the two types of apple trees that grow well in the low desert.
Seeds you can save from tomatos, peppers, even beans.
Rosie's seed storing story of a gourd found during an archiological dig in Tucson that contained seeds estimated to be 5 to 6 hundred years old.
Adam Homer of Pella Windows and Doors discusses the great American story of Pella. It didn't start as a window and doors company.
From the headquarters/manufacturing plant in Pella, Iowa to the window concepts with wood, fiberglass and vinyl clad.
Discussion of the service of parts for Pella windows go back 30 plus years.
Pella's multi-slide door and the maximum length they can manufacture. Plus the other doors they offer.
Locations in Scottsdale, Tucson and The Experience Showroom in Gilbert.
LISTENER: Needs to replace a 72x60 west facing window with cracks in the stucco and gaps inside around the window frame. Adam talks about installation methods around stucco.
At Pella's manufacturing plant, they have a cannon that shoots a 2x4 to test the impact of the glass.
Discussion of what Rosie calls the perfect window for Arizona: The Pella Impervia window. Adam details how its constructed and the tests to show its durability.
Discussion of aluminum versus fiberglass window frames.
Adam details how to get a hold of Pella for your next window and door project. And describes the showrooms in Scottsdale and Gilbert.
We welcome a new Certified Partner to the network. Ian Handly of Pinpoint Leak Detection! They specialize in detecting leaks below the pool, spa or other water feature. An all in one solutions to leaks and repairs.
Ian talks about his impression of going thru the Rosie On The House pre-qualification before joining the network.
Our Weekly To Do on getting the appliances you want during the supply chain shortage. Tips you can do to plan ahead.
Homeowner Question: What is involved in raising a sunken stand up tile tub shower to floor level. Can it be done and can a handyman do the job?
More discussion on raising a sunken tile tub shower. Rosie details things from the drain to the tile.
LISTENER QUESTION: Is it state law for a remodeler to collect 50% deposit of the cost up front? <There is no law but Rosie explains when its proper to collect a deposit>
Discussion of odors in bathrooms. Rosie's solution on extending the sewer vent pipe found on the roof.
LISTENER QUESTION: Do I need a permit to repair the wood fence that was damaged by a monsoon storm? City says yes but the fencing company says they've never pulled a permit.
Replacing a water heater requires a permit too!