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 with Robert Stieve from Arizona Highways about interesting places, and activities around Arizona!
Outdoor Living Hour - Arizona Farm Fresh Citrus
Frank Martin with Crooked Sky Farms will be in studio to lend his expertise on #Garlic farming!
Brian Predmore with Alcantara Vineyards will also be in studio to inform us of Arizona's up and coming wine industry!
Homeowner Topic: Open Lines + Weekly To-Do
The lines, email and text are open for your DIY questions!
Homeowner Topic: Five Urban Pests and How to Handle Them
Window replacement is probably one of the more permanent changes you can make in your home. So you’ll want to think it through carefully before doing it. Tune-in on Saturday as we discuss several important reasons for buying new windows...
Visit with Editor In Chief Robert Stieve of Arizona Highways Magazine
The April 2018 issue is dedicated to long time photographer Jerry Jacak. Including a rare Arizona photo he took that will be the front cover.
Upcomming issues include a look at the Colorado River and Grand Canyon National Park stories approaching the century mark.
Robert talks about the story of the missing Arizona Highways issue from December 1930. It was the only issue missing from the archives.
Discusses the content in the issue from 1930. It featured highway engineering in the 30's. The new plank road completion to Yuma.
In 1938, the magazine began the transformation to show the beauty of the state.
Rosie ribs Steve on why there are more picture contest winner from out of state than local (LOL!).
Photographers and writers are always invited to submit pictures and pitch story ideas. Arizona Highways Contact Page.
Subscribe to Arizona Highways.
Julie Murphree from the Arizona Farm Bureau and Romey talk about GARLIC and ARIZONA WINE.
Frank Martin of Crooked Sky Farms talks about the garlic they're growing at the farm.
Garlic takes about 9 months to grow a good bulb. Though they can be grown and harvested in different stages.
CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) delivers bags of what is being harvested at the time.
Keep garlic chilled to keep it from sprouting.
Fill Your Plate.Org is loaded with what's in season, recipes including garlic.
CALLER: Wants to know the proper method to dry garlic after harvesting.
Tips on how to peel garlic.
Brian Predmore of Alcantara Winery In Cottonwood AZ and President of The Arizona Wine Growers Association. Talks about how Alcantara got started.
Many are suprised that there are vineyard producing great wines in the Verde Valley, Wilcox and Sonoita areas.
Arizona wine industry contributes 3.3 billion dollars to the agri economy which is impressive in the short period it started.
600,000 visitors annually visit Arizona wineries.
Water To Wine Tour. Kyack the Verde River to Alcantara Winery.
Brian talks about the growing process in the vineyards.
Discussion of the Rosie On The House Home Maintenance Calendar. A homeowners calendar of what you should do around your home each month and more!
CALLER: Owns a home built in 1958. Experiencing cracks on the interior and foundation. Recommended running a sewerline assessment for starters.
If you're an APS customer looking for a way to offset the rate increase, check out Sun Valley Solar Solutions Limited Time Offer
CALLER: Has an ant problem and needs suggestions to get rid of them. Lots of ways can be found on our Ants Blog.
Bruce Yacko introduces Jaws Just Add Water Window Cleaner. A resuable bottle filled with water and a Jaws catridge with cleaning concentrate. A greener, cleaner way to clean windows, glass, and other household appliances. Plus a Rosie On The House special offer!
Another reminder about the APS rate increase.
March Is Windows Month on the Rosie On The House Maintenance Calendar!
Adam Homer of Pella Windows & Doors drops by to talk about the various types of windows from vinyl, fiberglass, wood and more.
Pella has one of the most diverse lines of windows and doors for any budget.
Explains the Pella fiberglass windows: Impervia Windows
Explains the flush flange installation. Using the existing frame to install a new window.
CALLER: Looking for window type suggestions to install for a steel building.
Discussion of turning a window into a door, picture windows, glazing options.
Windows and doors are important to your comfort level in your home. Windows and doors are your weakest link to you and the atmosphere outside. That's why they should get special attention.
The various dilemmas about window replacement.
Pros and cons of DIY versus a professional installation.
More on what types of windows Pella offers for any budget including vinyl and wood.
Discussion on Pella Front Door offerings. 3 different lines of entry doors. Including deadbolt locks that look like a bank vault.
Multi slide and bi-folding doors to open the home to the outdoor living space.