Here's an overview of this week's three-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Outdoor Living Hour: Talking Trees with John Eisenhower
Talking Trees with John Eisenhower of Integrity SavATree! John will be joined in studio by Steve Price and special guest Peter Conden, the Director of the Sustainable Agriculture and Landscape Horticulture Program at MCC.
AZ State Park Passes: 8:20AM - Tune-In to win!!
On the House Hour: Taming Your Electric Bill
With a little perseverance and flexibility there is hope that energy bills can be tamed. You can manage the demand yourself and your savings will go further if your home is maintained for efficiency...
Homeowner Topic: Picking Your Power Plan
Weekly To-Do: #UtilityRate | Rosie, Jennifer, and Romey discuss the best way to save money on your utilities, especially since we're finding ourselves at home more these days.
Got A Question? Call in!
SavATree Integrity Tree Service's John Eisenhower is joined by Assistant Branch Manager Steven Price and Mesa Community College's Program Director of Landscape Horticulture and Sustainable Agriculture Peter Conden. Peter describes his background and course studies available.
Discussion of The Tree Of The Month: The Pink Trumpet Tree. Flowers late winter before the leaves grow back. Details the tree.
Tips about sizing a tree your considering for the space you want to plant it in.
Discussion of pruning with proper crown reduction cuts.
CALLER: Has 150 pomegranate and 40 peach trees planted 6 years ago. Can you cut branches during the summer even with fruit on them or wait until the leaves fall into winter? Having trouble keeping up with pruning.
CALLER: Has a mature eucalyptus tree thats lost many of its branches. And a question on a jacaranda tree planted few years ago. Noticed some of the leaves are drying out turning yellow.
CALLER: Are pink trumpet tree poison to pets? Also wants to know if the strawberry tree can grow in Arizona?
Discussion of irrigation and soil moisture. Best practices of watering. Consider time over frequency of watering.
CALLER: Has an aleppo pine thats not doing well. Lost many branches with only 2 big branches turning brown. Is it possible to save it or take it down. John has some thoughts.
Focus on your source of hope for Easter Weekend.
Discussion with APS spokesperson David Burzynski. See the catagories of how to buy power with APS. Using the website to figure out the most economical rate plan. Stay At Home creates extra time to look over your power bill. Including information during COVID19.
Discussion of the advantages of a dual energy home of gas and electric and how it can benefit a 'time of use' plan.
What to avoid using in an all electric home during 'on peak' hours.
Discussion with SRP's Director Of Corporate Pricing Adam Peterson and Manager Of Residential Pricing Zack Thompson. Talking about the various plans SRP offers to customers and tools to determine what can save you money on your cooling bill buy shifting your power use.
CALLER: Wants to know more about wrapping a water heater.
Tucson Electric Power's Joe Barrios discusses how customers can use the tools on their website to help managing their power bills with their pricing plans. Plus what they're doing for customers during COVID19.
CALLER: Discussing how remarkable utility companies in Arizona are doing in reliability and safety.
How Rosie On The House Certified Partners are working during COVID19. They are open for business.
CALLER: A first time home owner wants some guidance on setting up utilities and their plans.
CALLER: Addressing cooling a single room possibly with a mini-split unit.
Discussion on mini splits and question about air conditioner filters. What Rosie recommends on filters and air scrubbers.