Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Outdoor Living Hour - Urban Farming with Greg Peterson
We will also be taking your landscape and garden questions so give us a call!
Homeowner Topic: Top 5 Popular Blogs of 2020
One thing we love to do at the end of the year at Rosie on the House is to look back to our website analytics to see what has interested homeowners the most. What we found this year is that in spite of the crazy year 2020 has been, people are just as interested in home improvement as ever before. This week we revisit the five most popular blogs from 2020...
Homeowner Topic: Open Lines!
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Weekly To-Do Topic: Start planning next year's #Budget | Join us as we cover some budgeting options that will help start 2021 off right
Growing your own urban orchard large or small. Managing the height of your fruit and citrus tree for easy pickin'. Explanation of successive ripening and how you can harvest fruits for months. The advantages of planting trees in a hedgerow.
Farmer Greg's Fruit Tree Program. For trees that will grow in the low desert!
Pruning citrus and deciduous trees are different in maintaining height.
Why planting deciduous while they are dormant is important for growth.
Farmer Greg's 3 things that can kill your tree.
Farmer Greg's 6-6 Rule that works for building healthy soil no matter what tree you plant. And how it mimics whats done in the forest.
Explains the 5 Components Of Healthy Soil: Dirt, Airspace, Water, Organic Matter and Everything Alive In The Soil.
Planting your tree in a square hole. The 60%-40% mix of planting mix and dirt, plus the 3 additives to put in the hole.
Explains the 3 things to check to make sure it can grow in our climate: Correct root stock, proper chill hours and ripening time. And why soft flesh fruits must be off the tree by July 1st.
Greg's 'Magic Bullet': FOLIAR FEEDING! After a hot, dry summer, he explains how to feed vegetable plants, fruit, citrus and other trees by applying on the leaves.
Rosie and Romey look back gratefully on over 3 decades of Rosie On The House. From its early beginning of the broadcast in 1988 to the many advances of how we distribute homeowner information as we work to become Every Arizona Homeowners Best Friend.
Rosie refects on the information you can find at Rosie On The House.com. And tells the story of a homeowner who used 3 different Rosie Certified partners to solve a waste line issue and got 3 different opinions. How they ended up solving the problem.
Rosie remember doing the first ever Rosie On The House show and wonders why they didn't take him off the air.
The advances of technology that went beyond the radio broadcast. The internet, e-mail that led to the Rosie On The House Newsletter. Likely distributed over 7.8 newsletter over a 32 year period.
Two more advances that make Rosie On The House unique. Our digital home maintenance app powered by Home Zada. The way to go paperless on managing your home maintenance, remodeling, expenses, insurance and more! And we introduced 'Super Cooling' as a method to reduce your summer cooling bill.
We discuss the Most Popular Blogs of 2020. Including plants and weeds that grow too well and how to control them. The toughest things to grow in Arizona. And Saguaro Cactus', can they be moved and will they survive. Rosie mentions a tip to consider whey doing so.
Discussion of another popular blog: Where does Arizona get its power from? A mix of hydroelectric, natural gas, some coal, nuclear.
Discusssion of other popular blogs. Some of the older home fixes you should do. Removing a sunken living room, lighting and converting carports to enclosed garages.
Discussion of how to cool your enclosed garage. From Evap Coolers, the classic way, to a more efficent way with Mini-Split air condtioners.