Here's an overview of this week's 3 hour homeowner radio broadcast
Outdoor Living Hour - Notes from the Nursery
Notes From the Nursery with Jay Harper! We'll be talking about #Frost&ColdWeatherPreparedness
On The House Topic: Top Blogs Of 2021
At the end of each year we enjoy looking back on the topics that were of the most interest. Despite another year of uncertainty, people were still interested in home improvement. Regardless of working or schooling at home, things around the house still need fixing, improving, and updating. This week we revisit the five most popular blogs from 2021 and a couple of honorable mentions. Some of the most viewed blogs have been in our top five list before...
Homeowner Topic: Open Home!
Did you know that Saturdays are the BEST time to reach Rosie? He welcomes your call every Saturday morning! Call in & chat with Rosie & Romey!
Weekly To-Do Topic:
If you have a question on maintaining something in your home - GIVE US A CALL!!
Watching the winter weather forecasts for frost and freezes important for your garden and trees.
Frost protection for warm weater veggies versus leafy greens. Compost discussion.
TEXT: Can you mow the winter lawn first before fertilizing it?
Discussion on finding the right Christmas Tree in a tree lot. Watering tips to keep your tree from drying out. A simple test to see if a tree is fresh and not dry.
Cooler weather is a good time for landscaping work.
Keeping frost cloth handy before a freeze. Proper covering of a citrus tree from frost if its too tall for frost cloth.
Discussion of plants out of control with a focus on sisou trees.
Putting down pre-emergent before the soil begins to warm up and avoid weeds to germinate.
Firewood talk. Care for poinsettias and Christmas cactus' indoors to avoid drying out.
Last minute gift ideas for the gardener in your life? Visit a nursery! Jay gives some great ideas.
Discussion of the most popular blogs of 2021 at Rosie On The House. Rosie talks about the task of identifying and removing a load bearing wall.
CALLER: Needs to compact gravel on a driveway. Suggestions on how to do it?
A program to fight the bark beetle on 10 acres or more of Ponderosa Pine. And rebates for removing lawns with a focus on the Scottsdale and Las Vegas program.
CALLER: Looking for a solution to heat the back patio. Is there a ceiling clearance limit for installing something or any other way to do it.
Mention The Veito Heater.
Discussion of another popular blog: Why is stucco so popular in Arizona? Rosie talks about the history of home construction in Arizona from the 50s-60's and how it led to stucco construction as a good way to install 'outsulation'.
Other discussion on insulation, 3-D printed homes, most common repairs, raising sunken floors and replacing fluorescent lighting.
CALLER: Has a shared stucco block wall with a neighbor. The neighbor isn't properly maintaining it causing some damage on the other side of the wall.
Current remodeling projects may require paying more in advance. Rosie explains.
Romey talks about an Epoch Times story about tips for a stress free holiday.
CALLER: (not aired) Jennifer spoke with a listener about a 'to good to be true' story a DISH TV scam (that wasn't the real DISH TV) and the red flags that came with it. Plus ways to avoid being scamed.
FREELIGHT, a Rosie On The House partner, has a job opening.
Our Weekly To Do on Last Minute Gift Ideas from local stores with some items made in Arizona.
Interview with John Junker, Operations Manager of St. Vincent dePaul. The amazing work they do to feed, clothe, house and heal those in need. Plus how you can help thru volunteering or donations.
Final takeaways from today's show