794: Kristin Parsons on Guilds – A Rosie Replay

A Rosie on the House Radio Show Replay.Kristin Parsons joined us for our monthly Rosie on the House Radio hour talking about plant guilds. What is a guild you say? It is a beneficial collection of purposely planted plants that self generate in the future. Ya know kinda like nature does. She also share the 7 components of a guild…Enjoy!

788: It’s Not Too Late to Plant Your Fruit Trees

A Rosie on the House Radio Show Replay. It’s not to late to plant your fruit trees and you know the old adage the best time to plant a tree is now and 20 years ago. So let’s get to it and plant our trees. Join Greg and Romey as they explore what ultimate fruit tree success really means and how not to waist our time on trees that just don’t do all that well.

782: Patio Farming – Growing Food in Pots and Containers – A Rosie Replay

A Rosie on the House Radio Show Replay. What if farming could be simple? A few pots on the patio, either back or front and you are growing food for yourself and the neighborhood. Join Greg as he chats with Kari Spencer about Patio Farming and how to get it done. It is really that simple.

778: Get Saving Those Seeds, It’s Easier Than You Think – A Rosie Replay

A Rosie on the House Radio Show Replay. Join Bill McDorman and Greg Peterson as they chat about the 5 easiest seeds to save. The first one discussed is how to save tomatoes. Plus they share about their yearly event called the GreatAmericanSeedUp.org that is the biggest seed saving bazaar in the country. There is nothing else like it!

765: Choosing the right trees for your yard – A Rosie on the House Replay

A Rosie on the House Radio Show. This is the Aug 2023 show replay. Join Greg as he discusses fruit trees and picking the right one for you. Learn how to understand the value (what you should be paying for a tree) along with the three important success factors. While this is primarily a conversation about low desert varieties there is a bunch of great information for where ever you live

757: Extreme Heat – A Rosie on The House Episode

A Rosie on the House Radio Show. This is the July 2023 show discussing extreme heat and Greg goes in depth on three ways to avoid letting the heal kill our plants and trees. In this conversation, Greg shares with Romey the lessons he learned while growing fruit trees in the desert that make a big difference in having our plant survive and that is: location, ground cover, and watering. They go further in depth on each of these to help know what steps to take to protect your plants..

750: Rainwater for Our Landscapes with Don Titmus

A Rosie on the House Radio Show. This is the June 2023 show discussing rainwater harvesting for the benefit of our landscapes. Don Titmus joined Romey and Greg to talk about the realities of collecting rainwater in the Sonoran Desert to use for our landscapes. Don explains how his passive rainwater collection system waters trees that are upslope from his house solving the problem of too much water on his back patio during the summer rains.

745: “Native Edibles with Peggy Sue & Mike”

A Rosie on the House Radio Show. This is the May 2023 show discussing Native edibles and Mesquite. Native edibles in the southwest are a fun way to experience the local desert. Greg and Romey chat with guests Peggy Sue Sorenson and Mike Clow and talk about some of the best and easiest edible finds in the local area. They talk about how to harvest wild crops like mesquite and so much more. Hear how they collect a variety of different fruits and beans from native desert plants and what to do with the harvest afterwards!

733: You Too Can Have an Urban Farm

A Rosie on the House Radio Show. – A Rosie on the House Radio Show. – This is the March 2023 show discussing having your own urban farm. What is an urban farm, anyway? Learn how you can level up your participation in the local food economy by growing your own food. Greg talks about how to get started, different methods of…