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July 13, 2013


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Weekly Gardening Tip with Jay Harper of Harper’s Nurseries

  • Old Wives tales and homemade recipes for gardening…Do they work? Jay’s in the Garden to find out if tales, like coffee grounds preventing slugs or tea to promote heavy growth in plants, are fact or fiction.

Some popular tales:

  • If you take a nail and drive it into the trunk of a does it give the tree iron?
  • Put chewing gum on the ground to get rid of Gophers
  • Put beer in a pie tin in the garden to get rid of slugs


  • Matt, has brown spots in his lawn.  What to do

Recommendation: Easy Turf, check sprinklers for clogs

9:00 AM | On The House Hour

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Co-Host in the Studio: Todd Russo from REEis Energy Efficiency Experts


  • Sandy, does she need her power attic fan
Recommendation: no, it creates a vacuum in your attic, do not power ventilate your attic

What’s more important: attic insulation or installation of the insulation…Quality not Quantity

Rosie’s Arizona Republic Article: 10 Mistakes That Homeowners Make

10:00 AM | Open Home Hour

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Co-Host in the Studio: Todd Russo from REEis Energy Efficiency Experts, (480) 969-7500

  • Prevent Heat Transfer
  • Oversized a/c unit short cycles and it less comfortable, while consuming more electricity
  • Takes more energy to turn a/c unit off and on, than up or down
  • Do not be up-sold in Seer Rating
  • Importance of Air Flow
  • Better off spending money on duct work than high SEER equipment

  • Linda, has two a/c units within crossing over zones
Recommendation: What is your time of use rate, adjust accordingly

Do we turn up and down our thermostat when we leave our home?

  • Programmable thermostat
  • Work within your time of use program


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