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Segment 1 (running time 11:16)

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Let's get those gardens turned under, and start preparing for your fall garden!

Email from Brenda - who to call for tree service in Tucson?

Segment 2 (running time 12:28)

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  • Carol - planted citrus trees last year, and a couple of them died unexpectedly.
Recommendation: it's most likely a caterpillar - get a pesticide from your local nursery.
  • Tony - Italian Cyprus has split. Will it survive?
  • Randy - Hibiscus froze and isn't coming back. Also has Chinese Pistache that doesn't seem to be thriving.
  • Robert - Chilean Mesquite is growing too fast and too big

Segment 3 (running time 6:45)

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  • Susan - wants a recommendation for poolside shade tree
Recommendation: Sissoo,  Chinese Elm
  • Ray - Palo Verde has holes in the ground surrounding it
Recommendation: Likely a Palo Verde Beetle exiting for mating season.

Tip of the Week: Find those heat-loving plants to freshen up your landscape

Nine O'clock Hour with Rosie & Romey



Segment 1 (running time 11:47)

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In the Studio -

  • Josh Held from Harmon Solar joining us to talk us through the world of Solar!
  • Arizona Historian - Marshal Trimble

What went wrong with Solar's reputation in the first place?

What is the position of APS on Solar? The cost of solar energy is now competitive to what the utility company's can offer.

Only 1% of APS customer's are solar!

Segment 2 (running time 6:52)

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Arizona Trivia: What Dolan Ellis song is referencing the most famous Arizona truck stop?
Marshall Trimble - Tuba City Truck Stop

In Studio with Josh Held of Harmon Solar:
What does the solar industry think about the APS position?

What is net metering? - the allowance for shared energy.

Segment 3 (running time 12:53)

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Arizona Trivia with Marshall Trimble: What Arizona town name means Walnuts?

Josh Held talks about the advances in the Solar industry. #1 advance - the cost drop thanks to subsidies and incentive programs.

Marshall asks: What Arizona town is named after a tall bushy haired bartender?

Frank - is there any new technology to help homes with minimal Southern exposure?

Digital Newsroom:
  • Is there a "mobile" solar screen that will follow the sun throughout the day and year?
  • What are your thoughts on misting systems for your a/c unit?
  • Clark - Can I take the condensed water from my a/c and turn into distilled?
  • Roy - what should I know about turning off my water heater for the summer?

Segment 4 (running time 6:24)

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Arizona Trivia with Marshal Trimble: What is Arizona's smallest state park?

Rosie recaps what you heard this hour!

Is it true that exisiting solar owners will get a bigger break on installs?

Ten O'clock Hour with Rosie & Romey



Segment 1 (running time 11:26)

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Arizona Trivia for Marshall Trimble: What country did Tempe get it's name from?

What was ASU's mascot before the SunDevil?

Rosie and Josh Held with Harmon Solar talk leasing vs owning in solar.

Rosie asks Josh: what is the criteria needed to consider solar?

Segment 2 (running time 7:17)

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Arizona Trivia with Marshall Trimble: What famous stunt man died in 1986 in the filming of "The Million Dollar Industry" off the Vermillion Cliffs?

Rosie's book recommendation: The Hashknife Cowboy by Stella Hughes

Back to solar - what are the different types of panel options?

Steven - buying a home. Should he buy a house with solar already there or should he install it himself?
Recommendation: Just make sure you know the details if you buy it with solar already installed.

Segment 3 (running time 12:33)

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Contact Harmon Solar for any further questions!

Trivia Question: What is Arizona's largest game bird?
How can you figure out the age of a saguaro cactus?

Rosie and Josh continue the conversation of the criteria of your home for solar.

Rick - wanting to upgrade his solar.

Thank you to all those that came out to the Maricopa County Home Show last weekend!

Have you registered for the stay-cation?

Special Harmon deal! The person who brings the most appointments to Harmon in the next couple of months wins a Sedona get-a-way! Refer your family and friends here!

Segment 4 (running time 6:31)

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Arizona trivia: Where in Arizona recorded the hottest temperature in the state? coldest?

If you have a remodeling project - give Rosie Remodeling a call!

Josh Held - what are the take aways from today?
  • Homeowners need to voice their opinion, if they have one, on solar.
  • Work with professionals that can talk you through a structural analysis before install.
  • Be sure to know the difference, and the terms of the solar leasing vs. purchasing.

Next week's show: alternative energy other than solar!