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Eight O'Clock Landscape Hour

Broadcasting on KTAR, KAFF, KNST & KGVY



Segment 1 (running time 12:00)

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Broadcasting from the Maricopa County July Home and Garden Show from the University of Phoenix Stadium.

Special Guest in the Studio: Jonathan Manning from Elgin Nursery

  • Monsoon Tips for your landscape
  • Battery Powered Timer, change how often you water
  • Summer Weather is the worst on Desert Trees
  • Minimal Trim not enough to allow sunburn
  • Stake tied to a trunk, allow for minimal movement
  • Allow your tree to grow in the way it is inclined

Segment 2 (running time 6:48)

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Think Green Irrigation and Landscaping, Booth 1226


  • Bill, has a Palm Tree that needs help from frost damage
Recommendation: as long as the leaves are green it's okay; if the middle is rot the tree is dead; Tucson Local Nurseries
  • George, how to restrict the growth of his CatClaw
Recommendation: Cut down on the watering

Segment 3 (running time 11:58)

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Join us at the Maricopa County Home Show at the University of Phoenix Stadium!

In the studio with John from Elgin Tree Nurseries

  • Carl - palm tree's bottom half is "spongy".
Some palms have a tendency to "shed". tip: Keep your palms clean cut to deter scorpions, roof rats, and pigeons!

Letter from listener:
  • Ellie has a fig tree that seems to be dropping fruit.
  • Frank has a tangerine tree with curling leaves.

Recommendation - Both should check their watering! Make sure you're getting enough - soak it enough to hit the deep roots.

Segment 4 (running time 6:27)

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  • Ken, his Italian Cypress Trees are not doing well
Recommendation: Spider Mites

Is is a good time to fertilize?
  • Fertilize at the beginning of the growing season.  A Good time for Citrus  

Nine O'Clock Hour with Rosie & Romey

Broadcasting on KTAR, KAFF, KNST & KGVY



Segment 1 (running time 12:01)

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Broadcasting from the Maricopa County July Home and Garden Show from the University of Phoenix Stadium

Building Permits: Rosie's Arizona Republic Article, July 20, 2013

Building Permits:

  • You don't need a permit for painting
  • Beware when you purchase a Flip House
  • Make sure to know if that Flip was done under code and by a licensed contractor
  • Send your resume to if you are looking for work
Email us the ROTH contractor you've used and be eligible to WIN the Dierks Bentley tickets.\

  • Richard, wants to set up a kitchen island
Recommendation: Place the island where your wife wants it, mark it on the concrete.Glue a redhead anchor to the slab, then lift island over and pin nail; attach toe kick piece, listen to our podcast for detailed instructions

Segment 2 (running time 6:35)

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Sanderson Ford Mustang Sale

  • Tom, needs to service his overhead garage door
Recommendation: Signal Garage Doors

Follow up from last week's show: 10 Things Homeowners Do Wrong
  • Start with a Whole House-Home Energy Audit
  • Utility companies subsidize most of the cost to about $100
  • REEis

Segment 3 (running time 13:27)

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Hot tip from Rosie: we discovered Free Appliance Pick-Up this week. Get rid of those old appliances hanging around your property!

Terry - newly remodeled work room is hot - how to insulate?

Call Thermal Advantage to get the insulation blown into the block walls.

Digital Newsroom: 

  • Can you explain how you work your air to keep your bills low? 

        Visit our archive page to listen to the show with Advanced Home Systems!

  • Kathleen thanks Rosie for a certified partner referral!
  • Chris - what was the southern cabinet manufacturer you mentioned a few weeks ago? 

        Welbourn Cabinets!

  • Lisa - about to repaint exterior of house. Should they spray or roll? 

        Spraying is fine, as long as there is someone backrolling!

  • Linda - what if it's a firefighter that litters?

        You can still report them - the law applies to everyone!

Segment 4 (running time 4:01)

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Come on down today and tomorrow to the Maricopa County Home and Garden Show!

If you have used 2 of our Northern Arizona Certified Partners, email us at for a chance to win tickets to join us in Rosie's suite at the Dierks Bentley Granite Mountain Hot Shots benefit concert.

Ten O'Clock Hour with Rosie & Romey

Broadcasting on KTAR, KAFF, KNST & KGVY



Segment 1 (running time 12:22)

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Why do permits apply to me?

What might I need a permit for?
    Replacing your water heater - electric or gas - with good reason!

  • Dave - just replaced bathroom sinks and faucets. Now it has a sewer gas smell.

Chasing odors can be a challenge! Rosie has 4 different steps to take towards finding and solving.

Segment 2 (running time 6:13)

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Rosie Remodeling - give us a call for your projects!

Join us at the homeshow today and tomorrow at 3 and 4pm to hear Rosie talk home security and what really works to save money on your Summer Electric Bill!


  • Don - Does a drop ceiling need a permit? Also, what about Asbestos - should they have covered it?

Recommendation - if there is lighting in it, there should have been a permit; asbestos only is dangerous if it's fry-able.

Segment 3 (running time 12:45)

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  • Diana - how to protect vacation trailer siding from stove scorching.
  • Greg - buying a house with a sagging second story. Is it worth it? Also, how to go about tackling all those projects that are lingering?


Get to Arizona Fireplace to see what the thinnest fire retardant would be to install!

Rosie will come take a look at all your projects and help you work through it!

    What's going on in Arizona?
    One winner can win the Ultimate White Mountain Get Away!

    Next weekend is the unveiling of the "Not-So-Gentle-Tamer"

    Segment 4 (running time 6:00)

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    Northern Arizona Residents: If you need to rebuild after the fire season, proceed with caution! Don't become part of the scammers that will swoop in!

    Richard - In regards to pulling permits, why not have the general contractor pull them?

    Recommendation: Homeowners are going to be the one's responsible if a permit was pulled incorrectly or not at all.

    Join us next Saturday when we talk solar with Harmon Solar!