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7:00AM - The Weekend Wake Up

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Segment 1 (running time 12:49)

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We're live from the Verde Valley Fairgrounds for the Verde Valley Business expo!

  • We discuss the recent fireball seen over the skies of Arizona!
  • Did you see the smoke from the Pivot Rock Fire? Be safe out there if you're camping.
  • We discuss a few tragic stories in Arizona regarding wildlife.
  • Have you visited Out of Africa Wildlife ParK?

Caller:

  • Kevin - He saw the fireball over Arizona and talks about how surreal the experience was.

Segment 2 (running time 6:58)

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We invite author of "Made From Scratch Life," Melissa Norris, to the broacast.

  • She cross all types of media & discuss her past experiences.
  • Melissa grew up in the Northwest and discusses how those experiences inspired her current life.
  • How to compromise going totally off the grid with a current lifestyle we enjoy today.
  • What you can find in her book.

Segment 3 (running time 13:47)

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  • We discuss where we are today and the business at the expo.
  • Rosie talks about missing out on staying at the John Riordan House or the Best Western Plus Inn of Sedona. Two great places to stay. Reserve a trip and you won't regret it!
  • The Crawfish Festival isn't that far away and we discuss the history in the area and when you can attend.

Sign up for the Sanderson Ford Arizona Staycation Here!!!

Segment 4 (running time 7:01)

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  • Previewing the rest of the show.
  • Rosie talks about a current scam he's seeing out there. Listen and beware!!!

8:00AM - Outdoor Living: Notes from the Nursery with Jay Harper

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Segment 1 (running time 13:00)

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We're on location, but Jay with Harper's Nursery & Landscaping Company is in-studio to take your landscape, lawn and gardening questions.

  • With the extreme heat over the weekend, Jay talks about adjusting your irrigation system.
  • Jay recommends using the "Watering by the Numbers Guide" available by Water Use It Wisely.
  • Check your sprayers and make sure the water is speading correctly so your not wasting water.
  • Mulch can help during the extreme heat can help!
  • The Verde River & the ways we utilize the water source.
  • Using tree litter to fertilize your yard.

Segment 2 (running time 6:35)

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  • Jay's tip on what he would do today if he had to be out in the yard in this heat. Check your irrigation! Watch for wilting plants in the yard.
  • Romey talks about classes at The Magic Garden Nursery in Tucson.
  • We discuss what a nursery does with extreme temps.

Caller:

  • Julie - She has a ton of indoor gnats and wants to know how to get rid of them?

Recommendation - They're called nuisance gnats for a reason! The plants could be staying too wet, so let them dry a bit and apply a bit of D.E.

Segment 3 (running time 14:36)

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We welcome Mike Brewer & Mark with Animal Experts, Inc. in Tucson.

What to do when you encounter a swarm of bees.

  • 1st-Run! Get out of the area.
  • Avoid wearing dark clothing. They're attracted to dark hair too.
  • Don't stand in one place once you've disturbed the hive.
  • Don't swing at bees. It will do no good.
  • Bees are attracted to our breath, so cover your face.

Discussions on what to do if you encounter a bear.

  • They always recommend picking up bear spray.
  • Never get out of the tent.
  • Lay down & play dead. Layon your belly, clasp your hands over your neck and face, plus spread your legs so he can't roll you over.
  • If you do get rolled over, go into the fetal position.
  • How humans and animals react to fear.

Segment 4 (running time 5:44)

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*A few quick facts on bears & bear attacks.

What to do if you encounter Javelina:

  • Attacks are rare, but almost always have to do with dogs or humans feeding them.
  • The use of ammonia & yelling to deter javelina.
  • Thanks to Mark & Mike from Animal Experts Inc.

Reach Jay at Harper's Nursery & Landscaping Company in Scottsdale!

9:00AM - Open Lines

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Segment 1 (running time 13:00)

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  • We discuss the feedback from last week's show on HGTV.
  • Click here for Rosie's Do It Yourself Videos.
  • Rosie discusses the changes on getting our weekly articles.

Rosie's Consumer Alert!!! Beware!! Listen for the Details and avoid getting scammed.

Segment 2 (running time 6:46)

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  • John Elliot drops by to discuss what's happening at the Verde Valley Business Expo.
  • More on the Consumer Warning and a scam circling Arizona.
  • Other common ways homeowner's waste money trying to be energy efficient.
  • Avoid attick fans and radiant barriers in almost every situation.

Segment 3 (running time 12:40)

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Caller:

  • Martin - He wants to know if he can coat over his pavers with cool deck?

Recommendation - He can, but it will take a ton of time and adds a serious maintenance issue in the future. We'd recommend adding shade trees instead.

*Rosie loves the Belgard products in the noche, a lighter color, for our hot summers.

Charles German, mayor of Campe Verde, AZ joins the show!

  • All the area offers and the importance of the Verde River.
  • The recreation in the area is a major asset.
  • Discussions on what you can do in the area....tons of fun intertubing and hiking.
  • More events happening over the weekend, plus the growth of entertainment & restaraunts in the area. 

Segment 4 (running time 6:39)

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Caller:

  • P.J. - His 18 year old home has several tiles that are loose. He has 3 bids and 3 different methods to make them stick in place. If there is debris under the tiles, will it stick and have we ever heard of this method of using the grout lines to glue them down?

Recommendation - With no cracks, it's probably not a foundation issue, it was just installed poorly. He might want to verify that there is no moisture and eliminate that 1st before doing any work on re-gluing the tiles down.

*Romey talks about the new way to search contractors in your area, plus welcomes Overson Roofing to the network.

10:00AM - Housing Topic

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Segment 1 (running time 12:31)

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Tom Tabback, owner of our affiliate station in Sedona, KAZM, joins the show!

  • We discuss Tom's home and his family history in Arizona.
  • KAZM is a family affair!
  • Rosie shares a funny story about getting the broadcast from KAZM's signal.
  • The evolution of radio and ways to access media.

Caller:

  • Nancy - She had someone over to repair her solar water heater and now she has no hot water coming in. What should she do?

Recommendation - Rosie would call The Solar Store. Katherine Kent is an expert in her area that would definitely know what to do for her.

Segment 2 (running time 6:10)

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Lettter From a Listener:

  • She is adding onto her home and she's working with an architect and builder to get a final number, plus another wanting to add a mother-in-law suite. This is a very common project and we discuss what goes into it and the cause of all these types of additions. 

Segment 3 (running time 13:57)

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More with Tom Tabback form KAZM Radio:

  • His home is loaded with goodies, like solar and Pella Windows & Doors!
  • "Red Rock Fever" and how it never gets old living in Sedona, AZ.
  • More on Tom's Family history.

Don't forget our article this week, "Converting a Carport to a Garage"

  • Regulations and other tips to make for a legal conversion.
  • Fire rating requirements.

*More on navigating our website and referral network.

Segment 4 (running time 6:22)

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  • We give tickets away to the Arizona Diamondbacks!!!
  • Discussion on Mom or Dad moving in with the kids.
  • Tom talks abou the growth of the Sedona/Camp Verde area.

Join Rosie On The House Every Saturday Morning!!!