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Eight O'Clock Landscape Hour with Jonathan Manning from Elgin Nursery

Broadcasting on KTAR, KQNA, KAZM, KAFF, KNST & KGVY

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Segment 1 (running time 12:00)

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Special Guests in the Studio: Jonathan Manning from Elgin Nursery and Alex Billingsley and Flower Street Urban Gardens

  • Protect your trees from sunburn with Go Natural Tree Paint
  • Citrus, Ash, Texas Ebony need protection, will get bores

Caller
  • Dan, how to tell if his Chinese Elm is sunburned

Recommendation: Check for sunburn--Scratch the skin on a younger tree, the West side, if you see green; yellow/juicy on its way to sunburn; black it's burnt; Paint the skin from the ground up to the first leaves

Segment 2 (running time 6:29)

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Photo: Vertical Gardens from Flower Street Urban Gardens

Caller
  • Jacaranda and Citrus froze, what to do

Recommendation: You do not want the fruit from a frost bitten plant

  • Katharine, her tangerine tree is breaking and drooping from the amount of fruit

Recommendation: make sure to thin when fruit are marble size

Segment 3 (running time 11:30)

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Links for Elgin Nursery and Flower Street Urban Gardens

Benefits of using a Flower Street Urban Gardens
  • Safe from pets
  • Prevents bending over to plant
  • You can adjust their look and location to fit your landscape
  • Mobile Garden Capability

Tree Fertilizing with Elgin Nursery

  • plant adapted to desert climate is used to our soil, you do not need fertilizer
  • Trees from other climate zones needs fertilizer in Spring (March 1)
  • Citrus Trees need fertilizer with a 'fruit food'

Segment 4 (running time 6:47)

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How to get ready for Summer?
  • Make sure you are well watered and have a great watering system set up
  • Squashes, herbs, rosemary, sage, basil, peppers are good to plant for summer

Re-cap of Landscaping Tip:

  • Make sure to paint brand new trees or recently pruned trees with Go Natural Paint found at your local nursery.  
  • 8606 W. McDowell Elgin Nursery

$50 off deal to Rosie listeners from Flower Street Urban Gardens
Contact info:
4401 East Flower St
PHX, AZ 85018
alex@flowerstreeturbangardens.com
602-327-6560

Nine O'Clock Hour with Rosie & Romey

Broadcasting on KTAR, KQNA, KAZM, KAFF, KNST & KGVY

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Segment 1 (running time 11:43)

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Special Guests in the Studio:   Joe Miller from Arizona Painting Company and Dale Wade of  Pittsburgh Paints
  • How to prep a Stucco Wall...Power Wash
  • Cracks on a Stucco Wall

Segment 2 (running time 6:57)

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Painting: All you need to know...Rosie's Arizona Republic Article

Caller
  • Dan, what's the optimal time to paint a home

Recommendation: Any time of year from Arizona Painting Company

Segment 3 (running time 10:37)

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Caller
  • Mike, did he get the right type of paint, he was given oil base

Recommendation: PPG can match any color in Acrylic with Anti-skid compound

  • Matt, his outside walking deck over his patio is splitting. What to do

Rosie on the Box:

  • Not a believer in paint that represents itself as 'lifetime', elastimeric paints or ceramic paints

Letter from Listener

  • Has elastimeric paint, what to do now

Recommendation: Will need to be taken off before repaint

  • We said in our newsletter that 5-7 is the lifetime of a paint job.  Is that true

Recommendation: Yes, after that it starts deteriorating

Cont. in next segment

Segment 4 (running time 7:36)

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Caller
  • Paul, wants to do a chalkboard wall for the kids.  What to use

Recommendation: Rustoleum makes a great product

  • Elaine, is getting more confused as she meets with painting contractors.  One contractor is trying to talk her our of Acrylic paint. (stucco wall)

Recommendation: Acrylic needs to be used on the exterior, New Frontiers Painting

Ten O'Clock Hour with Rosie & Romey

Broadcasting on KTAR, KQNA, KAZM, KAFF, KNST & KGVY

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Segment 1 (running time 11:39)

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Guest Interview: Ruthanne Hanlon, National Design and Color Consultant, PPG Voice of Color®
  • Start with flooring because that is the least availability of choices
  • Then pick your wall color

Segment 2 (running time 7:04)

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Caller
  • Jim, Has semi-gloss now, does he need to repaint with Semi-gloss

Recommendation: Low Sheen over Semi Gloss will work

What are the color trends now:

  • Dark, rich Earth tones on exterior
  • Interior, lighter tans and colors in kids' rooms

Segment 3 (running time 12:51)

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Voice of Color® Phone App

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Casting of the Not-so-Gentle Tamer this weekend

Phippen Museum Memorial Day Western Art Show and Sale

Marriott-Residence Inn in Prescott

Rosie asks: Do you need all different colors of tape?

Recommendation: Rosie likes Blue Tape, Arizona Painting Company likes masking tape unless it's going to be in the sun for a while for stripes as well. 1" wide, chalk the line, run the masking tape, embed the tape, caulk on painted edge for a straight line

Segment 4 (running time 5:26)

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Dale Wade from Pittsburgh Paints, wade@ppg.com, 602-956-1150 for Dan Maloney
Email :Sales@tpcaz.com for Joe Miller- Arizona Painting Company

New Frontiers Painting in Tucson

Century Painting in Prescott

Cooper Painting in Casa Grande

D & H Painting and Dave's Adobe Painting with Arizona Painting Company in Phoenix