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Eight O' Clock Hour John Jay Harper

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Segment 1 (running time 10:53)

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Weekly Gardening Tip with Jay Harper of Harper's Nurseries
  • This week's tip is about downsizing.  Find the best plants and trees to fit your new downsized lifestyle.
  • Match your landscape to your lifestyle

Segment 2 (running time 6:14)

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Water Use It Wisely

Caller

  • Linda has a Pineapple Palm that is yellowing, is she watering too much

Recommendation: Get a rain gauge, with all this rain you may not need a lot of water

Segment 3 (running time 10:30)

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Caller
  • Jim, what are the best trees to plant in Phoenix and is it a good time to plant

Recommendation: Red Push Pistachio, yes it's a good time to plant

What's the Harper Pre-Emergent Cocktail:

  • In gravel or rock: Glyphosate (Round Up), add Surflan
  • Bayer Advanced Durazone
  • Never to late to pre-emerge (every 3-6 mos)
What to do about frost burn on Bougainvillea
  • Get rid of it, prune it down

Segment 4 (running time 6:38)

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Caller
  • Frank, has fruit that is over ripe and hanging.  Does he pick them off

Recommendation: Leave fruit on the tree and let it fall naturally, unless you have roof rats.  Get rid of that fruit and use it.

  • Murphy, has a agave and a sprout came up to the side.  It's hurting the rest of the Agave.  What to do

Recommendation: Once it flowers, the main or mother plant will die. Remove old plant 

Re-cap Tip of the Week: Proper Planting, get the right place for the right place

Nine O' Clock Hour with Rosie and Romey

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Segment 1 (running time 12:00)

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Downsizing 

Caller
  • Tony, needs new shutters
Recommendation: New West Shutters
  • Mike, need a new flagstone patio water pools 
Recommendation: continued in next segment

Segment 2 (running time 5:56)

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Caller (cont from last segment)
  • Mike, has a flagstone patio that pools water and leaks into the house
Recommendation: Belgardwest.com, Mega Arbel
  • Gail, has 28 years of gathering and needs help downsizing

Cont. in next segment

Segment 3 (running time 11:13)

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Caller (cont. from last segment)

  • Gail, needs help downsizing

Recommendation: Access and Inventory, Repurpose, Recycle, Gift it or throw it away! Habitat for Humanity ReStores are also a great non-profit.

Guest Interview:

Sean Mossman from Cinch Weather Stripping following up to help Brian who called-in a few weeks ago needing weatherization for his door.

Caller

  • Bruce, Copper or blue pipe (PEX) for plumbing

Recommendation: Rosie likes Copper

Segment 4 (running time 6:36)

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Caller
  • Susie, hail comes through her dryer vent from outside

Recommendation: Have her property manager and put a damper on the dryer vent,Dryer Vent Wizard

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Ten O' Clock Hour with Rosie and Romey

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Segment 1 (running time 11:50)

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Caller
  • Bruce, is considering buying a flipped home. What does he need to check

Recommendation: Make sure the permits were in place when anything was built, buy a home in the closest to its original form, BuildFAX

Segment 2 (running time 6:32)

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Caller
  • Dave, needs to patch stucco that is peeling

Recommendation: Rosie guides Dave through some questions about his stucco job

Segment 3 (running time 11:52)

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Continued from last segment

  • Dave, question about his garage door threshold

Recommendation: Cookson Door Sales of Arizona

  • Difference between a Kool Deck or Acrylic Deck

Recommendation: Second Time Around Concrete Coating

  • Paul, building an addition, what is a good square foot cost

Tucson Festival of Books

Tres Rios Earth and Nature Festival

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Benjamin Franklin $500 Nominate a Friend for Plumbing Repairs

Caller

  • Bill, wants to remodel his bathroom
Recommendation: Rebath and Kitchens