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Five Urban Pests and How to Handle Them

Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast

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Five Urban Pests and How to Handle Them (running time 7-11AM)

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Weekend Wake-Up Hour

Start your mornings off with Rosie on the House as we talk about interesting people, places, and things around Arizona!

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Outdoor Living Hour - Arizona Farm Fresh Citrus

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Join us as we chat about #Carrots with Arizona Farm Bureau!

 

9am DIYhour 2

Homeowner Topic: Open Lines

The lines, email and text are open for your DIY questions!

 

10am topicoftheweek 2

Homeowner Topic: Five Urban Pests and How to Handle Them

There are a lot of animals living among us in Arizona. It can be wonderful to walk outside and see wildlife, but what happens when the wildlife gets too friendly? Tune-In and learn about the animals you probably have the most trouble with and what you can do to get rid of them!!

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7:00AM - The Weekend Wake Up

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Rosie talks about the Winter That Missed Us.  And a seminar with Habitat For Humanity.

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An interview with Rob Mac Mullen of Sedona's World Famous Pink Adventure Tours, the way to see the history and views of Sedona in a custom built Pink Jeep.

Pink Adventure Tours offers historic and scenic tours around Sedona and Grand Canyon.

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Rosie and Rob of Pink Adventure Tours in Sedona talk about some of the fantastic tours you can take:

Broken Arrow TourAncient Ruins TourScenic Rim Tour and more

Get details, videos and book your tour at Pink Adventure Tours in Sedona!

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Chef and Phoenix TV Host Jan D'Atri gives us the lowdown on lemons.  And brings her tips for using lemons and yummy lemon squares.  Find the recipe HERE.

Register to win your Rosie On The House Staycation from Sanderson Ford!  A different staycation each month!

8:00AM - Outdoor Living Hour

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Talking Carrots!

Julie Murphree of the Arizona Farm Bureau updates the latest news. 

Anyone can be a member of the Farm Bureau.  Lots of benefits for $59/year.  CLICK HERE

Will Rousseau of Rousseau Farming Company discusses the history of the farm.  They plant and harvest 1500 acres of carrots among other produce they grow.

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More discussion with Will Rousseau on growing, protecting, and rules they must follow growing carrots.

They grow 2 different types of carrots.

Most of the carrots they grow stay within the region.  Others are trucked around the country.

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Rousseau Farms produce 15% organic.

Will discusses the difference between organic and conventional growing, details on tending organic crops and why its a bit more expensive than conventional.

Explain why they selected growing carrots.  

Julie describes her favorite Criollo Beef.

Get recipes, farmers market locations, news and more at Fill Your Plate.Org

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Will Rousseau talks about the farming areas they work.

What it takes to get land ready for organic growing.

9:00AM - Open Phones!

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For Rosie's 30th Anniversary, Romey put together the free Home Maintenance Calendar and the first ever Rosie On The House eStore.  Products with our stamp of approval.

Check out Rosie On The House Auction.  Nice items removed from a recent Rosie remodeling project that you can bid on!

CALLER:  Owns a John F Long Candelight Home from 1948.  Wants to remodel and where to start first.

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Continues with caller with the John F Long home.  Where to start improvements.

CALLER:  Has little bugs coming out of an outside wall electrical plate.

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CALLER:  Has original counter tops and cabinets she wants to refinish.

CALLER:  Has a house with flood irrigation.  When it runs, his room addition that was likely not constructed properly years ago floods.

CALLER:  Mom lives in a senior mobile home park.  Utility bills are way too high.

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CALLER:  Wants to know how to determine if they need a new flat roof.

Romey talks about and explains the digital home maintenance tool HomeZada.

10:00AM - Urban Pests And How To Handle Them

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Follow along with our blog for this hour's topic:  Urban Pests And How To Handle Them

Darren Julian, Urban Wildlife Specialist from Arizona Game & Fish discuss some of the pest issues in urban areas and how to deal with them.  Coyotes, bobcats, hawks, and owls.

One way to keep some pests out:  Coyote Rollers

Removing food sources and keeping your yard clean to keep pests out.

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Rosie tells a hilarious story about his uncle in Louisiana back in the day.

Javalina are tropical animals that can be found now in the high country Arizona.

CALLER:  Has a bobcat that doesn't have fear of people.  Wants a solution.

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CALLER:  Gives his solution to keep pests out by extending his electric fence.

Is human urine a deterent for bobcats?

How to handle a bear in urban areas.

CALLER:  Has a woodpecker reaking havoc for a homeowner.  Wants a solution.

CALLER:  Story about a coyote burying a chicken.

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CALLER:  Lives in an open area and wants to know about rabies.

Discussion of many closed area for nesting Bald Eagles.