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How To Choose Paint Colors

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

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How To Choose The Right Paint (running time 7-11AM)

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Weekend Wake-Up Hour Driven by Sanderson Ford

Start your mornings off with Rosie on the House as we learn more about this beautiful state of ours!

Tune-in to find out something new and interesting - sponsored by our friends at Sanderson Ford!

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8am nurserynotes 2

Outdoor Living Hour - Notes from the Nursery

Rosie on the House Nursery Notes

Now that it's starting to cool off in Arizona, it's also time to adjust our #WateringSchedule!

9am DIYhour 2

Homeowner Topic: Open Lines 

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

10am topicoftheweek 2

Homeowner Topic: What Color Should You Paint Your House?

You know you want to paint, you have gathered all the materials needed, you know what quality of paint to choose, now all you need to know is what color to paint your house. Learn the changes in paint color popularity including some styles that may be making a comeback. Also discover resources that will help make your paint color choice a little easier.

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7:00AM - The Arizona Hour/Talking Fissures With Arizona Geological Survey

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Discuss some of the things to do around the state, recent rain made it the 3rd wettest October on record and touch on a recent visit to the Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant.

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Mike Conway from the Arizona Geological Survey talks about fissures.

How does one become a research scientist in this field and what a typical day is like for Mike.

History of the eruption of Sunset Crater and the San Francisco Peaks volcanic fields thousands of years ago.

Discussing the mapping and recording previous landslides and fissures in the state to give them an idea of what is happening in those areas.  Find the 8 natural hazards they track HERE.

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Mike defines what is a fissure, and how they form.  They're not entirely random.

Explains some of the fissures they've discovered.  Rely on Google Earth to find fissures.

The information they gather when they're at a fissure.

Not simple solution to 'repair' a fissure.  Keeping water out of it is key.

Difference between a sinkhole and a fissure.

Arizona gets earthquakes, most are not felt.  Do they cause fissures?

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Updating our Arizona Staycations you can win thanks to Sanderson Ford.

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

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Jay Harper of Farms Choice updates garden tips for this time of year.  Right time to fertilize citrus, shade trees and winter lawns.

Best time to save on watering.  There's a tendency to overwater in the fall and winter.

Tips for transitioning from bermuda grass to rye grass for the winter.

CALLER:  Has a live oak tree.  The seed droppings from it has formed 'mini trees' about the base and roots.  Suggestion of how to remove them without hurting the tree.

CALLER: Has many agave plants with big bug infestation.  (Agave Snout Weevil)  How to get rid of them.

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Update on Jay's vegetable garden and using a galvanized horse trough planter.

TEXT:  Suggestions on getting rid of mosquitos after the recent rain.  Natural plant repellant suggestions.

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CALLER:  Had a lawn under a shade tree that did not come back.  Considering fescue grass to plant.   Looking for solutions for grass under the tree.

CALLER:  Has an ocotillo 10-12 years old with the canes starting to rot.

CALLER:  Desert ground with weeds that keep cropping up and wants to get rid of them.

Look for pre-emergent with dimension for weed control.  Plus discussion of weed and feed products.

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CALLER:  Looking for a shade tree that can grow the fastest for a west facing yard.

Planting trees and plants and why fall is perfect time to get them established before spring and summer.

Discussion of planting large trees.

9:00AM - Open Lines

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2019 Home Maintenance Calendar update with a picture and recipe contest.

CALLER:  Looking for the best way to grow grass under a ficus tree.

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Fun discussion about a Frank Lloyd Wright designed home in Phoenix on the market for 12 Million Dollars.

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Talk about Home Zada.  A digital file cabinet keeping maintenance and history records about your home.  

Jim Thomas of About Blind Cleaning talks about his unique window covering cleaning service.  Curtains, blinds, shutters, upholstry and more.  Uses Green Earth cleaning solutions.

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More with About Blind Cleaning

On-site repair services and replacement hardware for blinds and window coverings. 

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Governmental
  • Family & veteran owned and operated since 1995
  • Fully committed to green cleaning methods
  • Feature state-of-the-art equipment including a mobile workshop to handle on-site jobs, large and small
  • Guarantee NO ODOR, DAMAGE OR SHRINKAGE to your fabrics
  • Employ a team of highly trained and courteous technicians
  • Certified by Hunter Douglas, Levolor and other leading manufacturers for the cleaning, repair and installation of their products

10:00AM - How To Choose Paint Colors/Sherwin Williams Color Snap

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Karen D'Andrea, Color Program Supervisor from Sherwin-Williams talks about her position and how they help customers pick the right colors for their project

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More with Karen D'Andrea.