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Segment 1 (running time 11:51)

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Add some "technology" to your backyard landscape:
  • Frost cloth (thinsulate)
  • Irrigation Timers
  • Backyard tv

Callers:

  • Aaron - "missed the boat" on pre-emergent; what can he do now?

Recommendation: you can still use pre-emergent for the late winter rains. Hi-Yield Kills All, Round-Up, Bonide. Scottsdale Weed Control

Segment 2 (running time 6:53)

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Callers:
  • Mikey - Are there any low flow, sub-surface watering options for my lawn?

Recommendations: Ewing; Horizon; EasyTurf

  • Mike - Meyer Lemon Tree not producing fruit
Recommendation: Fertilize...Valentine's Day is one of our landmark fertilization holidays!

Segment 3 (running time 13:16)

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Callers:
  • Al - can he transplant his Ocotillo and pave around it for a sitting area?

Recommendation: yes, you can. and when you pave around it, use only Belgard Pavers, installed by an ICPI contractor!

  • John - can he use his softener grey water for his roses?

Recommendation: As long as the water has been run through the appliances, it should be OK. But stick to mature plants.

  • Peggy - are her roses getting enough water?

Recommendation: Harlow Garden's

  • Josh - can he remove the bark hanging off the trunk of his Mesquite?
Recommendation: yes - that is dead tissue, that can come off. Just be sure not to bring any live tissue with it.
  • Tom - where can he find a hose sprayer?

Recommendation: A&P Nursery

Segment 4 (running time 6:32)

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Callers:
  • Randy - needs Jacaranda tree trimming and care advice

Recommendation: It seems like the tree is probably dying, unfortunately.

Join John Harper of Harper's Nursery and John Eisenhower of Integrity Tree Service for a class on tree care. Contact Harper's for more details

Nine O'clock Hour with Rosie & Romey

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Segment 1 (running time 12:01)

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When planning your outdoor "surround sound", don't just point the speaker's out to the yard. Make a circular plan, to keep the sound inside your own yard...spare your neighbors.

Check out our blog for some of the Romero's traditional recipe's!

Callers:
  • Mike - how to level out the cool-deck, by raising up a sunken section.

Recommendation: mix some cement with a little river rock to stabilize under it, rather than trying to lift it, in order to prevent cracking.

  • Mike - What are your thoughts on the compressor's being installed in the same spot as the old evap coolers?

Recommendation: Intelligent Design

Segment 2 (running time 6:46)

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Callers:
  • Harriett - Thank you Wood's Plumbing! Also, what roofing material would you suggest for my roof?

Recommendation: Lyon's Roofing

  • Barbara - single pane window - how to get more energy efficient?

Recommendation: Magnetite Southwest

Segment 3 (running time 13:24)

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Callers:
  • Joy - Thank you, Rosie for returning my call last week! First Class Green Cleaning offered great advice for cleaning my floors!
  • Steve - white stuff coming through stucco

Recommendation: Re-waterproof the inside of the water feature. Thoroseal

  • Bob - hollow core door won't hold a screw for the hinges
  • Dale - are overseas shipping containers restricted on residential property?

Recommendation: would recommend some sort of platform, to ensure that the soil is stable enough underneath

Segment 4 (running time 6:53)

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Callers
  • Roger - lace stucco currently on the home, but wants a different option.

Recommendation: farely easy to do yourself, as long as you have the strength

Ten O'clock Hour with Rosie & Romey

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Segment 1 (running time 12:12)

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Callers:
  • Clark - installed three remote run ceiling fans. One remote controls two different rooms at the same time...
Recommendation: Rosie has no idea, but give Statewide Lighting a call!

  • Talleen - Building a custom home and not sure what type of windows to choose

Recommendation: Pella hands down,every time!

Segment 2 (running time 6:34)

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Rosie would love to "teach a sermon" on the difference between referral networks!

Callers:
  • Kathy - she would like to seal her porous tile

Recommendation: Phoenix Carpet Repair; First Class Green Cleaning

  • Annette - needs to maximize her kitchen space - can she build in a pie cabinet unit into the wall so it's flush with the interior wall, but protruding into the garage?

Segment 3 (running time 11:56)

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Callers:
  • Annette (cont.)

Recommendation: there are some work-a-rounds, but should be fine to do. Rosie Remodeling will come out to take a look and get it taken care of for you!

  • Kelly - Thoughts on the E-pipe product?

Recommendation: It's a great product, but it needs to be done on the entire home - not designed for pockets.

Segment 4 (running time 6:45)

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