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Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast (running time 7-11AM)

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Weekend Wake-Up Hour

Rosie on the house GCU

Start your mornings off with Rosie on the House as we talk about interesting people, places, and things around Arizona. Plus, we'll have Dr. Dean - Professor at Grand Canyon University in studeo!

8am nurserynotes 2

Outdoor Living Hour - Notes From the Nursery

Harpers Landscape

Jay Harper of Harper's Landscape is in studio this weekend - Saturday is their last Hot Dogs and Horticulture for the season; better go grab some free lunch!  

9am DIYhour 2

Homeowner Topic: Open Lines!

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

10am topicoftheweek 2

Homeowner Topic: American Flags!

We started getting ready for the 4th of July last weekend talking about how to better your BBQ . This week we will put the final touches on the party and hang our stars and stripes proudly! 

7:00AM - The Weekend Wake Up

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Segment 1 (running time 12:11)

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We're talking Revolutionary War History with Grand Caynon University History Professor Dr. David Dean!

  • What is the Tory Party? What is a loyalist?
  • Federalist vs. Anti-Federalist
  • Defining "The Enlightenment"
  • The Religions and it's influence on our nation's founders.

Segment 2 (running time 7:11)

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Discussing George Washington:

  • The intersting way he became a General.
  • Discussing Mt. Vernon and how he used it to entertain dignitaries.
  • How Martha Washington fits into our history.
  • Other interesting characters that are part of our nation's founding.

Segment 3 (running time 12:38)

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  • When the Declaration of Independence was actually signed & other intersting facts.
  • How religion played into the way our government was set up.
  • Diving into how Jefferson came to his belief system.
  • Learn about John Locke & his influence.

Segment 4 (running time 7:46)

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  • Reminding you to fly you US Flag today.
  • Who is considered a "Founding Father" of the US and when the term stared being used.
  • The importance of James Madison to our country.

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*Jennifer recommends a stop at Satchmo's Bar & Grill in Flagstaff & we love our partner, the Molly Butler Lodge!

Thanks to Dr. Dean for stopping in and talking about the US  Indepence Day!

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

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Segment 1 (running time 11:44)

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Gardening in summer heat with Harper's Nursery & Landscaping Company!

  • Red, White & Blue flowers & plants for Independence Day.
  • It's extemely hot in the Valley, all plants are suffering. If it's over 110 degrees, MORE WATER is important. Jay explains.
  • Should you water during the heat of the day?
  • Pruning warnings. Leave the dead growth on while it's still hot. Listen to be sure you know when and what to prune.

Caller:

  • George - Will Arizona Walnuts grow down in the Valley?

Segment 2 (running time 7:01)

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Caller:

  • Ken - His Palo Verde tree tipped over and he found grubs after he lost the tree. Now, he has another tree with the same problem and is wondering if it's too late for that one?
  • We talk about the monsoon and how you need to get prepared out in the yard.
  • Lawncare for the extreme heat during Arizona Staycation. Fertilize, thatching, etc.

Segment 3 (running time 11:42)

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Caller:

  • Susan - Her African Sumac tree flowered early and hasn't reflowered. Now it's dropping leaves and not producing new growth. Should she fertilize it and what type should she use?

Email From A Listener:

  • Jake Is it too late to plant dichondra?

Texts From Listeners:

  • Is it too late to plant ornamental sweet potato vine?
  • They have a bag of fertilizer that says not to fertilize if it's over 80 degrees.......Is that right?
  • Talking through what plants will do well here and how to strategically enjoy color year round and what we can learn from people in colder climates. 
  • Tips on preparing for monsoon winds.

Segment 4 (running time 7:41)

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Callers:

  • Wayne - He has sissou trees and has been watering them twice a day and he still thinks it might need more water.......(Hint: He does)
  • Roland - They want to get rid of a sissou tree stump to kill it, but has concerns with the trunk being close to edible plants in his garden. What should he do?
  • Some last minute tips for dealing with extreme heat and planting red, white and blue flowers.

Pick up plants for your home at Harper's Nursery & Landscaping Company.

9:00AM - Open Lines

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Segment 1 (running time 12:01)

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  • Rosie shares a CONSUMER ALERT for homeowners called "Jugging." Be careful at the ATM!

Caller:

  • Hector - He has one room in his home that he can't cool off. He feels like he has a big enough AC unit to get the job done.

(He can call Isley's Home Service for help)

  • Rosie runs through a list of options that will help keep a hot room more comfortable.

Segment 2 (running time 6:38)

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Callers:

  • Leonard - His home is warming up several degrees overnight and wonders if we know why.
  • Sam - He wants our recommendation on roof coatings....white or silver?

Segment 3 (running time 13:30)

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  • We give Diamondback tickets away to a listener who knew our U.S.A. Flag question from the last segment.

Callers:

  • Michael - When his air intake cuts off and he's hearing a loud thump when it shuts off. He's put in new high-efficiency filters, lately. Is that what's causing it?
  • Bob - He is considering more insulation in his attic and wants to know what we think of spray on foam as an option?

(He needs an Whole Home Energy Audit and can call Green ID or REEis Home Performance & Air Conditioning and for the insulation, reach out to Banker Insulation)

  • John - He got a flyer for a backup generator for his home. His wife wants it and he wants our opinion?

Segment 4 (running time 6:06)

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Caller:

  • Wendy - She had Advanced Home Systems out, plus she also had solar panels installed with Harmon Solar too. She had Steve back out and changes her plan after the solar was installed. She is extremely happy with Steve and all the work they've done that saves her so much money!!

Letter From a Listener:

  • Ashley - What is the best type of garden hose he should buy?

10:00AM - Housing Topic

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Segment 1 (running time 12:20)

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  • For Independence Day Jennifer shares what each fold of the USA flag means and how to properly store it.
  • The correct way to display the flag in a group of other flags.
  • Pick up an American Made USA flag at Valley Forge Flag.

Home Security Tips During Summer Travel:

  • Statistics and the point of entry.
  • Security Doors and other obstacles that could keep you safe.
  • Warnings for common hide-a-key tools that don't work and one that will.

Segment 2 (running time 6:21)

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  • Jennifer has more about storing the US Flag and what 3 more of the folds mean.

Caller:

  • Susan - She has some damage from cats claw and wants to know how she can get it removed and what type of repairs she may need?

*Daves Adobe Painting should be able to help her when it's all cleaned up.

Email From a Listener:

  • James - He has before and after photos on the white/silver paint coatings from last hour. We share his findings.

Segment 3 (running time 13:19)

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  • More on folding the USA flag properly and storing.
  • Back to home security wtih Rosie while you vacation this summer.

Callers:

  • Chuck - He heard us talking about silver(aluminum) versus white roof coatings. He likes the aluminum because it's oil-based paint and explains why.
  • Romey talks more about flags and more rules for displaying them.
  • Matt - He's had 2 Whole Home Energy Audits and wants to know what we think of the 2 recommendations that he was advised to do.

Segment 4 (running time 6:26)

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  • Our final round of tips for properly displaying and storing the flag for the USA.
  • Wrapping up our security tips and where you can find them.

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