Down the Garden Path Radio Show

Roses in the Garden

July 3rd, 2018

Welcome to our Roses show. The month of July is THE month for Roses in the Garden. During this episode of Down the Garden Path Matthew and I chat about the different varieties of roses. We discuss Rosa Rugosa, Shrub Roses, Carpet Roses, Hybrid Tea Roses and some new varieties like Knock out and The Canadian Shield …Read more

June in the Garden

May 29th, 2018

We had a lot to talk about in this regular monthly feature show. After chatting about what was happening in our gardens this week as well as what is happening at Matthew’s garden centre we did a little rant about “PLANT TAGS” Yes, plant tags! How misleading they can be, how many people misread them or …Read more

Orchestra in my Garden with Linda Brooks

May 14th, 2018

Orchestra in My Garden: Lessons learned from Digging Deep is an immersive and deeply moving book from singer/songwriter, mother, gardener, and now author, Linda Brooks. In this stunning hardcover book, Linda brings together 17 personal essays on the garden as a metaphor for life, 22 beautiful new songs as a downloadable accompaniment, and a selection …Read more

Spring Lawn Care

May 7th, 2018

    We all enjoy having a green lush lawn.  This episode of Down the Garden path we switch from Garde to Lawn. We discuss the do’s and dont’s of each season. Matthew addresses common questions when it comes to keeping your lawn healthy and green.  

Horticultural Studies

April 16th, 2018

This episode is perfect for anyone considering an education in Horticulture. We chat with Shane Jones, the coordinator for the Horticulture Technician and Horticultural Food and Farming Programs at Durham College. We discuss the different programs and the career opportunities they provide in the industry. We learn about the unique involvement that the horticulture programs have …Read more

Introducing HortusTV

April 9th, 2018

Liza Drozdov is Founder and CEO of HortusTV, a premium streaming channel dedicated to gardening. HortusTV is available across Canada and the US. Prior to founding HortusTV, Liza Drozdov was Executive Producer of Holmes Makes it Right, one of the highest-rated shows on HGTV and DIY, and former Vice President of The Holmes Group.   …Read more

April in the Garden

March 26th, 2018

So much to discuss in this April episode of Down the Garden Path. Everyone is anxious for Spring weather to begin. Matthew gives an update on what is happening in the nursery… hint.. trees are arriving, along with cold-hardy annuals. Matthew and Joanne chat about the reasons why we should actually stay OUT of the …Read more

The Benefits of Natural Insect Control

March 19th, 2018

‘Down the Garden Path’ Podcast In this info-packed episode, John Robertson from N.I.C. joins us to discuss Natural Insect Control and the variety of Beneficial Insects that are available for our home gardens. N.I.C. is the only source of Canadian Nemotodes and they happen to be their top selling product. We learn about how they create them …Read more

Root Rescue with Bob Reeves

February 16th, 2018

‘Down the Garden Path’ Podcast   Bob Reeves, President of Root Rescue Environmental Products joins us to tell us how and why he developed Root Rescue after a discovery at his family’s nursery/garden centre, Reeves Florist & Nursery in 2005. He also explains to us the importance of Mycorrhizal fungi in plant growth and development. …Read more

Successful Winter Bird Feeding with Jane Paradis – Urban Nature Store

February 7th, 2018

‘Down the Garden Path’ Radio Show and Podcast Jane Paradis has been an avid bird watcher most of her life!   She enjoys going to local birding spots all year round.  She has worked for Urban Nature Store for 9 years and truly enjoys helping customers with all of their birding questions and needs. Canadian-owned and …Read more