Down the Garden Path Radio Show

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

Decorating with Live Plants and Live Material

December 5th, 2017

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW AND PODCAST Are you tired of decorating with artificial greens for the holidays? No storage space for all the decorations the other 11 months of the year? Well, there is a lot of Christmas holiday decorating you can do with live plants and live plant material, like evergreen boughs …Read more

August in the Garden

August 3rd, 2017

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW In our new monthly feature, Matthew and I  discuss August in the Garden. August is the month where the garden can really get away from you. We go through a list of areas to deal with in August. There is a lot to think about in the August garden; weeding, …Read more

July in the Garden

July 2nd, 2017

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW In this episode, we discuss gardening tasks for the July Garden. This is the last month to trim your evergreens, but also a great time to prune your flowering shrubs, especially if they are getting out of hand or taking over the garden. A topic we seem to talk …Read more

Fertilizers in the Garden

June 26th, 2017

” DOWN THE GARDEN PATH ” Radio Show  In this episode, Matthew Dressing goes solo and discusses Fertilizers in the Garden. What is a fertilizer? Four categories of fertilizers. Matthew shares how much to fertilize, when to fertilize and more so tune in for more great help to maintain your low maintenance garden.