Fall Gardening

Hydrangeas: When They Don’t Work And What You Can Do About It

September 18th, 2020

I love hydrangeas!  I put them all in my garden but when they don’t work it can be frustrating.  Here are some common problems and what you can do about them. 1) Hydrangeas not blooming: This seems to be the number one problem people have with their hydrangeas, including me! The most common hydrangeas that …Read more

September in the Garden

September 11th, 2020

September in the garden is upon us! Although September marks the end of summer and the gradual change to fall, it doesn’t have to signify the end of the gardening season. In fact, September should be a wonderful time in your garden and yard. Each month in our “In the Garden” podcast, we attempt to …Read more

September Garden To do’s

September 5th, 2020

Lawns Water weekly to help lawns recover from being dormant during the heat of the summer. As mentioned above September is the time to apply Nematodes for grub prevention. It is important to water your lawn well before and after application to increase success. If you need additional help listen to these episodes of Down …Read more

November In the Garden

October 29th, 2018

It is November in the garden, and as the gardening season slows down there are still a few gardening chores to accomplish. Each week on Down the Garden Path Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing, discuss down to earth tips and advice for your plants, gardens and landscapes. In each episode, we bring you interesting, relevant and …Read more

Composting and Composters with Mantis

October 22nd, 2018

In this episode of Down the Garden Path we are talking about Composting. Did you know Fall is the perfect time to start composting! Always wondered how to get started? That is why we are talking composting on this episode of Down the Garden Path. Each week on Down the Garden Path Joanne Shaw and …Read more

October in the Garden

September 24th, 2018

Gardening chores change so much from month to month. Each week on Down the Garden Path Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing, discuss down to earth tips and advice for your plants, gardens and landscapes. In each episode, we bring you interesting, relevant and helpful topics to help you achieve a great garden. We learn right …Read more

November in the Garden

October 30th, 2017

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW AND PODCAST  In our regularly scheduled monthly episode on Down the Garden Path. Matthew and Joanne discuss many of the to do’s in the November Garden. The importance of continuing to water, especially for newly planted evergreens. Now is also a good time to transplant trees, shrubs and perennials. Find …Read more

The Garden Girls

October 23rd, 2017

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW AND PODCAST Darla Malcolm- Hauraney, owner of The Garden Girls, joins us on Down the Garden Path to chat about Garden Maintenance. The Garden Girls is a garden maintenance company servicing gardens in the West end of the GTA. Many homeowners are struggling to keep up with the demands …Read more

Applying Nematodes

October 15th, 2017

Did you have Japanese Beetles in your Garden this summer? Did you know that not only are these a nuisance in the garden and on our plants but these colourful insects also lay thousands of eggs in our lawns and those eggs become GRUBS! Environmentally friendly Nematodes are our own tool against grubs. Last check …Read more

Winterizing Products for Your Garden

October 2nd, 2017

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW AND PODCAST On this weeks episode of Down the Garden Path Matthew and I discuss the top products you will need to winterize your garden and landscape. We discuss how you should protect the plants currently in your garden. What materials you can use to protect them. How do you …Read more