Fall Gardening

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

October Gardening To Do’s

October 1st, 2017

October Gardening Checklist:   Add compost/manure or mulch to your garden Divide and transplant large perennials After leaves have fallen, you can transplant deciduous trees and shrubs Lift summer bulbs like Canna’s and Dahlias before frost nips them Clean out bird feeders and stock them up with fresh seed. Protect trees and shrubs from mice …Read more

October in the Garden

September 25th, 2017

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW AND PODCAST In our regular monthly feature episode on Down the Garden Path, Matthew and I discuss October in the Garden. All the do’s and don’ts to help you with your low maintenance garden. The importance of late season watering. The plants that can be trimmed or divided this …Read more

Things to Remember When Growing a Tree

September 16th, 2017

My focus this month is trees, we all have them, some of us want more and many of us have questions on how to take care of them. Considering they are all around us in the landscape it is hard to believe that there is a tree shortage in North America. Many consumers take it …Read more