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My 3rd Garden Bloggers Fling

July 12th, 2017

And why I fell in love with succulents I enjoyed participating in my 3rd Garden Bloggers Fling 2017. I just wanted to give you a little taste. Here is a quick recap!  In 3 days over 80 people visited one community farm, seventeen  Public Gardens, including the twelve Smithsonian gardens along the National Mall. In 2 …Read more

June in the Garden

June 19th, 2017

  “DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO June in the Garden on this episode of Down the Garden Path, co- Host Matthew Dressing and I talk about the June Garden, some Do’s and Don’ts. The weather has certainly been a challenge so we talk all about coping with the rain we have been having during the whole month …Read more

Taking Action with Ontario Invasive Plant Council

June 12th, 2017

      ” DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW Taking Action with Ontario Invasive Plant Council. I chat with Colin Classin, Project Specialist with the Ontario Invasive Plant Council (OIPC) for this very informative episode.  We discuss their Grow Me Instead program, invasive species and the impact that they have on our environment. Furthermore, we …Read more

Maintaining Your Summer Vegetable Garden

May 29th, 2017

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW This week is all about vegetables. Matt and I discuss the key tips to maintaining a vegetable garden through out the hot summer months. From choosing the proper location, to matching the crop with the season, we cover it all. Remember, it’s never too late to start your own …Read more

More about Ponds with Aquascape

May 8th, 2017

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW We learn more about ponds and the ecosystems within them with Aquascape, Inc. this week. In this show, Matthew Dressing and I learn all about the Aquascape Ecosystem Pond approach. Ernest Williams educates us on water treatments, beneficial bacteria and best practices in pond maintenance. We discuss the importance of plants …Read more

Spring Garden and Lawn Questions

May 1st, 2017

  “DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW It is all about Spring Garden and Lawn this week on the show. Co-host Matthew Dressing and I discuss Spring Garden and Lawn tips as well as tricks for your May Garden. We aim to answer all of the Spring gardening questions you may have.  

Spring Pruning Questions

April 24th, 2017

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW Spring pruning questions answered. This week co-host Matthew Dressing and I chat about Spring in the garden. We answer your questions about spring pruning and plant care. Listen in for some helpful tips and suggestions for your Spring garden.

Landscape Contractor – Humber Valley Landscaping

April 10th, 2017

  “DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW This week I wanted to speak with a Landscape Contractor. Chris Ray from Humber Valley Landscaping joined me live to discuss all things landscaping. As we head into the landscaping season of 2017, I thought it would be helpful to talk directly to a Landscape Contractor. We focused on …Read more

In Celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday

April 6th, 2017

In celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday the theme of Canada Blooms this year was of course Oh Canada! I personally cannot remember a theme that was so dominant during this event. It was very cool to see how landscape designers, garden builders and floral designers embraced the theme and truly transformed Canada Blooms into a …Read more

Spring Season Landscape Design Update

April 3rd, 2017

Landscape Design season is certainly upon us, I have been busy designing and scheduling appointments as everyone is excited to plan for their yard this season.  I will have a booth at the Clarington Home and Garden show this weekend, April 7, 8 and 9th.  And I am on the agenda to share my powerpoint …Read more