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Tree Care with Mark Irwin

September 17th, 2018

There is always more to learn about trees.  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 along …Read more

All About Vines: Clematis

June 12th, 2018

All About Vines Part II: Clematis In this episode of Down the Garden Path we revisit the topic of Vines. This is our second consecutive show on Vines in the Garden and we focus on Clematis on this episode. We discuss the best planting practices, including the addition of mushroom compost or sheep manure to the …Read more

Southern Ontario Orchid Society

January 30th, 2018

‘Down the Garden Path’ Radio Show and Podcast All about Orchids on this episode of Down the Garden Path. Manuela Poli, is an avid gardener, plant collector and she holds a Garden Design certificate from George Brown College. She is also a member of the Southern Ontario Orchid Society. ( S.O.O.S.). Manuela joined us to talk …Read more

Canada Blooms

January 25th, 2018

‘Down the Garden Path’ Radio Show and Podcast We get excited about Spring in this episode as we learn all about Canada Blooms. Canada Blooms was founded in 1996 by the Garden Club of Toronto and Landscape Ontario. Today, it is the largest flower and garden festival in the country, celebrating the very best in …Read more

The Monarch: Saving Our Most- Loved Butterfly

October 16th, 2017

‘Down the Garden Path’ Radio Show and Podcast Author and Monarch Butterfly expert Kylee Baumle joins us to discuss her new book “The Monarch: Saving Our Most Loved Butterfly”. Kylee discusses her 10 year journey that led her to write this book. Full of detail for naturalists, gardeners and citizen scientists to learn more about the challenges …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

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

Harris Seeds Organic

September 12th, 2017

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW AND PODCAST Harris Seeds, of Rochester, N.Y.  provides the finest quality vegetable seeds, flower seeds, plants and supplies to growers and gardeners throughout the United States. Daniel Eggert, the Organic Brand Manager at Harris Seeds is our guest on the show tonight. Daniel shares with us some of the processes involved in …Read more

September in the Garden

August 28th, 2017

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW In our regular monthly feature episode, Matthew and I  discuss September in the Garden. September is the month when the garden slows down a little.  We discuss tips for bargain hunters, sourcing bulbs early and discuss the how it is the best time to divide or move your peony. …Read more

Dry Shade in the Garden

August 21st, 2017

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW Dry shade in the garden can be one of the most challenging issues to deal with in our yard. Our guest today is Helen Battersby, Master Gardener and Garden Blogger for Toronto Gardens. Helen knows a bit about Dry Shade as she spends a lot of her time at her …Read more