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Harris Seeds Organic

September 12th, 2017

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW Our guest today is Daniel Eggert, Organic Brand Manager at Harris Seeds. Harris Seeds, Rochester, N.Y.  provides the finest quality vegetable seeds, flower seeds, plants and supplies to growers and gardeners throughout the United States. Daniel shares with us some of the processes involved in getting the seed from field to package. …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

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

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

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

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