Micro Food Gardening

February 22nd, 2021

with author and blogger Jennifer McGuinness This week on Down The Garden Path, we speak with author and blogger Jennifer McGuinness about her new book Micro Food Gardening, hitting shelves in April 2021. Jennifer began regularly blogging as Frau Zinnie in 2011. You can find Jennifer’s writing, photography and personal gardening experiences in her Connecticut …Read more

Electric Cars

February 15th, 2021

with electric car enthusiast Tim Burrows This week on Down The Garden Path, we continue to explore ways we can have a positive impact on our environment with a discussion about electric cars with Tim Burrows. We enjoyed learning more about the topic and realize it is an important discussion to have. Change is coming …Read more

Seed Starting 101

February 8th, 2021

This week, we’re continuing our “growing inside” themed episodes of Down the Garden Path. In Seed Starting 101, Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw discuss starting seeds for beginners. In Seed Starting 101, Matt and Joanne review your steps for success: Start with a plan Choosing seeds Seed packages Equipment Growing media Planting Troubleshooting Hardening off …Read more

Growing Indoors

February 1st, 2021

with Gardening Girl Julia Dimakos We’re kicking off the month of February with our first “growing indoors” episode of Down the Garden Path. In this podcast, we discuss growing indoors and with grow lights with Gardening Girl Julia Dimakos. Julia started growing food after having children and fell in love with it!  She gardens organically and …Read more

Looking Forward to 2021

January 25th, 2021

Happy New Year! We’re closing out the month of January with our first Down the Garden Path podcast of the year. Join us as we take a look forward to 2021. In this week’s podcast, learn more about: What Joanne and Matthew have been doing over the past few months The hot topics that were …Read more

Down the Garden Path: 2020 Podcasts at a Glance

December 28th, 2020

We’re just a few days away from putting 2020 behind us! As bizarre and challenging as this past year has been, Matt and I are happy to have been able to bring you weekly advice and guidance for your garden in the Down the Garden Path podcast. Starting in February 2020, we introduced monthly themes. …Read more

All About Christmas

December 14th, 2020

In this week’s episode of Down the Garden Path, we present an encore presentation of our popular Christmas podcast, All About Christmas! ‘Tis the season to give and receive holiday plants. But how do you care for them? In this podcast, we provide an in-depth overview of some of the most popular plants of the …Read more

A Look Back: Lessons from 2020

December 7th, 2020

Can you believe it’s December already? Another year has gone by and what a year it has been! A new month means a new topic here on Down the Garden Path. however, this month, we’ll only be recording one live show. This month’s theme and this episode’s topic is Lessons from 2020. But before we …Read more

Garden Clubs

December 6th, 2020

( Original Air date Dec 2018 )  Have you ever thought about joining a Garden Club or Horticultural Society? Curious about what they do? Think you need to be more of an expert in order to join? Think again! Joanne Rachfalowski, Vice President of the Ontario Horticultural Association joins us on Down the Garden Path …Read more

Our Environmental Impact: Solar Power

November 30th, 2020

with Ray Jarvis from Solar Direct Canada We’ve reached the end of November here on Down the Garden Path. And although we’ve been talking with Garden Authors all month, we took a step back into October’s Our Environmental Impact theme. In this episode, we discuss solar power with Ray Jarvis of Solar Direct Canada. Ray …Read more