Podcasts

Winter Rose Protection

October 11th, 2021

In this episode of Down the Garden Path, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw discuss how to keep your roses protected all winter long. Different roses require varying levels of care and protection. Listen to this week’s podcast for tips on keeping your roses growing beautifully every year. Tune in to learn more about …Read more

Applying Nematodes

October 4th, 2021

**In this week’s episode of Down the Garden Path, we present an encore presentation of our Applying Nematodes podcast.** In this episode of Down the Garden Path, we discuss applying nematodes, the primary method homeowners here in Canada use to control pests such as grubs on our lawn. It’s been a heavy Japanese beetle season …Read more

Lasagna Gardening

September 27th, 2021

In this week’s episode of Down the Garden Path, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw discuss “lasagna gardening.” Lasagna gardening helps you build healthy soil, even in the most challenging locations and without the back-breaking labour. Whether you’re growing beautiful flowers or tasty vegetables, lasagna gardening is a great way to easily give your …Read more

Autumn Edibles

September 20th, 2021

with Gardening Girl Julia Dimakos In this week’s episode of Down the Garden Path, Matt and Joanne welcome returning guest Gardening Girl Julia Dimakos to discuss autumn edibles and her gardening endeavors for 2021. Even though the days are getting shorter, Julia shares some of the wonderful edibles you can still plant for a late-season …Read more

September Grab Bag

September 13th, 2021

In this week’s episode of Down the Garden Path, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw cover a variety of gardening topics in their September Grab Bag podcast. Join them as they answer listener questions and share with you what is happening in the garden centre and in their own gardens. Some of the topics …Read more

September in the Garden

September 6th, 2021

**In this week’s episode of Down the Garden Path, we present an encore presentation of our popular September in the Garden podcast.** Although September marks the end of summer and the gradual change to fall, it doesn’t have to signify the end of the gardening season. In fact, September should be a wonderful time in …Read more

Your Questions Answered

August 30th, 2021

In this last Down the Garden Path podcast for August, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw wrap up the summer months by getting your questions answered! Matt and Joanne conclude their month-long discussion of popular flowering trees in the landscape, and their summer of deep dives into the perennial, shrub, and tree staples of …Read more

Large Flowering Trees

August 23rd, 2021

In this episode of Down the Garden Path, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw continue their month-long discussion of popular flowering trees with a look at some of the other popular large flowering tree cultivars we often see in the landscape. Tune in this week as Joanne and Matt discuss: The following popular flowering …Read more

Flowering Dogwoods

August 16th, 2021

In this episode of Down the Garden Path, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw continue their month-long discussion on flowering trees with a look at some of the popular flowering species of dogwood. Tune in to learn more about how to successfully include dogwoods in your garden. Joanne and Matt discuss: Where does the …Read more

Standard Flowering Trees Part Two

August 9th, 2021

In this episode of Down the Garden Path, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw continue their month-long discussion on flowering trees with a look at some of the medium-sized flowering landscape specimens. Tune in to learn more about how to incorporate medium-sized flowering trees in your garden. Joanne and Matt pick up where they …Read more