Podcasts

Houseplants: Succulents & Cacti

February 10th, 2020

It’s houseplant month on Down The Garden Path! Every week in February, we’re going to answer your houseplant questions and dive into some of the most popular, sometimes daunting, houseplants. Last week, we spoke with Terry Kennedy about how to successfully grow orchids. In this week’s episode, we take a look at succulents and cacti. …Read more

Houseplants: Orchids

February 3rd, 2020

with Terry Kennedy of Southern Ontario Orchid Society Welcome to the jungle, everyone! It’s houseplant month on Down The Garden Path. In this week’s episode, Terry Kennedy of the Southern Ontario Orchid Society joins us to discuss how to successfully grow orchids in your home. Terry lives in Vandorf, Ontario, with her husband Doug. During …Read more

Proven Winners New for 2020

January 27th, 2020

with Natalie Carmolli of Spring Meadow Nursery In this week’s episode of Down The Garden Path, Natalie Carmolli of Spring Meadow Nursery joins us to discuss the new varieties of flowering shrubs for 2020. Natalie is rooted in horticulture. When she was six years old, her family moved to a farmhouse on 40 acres in …Read more

Looking Ahead to 2020

January 20th, 2020

In this week’s episode of Down the Garden Path, we’re looking ahead to 2020! Each week on Down the Garden Path, professional landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing discuss down-to-earth tips and advice for your plants, gardens and landscapes. We do our best to bring you interesting, relevant and helpful topics to help you …Read more

2020 Garden Trends Report

January 13th, 2020

with Garden Media Group’s Katie Dubow In this week’s episode of Down The Garden Path, Katie Dubow from Garden Media Group joins Matthew to discuss 2020 Garden Trends. 2020 Garden Trends Garden Media has once again put together its garden trends report. This highly anticipated annual report is one of the most widely read in …Read more

All About Christmas

December 16th, 2019

In this week’s episode of Down the Garden Path, we’re talking 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 season including Christmas Cactus, Cyclamen, Poinsettia, Amaryllis and …Read more

Gifts for Gardeners

December 9th, 2019

with Kristen Beane Sullivan of Garden Gate With the holidays fast approaching, it’s sometimes hard to find that special gift for the gardener in your life. What do they already have? Are they missing anything? What do they want for their garden? In this week’s episode of Down The Garden Path, we take a look …Read more

Feng Shui: An Introduction

December 2nd, 2019

with Trish John of Your Spiritual Connection As the days get shorter and the temperature drops, it’s only natural that we begin to focus more on the inside of our homes. In this week’s episode of Down The Garden Path, Trish John of Your Spiritual Connection joins us to give us an introduction to Feng …Read more

Importance of Design

November 25th, 2019

On this week’s episode of Down The Garden Path, we’re joined by Patrick DuChene of DuChene Design Solutions to discuss the importance of design in landscape projects. Patrick is the owner of DuChene Design Solutions, located in Ocean City, Maryland. His company provides landscape design, 3D visualization and consulting for landscape contractors in the design-build …Read more

Oh, the Weather Outside

November 18th, 2019

Oh, the weather outside! Snow came early to southern Ontario last week and put an abrupt end to many of our gardening chores. Each week on Down the Garden Path, professional landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing discuss down-to-earth tips and advice for your plants, gardens and landscapes. We do our best to bring …Read more