Podcasts

Hidden Gems: Perennials

June 27th, 2022

This week on the Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing wrap up their look at perennials with an episode dedicated to some of their favourites. These hidden gems of the perennial garden work hard but are often overlooked. Join Joanne and Matt as they reveal their top five perennial favourites. …Read more

Phlox and Bellflowers

June 20th, 2022

This week on the Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing look at two classic perennials that have long been staples in our gardens, phlox and campanula, commonly known as bellflowers. Whether you’re looking for a plant with some height, or one a little lower growing, these classics have got you …Read more

Spectacular Sedums

June 13th, 2022

This month on the Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing discuss some of their favourite perennials. They begin with a look at a versatile classic, sedums. From shrub substitute to colourful ground cover, it’s hard not to have a spot in your garden for a spectacular sedum. Joanne and …Read more

Launch Party!

June 6th, 2022

In this episode of the Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing kick off the month with a launch party to celebrate their new book, Down the Garden Path: A Step-By-Step Guide to Your Ontario Garden.   Joanne and Matthew’s new book, Down the Garden Path: A Step-By-Step Guide to Your …Read more

Ask Us Anything!

May 30th, 2022

This week on the Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing wrap up May’s focus on wonderful landscape shrubs with an “Ask Us Anything!” episode — and an exciting announcement! Tune in to hear Joanne and Matt respond to listener questions. Some of the questions listeners asked: Is full sun …Read more

May in the Garden

May 23rd, 2022

This week, we present an encore presentation of our May in the Garden podcast from 2019. Tune in to hear Joanne and Matthew discuss the do’s and don’ts for your May garden. May in the garden brings many inspiring ideas, but there are many not-so-inspiring May to-do’s you will also need to get done to …Read more

Deutzias & Diervillas

May 16th, 2022

This week on the Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing continue their look at flowering shrubs and explore the world of Deutzias and Diervillas, some gorgeous small to medium-sized shrubs with a lot to offer your landscape. Tune in to hear Joanne and Matt talk about Deutzias and Diervillas. …Read more

Viburnums

May 9th, 2022

This week on the Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing continue their look at flowering shrubs, discussing a few classics and a couple of superstars you might be meeting for the first time. In this week’s episode, they talk about viburnums. Tune in to hear Joanne and Matt talk …Read more

Lilacs

May 2nd, 2022

This month on the Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing take a look at flowering shrubs, a few classics and a couple of superstars you might be meeting for the first time. In this week’s episode, they talk about lilacs. Tune in to hear Joanne and Matt talk about …Read more

Rent the Chicken

April 25th, 2022

This month on Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designer Joanne Shaw wraps up “critter month” with the ultimate critter we would all love to have: chickens. Joanne welcomes Homestead Phil, the co-founder of Rent the Chicken. About Rent the Chicken  Homestead Jenn and Phil are the co-founders of Rent the Chicken. It started as …Read more