Podcasts

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

Standard Flowering Trees

August 2nd, 2021

This week, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw start the month exploring a new topic on Down the Garden Path: flowering trees. In this episode, they begin with a look at small flowering trees, which are referred to as standard trees. Tune in to learn more about how to incorporate standard flowering trees in …Read more

Weigelas

July 26th, 2021

This month on Down the Garden Path, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw explore some of the most popular shrubs to grace nursery benches and gardens. In this episode, they take a look at weigelas, their colourful foliage, seasons of bloom, and the different sized cultivars to fit perfectly in any garden. Tune in …Read more

Ninebarks

July 19th, 2021

This month on Down the Garden Path, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw explore some of the most popular shrubs to grace nursery benches and gardens. In this episode, they discuss the many colourful ninebarks, their multiple seasons of interest, and the different cultivars which fit perfectly in any garden. Tune in to learn …Read more