Podcasts

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

Everlasting vs Real Christmas Trees

November 6th, 2019

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW AND PODCAST   This episode of Down the Garden path is all about Everlasting vs Real Christmas trees, Matthew talks all about it with our station manager, Gary.  They have a great time discussing the pros and cons of Everlasting or Artificial Christmas trees vs purchasing a Real Christmas …Read more

Ask Us Anything!

November 4th, 2019

The Down the Garden Path podcast is five years old this month! In this special “Ask Us Anything” episode, Joanne and Matthew celebrated by inviting listeners to write or call in with their gardening, landscape design or podcast-related questions. Some of the topics they covered include: whether it’s safe to plant trees in the fall …Read more

November in the Garden

October 28th, 2019

It’s November in the garden! As the gardening season slows down, there are still a few gardening chores to accomplish. Staying on top of your outdoor to-do list can be a challenge. In this week’s episode of Down the Garden Path, Joanne and Matthew discuss what you need to do in your garden this month …Read more

Ontario Landscape Tree Planting Guide

October 21st, 2019

with Sean James of Sean James Consulting & Design Trees. They provide us with so much. They clean our oxygen, give us shade, provide food and act as a habitat to wildlife. And despite all of this, whether you’re a homeowner or landscaper, there is still some debate about how to properly plant a tree. …Read more

The Buzz About Bulbs

October 7th, 2019

with flowerbulbs.com’s Peggy Anne Montgomery With October well underway, one of the gardening tasks on our minds and our to-do lists is planting fall bulbs. For the most part, we think of them only as early spring colour, when really, they’re so much more. On this week’s episode of Down The Garden Path, Peggy Anne …Read more

October in the Garden

September 30th, 2019

Despite a brief respite of steamy weather in southern Ontario, fall truly is upon us. With gardening chores changing so much from month to month, staying on top of your outdoor to-do list can be a challenge. In this week’s episode of Down the Garden Path, Joanne and Matthew discuss October in the Garden with …Read more

Growing Garlic

September 23rd, 2019

On this week’s episode of Down The Garden Path, Joanne and Matthew talk discuss tips and tricks for successfully growing garlic in your garden. A species in the onion genus, Allium, garlic’s close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chive, and Chinese onion. Garlic is native to Central Asia and northeastern Iran and is a …Read more