Podcasts

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

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