Podcasts

Echinacea & Rudbeckia

June 14th, 2021

This month on Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw take a deep dive into some of the colourful and resilient staples of the perennial garden. Last week’s topic was Salvias and Speedwells and in this episode, they discuss Echinacea & Rudbeckia, also known as Purple Coneflower and Black-eyed Susan. …Read more

Salvias and Speedwells

June 7th, 2021

This week on Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw take a look at salvias and speedwells, the colourful and resilient staples of the perennial garden. Tune in and learn more about how to include salvias and speedwells in your garden. Perennial Salvias (also known as “sage”) are a must-have …Read more

Digging Deep with Veggies

May 31st, 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 digging deep with veggies. Julia started growing food after having children and fell in love with it!  She gardens organically and tries to keep things simple while growing new …Read more

Caring For Annuals

May 17th, 2021

This week on Down the Garden Path, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw take a look at new and unusual annuals in the garden and the best way to care for them. Joanne and Matt discuss new and unusual annuals and how to care for them. Some of the topics include: What’s the difference …Read more

Fitness and the Garden

May 10th, 2021

with Oshawa South Chiropractic Clinic’s Dr. Geoffrey Smith May is a busy gardening month as we prepare our gardens for a new season. But what about ourselves?  How we get ready to garden is just as important. This week on Down The Garden Path, we’re joined by chiropractor Dr. Geoff Smith with the tips and …Read more

Your Questions Our Answers

May 3rd, 2021

This week on Down the Garden Path, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw kick off the month by answering your questions about planting and what you should be doing in the garden in May. This week, Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing answer your May planting and gardening questions. They cover a variety of topics, …Read more

Grub Control

April 26th, 2021

This week on Down the Garden Path, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw wrap up their month-long discussion on lawn care with a look at the different ways to control white grubs and other pests in the lawn. Joanne and Matt answer your questions on grub control. What beetles are leaving white grubs in …Read more

Lawn Fertilizer

April 19th, 2021

This week on Down the Garden Path, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw continue their month-long discussion on lawn care by looking at the different lawn fertilizers and what works best when. Joanne and Matt answer your questions on lawn fertilizer. What times of the year do we put down lawn fertilizer? How do …Read more

Lawn Care Q & A

April 12th, 2021

This week on Down the Garden Path, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw kick off their month-long discussion on lawn care by looking at where we are now with our lawn care and answering your questions. Joanne and Matt answer your questions and discuss where the lawn care season is so far. How did …Read more

April Don’ts

April 5th, 2021

Goodbye March and welcome to April!  This week on Down the Garden Path, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw discuss what NOT to do in your garden this month. Tune into this week’s podcast to learn what you shouldn’t be doing in the garden in April. Matt and Joanne covered four of their top …Read more