Podcasts

The Buzz About Bulbs

October 11th, 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

October 1st, 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

October 1st, 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

Growing Exotic Apples

September 23rd, 2019

with orchardpeople.com’s Susan Poizner On this week’s episode of Down The Garden Path, Susan Poizner of Orchard People joins Joanne and Matt in the studio to discuss growing exotic apples. Susan is the author of the award-winning fruit tree care book, Growing Urban Orchards. She is also the host of The Urban Forestry Radio Show …Read more

Cannabis: Part Two

September 13th, 2019

This past spring, in our first Down the Garden Path podcast on Growing Cannabis, we took a look at this controversial plant. What it is, how it’s grown and what laws and regulations face Canadians with its recent legalization. In Cannabis: Part 2, we dive a little deeper. As temperatures drop and the harvest season …Read more

September in the Garden

August 30th, 2019

September in the garden is upon us! 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 your garden and yard. Each month in our “In the Garden” podcast, we attempt to …Read more

Growing Lemons

August 22nd, 2019

with Steven Biggs In our weekly podcast, we often talk about the ever-growing trend of growing your own fruit and vegetables. This week on Down the Garden Path, we look at the challenge of growing lemons, a fruit which can be difficult to grow here in the GTA. Author Steven Biggs joins us to discuss …Read more

Applying Nematodes

August 14th, 2019

In this episode of Down the Garden Path, we discuss applying nematodes, the primary method homeowners here in Canada use to control pests such as grubs on our lawn. It’s been a heavy Japanese beetle season in the Greater Toronto Area, with a lot of damage done to the foliage of our trees and shrubs. …Read more

August in the Garden

August 1st, 2019

August can be a challenging month in the garden. The heat is unrelenting and the weeds are growing strong. It’s right around now that our plants can start to look a little tired or spent, and as gardeners, it can be a difficult time because we may be a little tired and spent ourselves! In …Read more

Japanese Beetles

July 25th, 2019

With the heat of July comes many things: walks on the beach, drinks on the patio, lounging by the pool, and the dreaded Japanese Garden Beetle. But fear not, we can help you with that last one! Not sure if Japanese garden beetles are wreaking havoc in your garden? These garden beetles are strangely beautiful, …Read more