Podcasts

February in the Garden

January 30th, 2023

If you’re not lucky enough to be living somewhere tropical, mid-winter has you in its grasp and you may be wondering what you can be doing in February in the garden. Although there’s not much to do outside, there are several activities you can work on inside to get you ready for a new growing …Read more

Creating Winter Interest in the Garden

January 23rd, 2023

Winter can be a gloomy bleak time of year, but that doesn’t mean it has to be that way in the garden. In the season nine premiere of Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing discuss how to create winter interest in your garden and landscape. Discover how to create …Read more

The Landscape Ontario Podcast

January 9th, 2023

In this episode of the Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing answer questions about their book, Down the Garden Path: A Step-By-Step Guide to Your Ontario Garden, on The Landscape Ontario Podcast. In this monthly podcast, host Scott Barber has conversations on the issues shaping landscaping and horticulture in …Read more

2022 Podcasts at a Glance

December 21st, 2022

We’re just a few days away from putting 2022 behind us! Matt and Joanne are happy to have been able to bring you weekly advice and guidance for your garden in the Down the Garden Path podcast for another year. From organic pest control and root rescue to poisonous plants and growing cold hardy apple …Read more

Christmas Trees: Real vs. Fake

December 12th, 2022

In the final episode of the Down the Garden Path podcast for 2022, Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing discuss the pros and cons of buying a real tree vs. a fake tree. Tune in to hear Joanne and Matthew discuss the pros and cons of choosing a real tree vs. a live tree. Here are …Read more

How to Grow Amaryllis

December 8th, 2022

In this episode of Down the Garden Path podcast, professional landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing spotlight the classic holiday plant amaryllis. These easy-to-grow bulbs make great gifts or additions to your own holiday decorating. Tune in to hear Joanne and Matthew discuss how to grow amaryllis. Some of the topics they cover in …Read more

Gifts for Gardeners

December 5th, 2022

with Kristin Beane Sullivan   With Christmas around the corner, you may still be looking for a gift for that special gardener in your life. In this episode of Down the Garden Path podcast, Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw are joined by Kristin Beane Sullivan from Garden Gate magazine. Kristin shares some of her favourite …Read more

Empowerment Through Food Security

November 28th, 2022

with Ashlie Thomas   This week on Down the Garden Path podcast, Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing wrap up authors’ month by speaking with The Mocha Gardener, Ashlie Thomas, about her new book How to Become a Gardener. In it, Ashlie teaches readers how to empower themselves by creating food security at home. About Ashlie …Read more

Down the Garden Path: The Book

November 21st, 2022

In this episode of the Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing continue garden authors’ month with a look at their new book, Down the Garden Path: A Step-By-Step Guide to Your Ontario Garden.   In Down the Garden Path: A Step-By-Step Guide to Your Ontario Garden, Joanne and Matthew distill …Read more

Regenerative Gardening

November 14th, 2022

with Stephanie Rose   Authors’ month is in full swing on the Down the Garden Path podcast!  This week, Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing welcome returning guest and garden author Stephanie Rose to discuss her latest books, Big Book of Botanical Crafts and The Regenerative Garden. About Stephanie Rose Stephanie Rose is the founder and …Read more