Podcasts

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

Water Garden Trends

March 29th, 2021

with Aquascape’s Ernest Williams This week on Down The Garden Path, we wrap up our month-long talk about hardscaping with a look at water garden trends. Joining us is returning guest Ernest Williams from Aquascape. Ernest Williams is the Territory Sales Manager at Aquascape for Eastern and Northern Ontario. Aquascape is a manufacturer of water …Read more

Pools in the Landscape

March 22nd, 2021

with Connie Cadotte This week on Down The Garden Path, we speak with Connie Cadotte of Garden Retreats about pool design. Since 1997, Garden Retreats has been creating residential gardens across the GTA. Their philosophy is to create a garden that will reflect a family’s lifestyle and provide years of enjoyment. Their goals is to achieve …Read more

Lighting & Irrigation

March 15th, 2021

with Aquatech Irrigation Systems’ Paul Kostka This week on Down The Garden Path, we speak with Aquatech Irrigation Systems’ Paul Kostka about lighting and irrigation. Paul Kostka has worked in the irrigation business for 18 years with Aquatech Irrigation Systems. And for the past nine years, he has specialized in landscape lighting with the creation …Read more

Landscape Design

March 8th, 2021

with The Growing Season’s Matt McFarland This week on Down The Garden Path, we speak with The Growing Season’s Matt McFarland about landscape design. Matt McFarland grew up in a landscape household and after 32 years in horticulture, he still gets excited about plants. Matt’s father Jack ran Glen Echo Landscaping and Blue Jay Landscaping …Read more

Your Hardscaping Questions Answered

March 1st, 2021

Goodbye February and welcome to March! With spring just a few weeks away and warmer weather creeping into our forecasts, we’re looking ahead to landscape design projects. This week on Down the Garden Path, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw answer your (many!) hardscaping questions. Tune into this week’s podcast and get Your Hardscaping …Read more