Podcasts

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

Daylilies

July 17th, 2019

with TrueNorth Daylilies The wait has been long but daylily season is finally here! On this episode of Down the Garden Path, Tim Hobbs from TrueNorth Daylilies joins us to talk all about hybridizing and the low-maintenance characteristics of daylilies. For the past 25 years, Tim has gardened on a two-acre property just south of …Read more

Perennial Talk

July 11th, 2019

with Gardens Plus’ Dawn Golloher Each week on Down the Garden Path, we discuss down-to-earth tips and advice for your plants, gardens and landscapes. As landscape designers and gardeners, we believe it is important and possible to have great gardens that are low maintenance.  Joining me on Down the Garden Path this week for Perennial Talk …Read more

July in the Garden

July 4th, 2019

In this week’s episode, we’re talking July in the Garden! We look at some of the ways to help you keep your garden cool and happy, and some of the fantastic plants we still have to look forward to. We’ve seen a wet, cool Spring 2019. Although all the rain has made our gardens lush …Read more