Spring Gardening

Vivacious Vines: All About Vines

June 4th, 2018

All about vines in this episode of Down the Garden Path. We know you will find this episode very informative. We discuss perennial and annual vines. The difference between clinging and twining vines and some words of caution, especially about Virginia Creeper. We described flowering vines like Trumpet vine and Honeysuckle the many ways they can be …Read more

Orchestra in my Garden with Linda Brooks

May 14th, 2018

Orchestra in My Garden: Lessons learned from Digging Deep is an immersive and deeply moving book from singer/songwriter, mother, gardener, and now author, Linda Brooks. In this stunning hardcover book, Linda brings together 17 personal essays on the garden as a metaphor for life, 22 beautiful new songs as a downloadable accompaniment, and a selection …Read more

Spring Lawn Care

May 7th, 2018

    We all enjoy having a green lush lawn.  This episode of Down the Garden path we switch from Garde to Lawn. We discuss the do’s and dont’s of each season. Matthew addresses common questions when it comes to keeping your lawn healthy and green.  

May in the Garden

May 3rd, 2018

This week we discuss what to or in many cases not to do for May in the Garden. We cover remind everyone that May 24th is the last frost date in Southern Ontario Now is the time to harden off your seedlings before planting. For those that bring houseplants outside, it’s almost time to harden …Read more

April in the Garden

March 26th, 2018

So much to discuss in this April episode of Down the Garden Path. Everyone is anxious for Spring weather to begin. Matthew gives an update on what is happening in the nursery… hint.. trees are arriving, along with cold-hardy annuals. Matthew and Joanne chat about the reasons why we should actually stay OUT of the …Read more

The Garden Girls

October 23rd, 2017

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW AND PODCAST Darla Malcolm- Hauraney, owner of The Garden Girls, joins us on Down the Garden Path to chat about Garden Maintenance. The Garden Girls is a garden maintenance company servicing gardens in the West end of the GTA. Many homeowners are struggling to keep up with the demands …Read more

Things to Remember When Growing a Tree

September 16th, 2017

My focus this month is trees, we all have them, some of us want more and many of us have questions on how to take care of them. Considering they are all around us in the landscape it is hard to believe that there is a tree shortage in North America. Many consumers take it …Read more

Harris Seeds Organic

September 12th, 2017

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW AND PODCAST Harris Seeds, of Rochester, N.Y.  provides the finest quality vegetable seeds, flower seeds, plants and supplies to growers and gardeners throughout the United States. Daniel Eggert, the Organic Brand Manager at Harris Seeds is our guest on the show tonight. Daniel shares with us some of the processes involved in …Read more

Maintaining Your Summer Vegetable Garden

May 29th, 2017

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW This week is all about vegetables. Matt and I discuss the key tips to maintaining a vegetable garden through out the hot summer months. From choosing the proper location, to matching the crop with the season, we cover it all. Remember, it’s never too late to start your own …Read more

Spring Garden and Lawn Questions

May 1st, 2017

  “DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW It is all about Spring Garden and Lawn this week on the show. Co-host Matthew Dressing and I discuss Spring Garden and Lawn tips as well as tricks for your May Garden. We aim to answer all of the Spring gardening questions you may have.