Spring Gardening

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.  

Landscape Contractor – Humber Valley Landscaping

April 10th, 2017

  “DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW This week I wanted to speak with a Landscape Contractor. Chris Ray from Humber Valley Landscaping joined me live to discuss all things landscaping. As we head into the landscaping season of 2017, I thought it would be helpful to talk directly to a Landscape Contractor. We focused on …Read more

March Dos and Don’ts in the garden

March 28th, 2017

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW March Do’s and Dont’s in the garden this week on Down the Garden Path. Co-Host Matthew Dressing and I discuss the early Spring garden. We recommend more Don’ts than Do’s after an early brief warm spell. Resist the temptation to get an early start in the garden. It truly …Read more

Plant Guarantees

July 7th, 2016

Plant Guarantees: Many gardeners are familiar with them. The young cashiers remind us in their lovely rehearsed speech during our purchases. I would say they have now become an industry standard, being offered by nurseries, garden centers and even big box stores. And they offer it all in an effort to attract customers, keep customers …Read more