Summer Gardening

Garden Walk Buffalo

July 13th, 2018

We were very excited to talk to Jim Charlier all about the Garden Walk Buffalo. Jim is a well-traveled garden tourism advocate/consultant, having been a seven-term past president of Garden Walk Buffalo, America’s largest garden tour. Jim has written a gardening blog since 2008, covering his garden travels, the great gardens of Buffalo Niagara, and …Read more

Roses in the Garden

July 3rd, 2018

Welcome to our Roses show. The month of July is THE month for Roses in the Garden. During this episode of Down the Garden Path Matthew and I chat about the different varieties of roses. We discuss Rosa Rugosa, Shrub Roses, Carpet Roses, Hybrid Tea Roses and some new varieties like Knock out and The Canadian Shield …Read more

July in the Garden

June 25th, 2018

Monthly Feature: July in the Garden There is a lot to do in the July Garden and there is a lot to enjoy, that is what we are talking about in this episode of Down the Garden Path. Our monthly feature shows are really meant to help you keep your garden as low maintenance as …Read more

All About Vines: Clematis

June 12th, 2018

All About Vines Part II: Clematis In this episode of Down the Garden Path we revisit the topic of Vines. This is our second consecutive show on Vines in the Garden and we focus on Clematis on this episode. We discuss the best planting practices, including the addition of mushroom compost or sheep manure to the …Read more

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

June in the Garden

May 29th, 2018

We had a lot to talk about in this regular monthly feature show. After chatting about what was happening in our gardens this week as well as what is happening at Matthew’s garden centre we did a little rant about “PLANT TAGS” Yes, plant tags! How misleading they can be, how many people misread them or …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.  

Water Features for the Garden with Aquascape

February 20th, 2018

‘Down the Garden Path’ Radio show and Podcast     So many of us would love a water feature for our garden or yard but have many questions. Listen to this informative show with Ernest Williams, from Aquascape, Inc. He walks us through the many common misconceptions when it comes to water features. We also …Read more

August in the Garden

August 3rd, 2017

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW In our new monthly feature, Matthew and I  discuss August in the Garden. August is the month where the garden can really get away from you. We go through a list of areas to deal with in August. There is a lot to think about in the August garden; weeding, …Read more

July in the Garden

July 2nd, 2017

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW In this episode, we discuss gardening tasks for the July Garden. This is the last month to trim your evergreens, but also a great time to prune your flowering shrubs, especially if they are getting out of hand or taking over the garden. A topic we seem to talk …Read more