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Harris Seeds Organic

September 12th, 2017

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW Our guest today is Daniel Eggert, Organic Brand Manager at Harris Seeds. Harris Seeds, Rochester, N.Y.  provides the finest quality vegetable seeds, flower seeds, plants and supplies to growers and gardeners throughout the United States. Daniel shares with us some of the processes involved in getting the seed from field to package. …Read more

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September in the Garden

August 28th, 2017

September in the Garden

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW In our regular monthly feature episode, Matthew and I  discuss September in the Garden. September is the month when the garden slows down a little.  We discuss tips for bargain hunters, sourcing bulbs early and discuss the how it is the best time to divide or move your peony. …Read more

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Dry Shade in the Garden

August 21st, 2017

Dry shade

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW Dry shade in the garden can be one of the most challenging issues to deal with in our yard. Our guest today is Helen Battersby, Master Gardener and Garden Blogger for Toronto Gardens. Helen knows a bit about Dry Shade as she spends a lot of her time at her …Read more

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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

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My 3rd Garden Bloggers Fling

July 12th, 2017

Large succulent planter at Brookside Gardens

And why I fell in love with succulents I enjoyed participating in my 3rd Garden Bloggers Fling 2017. I just wanted to give you a little taste. Here is a quick recap!  In 3 days over 80 people visited one community farm, seventeen  Public Gardens, including the twelve Smithsonian gardens along the National Mall. In 2 …Read more

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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

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Fertilizers in the Garden

June 26th, 2017

” DOWN THE GARDEN PATH ” Radio Show  In this episode, Matthew Dressing goes solo and discusses Fertilizers in the Garden. What is a fertilizer? Four categories of fertilizers. Matthew shares how much to fertilize, when to fertilize and more so tune in for more great help to maintain your low maintenance garden.    

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June in the Garden

June 19th, 2017

June in the Garden

  “DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO June in the Garden on this episode of Down the Garden Path, co- Host Matthew Dressing and I talk about the June Garden, some Do’s and Don’ts. The weather has certainly been a challenge so we talk all about coping with the rain we have been having during the whole month …Read more

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Taking Action with Ontario Invasive Plant Council

June 12th, 2017

Ontario Invasive Plant Council Grow Me instead

      ” DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW Taking Action with Ontario Invasive Plant Council. I chat with Colin Classin, Project Specialist with the Ontario Invasive Plant Council (OIPC) for this very informative episode.  We discuss their Grow Me Instead program, invasive species and the impact that they have on our environment. Furthermore, we …Read more

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Maintaining Your Summer Vegetable Garden

May 29th, 2017

Woven basket full of garden vegetables.

“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