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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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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

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More about Ponds with Aquascape

May 8th, 2017

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW We learn more about ponds and the ecosystems within them with Aquascape, Inc. this week. In this show, Matthew Dressing and I learn all about the Aquascape Ecosystem Pond approach. Ernest Williams educates us on water treatments, beneficial bacteria and best practices in pond maintenance. We discuss the importance of plants …Read more

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Spring Garden and Lawn Questions

May 1st, 2017

Blooming pink flowers with title "Spring Gardening Questions" over the blue sky.

  “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.  

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Spring Pruning Questions

April 24th, 2017

Pruning of a lilac

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW Spring pruning questions answered. This week co-host Matthew Dressing and I chat about Spring in the garden. We answer your questions about spring pruning and plant care. Listen in for some helpful tips and suggestions for your Spring garden.

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Beech Nursery West Wholesale Nursery

April 17th, 2017

Beech Nursery West

  “DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW This week I am joined by co- host Matthew Dressing as we talked to Alex Eremita from Beech Nursery West. Beech Nursery West is a wholesale nursery that was started by Alex and his partner Rick Borges in 2013.  Matthew Dressing and I chatted with Alex about how the …Read more

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Landscape Contractor – Humber Valley Landscaping

April 10th, 2017

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  “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