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July in the Garden

July 4th, 2019

In this week’s episode, we’re talking July in the Garden! We look at some of the ways to help you keep your garden cool and happy, and some of the fantastic plants we still have to look forward to. We’ve seen a wet, cool Spring 2019. Although all the rain has made our gardens lush …Read more

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Shade: Beyond the Hosta

June 24th, 2019

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Shade gardening: just the thought of it makes some gardeners cringe, with images of hostas racing through their mind. In this episode of Down the Garden Path, Matthew and I shed some light on the issue of shade gardening, offering shade gardening tips and looking at a variety of interesting shade plants to brighten the …Read more

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Lawns in crisis?

August 13th, 2018

Lawn care is the number one challenge for most homeowners right now. Each week on Down the Garden Path Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing, discuss down to earth tips and advice for your plants, gardens and landscapes. In each episode, we bring you interesting, relevant and helpful topics to help you achieve a great garden. We learn …Read more

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Canada Blooms

January 25th, 2018

‘Down the Garden Path’ Radio Show and Podcast We get excited about Spring in this episode as we learn all about Canada Blooms. Canada Blooms was founded in 1996 by the Garden Club of Toronto and Landscape Ontario. Today, it is the largest flower and garden festival in the country, celebrating the very best in …Read more

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Spring Pruning Questions

April 24th, 2017

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“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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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

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Feng Shui in the Garden

March 28th, 2017

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“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… Learn about Feng Shui in the garden during this episode of Down the Garden Path with Trish John. Trish is an Inspired Feng Shui Practitioner, Professional Organizer and founder of Your Spiritual Connection. She walks us through the Bagua Map used in Black Sect Feng Shui practices and how to apply it to …Read more

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My Outdoor Kitchen with David Pierce

February 6th, 2017

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… Learn all about the growing trend of Outdoor Kitchens from David Pierce at myoutdoorkitchen.ca. A lot of planning goes into an outdoor kitchen and David and the team have the expertise to make it happen. Listen in to learn all about the services and products they provide right here …Read more

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Megan Cain, The Creative Vegetable Gardener

January 30th, 2017

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… Megan Cain, the Creative Vegetable Gardener joined me to tell us all about her new Smart Start Garden Planner. Available hard copy or ebook. It’s a wonderful planner for beginner and experienced gardeners alike.  Learn more about it during our chat here or order a copy for yourself here. Hope …Read more

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Steve Lawrence, Dare2Dream Farm

January 13th, 2017

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… Steve Lawrence from Dare2Dream Farm in Kendal, Ontario is my guest for a repeat visit on Down the Garden Path. Steve and his wife Patty is a local bee keeper who purchased 4 bee colonies in 2010 we have enjoyed listening to Steve talk about the challenges of beekeeping.  In this …Read more