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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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Evergreens: Which one is best for my garden?

August 23rd, 2018

There are so many evergreens to choose from how do I know which ones are best for my garden? 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 …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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Jan Johnsen, Heaven is a Garden Part I

January 3rd, 2018

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW AND PODCAST I hope you enjoy my interview with Landscape Architect and Author Jan Johnsen. Jan Johnsen is a highly regarded landscape designer, author and teacher with a passion for plants and beautiful gardens. In her book, “Heaven is a Garden – Designing Serene Outdoor Spaces for Inspiration and …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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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

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Matthew Dressing & Joanne Shaw, Garden Trends of 2017

January 9th, 2017

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… Happy New Year and welcome to 2017 and the first episode of Down the Garden Path for the year. Once again Matthew Dressing joins me as co-host as we discuss our favorite Garden Trends for 2017. We also chat about our own garden plans for this year. Listen in …Read more

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Jennifer Ebeling, Still Growing Garden Podcast

November 28th, 2016

Jennifer Ebeling creator and host of the Still Growing Garden Podcast. Still growing is a thoroughly informative long format interview show where Jennifer interviews Gardening experts from all over North America on a variety of topics. Tune in to learn all about it.