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October in the Garden

October 12th, 2020

With gardening chores changing so much from month to month, staying on top of your outdoor to-do list can be a challenge. In this week’s episode of Down the Garden Path, Joanne and Matthew discuss October in the Garden with down-to-earth tips and advice for your plants, gardens and landscapes. Each month in our “In …Read more

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September in the Garden

September 11th, 2020

September in the garden is upon us! Although September marks the end of summer and the gradual change to fall, it doesn’t have to signify the end of the gardening season. In fact, September should be a wonderful time in your garden and yard. Each month in our “In the Garden” podcast, we attempt to …Read more

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September Garden To do’s

September 5th, 2020

Mildew on Ninebark

Lawns Water weekly to help lawns recover from being dormant during the heat of the summer. As mentioned above September is the time to apply Nematodes for grub prevention. It is important to water your lawn well before and after application to increase success. If you need additional help listen to these episodes of Down …Read more

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Growing Garlic

September 23rd, 2019

On this week’s episode of Down The Garden Path, Joanne and Matthew talk discuss tips and tricks for successfully growing garlic in your garden. A species in the onion genus, Allium, garlic’s close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chive, and Chinese onion. Garlic is native to Central Asia and northeastern Iran and is a …Read more

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November In the Garden

October 29th, 2018

Down The Garden Path November in the Garden

It is November in the garden, and as the gardening season slows down there are still a few gardening chores to accomplish. 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 …Read more

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Composting and Composters with Mantis

October 22nd, 2018

Composting and Composter's with Mantis

In this episode of Down the Garden Path we are talking about Composting. Did you know Fall is the perfect time to start composting! Always wondered how to get started? That is why we are talking composting on this episode of Down the Garden Path. Each week on Down the Garden Path Joanne Shaw and …Read more

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September in the Garden

August 27th, 2018

Gardening chores change so much from month to month.  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 right …Read more

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Winterizing Products for Your Garden

October 2nd, 2017

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW AND PODCAST On this weeks episode of Down the Garden Path Matthew and I discuss the top products you will need to winterize your garden and landscape. We discuss how you should protect the plants currently in your garden. What materials you can use to protect them. How do you …Read more

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October Gardening To Do’s

October 1st, 2017

October Gardening Checklist:   Add compost/manure or mulch to your garden Divide and transplant large perennials After leaves have fallen, you can transplant deciduous trees and shrubs Lift summer bulbs like Canna’s and Dahlias before frost nips them Clean out bird feeders and stock them up with fresh seed. Protect trees and shrubs from mice …Read more

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Update: My Fall Landscaping Project

November 30th, 2016

Trying Out the Smothering the Sod Technique: Using Mulch and Cardboard As I mentioned last month I decided to tackle a section of my front yard that has been challenging for me over the last couple of summers and especially this past hot summer. Inspired by the books Hellstrip Gardening and Beautiful No-Mow Yards by …Read more