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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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October To Do’s with Matthew Dressing, Horticulturalist

October 17th, 2016

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… It is all about October To Do‘s in the garden this week. Joining me in studio once again is Horticulturalist, Matthew Dressing. We discuss the best ways to prepare your garden and lawn for Winter, from weeds to leaves. We cover a lot of practical tips to help keep …Read more

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Evaluating Your Garden with Joanne Shaw

August 29th, 2016

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… This episode is all about evaluating your garden. September is a perfect time to evaluate your garden. I share some things to look for in your garden and make some suggestions for you to implement during the cooler fall temperatures and more importantly how to get a jump on Spring.

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Top Tips For October Garden To Do’s

October 14th, 2015


Perennials *    This is the perfect time to plant spring bulbs. Shop early for best varieties.  I recommend planting a majority of Daffodils or Alliums because the squirrels do not like those bulbs. *    Before a frost is a really good time to divide and move perennials, especially for perennials like hostas, ornamental grasses and …Read more

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October Tips For The Yard And Garden

October 1st, 2014

1. Aerate lawn, add top dresser and apply grass seed to lawns 2. Plant garlic, it is easy to grow 3. Weed lawn and garden to prevent more weeds in spring 4. Add shredded leaves to the garden beds 5. Keep watering during fall dry spells

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Apply These 5 Tips This Fall For A Healthy Green Weed-Free Lawn

September 10th, 2013

Even though I have been designing some fun gardens that include removing high needs grass from your yards, I know everyone isn’t ready to give up on their green carpets just yet, especially in the front yard. So for those of you still determined to have a healthy green, weed free lawn here are some …Read more