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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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Orchestra in my Garden with Linda Brooks

May 14th, 2018

Orchestra in My Garden: Lessons learned from Digging Deep is an immersive and deeply moving book from singer/songwriter, mother, gardener, and now author, Linda Brooks. In this stunning hardcover book, Linda brings together 17 personal essays on the garden as a metaphor for life, 22 beautiful new songs as a downloadable accompaniment, and a selection …Read more

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The Spirit of Stone: Jan Johnsen

March 12th, 2018

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‘Down the Garden Path’ Podcast Jan Johnsen is a landscape designer particularly interested in the effect of gardens upon our wellbeing. Trained in landscape architecture and professional horticulture, Johnsen is the author of “Heaven is a Garden and ‘The Spirit of Stone’ (St Lynn’s Press, 2017).  In this episode of Down the Garden Path we …Read more

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The Complete Kitchen Garden : Ellen Ecker Ogden

March 5th, 2018

Kitchen Garden Designer Ellen Ecker Ogden

‘Down the Garden Path’ Podcast Ellen Ecker Ogden is a kitchen garden designer and is the co-founder of The Cook’s Garden seed catalogue, and author of five books on cooking and garden design, including The Complete Kitchen Garden. Ellen joins us on this episode of Down the Garden Path to chat about Kitchen Garden Design …Read more

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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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Feng Shui in the Garden

March 28th, 2017

Feng Shui Garden Bagua

“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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Pat deVilliers, Chair of The Peterborough Garden Show

March 21st, 2016

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… Joining me tonight is the 2016 chair of the Peterborough Garden Show, Pat deVilliers. Listen in to learn all about the organization of this lovely and very popular garden show! We chat about the different highlights of the show, such as the Children’s Garden, Floral Design Competition, Speakers Room and more. …Read more

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What It Means To Me To Be A Landscape Designer

April 8th, 2015

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I have written before on the topic of Landscape Design and why I think it’s important to get one as well as how beneficial I think it is to work with a Landscape Designer. Today I thought I would touch on why I personally like being a Landscape Designer. It comes down to the fact …Read more