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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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Climate Change in Our Community

June 12th, 2019

Community Climate Change Podcast

with Richard Gauder This week on Down the Garden Path, we tackle a more serious topic: Climate Change in Our Community. Entrepreneur Richard Gauder joins Matthew and Joanne for a candid conversation on how climate change is affecting our community. Richard and his wife Sandi are co-founders of CMS Web Solutions. They use gardening as …Read more

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Niki Jabbour: Veggie Garden Remix

May 6th, 2019

  We are excited to welcome Veggie guru Niki Jabbour and her latest book Veggie Garden Remix to this episode of Down the Garden Path Podcast. One of the hottest and consistently growing topics and commodities in the gardening world is growing your own food. But knowing where to start can be a bit overwhelming. …Read more

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Peterborough Garden Show 2019

April 15th, 2019

Peterborough Garden Show

One of the highlights of Spring in the Eastern GTA is the Peterborough Garden Show. It will be timed perfectly to help us all usher in Spring. Joining me for this episode of Down the Garden Path is Cauleen Viscoff Chair of the Peterborough Garden Show. The “Everything’s Comin Roses ” 2019 show is bringing …Read more

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Fusion Landscaping

February 4th, 2019

Fusion Landscaping

Have you heard of Fusion Landscaping?  Are you concerned with water management on your property?  “Fusion Landscapes work in harmony with the natural conditions of your property to create beautiful outdoor spaces while helping to reduce watering needs and the impacts of flooding”  On this episode, we’re joined by Professional Landscape Contractor Chris Ray from …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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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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All About Vines: Clematis

June 12th, 2018

All About Vines Part II: Clematis In this episode of Down the Garden Path we revisit the topic of Vines. This is our second consecutive show on Vines in the Garden and we focus on Clematis on this episode. We discuss the best planting practices, including the addition of mushroom compost or sheep manure to the …Read more

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May in the Garden

May 3rd, 2018

This week we discuss what to or in many cases not to do for May in the Garden. We cover remind everyone that May 24th is the last frost date in Southern Ontario Now is the time to harden off your seedlings before planting. For those that bring houseplants outside, it’s almost time to harden …Read more