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Growing: Indoors

March 2nd, 2020

With a new month comes a new topic on Down The Garden Path! Every week in March, we’ll answer your questions about growing. We all like to grow plants in many different places besides in the ground. So this month, we’ll discuss what it takes to get growing indoors in different places. From starting seeds …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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Growing Exotic Apples

September 23rd, 2019

with orchardpeople.com’s Susan Poizner On this week’s episode of Down The Garden Path, Susan Poizner of Orchard People joins Joanne and Matt in the studio to discuss growing exotic apples. Susan is the author of the award-winning fruit tree care book, Growing Urban Orchards. She is also the host of The Urban Forestry Radio Show …Read more

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Applying Nematodes

August 14th, 2019

In this episode of Down the Garden Path, we discuss applying nematodes, the primary method homeowners here in Canada use to control pests such as grubs on our lawn. It’s been a heavy Japanese beetle season in the Greater Toronto Area, with a lot of damage done to the foliage of our trees and shrubs. …Read more

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Daylilies

July 17th, 2019

with TrueNorth Daylilies The wait has been long but daylily season is finally here! On this episode of Down the Garden Path, Tim Hobbs from TrueNorth Daylilies joins us to talk all about hybridizing and the low-maintenance characteristics of daylilies. For the past 25 years, Tim has gardened on a two-acre property just south of …Read more

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Perennial Talk

July 11th, 2019

with Gardens Plus’ Dawn Golloher Each week on Down the Garden Path, we discuss down-to-earth tips and advice for your plants, gardens and landscapes. As landscape designers and gardeners, we believe it is important and possible to have great gardens that are low maintenance.  Joining me on Down the Garden Path this week for Perennial Talk …Read more

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Garden Clubs

December 17th, 2018

Have you ever thought about joining a Garden Club or Horticultural Society? Curious about what they do? Think you need to be more of an expert in order to join? Think again! Joanne Rachfalowski, Vice President of the Ontario Horticultural Association joins us on Down the Garden Path to tell us all about the OHA …Read more

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Starting & Saving Seeds: Grow the Perfect Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs and Flowers for Your Garden

October 2nd, 2018

Have you ever been curious about saving seeds from your veggies or flowers? Do you like the idea of growing flowers from seeds that you harvested? We are and we do! Each week on Down the Garden Path Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing, discuss down to earth tips and advice for your plants, gardens and …Read more

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October in the Garden

September 24th, 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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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