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In Celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday

April 6th, 2017

In celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday the theme of Canada Blooms 2017  was of course Oh Canada! I personally cannot remember a theme that was so dominant during this event. It was very cool to see how landscape designers, garden builders and floral designers embraced the theme and truly transformed Canada Blooms into a patriotic …Read more

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Top Garden Myths from Melanie Rekola

February 9th, 2017

As a landscape designer and certified horticulturalist, I come across a lot of misconceptions when it comes to gardening. Myth 1: Cedar trees attract mosquitoes Reality: In nature, cedar grows in moist soil, which mosquitoes adore. It’s not actually the cedar that attracts them though mosquitoes are attracted to shaded environments of any type. Myth 2: …Read more

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My Outdoor Kitchen with David Pierce

February 6th, 2017

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… Learn all about the growing trend of Outdoor Kitchens from David Pierce at myoutdoorkitchen.ca. A lot of planning goes into an outdoor kitchen and David and the team have the expertise to make it happen. Listen in to learn all about the services and products they provide right here …Read more

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Megan Cain, The Creative Vegetable Gardener

January 30th, 2017

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… Megan Cain, the Creative Vegetable Gardener joined me to tell us all about her new Smart Start Garden Planner. Available hard copy or ebook. It’s a wonderful planner for beginner and experienced gardeners alike.  Learn more about it during our chat here or order a copy for yourself here. Hope …Read more

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2017’s Top Garden Trends

January 12th, 2017

This time of year is always filled with Top 10s or Top 100s of the past year – and also trends for the upcoming year, such as the hot colour or the number one plant of the year. I have been reading a few articles featuring some of the top trends in Gardening for 2017 …Read more

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Holiday Plant Inspiration

December 13th, 2016

It’s that time of year where landscape lovers and gardeners can go green with their gifts. Follow along as I lay out my fave winter picks for the Christmas and holiday season!   Amaryllis Bulbs and kits can be found almost everywhere as soon as the pumpkins are out of the grocery stores and nurseries. They …Read more

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Jason Eenling, Davey Tree

November 14th, 2016

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“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… I had a great time chatting with  Jason Eenling from Davey Tree. Jason is an arborist and  district manager of Davey’s East Toronto Office. We talked about issues that home owners are facing with their trees. Everything from Winter care, Storm prep, Emerald Ash Borer and more. Tune in to …Read more

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Liza Drozdov, Hortus TV

February 29th, 2016

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“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… My guest tonight is Liza Drozdov, Founder and President of HortusTV. She tells us all about her ground breaking Web channel. Hortus TV is a channel for gardening series that inform, educate and inspire passionate gardeners. Learn all about it here.