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Looking Into Your Local Horticultural Society

March 9th, 2017

Looking Into Your Local Horticultural Societies   Local Horticultural Society’s and Garden clubs and their volunteers play a crucial role in many communities large and small and their work is often unrealized.  I have written about how my membership in my local Horticultural Society led me to a career that I love in the past but …Read more

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Steve Lawrence, Dare2Dream Farm

January 13th, 2017

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… Steve Lawrence from Dare2Dream Farm in Kendal, Ontario is my guest for a repeat visit on Down the Garden Path. Steve and his wife Patty is a local bee keeper who purchased 4 bee colonies in 2010 we have enjoyed listening to Steve talk about the challenges of beekeeping.  In this …Read more

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Cauleen Viscoff, The Lush Gardener

October 31st, 2016

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… Cauleen Viscoff from Lush Gardens joined me live to talk all about Roses. We discuss Winter protection tips and tricks for all types of roses including climbing roses. Cauleen shared some of her favorites and her suggestions for planting those late season specials you may have just picked up.

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Jennifer Whyte, Barefoot Veggies

September 26th, 2016

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… Local Oshawa, urban farmer, Jennifer Whyte joins me to chat about her backyard garden that she turned into an Urban Farm, called Barefoot Veggies. We talk about how she got started and where she plans to go. And how she can help you have a successful vegetable garden of …Read more

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The Garden: The First Year, Plants Sleep, Second Year, They Creep & Third Year, They Leap!

September 16th, 2016

A popular adage in the gardening world but I think it is a worthwhile reminder for all homeowners. The first year after planting means that the plant may appear to be sleeping but really it is the roots that matter! Making sure the plant gets good soil, enough water and even a good covering of mulch …Read more

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Sean James, Fernridge Landscaping and Eco Consulting

August 15th, 2016

Rain Gardens “DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… Sean James of Fernridge Landscaping and Eco Consulting joins me to discuss Rain Gardens. Managing water in our yards is becoming an important environmental issue. On this episode we learn about Rain Gardens. And how you can manage the water properly in your yard by using them. Tune into to …Read more

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Melanie Harrington, Dahlia May Flower Farm

April 25th, 2016

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… Joining me live in this episode of Down the Garden Path is Melanie Harrington. A ” Farmer Florist ” and owner of Dahlia May Flower Farm near Trenton, Ontario. Listen in to hear all about Melanie’s journey from floral designer to owning and running her own flower farm.

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Brenda Ibey, Avant-Garden Shop

April 18th, 2016

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… Brenda Ibey, owner of Avant-Garden Shop joins me Down the Garden Path. We learn all about her garden shop in Peterborough, Ontario. We also discuss tips for Spring birding including some do’s and don’ts! Enjoy.