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Perennials: Attracting Beneficials

June 29th, 2020

This week on the Down the Garden Path podcast, we’ve reached the end of our month-long discussion about perennials! Each week in June, we discussed a variety of perennial-related topics. We covered caring for your perennials, new perennials for 2020, peonies and ornamental grasses. And in this episode, we finish off with a discussion about …Read more

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Perennials: Ornamental Grasses

June 22nd, 2020

This month on the Down the Garden Path podcast, we are talking all about perennials! From caring for your perennials and new perennials for 2020, to peonies and ornamental grasses. This month, we’ll have you growing back for more! In this week’s episode of the Down the Garden Path podcast, we continue our month-long perennial theme …Read more

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Perennials: Groundcovers

June 15th, 2020

This month on Down the Garden Path, we are talking all about perennials! From caring for your perennials and new perennials for 2020, to peonies and ornamental grasses…this month we’ll have you growing back for more. On this week’s episode of Down the Garden Path, we continue our month-long perennial discussion with a trip into …Read more

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Perennials: Peonies

June 8th, 2020

This month on Down the Garden Path, we’re talking all about perennials! From caring for your perennials and new perennials for 2020, to peonies and ornamental grasses, this month we’ll have you growing back for more. On this week’s show, we continue our month-long perennial discussion with a trip into the world of peonies. Tune …Read more

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May in the Garden To Do’s

April 29th, 2019

May in the Garden

May in the garden brings us many inspiring ideas, but there are many not so inspiring May to do’s we also need to get done to give our gardens their best chance in the season ahead. We are excited to be back with our regular monthly ” In the Garden ” episodes. In the last …Read more

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Vivacious Vines: All About Vines

June 4th, 2018

All about vines in this episode of Down the Garden Path. We know you will find this episode very informative. We discuss perennial and annual vines. The difference between clinging and twining vines and some words of caution, especially about Virginia Creeper. We described flowering vines like Trumpet vine and Honeysuckle the many ways they can be …Read more

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June in the Garden

May 29th, 2018

We had a lot to talk about in this regular monthly feature show. After chatting about what was happening in our gardens this week as well as what is happening at Matthew’s garden centre we did a little rant about “PLANT TAGS” Yes, plant tags! How misleading they can be, how many people misread them or …Read more

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October Gardening To Do’s

October 1st, 2017

October Gardening Checklist:   Add compost/manure or mulch to your garden Divide and transplant large perennials After leaves have fallen, you can transplant deciduous trees and shrubs Lift summer bulbs like Canna’s and Dahlias before frost nips them Clean out bird feeders and stock them up with fresh seed. Protect trees and shrubs from mice …Read more

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6 Low Maintenance Plants That Will Help You Help Bees

May 16th, 2014

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I think we can all do our part in helping the bees. There are many low maintenance plants that we can add to our gardens to attract this important pollinator. PERENNIALS   HERBS A low maintenance solution and can even be kept in a pot on the deck.