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Shrubs: Pruning

July 6th, 2020

A new month means a new topic on the Down the Garden Path podcast. This month, we’re talking all about deciduous and evergreen shrubs. Join us each week as we discuss native shrubs, when and how to prune, and new and noteworthy deciduous and evergreen shrubs. On this week’s podcast, we discuss pruning. Tune into …Read more

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Tree Care with Mark Irwin

September 17th, 2018

There is always more to learn about trees.  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 along …Read more

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August in the Garden

July 30th, 2018

Monthly Feature: August in the Garden Our monthly feature shows are really meant to help you keep your garden as low maintenance as possible. Our August in the Garden episode continues to provide that knowledge for you. Some of the highlights: Importance of deadheading summer annuals and perennials In some case, a good pruning will rejuvenate …Read more

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Roses in the Garden

July 2nd, 2018

The month of July is THE month for Roses in the Garden. Which of course means welcome to our Roses in the Garden Episode. During this episode of Down the Garden Path Matthew and I chat about the different varieties of roses. We discuss Rosa Rugosa, Shrub Roses, Carpet Roses, Hybrid Tea Roses and some new …Read more

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Spring Pruning Questions

April 24th, 2017

Pruning of a lilac

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW Spring pruning questions answered. This week co-host Matthew Dressing and I chat about Spring in the garden. We answer your questions about spring pruning and plant care. Listen in for some helpful tips and suggestions for your Spring garden.

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Pruning Of Summer Flowering Shrubs

April 5th, 2013

Summer flowering shrubs like Spirea, Potentilla, Weigela, Hydrangea and even Roses should be pruned in early spring before growth begins and then again later in season to remove spent flowers and encourage more blooms.   If this all appears a little daunting, give me a call and I can arrange to have a trained professional …Read more