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Down the Garden Path: 2020 Podcasts at a Glance

December 28th, 2020

We’re just a few days away from putting 2020 behind us! As bizarre and challenging as this past year has been, Matt and I are happy to have been able to bring you weekly advice and guidance for your garden in the Down the Garden Path podcast. Starting in February 2020, we introduced monthly themes. …Read more

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Shrubs: Nativars

July 27th, 2020

In this week’s episode of Down the Garden Path, we reach the end of our month-long discussion on deciduous and evergreen shrubs. Each week in July, we discussed a variety of shrub-related topics including how to prune your shrubs and new and noteworthy deciduous and evergreen shrubs. On this week’s podcast, we continue the discussion about …Read more

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Shrubs: New for 2020

July 22nd, 2020

In this week’s episode of Down the Garden Path, we continue our discussion on deciduous and evergreen shrubs. Join us each week in July as we discuss native shrubs, when and how to prune, and new and noteworthy deciduous and evergreen shrubs. On this week’s podcast, we continue the discussion about shrubs with a look …Read more

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Shrubs: Evergreens

July 13th, 2020

In our second episode of the month on the Down the Garden Path podcast, we continue our discussion about deciduous and evergreen shrubs. Join us each week in July as we discuss native shrubs, when and how to prune, and new and noteworthy deciduous and evergreen shrubs. On this week’s podcast, we take a look …Read more

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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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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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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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Root Rescue with Bob Reeves

February 16th, 2018

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‘Down the Garden Path’ Podcast   Bob Reeves, President of Root Rescue Environmental Products joins us to tell us how and why he developed Root Rescue after a discovery at his family’s nursery/garden centre, Reeves Florist & Nursery in 2005. He also explains to us the importance of Mycorrhizal fungi in plant growth and development. …Read more

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The Garden Girls

October 23rd, 2017

Down the garden path radio show with The Garden Girls

‘DOWN THE GARDEN PATH’ RADIO SHOW AND PODCAST Darla Malcolm- Hauraney, owner of The Garden Girls, joins us on Down the Garden Path to chat about Garden Maintenance. The Garden Girls is a garden maintenance company servicing gardens in the West end of the GTA. Many homeowners are struggling to keep up with the demands …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