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Trees: Native Trees

August 3rd, 2020

A new month means a new topic on the Down the Garden Path podcast. Each week in August, we’ll be talking all about deciduous trees and upright evergreens. On this week’s episode, we’re kicking off the month with a pseudo-follow-up to our discussion on nativars with a look at native trees. Tune into this week’s …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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July in the Garden

July 4th, 2019

In this week’s episode, we’re talking July in the Garden! We look at some of the ways to help you keep your garden cool and happy, and some of the fantastic plants we still have to look forward to. We’ve seen a wet, cool Spring 2019. Although all the rain has made our gardens lush …Read more

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Shade: Beyond the Hosta

June 24th, 2019

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Shade gardening: just the thought of it makes some gardeners cringe, with images of hostas racing through their mind. In this episode of Down the Garden Path, Matthew and I shed some light on the issue of shade gardening, offering shade gardening tips and looking at a variety of interesting shade plants to brighten the …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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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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Maintaining Your Summer Vegetable Garden

May 29th, 2017

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“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW This week is all about vegetables. Matt and I discuss the key tips to maintaining a vegetable garden through out the hot summer months. From choosing the proper location, to matching the crop with the season, we cover it all. Remember, it’s never too late to start your own …Read more

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2016 Garden Bloggers Fling, Minneapolis

August 4th, 2016

As I mentioned last month, I was travelling to Minneapolis, MN in July for the 2016 Garden Bloggers Fling. This is an annual event and my 2nd time participating. We explored private and public gardens in Minneapolis, St Paul and even into Wisconsin. Garden Bloggers Fling is an annual meet up of Garden Bloggers from …Read more

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Jim Charlier, Garden Walk Buffalo

June 27th, 2016

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… Join me as I chat with Jim Charlier about the largest garden tour in America! It is a free tour of over 400 Buffalo gardens held annually on the last weekend in July. We discuss the history of the Walk and tips for enjoying the weekend.  Learn more here.