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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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Trees: Questions & Answers

August 17th, 2020

August is in full swing and we’re well into exploring our latest topic on the Down the Garden Path podcast. This month, we’re talking all about deciduous trees and upright evergreens. In this episode, we mixed it up a bit by opening the floor to our listeners. This special trees Q & A  also marks …Read more

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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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Ontario Landscape Tree Planting Guide

October 21st, 2019

with Sean James of Sean James Consulting & Design Trees. They provide us with so much. They clean our oxygen, give us shade, provide food and act as a habitat to wildlife. And despite all of this, whether you’re a homeowner or landscaper, there is still some debate about how to properly plant a tree. …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

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Things to Remember When Growing a Tree

September 16th, 2017

Mature Trees at tree farm

My focus this month is trees, we all have them, some of us want more and many of us have questions on how to take care of them. Considering they are all around us in the landscape it is hard to believe that there is a tree shortage in North America. Many consumers take it …Read more

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Beech Nursery West Wholesale Nursery

April 17th, 2017

Beech Nursery West

  “DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW This week I am joined by co- host Matthew Dressing as we talked to Alex Eremita from Beech Nursery West. Beech Nursery West is a wholesale nursery that was started by Alex and his partner Rick Borges in 2013.  Matthew Dressing and I chatted with Alex about how the …Read more

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Joanne Shaw, November in the Garden

November 8th, 2016

Waterfall Japanese Maple

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… Listen in as I chat about November in the garden. I cover what to do or NOT to do with your burlap. I share reminders about winter bird feeding in your yard and I share all about my adventure in “Facing my Hellstrip Garden” in my yard. Listen in …Read more