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Welcome to the Down the Garden Path Radio Show and Podcast. We discuss down to earth tips and advice for your plants, gardens and landscapes.

As landscape designers, Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing think it is important and possible to have great gardens that are low maintenance.

On this show, we try to help educate you seasonally to manage your garden and landscapes, engage with Garden Authors and educate ourselves right along with you as we learn together about interesting topics on the environment. 

You can listen live at www.realityradio101.com on Monday’s at 7 pm EST. or subscribe to download this show and past episodes from your favourite podcast app. 

Check out the website for even more garden tips and tricks.

Oct 26, 2017

In this episode of Down the Garden Path, Author and Monarch Butterfly expert Kylee Baumle joins us to discuss new book “The Monarch: Saving Our Most Loved Butterfly”.

 

Learn about her trip to Mexico, one of the Monarch's special spots.

The importance of Milkweed to the Monarch Butterfly. 

How you can help the...


Oct 26, 2017

On this weeks episode of Down the Garden Path Matthew and I discuss the top products you will need to winterize your garden and landscape. 

We discuss how you should protect the plants currently in your garden.

What materials you can use to protect them.

How do you protect your Cedars and Broadleaf Evergreens and...


Oct 26, 2017

Down the Garden path's topic this week is Planning your Landscape Projects. Matthew and I discuss the importance of planning your garden and landscape designs. How planning can save you time and money. 

We start by discussing what is going on in our gardens and checking in on our local garden centres. 

The importance...


Oct 26, 2017

Daniel Eggert, the brand manager for Harris Seeds joins us for this episode of Down the Garden Path. Do you know how seeds get chosen to go to market? Neither did we until Daniel taught us all about it!

We discuss the overview of seed packaging. 

The difference between non-organic and organic seeds.

The most popular...


Oct 19, 2017

In our regular monthly feature episode on Down the Garden Path, Matthew and I discuss October in the Garden.  

All the do's and don'ts to help you with your low maintenance garden.

The importance of late season watering.

The plants that can be trimmed or divided this month.

We discuss our October "Star" plants that can...