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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.

Mar 28, 2018

So much to discuss in the Episode of Down the Garden Path. Everyone is anxious for Spring weather to begin. 

Matthew gives an update on what is happening in the nursery... hint.. trees are arriving, along with cold-hardy annuals. 

Matthew and Joanne chat about the reasons why we should actually stay OUT of the garden...


Mar 20, 2018

In this info-packed episode, John Robertson from N.I.C. joins us to discuss Natural Insect Control and the variety of Beneficial Insects that are available for our home gardens.

N.I.C. is the only source of Canadian Nemotodes and they happen to be their top selling product. We learn about how they create them and some...


Mar 12, 2018

Jan Johnsen is a landscape designer particularly interested in the effect of gardens upon our wellbeing. Trained in landscape architecture and professional horticulture, Johnsen is the author of “Heaven is a Garden and ‘The Spirit of Stone’ (St Lynn’s Press, 2017).  In this episode of Down the Garden Path we...


Mar 8, 2018

Jill Pillsworth, horticulturist, gardener & co-founder of Warkworth Willow Works, joins us to talk all things living willow. Warkworth Willow Works is a division of The Branch Ranch formed in 2013 specializing in varieties of willow specifically for basketry and living willow projects.  In this episode, Jill shares...


Mar 6, 2018

Ellen Ecker Ogden is a kitchen garden designer and is the co-founder of The Cook’s Garden seed catalogue, and author of five books on cooking and garden design, including The Complete Kitchen Garden

Ellen joins us on this episode of Down the Garden Path to chat about Kitchen Garden Design and her book, The Complete...