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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.

Sep 10, 2019

This past spring, in our first Down the Garden Path podcast on Growing Cannabis, we took a look at this controversial plant. What it is, how it’s grown and what laws and regulations face Canadians with its recent legalization.

In Cannabis: Part 2, we dive a little deeper. As temperatures drop and the harvest season...


Aug 28, 2019

September in the garden is upon us! Although September marks the end of summer and the gradual change to fall, it doesn't have to signify the end of the gardening season. In fact, September should be a wonderful time in your garden and yard.

Each month in our "In the Garden" podcast, we attempt to help you keep your...


Aug 21, 2019

In our weekly podcast, we often talk about the ever-growing trend of growing your own fruit and vegetables. This week on Down the Garden Path, we look at the challenge of growing lemons, a fruit which can be difficult to grow here in the GTA.

Author Steven Biggs joins us to discuss his book Grow Lemons Where You Think...


Aug 13, 2019

In this episode of Down the Garden Path, we discuss nematodes, the primary method homeowners here in Canada use to control pests such as grubs on our lawn.

It’s been a heavy Japanese beetle season in the Greater Toronto Area, with a lot of damage done to the foliage of our trees and shrubs. As the hot days of summer...


Jul 30, 2019

August can be a challenging month in the garden. The heat is unrelenting and the weeds are growing strong. It’s right around now that our plants can start to look a little tired or spent, and as gardeners, it can be a difficult time because we may be a little tired and spent ourselves!

In our weekly Down the Garden...