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On the Down the Garden Path Radio Show and Podcast, landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing discuss down-to-earth tips and advice for your plants, gardens, and landscapes.

Joanne and Matthew believe it's important and possible to have great gardens that are low maintenance.

Each week, they educate their listeners on how to seasonally manage their gardens and landscapes. Joanne and Matt learn right along with their listeners, from each other, from their research, and from the many guests who join them on their show. 

Listen live at on Monday’s at 7 pm ET or subscribe to download this show and past episodes from your favourite podcast app. 

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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...