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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.

Feb 28, 2022

This week on the Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing wrap up February's houseplant theme with an "Ask Us Anything!" episode.

Tune in to hear Joanne and Matt respond to listener questions.

Some of the questions listeners asked:

  • Does rock salt for ice hurt lawns?
  • Are your...


Feb 16, 2022

This week on the Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing speak with author Marianne Willburn about her new book Tropical Plants and How to Love Them.

About Marianne Willburn

Marianne Willburn is a gardening columnist, speaker and author of Big Dreams, Small Garden, and one of...


Feb 9, 2022

It's all about houseplants this month on Down the Garden Path podcast. In this episode, landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing speak with Kevin Tholenaars about his online houseplant business, www.plantsome.ca.

About Kevin Tholenaars

Plantsome co-founder and CEO Kevin Tholenaars moved to Port Moody, B.C.,...


Feb 1, 2022

This month on Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing have been talking all about planning your garden, growing hydroponically, and growing anywhere you can squeeze in a plant! In this episode, returning guest Julia Dimakos discusses growing under lights and her new e-book How...