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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. 

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Jun 1, 2020

This month on Down the Garden Path, we’re exploring "Gardening Beyond the Basics." In this episode, we conclude our month-long discussion on how to take your gardening to the next level with a look at what you should be doing after your garden is planted.

Tune into this week's podcast as we discuss what you should be doing this month.

  • Now is the time to bring your houseplants outside and slowly integrate them into your outdoor landscape (hint: very slowly).
  • Joanne and Matthew remind listeners to fertilize indoor flowering plants with high middle-number fertilizer.
  • The importance of watering your vegetable gardens often and deeply.
  • Temperatures are ideal to apply grass seed to your lawn.
  • Now is a good time to do your spring application of nematodes to treat for grubs.

Join us in June for our "Perennial" themed podcasts.

  • 1st: Intro to Perennials
  • 8th: Peonies
  • 15th: Groundcovers as Mulch
  • 22nd: Ornamental Grasses
  • 29th: Unique Pollinator Plants/Attracting Beneficials

Each week on Down The Garden Path, professional landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing discuss down-to-earth tips and advice for your plants, gardens and landscapes. We do our best to bring you interesting, relevant and helpful topics to help you keep your garden as low maintenance as possible.