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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. 

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Oct 22, 2018

Fall is the perfect time to start composting! Always wondered how to get started composting?

The time is now because Fall is the perfect time to start composting! Well, we are talking composting on this episode of Down the Garden Path.

Each week on Down the Garden Path Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing, discuss down to earth tips and advice for your plants, gardens and landscapes.

In each episode, we bring you interesting, relevant and helpful topics to help you achieve a great garden. We learn right along with you from each other, from our research or from the guests that join us here.

If you have a garden and want to make it as low maintenance as possible then this podcast is for you.  As Landscape Designers and gardeners themselves, Joanne and Matthew think it is important and possible to have great gardens that are low maintenance and they want to help you make it happen.

This week Joanne and Matthew discuss Composting with Kay Kehler,  Digital Services Manager at Schiller Grounds Care which is the umbrella for 6 brands, including Mantis.

For over forty years Mantis has created compact lawn and garden products such as the versatile Tiller/Cultivator and the popular ComposTumbler.

Kay gives us a good overview on how to get started composting. We review some excellent do and don'ts regarding what we should put into our composters. 

It was a great discussion about the different variety of composters that are available and the Mantis brand Kay reviewed some of the advantages their composters have over the other methods of Composting.