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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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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 You Can't.

Steven and his daughter Emma are the Garage Gardeners and have co-authored Gardening with Emma. Steven's previous books include Grow Figs Where You Think You Can't and No Guff Vegetable Gardening.

During this episode, Steven discusses the different varieties of lemons, growing conditions for lemons in northern climates and the all-important winter protections. He also gives us a source for purchasing lemon trees via mail order: Fruit Trees and More.

After speaking with Steven, I am definitely inspired to pick up a lemon tree and try growing some of my own. Listen to this week's podcast and let me know if you are, too.