In this episode of Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing discuss a popular and sometimes controversial topic in the garden: mulch.
To mulch or not to mulch, that is the question!
Here are some of the questions and topics covered in this episode:
- What is mulch?
- The different kinds of mulch
- What are the benefits of adding mulch to your garden?
- Ways to use mulch correctly
- Ditching the landscape fabric
You can also email your questions and comments to email@example.com, or connect with Joanne and Matthew via their websites:
Joanne Shaw: down2earth.ca
Matthew Dressing: naturalaffinity.ca
Resources mentioned during the show
Down the Garden Path Podcast
As the owner of Down2Earth Landscape Design, Joanne Shaw has been designing beautiful gardens for homeowners east of Toronto for over a decade. A horticulturist and landscape designer, Matthew Dressing owns Natural Affinity Garden Design, a landscape design and garden maintenance firm servicing Toronto and the Eastern GTA. Together, they do their best to bring you interesting, relevant and useful topics to help you keep your garden as low maintenance as possible.
In their book, Down the Garden Path: A Step-By-Step Guide to Your Ontario Garden, Joanne and Matthew distill their horticultural and design expertise and their combined experiences in helping others create and maintain thriving gardens into one easy-to-read monthly reference guide. It’s now available on Amazon.