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From Seed to Spoon & GrowBot

AI has moved into the world of gardening! In this encore presentation of Down the Garden Path podcast, Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing speak with Dale and Carrie Spoonemore, creators of the new garden AI app, Seed to Spoon. Tune in to hear Joanne and Matt speak with author Dale and Carrie Spoonemore about their …Read more

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Designing with Native Plants

In this encore presentation of Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing discuss how to design with native plants and strike a balance in your garden between natives and the foreign ornamentals we love so much. When people think about native plants, they often think of a wild meadow or an unkept urban …Read more

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July in the Garden

In this encore presentation of Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing show you how to keep your garden and landscape cool and colourful in the summer heat with tips and tricks and do’s and don’ts for your July garden. Tune in to hear Joanne and Matt discuss what you should (and shouldn’t) …Read more

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Landscape Lighting

with Tom Watson from BOLD In this encore presentation of Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw welcomes Tom Watson from BOLD to discuss landscape lightning. About Tom Watson Tom Watson is a Senior Business Development Manager with BOLD (Best Outdoor Living Design), focusing on his territory in Central Ontario. After working in business operations for …Read more

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Women in Landscaping

with Carla Bailey In this episode of Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw welcomes Carla Bailey to discuss Women in Landscaping, a supportive community for green professionals that encourages women to enter the profession. About Carla Bailey An HR professional for over a decade, Carla Bailey honed her expertise working for a leading landscaping company …Read more

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DynaScape Creator & More

with Natalie Green   This week on Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw welcomes Natalie Green from DynaScape Software to discuss their newest product, Creator. About Natalie Green Natalie is the Director of Product Development at DynaScape, working to understand the needs of landscape designers and build easy-to-use, modern solutions to efficiently create beautiful, functional, …Read more

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Landscape Design: Luxury or Necessity?

This solo episode of Down the Garden Path is a bit of a rant! Recently, I heard landscape design referred to as a luxury product, giving the illusion that only the wealthy need one. I disagree. Despite the initial investment, I believe landscape design will save you money in both the short and the long …Read more

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Natural Happiness: Use Organic Gardening Skills to Cultivate Yourself

with Alan Heeks This week on Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw welcomes author Alan Heeks to the podcast to discuss his self-help book, Natural Happiness: Use Organic Gardening Skills to Cultivate Yourself. About Alan Heeks Alan Heeks is an inspiring guide to helping people cultivate their well-being through parallels with Nature. After a Harvard …Read more

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Garden Inventories: Reflections on Land, Place and Belonging

with Mariam Pirbhai This week on Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw welcomes author Mariam Pirbhai to the podcast to discuss her creative nonfiction book, Garden Inventories: Reflections on Land, Place and Belonging. About Mariam Pirbhai Mariam was born in Pakistan and lived in England, the United Arab Emirates and the Philippines before her family …Read more

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All About Tomatoes

with Julia Dimakos In this episode of Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw welcomes Julia Dimakos back to the podcast to discuss growing tomatoes. From starting tomatoes from seed to transplanting the seedlings into the garden, Julia shares her tried-and-true tricks to growing them successfully from seed. About Julia Dimakos Julia Dimakos’ 7000 square foot …Read more

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