Podcasts

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

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

5 Myths About Growing Roses

with Katie Tamony In this episode of Down the Garden Path podcast, Joanne welcomes Katie Tamony of Monrovia Plants to dispel five myths about growing roses. About Katie Tamony Katie’s official title is Chief Marketing Officer, but really, she is Monrovia’s chief storyteller and trendspotter. She has more than 25 years of expertise in the …Read more

Hosta Virus X

with Dawn Golloher from Gardens Plus In this episode of Down the Garden Path, landscape designer Joanne Shaw discusses Hosta Virus X with returning guest Dawn Golloher from Gardens Plus. Dawn Golloher is the owner-operator of Gardens Plus, an independent garden centre in Peterborough, Ontario, specializing in easy-care perennials. Tune in to hear Joanne discuss …Read more

New Plants and Products for 2024

with Katie Dubow This week on Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw welcomes Garden Media’s Katie Dubow back to the podcast to discuss new plants and products for 2024. About Katie Dubow Katie Dubow is the president of Garden Media Group, a women-owned and run public relations firm specializing in the home and garden industry …Read more

Hellebores

with Dawn Golloher from Gardens Plus In this episode of Down the Garden Path, landscape designer Joanne Shaw discusses hellebores with returning guest Dawn Golloher from Gardens Plus. Dawn Golloher is the owner-operator of Gardens Plus, an independent garden centre in Peterborough, Ontario, specializing in easy-care perennials. Tune in to hear Joanne discuss hellebores with …Read more

A Gardener at the End of the World

with Margot Anne Kelley In this episode of Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw welcomes author Margot Anne Kelley to discuss her new book, A Gardener at the End of the World. A gardener’s pandemic journal that combines memoir with an exploration of the natural world both inside and outside the garden, it explores questions …Read more

Landscape Lighting

with Tom Watson from BOLD In this episode of Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw welcomes Tom Watson from BOLD to discuss landscape lightning. 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 over nine years, leveraging …Read more

Creekside Growers Dahlia Farm

with Nick and Hilary VanderHeide  In this episode of Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw welcomes Nick and Hilary VanderHeide of Creekside Growers to discuss their dahlia farm in Delhi, Ontario. Tune in to learn more about Creekside Growers Dahlia Farm. Nick and Hilary VanderHeide started Creekside Growers in 2009 on a farm in a …Read more

Unilock’s Focus on Sustainability

with Elaine Willis In this episode of Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw welcomes Elaine Willis to the podcast to discuss Unilock’s focus on sustainability. Unilock is North America’s premier manufacturer of concrete interlocking paving stones and segmental wall products. For 50 years, Unilock has been helping people create beautiful outdoor spaces. Elaine embarked on …Read more

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