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October in the Garden

In this episode of Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing provide some tips and tricks and do’s and don’ts for your October garden. Tune in to hear Joanne and Matt discuss what you should (and shouldn’t) be doing in the garden in October. Here are some of the topics covered in this …Read more

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What’s Wrong with My Garden?

In this episode of Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing discuss some of the pest, disease, and environmental issues which may be causing your fall garden to be a little lacklustre this year. Tune in to hear Joanne and Matt discuss some of the problems you may be experiencing in your garden …Read more

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Autumn Edibles

with Gardening Girl Julia Dimakos In this week’s episode of Down the Garden Path, Matt and Joanne welcome returning guest Gardening Girl Julia Dimakos to discuss autumn edibles and her gardening endeavors for 2021. Even though the days are getting shorter, Julia shares some of the wonderful edibles you can still plant for a late-season …Read more

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The Buzz About Bulbs

with flowerbulbs.com’s Peggy Anne Montgomery With October well underway, one of the gardening tasks on our minds and our to-do lists is planting fall bulbs. For the most part, we think of them only as early spring colour, when really, they’re so much more. On this week’s episode of Down The Garden Path, Peggy Anne …Read more

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Spring Pruning Questions

Pruning of a lilac

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW Spring pruning questions answered. This week co-host Matthew Dressing and I chat about Spring in the garden. We answer your questions about spring pruning and plant care. Listen in for some helpful tips and suggestions for your Spring garden.

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Fall Landscape Project

Welcome to October. I think it is my favorite gardening month. So much to do and so much better temperatures to do it in! I have realized many people gave up on their gardens because of this past hot and dry summer, I have to confess I am also one of those people. I realized …Read more

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October To Do’s with Matthew Dressing, Horticulturalist

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… It is all about October To Do‘s in the garden this week. Joining me in studio once again is Horticulturalist, Matthew Dressing. We discuss the best ways to prepare your garden and lawn for Winter, from weeds to leaves. We cover a lot of practical tips to help keep …Read more

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October Gardening To Dos

Here’s what you should do this month: Remove spent summer flowering plants from containers and replace with Fall Blooming Mums or Ornamental Kale. Dispose of any diseased or infested plant debris, to avoid overwintering the problem. This is especially important with Peony’s this year. Cut them back and dispose of the moldy foliage. Continue to …Read more

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Evaluating Your Garden with Joanne Shaw

“DOWN THE GARDEN PATH” RADIO SHOW… This episode is all about evaluating your garden. September is a perfect time to evaluate your garden. I share some things to look for in your garden and make some suggestions for you to implement during the cooler fall temperatures and more importantly how to get a jump on Spring.

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