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July in the Garden

Summer has just begun, and forecasters predict it will be one of the hottest summers in recorded history. In this episode 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 …Read more

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Spectacular Sedums

This month on the Down the Garden Path podcast, landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing discuss some of their favourite perennials. They begin with a look at a versatile classic, sedums. From shrub substitute to colourful ground cover, it’s hard not to have a spot in your garden for a spectacular sedum. Joanne and …Read more

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Flowering Dogwoods

In this episode of Down the Garden Path, landscape designers Matthew Dressing and Joanne Shaw continue their month-long discussion on flowering trees with a look at some of the popular flowering species of dogwood. Tune in to learn more about how to successfully include dogwoods in your garden. Joanne and Matt discuss: Where does the …Read more

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Shrubs: Nativars

In this week’s episode of Down the Garden Path, we reach the end of our month-long discussion on deciduous and evergreen shrubs. Each week in July, we discussed a variety of shrub-related topics including how to prune your shrubs and new and noteworthy deciduous and evergreen shrubs. On this week’s podcast, we continue the discussion about …Read more

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Perennials: Groundcovers

This month on Down the Garden Path, we are talking all about perennials! From caring for your perennials and new perennials for 2020, to peonies and ornamental grasses…this month we’ll have you growing back for more. On this week’s episode of Down the Garden Path, we continue our month-long perennial discussion with a trip into …Read more

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Japanese Beetles

With the heat of July comes many things: walks on the beach, drinks on the patio, lounging by the pool, and the dreaded Japanese Garden Beetle. But fear not, we can help you with that last one! Not sure if Japanese garden beetles are wreaking havoc in your garden? These garden beetles are strangely beautiful, …Read more

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