April in the Garden.
With the warmer weather upon us, it’s almost time to head out into the garden and get started. In this week’s April in the Garden episode, Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing discuss the do’s and don’ts in your April garden.
Here are some of the questions and topics covered in this episode:
What seeds and bulbs can be started indoors.
How to harden off your seedlings and houseplants.
What's arriving at your local garden center and what we shouldn't wait to buy.
What should we prune now and what can wait?
How to incorporate and protect beneficial insects in your spring garden.
Lawn care do's and don'ts: why you should wait to clean up your garden and what you can do now.
Resources mentioned during the show
Season 9, episode 10 - March 27th, 2023.
Down the Garden Path Podcast
Each week on Down The Garden Path, professional landscape designers Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing discuss down-to-earth tips and advice for your plants, gardens and landscapes.
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 new 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.
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