Root Rescue with Bob Reeves, an encore presentation.

In this encore episode of Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing welcome Root Rescue's Bob Reeves to talk about how you can put little critters to use in your garden.

About Bob Reeves - Bob has come to believe that the secret to plant success is hiding in the soil beneath our feet. He began the Soil Health/Root Rescue project in 2005 with a discovery made at Reeves Florist & Nursery, his family's garden centre in Woodbridge, Ontario. Bob is the founder and CEO of Root Rescue Environmental Products. He also serves as a Soil Microbiome Advisor to Flash Forest, a leading innovator in drone-powered reforestation.

Some of the questions and topics covered:

  • How did Root Rescue get started?

  • What is Root Rescue?

  • What are mycorrhizae fungi and how do they work? Compared to fertilizer?

  • Why are urban soils dead soils?

  • Is there any harm to people or pets?

  • How is Root Rescue different from other mycorrhizae products on the market?

  • What can’t I use Root Rescue on?

  • How often should I apply Root Rescue?

You can find Root Rescue online here, as well as on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.

Season 9, episode 13 - April 17th, 2023. Original air date: season 8, episode 13, April 11th, 2022.

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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