September in the Garden.

Late summer is upon us and with kids heading back to school, nights becoming cooler, and the slightest hint of fall colour creeping into our gardens, it may feel like September heralds the end of the gardening season, but fear not. In this episode of September in the Garden, we'll share all the tips, tricks, and some plant recommendations to help take your garden to the next level and help you celebrate one of the most colourful times of year.

Here are some of the questions and topics covered in this episode:

  • Buying and planning a new garden with fall bulbs.

  • What cool season vegetables can be planted.

  • How to get the most out of your independent garden centre's year-end plant sales.

  • Treating for white grubs and crab grass.

  • Adding fall interest to your landscape.

Resources mentioned during the show:

Season 9, episode 26 - August 28th, 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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