Spring Houseplant Care.

With spring only a week away, our houseplants -- like us -- can tell the days are growing longer. This means it’ll soon be time to transplant, propagate, and prune our indoor jungle. This week on Down the Garden Path, Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing provide spring houseplant care tips to keep your collection looking fresh.

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

  • Popular houseplants in 2023

  • Watering and feeding your houseplants

  • Potting up your houseplants

  • Propagating your houseplants

  • Troubleshooting common indoor houseplant pests

  • Preparing to put them outside for the season

Resources mentioned during the show

Season 9, episode 8 - March 13th, 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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