Urban Gardening for the Community

There are many reasons why garden plots are a good idea. Taking control of your own patch of dirt makes sense from a lot of points of view, as does a community garden. Read more...

The Best Garden Ever

In 2008 I wrote a book called The Canadian Garden Primer, An organic approach. I had a lot of fun writing it and it sold well, but I have one regret about the title. I wish now that I had called it ‘a sustainable approach’ rather than an organic one. Read more...

June is for Kids (in the garden)

I was the most surprised guy in town; the town of Wellesley, Ontario. It is the place that made apple butter famous. I was there last weekend for a ‘fish fry’ which might lead you to suspect that there is a large body of water nearby. Read more...

Living with Mosquitoes

I consider myself one of the lucky ones. When a mosquito sucks my blood they are a minor nuisance but my skin does not react. Read more...

Garden Days

We are approaching a hot season in the gardening business. Oh, I know that the heat will begin to hit home and the temptation to sit under the cooling shade of a tree in your favourite outdoor furniture will soon be upon us. Read more...

Planting Success

Welcome to the opening act of the planting season.  This is the May 24th weekend and everybody is happy: cottagers, golfers, tennis players…but most of all, gardeners. They are grinning ear to ear.  The plant material at retailers this weekend will be unmatched for selection and quality: when plants arrive from the growers, they are always in peak condition and never look better. Read more...
 
  • Mark Cullen

    Mark Cullen

    Gardening Expert

    Now you can hear Canada’s best known gardener on News Talk Radio, CJAD 800. Mark Cullen joins Andrew Carter every Friday morning at 8:40AM and offers special Green File gardening reports that can be heard on-the-air or here at CJAD.com. Also check out Cullen’s weekly in-depth gardening blog on this page. Mark Cullen connects with over one million Canadians weekly through various media outlets, interviews, columns and numerous books.

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