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...

My Top 10 Plant Buying Tips

There was a time when masses of people turned their attention on their garden for the May long-weekend and bang, that was the end of their planting season. Read more...

Grow the Herbs: Hold the Spices

I am old enough to remember when KFC was known as Kentucky Fried Chicken. In the 60’s their slogan made reference to ’11 different herbs and spices’ that were part of a ‘secret recipe’. It all sounded quite mysterious, Read more...

Permanent Food

I said to myself, “If Claude Monet can do it, I can do it.” So I did. Read more...

Top 10 Tips That Will Save you Time in the Garden

Sitting on his favourite garden bench after a long day at the office he doused his vegetable garden with water from the end of a hose. He called it his ‘therapy’: providing much needed water to his young tomato plants. Read more...

Fine tune your tools for a better Lawn and Garden

It is early spring and you are itching to get out there and do some digging in the earth. You have waited all winter long after all and even the most ambitious gardeners have had to wait for the ground to thaw and then dry out to ensure that damage is not done to the soil by walking on it or digging in it. Read more...
 
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    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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