CULLEN: Grow Like a Pro - Veggies

Can you imagine yourself picking a wonderful harvest of food this summer and fall? If so, this weekend would be a very good time to act. We are venturing into that time of year when our days are longer and day time temperatures are higher: perfect for growing most anything in the vegetable garden! Read more...

CULLEN: Maintain Like a Pro

Everyone knows this person. They attend all of the family gatherings, play golf or sail or fish and play bridge. They have time to cook and travel and yet, in spite of all of their busyness, they have a great looking lawn and garden. How do they do that? Read more...

CULLEN: Landscape Like a Pro

You see them early in the morning traveling in crews. Usually driving a club-cab pick up truck full of bright vested, coffee toting professionals, a trailer in tow loaded with plants, equipment and dirt. They are the implementers of the plan – the landscape plan. Read more...

CULLEN: The Sport of Gardening

“He shoots, he scoooorrrres!” What Canadian cannot relate to these words on some level? Like you, I enjoy sports, some sports more than others. I am a hockey fan (but not a player) and a golf player (but not a fan) and there was a time when I played a lot of squash, until my back objected. Now I am a spinner. Hardly a sport, but then, what is ‘sport’ anyway? Read more...

CULLEN: Top 10 Best Annual Flowers

Twenty years ago, 60% of all annual flowers sold in Canada were impatiens. Now they are near 0% (the ‘walleriana’ type). My, how things have changed in the gardening landscape. We have witnessed a huge shift in the flowering plant market, due in part to the downy mildew disease that has wreaked havoc with impatiens, but also due to massive shifts in consumer tastes and demands. Read more...

CULLEN: Top 5 Garden Herbs

I am no cook. But I can grow stuff! I happen to be married to an excellent cook who not only possesses amazing natural talent in this department but cooking is her #2 passion (after knitting). With a little coaching from the cook in the family, I present you with my top 5 garden herbs. 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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