A small space natural Christmas

Mark and Ben Cullen The other day, Ben and wife Sam were invited to a friend’s 500 square foot condo. It was an eye opener...

Sweet spot

Mark and Ben Cullen This is the most exciting time in history to be a Canadian gardener. You heard it here first. Or, maybe you read...

Trees from seed — a miracle you can create

Mark and Ben Cullen Of all nature’s miracles, trees seem most profound. Standing under a towering native silver maple in the park across from Ben’s house,...

Know What You’re Getting

by Mark and Ben Cullen The herbs in your herb rack may be fraudulent. “Food Fraud” happens when the food in the package is not what...

Fusion Gardening

by Mark and Ben Cullen It is time to change the way that we design gardens. One exciting concept brings together new trends with traditional garden...

Ash to Ashes

by Mark and Ben Cullen What is it, this love affair that we have with wood? Robert Penn has some suggestions. He is the author...

Food Gardening: The Artist and Canvas

by Mark and Ben Cullen Ben was ‘an artist without a canvas’ – a passion for food, and nowhere to plant. When he graduated from the...

Indoor gardening primer

by Mark and Ben Cullen Dirty knees and gardening go together, just not at this time of year. Fact is, many of us ‘garden’ indoors...

Making a house a home

by Mark and Ben Cullen When does a house become a home? When fresh baked cookies come out of the oven, when a new baby...

Stimulating Sustainability

by Mark and Ben Cullen A new year: a clean slate. Gardeners appreciate clean air and want to make the world a better place. After...