Catherine Sherriffs

Editor at Garden Culture Magazine

Catherine is a Canadian award-winning journalist who worked as a reporter and news anchor in Montreal’s radio and television scene for 10 years. A graduate of Concordia University, she left the hustle and bustle of the business after starting a family. Now, she’s the editor and a writer for Garden Culture Magazine while also enjoying being a mom to her two young kids. Her interests include great food, gardening, fitness, animals, and anything outdoors.

320 Articles

Protecting Pollinators With The Dandelion Challenge

The world of gardening is full of positive movements, and the dandelion challenge is one of them! Let those yellow ‘weeds’ grow to help pollinating insects.

Seasonal Spotlight: Arugula Is The Perfect Springtime Green

Are you looking for a nutritious and delicious springtime green that won’t break the bank? Arugula fits the bill and is worthy of our seasonal spotlight!

5 Cool Ways To Jumpstart The Growing Season

Longing to get started in your outdoor garden? We’ve got you covered with some low-tech ways to help plants take advantage of the sun in the cooler seasons!

App Helping Small-Scale Farmers Fight Food Insecurity

Blockchain technology is helping small-scale farms and those struggling with food insecurity in Kenya. Catherine Sherriffs writes about an innovative solution.

Seasonal Spotlight: Lovely Leeks Offer Cold Weather Flavor

Looking for a delicious and nutritious veggie to add to your menu when the temperatures drop? This month, we’re shining the seasonal spotlight on leeks!

All You Need Is Love And Cut Flowers: How To Grow A Kindness Victory Garden

The world needs more love and positivity; a kindness victory garden is a good start! All you need is a little space and cut flowers to brighten someone’s day.

Jumping On The Regenerative Gardening Bandwagon: Q&A With Stephanie Rose

The Regenerative Garden is a new book guiding gardeners on how to easily achieve lush, productive gardens! We had a chat with author Stephanie Rose.

5 Cool Ways To Super Cropping Success

Super Cropping is a growing technique that involves stressing plants in various ways to achieve heavy yields in the garden. Read our 5 cool ways to super crop!

Making The Environment Happy With Low-Carbon Gardens

We know that growing plants is good for the environment; why not step up your game with a low-carbon garden? Get started with these tips and tricks!

Seasonal Spotlight: Beets A Delicious and Nutritious Cold Weather Food Crop

There are many benefits to seasonal eating, like nutrition, availability, and affordability! So what to eat in January? Beets are in our seasonal spotlight.

How To Propagate Spider Plants

Starting new spider plants is easy! All you need is good potting soil, some itsy bitsy spider babies, and this guide to create a houseplant haven.

The Rise Of Eco-Anxiety: How Can We Learn To Cope?

These days, climate-related headlines are never good, and more people are suffering from eco-anxiety as a result. But what exactly is it and how can we cope?

Good Reads That Will Make Your Thumb Greener And Your Holiday Brighter

T’is the season to slow down and enjoy family, friends, and maybe even some good books! This selection of reads just might make you a better gardener.

Green Tips For The Christmas Holidays And Beyond

Anyone in the mood for a local Christmas market? We sure are! This holiday season and beyond is all about supporting local and sustainability.

Growing A Kitchen Garden Leads To Food Security As Potential Produce Shortage Looms

These days, there’s no shortage of shortages! With issues in the global supply chain threatening fresh produce stocks, now’s the time to start a kitchen garden.

Conserve Water In The Garden With Xeriscaping

Xeriscaping is typically practiced in dry climates, but we should all be conserving water in the garden, no matter where we live. Follow these tips and tricks.

A Very Merry Plant-Based Holiday

Food prices are sky high and they’re not coming down anytime soon. The holidays can still be delicious! Consider making some plant-based festive meals.

How To Harvest And Store Milkweed Seeds

Harvesting milkweed seeds is fun and easy! Although humble in appearance, milkweed is a hero to monarch butterflies and should be included in all gardens.

Pumpkins: From Humble Crop To Jack-O’-Lanterns

We know pumpkins are in season, but ever wonder why we turn these orange gourds into jack-o’-lanterns? Here’s a little Halloween History lesson.

Celebrating Canada’s First-Ever Upcycled Food Festival

Upcycled Ramen noodles, anyone? On October 22nd, Canada celebrates National Food Waste day with an all-new initiative called the Upcycled Food Festival.