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 three young kids. Her interests include great food, gardening, fitness, animals, and anything outdoors.

333 Articles

From Film Sets To Patios, Victory Garden LA Rewrites The Script

When the pandemic hit, LA-based commercial director Raul Fernandez built his wife two raised garden beds and posted pictures on Instagram. Little did he know he was about to launch a second career.

Unwind With These Books That Can Make The World (And Your Garden) A Better Place

Ready to chill out by the fire with some captivating gardening reads? We’ve been lucky enough to get our hands on these books, and think you’ll love them too!

5 Cool Ways To Beat The Heat In The Grow Room

Many plants love the heat, but your garden will suffer if temperatures get too hot! Follow these tips and tricks to avoid heat stress in your grow room.

COP15 Reaches Historic Agreement At UN Nature Summit In Montreal

We have a deal! After weeks of negotiations, a historic agreement has been reached at COP15 in Montreal. Here’s a rundown of what that means for the planet.

Spooky Plants And Halloween Horror In The Garden

Is there such a thing as spooky plants? You bet! In time for Halloween, we've made a list of greenery that'll send chills down your spine. Read it if you dare!

Deadheading: Another Fall Garden Chore Bites The Dust

There’s plenty to do in the garden in the fall; let us spare you a task! Waiting to deadhead and cut back perennials will do the local ecosystem a lot of good.

5 Cool Ways You Can Practice Regenerative Agriculture At Home

Anxious about climate change? We can all take small steps to help the planet. Try one or all of these regenerative growing techniques in your garden today!

It’s Harvest Time! The Best Time To Pull Tomatoes From Their Vines

Is there a right time to harvest tomatoes? What about a perfect shade? You bet there is! Read all about the best time to pull tomatoes from their vines.

5 Cool Ways Gardening Experts Harvest Their Plants

Our garden crops are nearing harvest! How do you want to gather and preserve your homegrown produce? Here, the experts weigh in with some tips and tricks.

Hopping Mad! What To Do When Grasshoppers Move Into The Vegetable Garden

Grasshoppers are annoying garden pests, making quick work of beans, carrots, leafy greens, and even squash! Here are some tips for controlling them.

Hugelkultur Gardens: No-Dig, Less Work, And Great Yields

A gardening method that involves no digging and fights climate change? Hell, yes! Hugelkultur gardens store carbon and boost yields. Here’s how to build one.

5 Cool Ways To Boost Productivity In Small Grow Rooms

You can definitely achieve big yields in small spaces! There are several things you can do to boost productivity in the grow room. Get started with our guide.

How Gardeners Everywhere Can Celebrate Garden Days 2022

It’s the Year of the Garden, and some special activities are coming up where you can celebrate growing plants! Garden Days 2022 takes place from June 11-19.

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.