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.

375 Articles

Our Top 5 Crop Picks For Buckets And Grow Bag Gardens

People love grow bags, buckets, and container gardens because they deliver high yields in small spaces. Here are our top five food crops that do well in bags.

5 Cool Ways Mushrooms Help Boost Human Health

Mushrooms are nutritious, delicious, and versatile, ready to be included in many meals. Catherine Sherriffs looks at some of the health benefits.

Lasagna Gardening: An All-Natural And Cheap Way To Grow Plants

Let’s talk lasagna gardening! This all-natural and inexpensive way to start regenerative garden beds is quick and easy.

The Golden Rules for Gardening in Grow Bags; 5 Tips to Ensure You Succeed

Grow bag gardening is fun, easy, and perfect for small spaces. You can grow a wide variety of plants in fabric bags, but there are some golden rules.

Positive Actions You Can Take Toward A Plastic-Free Future

Earth Day doesn’t have to be only one day a year. There are ways to help our planet daily, and 2024’s overall theme is fighting plastic pollution. Here’s how to help.

What Is Regenerative Gardening?

Regenerative gardening is about taking what happens in nature and applying it to your garden space. Our guide will help you understand it and get started!

A Guide To Creating A Regenerative, Sustainable Garden Space

Regenerative gardens work closely with nature and are highly productive. Catherine Sherriffs offers tips for creating a sustainable and eco-friendly space.

Embrace the Chaos and Leave the Ego at the Garden Gate

Those so-called gardening rules are out the window; it’s time to embrace the chaos, spread some seeds, and see what takes. Catherine Sherriffs explains.

Growing A Garden For The Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet is the king of 2024! Here’s how to grow a garden to make delicious and healthy Mediterranean-style meals with plenty of fresh veg.

Quick And Easy Ways To Identify, Prevent, and Solve Problems in the Garden

Growing a garden is fun but always comes with a few challenges. Here are some easy ways to identify, prevent, and solve common growing problems.

Moments Of Clarity: How Mushrooms Helped Heal A Former NHL Enforcer

After many injuries from playing in the NHL, enforcer Riley Cote turned to yoga, plant medicine, and mushrooms to heal, treat his anxiety, and find clarity.

Tiger Nuts: Grow Your Own

Interested in tiger nuts? This wholesome snack is harvested from the yellow nutsedge plant, which grows like a weed in most climates. Here’s how to do it.

Garden Travels: Quebec’s Reford Gardens Are Good For The Soul

Road Trip! Catherine Sherriffs and her family make the 11-hour trek from the Laurentians to the Gaspesie, making a pit stop at the breathtaking Reford Gardens.

Hey Trendsetter! Here’s What Gardeners Around The World Are Doing In 2024

Some exciting garden trends are on tap for 2024; are you ready? It’s all about eco-optimism as people look to make an impact in their communities and gardens.

Tips For Finding The Perfect Christmas Tree

Things To Consider When Searching For The Perfect Christmas Tree

The Dark Side Of Poinsettias And Awesome Alternatives For The Holidays

Call us crazy, but we think you should skip getting a poinsettia and deck your halls with these awesome houseplant alternatives this holiday season.

Celebrating World Soil Day

We know December’s busy, but we hope you’ll join us in celebrating World Soil Day! December 5th is about the importance of what goes on beneath our feet.

5 Cool Ways to Master the Art of Growing Indoors

Reading List: Garden Culture Recommends These Awesome Books About Growing Indoors

USDA Updates Plant Hardiness Zones For First Time In A Decade

Did Your Growing Zone Change? USDA Updates Its Plant Hardiness Zone Map

Trick or Treat? These Tricks For An Eco-Friendly Halloween Are A Real Treat!

Witches and goblins will soon haunt the streets, but the wasteful ways of Halloween are the real scare! Here are our tips for an eco-friendly celebration.