Toronto Star & Metro holiday gift guides and decorating

I’ve written a few articles about holiday decorating and a gift guide that are being rolled out from the end of  November into December in the Toronto Star and Metro newspapers across Canada, and online. I love the holidays, so it was fun delving in to all the lookbooks and holiday lineups that retailers put together every year, crowd-sourcing gift recommendations, as well as interviewing a variety of sources for trends and tips. Here’s what’s been posted so far. Stay tuned for more! Read more »

2017 speaking engagements

In 2016, I gave my “Why Raised Beds Rule” talk to 18 different garden clubs, horticultural societies, municipalities, master gardener groups and even my alma mater, McMaster University. I have a number of talks booked for 2017. Read more »

Toronto Star: Fall décor articles

This fall, I’ve written several décor pieces for various special sections in the Toronto Star. The first two appeared September 3 in a section called Your New Home. Read more »

The Guardian UK: Cape Breton’s Trump Bump

Towards the end of June (2016), a post about Guardian Canada Week appeared in my Facebook feed. The Cities section featured content about five different cities across Canada. There was also reference to the idea of “Canadexit” after the Brexit results were announced. Having just returned from Cape Breton, I pitched a story about how the “Trump Bump” has affected this Nova Scotia Island. Read more »

#MyHamilton: 5 reasons to visit the RBG’s new Rock Garden

The David Braley and Nancy Gordon Rock Garden recently reopened in Hamilton, Ontario, after a 5-year renovation and rejuvenation project. Tourism Hamilton asked me to write a #MyHamilton post about the launch. As a volunteer, I already had a sneak peek of the garden during a couple of events and was eager to share my experience. Read more »

Toronto Star: Why you should stretch before gardening

On Saturday, July 9, I had an article appear in the Toronto Star about stretching before you head out to the garden. Read more »

Raised Bed Revolution excerpts, media mentions, reviews, etc.

It’s so exciting to see where Raised Bed Revolution turns up! Some articles or mentions I know about ahead of time, but others I’ve stumbled across online. I’m trying to keep track of them all here! Read more »

2016 media appearances

I have experience giving television, radio and print interviews. With the launch of my book, Raised Bed Revolution, May 1, 2016, I have had several media opportunities to support my book promotion. Read more »

Spring Canadian Cycling articles

I wrote two big features for two of Canadian Cycling magazine’s spring issues.

The first article, written for the February/March issue, is called “I Know Just The Place.” It was is a roundup of international places to plan mountain biking or road cycling trips. Destinations include Scotland, Croatia, Hong Kong, Colombia, Italy, Norway, Morocco and Australia. Read more »

Toronto Star + Metro: Hot new plants for 2016, raised beds + DIY staging

I wrote a couple of pieces for the Restyle Your Home section that appeared in the Toronto Star Thursday, April 21. One was about the benefits of raised beds for small spaces and the other was a roundup of new plants that would be new to garden centres for 2016. These articles also appeared in Metro newspapers across Canada on May 5. Read more »

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