Travel Life: Volunteering at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens

I’m really proud of the fall and winter issues of Travel Life. I got to edit some interesting articles by talented writers and I got to contribute one of my favourite pieces of 2016 to Pay It Forward, a column that explores voluntourism. 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 and gardening 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 »

#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 »

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 »

Edible Toronto: The benefits of combining edibles in your ornamental garden

Back in the winter, my Savvy Gardening co-hort, Niki Jabbour, alerted me to the fact that she had seen a tweet from Edible Toronto about looking for writers for the spring issue. Read more »

WNED Buffalo: Garden Wisdom show airing March 9

At the end of summer 2015, I got a call from a producer at WNED Buffalo to see if I would participate in a show about gardening in Southern Ontario and Western New York. Since I had all my raised beds planted for my book, Raised Bed Revolution, I happily agreed. Read more »

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