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Mark Cullen

Mark Cullen is an expert gardener, author, broadcaster and garden editor of Reno & Decor magazine. A bestselling author, Cullen has over 500,000 books in print in Canada. He offers tips for environmentally conscious gardeners in his weekly column in the New Homes and Condos section of the Toronto Star’s Saturday edition. Over the years, Cullen’s involvement in various causes and communities has garnered him numerous awards. In 2003, he received the Queen's Jubilee Medal for his “outstanding contribution to helping to feed the hungry through his work with Plant A Row — Grow a Row.” Cullen lives in his environmentally friendly dream home, where he enjoys his 10- acre garden and spending time with his wife and four children. Cullen is the founding chair of Trees For Life, The Urban Tree Coalition. He is spokesperson for Home Hardware Lawn and Garden. Go to www.markcullen.com to sign up for Mark's free monthly newsletter.