APGA Publications

Membership in APGA includes subscriptions to several publications that are widely read in the public horticulture community, and are a source of timely information on garden people, operations, events, careers and research in many areas of horticulture and garden management. These publications enhance the value of APGA membership and provide a valuable link to professionals in horticulture. 

Click Here for Public Garden Magazine

Public Garden is a quarterly magazine that reaches public garden professionals at virtually every botanical garden and arboretum in North America. Each issue of Public Garden focuses on topics of broad interest to professionals in public horticulture.


The APGA e-Newsletter

The monthly APGA e-Newsletter features up-to-the-minute news and professional development opportunities in public horticulture as well as information about APGA and its members. It is currently emailed to all APGA members and has a loyal readership.

To view the current e-Newsletter as well as archived e-Newsletters, click here.

If you are an APGA member and would like to submit a piece of news for the monthly e-newsletter, View the e-newsletter submission guidelines here.

For more information, contact Caitlin Simkovich, APGA Communications & Logistics Manager, at csimkovich@publicgardens.org.


2008 Compensation and Benefits Study

The 2008 Compensation and Benefits Study is available for purchase ! This 125-page report was prepared in partnership with industry experts, Ivy Silver, Area Vice President for Gallagher Benefit Services, and John Walp, President of Converje, and is much more comprehensive than previous studies.

To view the Study's Table of Contents, click here.

To purchase the 2008 Compensation and Benefits Study, contact us at info@publicgardens.org or 610.708.3008.



2007 Medium and Small Garden Benchmarking Study

Thanks to all the members who participated in the first ever 2007 Medium and Small Garden Benchmarking Study!

To purchase the 2007 Medium and Small Garden Benchmarking Study, contact us at info@publicgardens.org or 610.708.3008.