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Promote Your Business with Public Garden!

Public Garden is THE magazine for public gardening professionals, offering current, engaging content devoted to the world of botanic gardens, arboreta and other horticultural institutions. 

Is your business connected to Decision Makers at Public Gardens?

Each year, Public Garden connects with more than 10,000 industry professionals through print and digital versions published quarterly. 

American Public Gardens Association and Public Garden offer you a variety of opportunities to connect with our members by advertising in Public Garden

Reader Profile

Public Garden’s audience includes a vast continuum of garden professionals, from public horticulture students to seasoned industry veterans.

Of Public Garden readers:
66% - Are Supervisors or high-level administrators within their organization
77% - Share the magazine with 1-3 (or more) others
85% - Find Public Garden to be a valuable professional resource

Our readers include arborists, board trustees, conservation specialists, curators, educators, fund raisers and foundation leaders, horticulturists, librarians, public garden directors, public relations professionals, researchers and volunteer coordinators. Other subscribers include companies that provide products and services to the public garden community, students, libraries, and others with an interest in public horticulture.


IMPORTANT NOTE: Please do not sign until space and the total amount owed is confirmed. This document contains the Association's full terms and conditions for advertising in Public Garden. When ready, simply fill out and return to Dorothea Coleman, Managing Editor, at


For further questions regarding advertising, please contact Managing Editor, Dorothea Coleman, at



Corporate Gold members receive a 20% discount and 
Corporate Associate and Institutional members receive a 10% discount on all Public Garden advertising.

Ad Size 1 Issue 2 Issues 3 Issues 4  Issues  
Full Page $2,180 $4,150 $6,050 $7,880
1/2 Page $1,720 $3,280 $4,780 $6,200
1/3 Page $1,370 $2,600 $3,800 $4,960
Cover 2 (back cover 2/3 page) - not available in 2023 $2,760 $5,250 $7,660 $9,960
Cover 3 (inside back cover) $2,550 $4,860 $7,080 $9,200

Cover 4 (inside front cover) -
not available in 2023

$2,970 $5,640 $8,250 $10,680
Full Page $1,800      
2 Page Spread $3,590      


Mechanical Specifications

Specifications show in inches

Ad Size Width Depth
Full Page, Bleed 8.625 11.125
Full Page (+ 0.125" bleed) 7.375 9.7375
2/3 Page (back cover only) 7.375 6.625
1/2 Page Horizontal 7.375 4.74
1/3 Page Vertical 2.375 9.7375
1/3 Page Square 4.7284 4.7284


*All advertisements must be submitted as high resolution (300 dpi) PDFs, CYMK with all fonts embedded.

*Final page trim size is 8.375” x 10.875”.

*Heat web offset printing with saddle stitch binding. Four-color process (CMYK) with 0.125” bleed on all sides.

*Live content no closer than 0.125” to trim edge.

*Effective resolution of 350 dpi for all bitmapped images. 

Please submit all artwork to Dorothea Coleman, Managing Editor, at


Issue Deadlines - 2023*

Issue Reservation Materials
Issue 1 - February December 1, 2023 December 20, 2023
Issue 2 - May March 1 March 20
Issue 3 - August June 1 June 20
Issue 4 - November September 1 September 20


*Or the first U.S. business day after, if the deadline falls on a holiday or weekend.