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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.

For questions regarding advertising, please contact Corporate and Foundations Relations Manager Sara Wilson Meyer, at swmeyer@publicgardens.orgClick to view ad contract. 

RATE CARD - 2022

Rates shown are per issue
Corporate Gold members receive a 20% discount on all
Public Garden advertising.
Corporate Associate and Institutional members receive a 10% discount on all
Public Garden advertising.

Ad Size 1 Issue 2 Issues 4 Issues
Full Page $2,180 $2,075 $1,970
1/2 Page $1,720 $1,640 $1,550
1/3 Page $1,370 $1,300 $1,240
Cover 2 (back cover 2/3 page) $2,760 $2,625 $2,490
Cover 3 (inside back cover) $2,550 $2,430 $2,300
Cover 4 (inside front cover) $2,970 $2,820 $2,670
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 Horizontal 7.375 3.25
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 1/8” to trim edge.
Effective resolution of 350 dpi for all bitmapped images. 

Issue Deadlines - 2022

Issue Reservation Materials
Issue 1 - February December 3, 2021 December 20, 2021
Issue 2 - May March 4 March 21
Issue 3 - August June 3 June 20
Issue 4 - November September 2 September 19