Advertising information

Reach enthusiastic gardeners looking for new products and ideas

Garden Making media kitGarden Making celebrates the joy of gardening for home gardeners.

We are the trusted source of comprehensive and clearly presented information and ideas for home gardeners. We provide a respected environment for marketers to connect with gardeners.

The gardening audience

Your advertising will reach experienced as well as neophyte gardeners who enjoy gardening as a satisfying recreation. Increasingly, men and women in their 30s and 40s are eager to learn more about gardening to enhance their personal landscape. At the same time, gardening continues to be a popular activity for Canadians age 50 or older who are spending more time and money on their surroundings.

Engage with home gardeners

Direct your marketing message to new and experienced gardeners who are looking for ideas and information about their favourite activity.

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Garden Making magazine is a member of the Alliance for Audited Media (formerly the Audit Bureau of Circulations) with audited circulation of 23,462 in 2012.

Download June 2013 AAM Publisher’s Statement

Download 2012 AAM Audit Report

 Fast facts

  • Quarterly: issued March, May, August, November
  • Leading garden writers and expert team
  • Perfect-bound magazine on quality paper stock
  • Full colour, trim size 8″ x 10.875″
  • Circulation: 23,462 (AAM audited average for 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2012)
  • Member, Alliance for Audited Media
  • Member, Magazines Canada-
  • Editorial content: 70+ pages of articles and photos in every issue
  • Audience includes new and experienced gardeners
  • Testimonials: Readers adore and trust Garden Making

Published by Inspiring Media Inc., 437 Mississauga St., PO Box 808, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0
Tel.: (905) 468-2999  Fax: (866) 857-4262

Advertising contact

Gwen Dunant, email gwendunant@gardenmaking.com

Marketplace information

For as little as $50 you can reach avid gardeners with a classified ad. Small display ads in our Marketplace section are as little as $120.

Garden Making advertising deadlines

Issue Space closing Material due Magazine on sale
#15 Fall 2013 July 9, 2013
July 12, 2013
August 22, 2013
#16 Winter 2013-14 Oct. 1, 2013 Oct. 7, 2013 Nov. 14, 2013
#17 Spring 2014 Jan. 7, 2014 Jan. 13, 2014 Feb. 20, 2014
#18 Summer 2014 April 1, 2014 April 7, 2014 May 15, 2014
#19 Fall 2014 July 8, 2014 July 14, 2014 August 21, 2014
#20 Winter 2014-15 Sept. 30, 2014 Oct. 6, 2014 Nov. 13, 2014

Advertising specifications

Ad sizes Non-bleed Bleed size
Full page 7.3” x 10” 8.25” x 11.125”
2/3 page 4.5” x 10” 4.95” x 11.125”
1/2 page horizontal 7.33” x 5” 8.25” x 5.42”
1/3 vertical 2.25” x 10” 2.7” x 11.125”
1/3 square 4.5” x 4.9” n/a
1/6 vertical 2.25” x 4.9” n/a
1/6 horizontal 4.5” x 2.36″ n/a
Double page spread 15.33” x 10” 16.25” x 11.125”
1/2 DPS 15” x 5” 16.25” x 5.42”