Testimonial Background

"One of very few publications I read from cover to cover." - Panayoti Kelaidis

"...the finest regional gardening magazine I've ever read." - Angie Hanna

"The depth, breadth and consistent quality of your paper is amazing." - Lucy Sanderson

"...a thinking gardener's companion." - Lauren Springer Ogden

"...Colorado Gardener has become the standard." - Kelly Grummons

About Colorado Gardener

We provide our readers with the ideas, information, resources, inspiration and sense of humor needed to grow ornamental and edible plants successfully in our fast changing, unpredictable climate. We emphasize waterwise and environmentally sound practices.

We publish two print Spring issues in late March and mid May, plus a Harvest Issue toward the end of August.

Editorial Profile

Colorado Gardener is an independently owned, creatively designed tabloid-size gardening newsmagazine. Packed with practical information, resources and engaging features on local flora and fauna, gardens and gardeners, it provides readers with the ideas, information, encouragement, and resources they need to grow perennials, annuals, bulbs, vegetables, herbs, shrubs and trees in our fast changing, unpredictable climate. We emphasize environmentally sound and waterwise practices, and let our readers know where they can find the plants, tools, supplies, and services they need – locally.

Our writers are prominent horticulturists and award-winning garden authors.

Celebrating our 23rd Anniversary in 2020!

Advertising and Publishing

2021 Advertising Rates

Complete information on our 2020 Advertising Rates.

2020 Publishing Schedule & Deadlines

Spring Issue 1 – On stands: March 20-23

FINAL Ad (Materials) Deadline: February 19
FINAL Calendar Deadline: March 4
Editorial/Writers’ Deadline: February 17

Spring/Summer Issue 2 - On stands: May 14

FINAL Ad (Materials) Deadline: April 10
FINAL Calendar Deadline: April 21
Editorial/Writers’ Deadline: April 10

Harvest Issue 3 – On stands: August 20

FINAL Ad (Materials) Deadline: July 24
FINAL Calendar Deadline: August 3
Editorial/Writers’ Deadline: July 24