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"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 22nd Anniversary in 2019!

Where to Find Colorado Gardener

You can find our print issue at over 550 locations. We distribute all along the Front Range from Colorado Springs to Fort Collins & Greeley at garden centers, garden shops, nurseries, public gardens, cooperative extension offices, CSU & Front Range College horticulture depts., independent bookstores & hardware stores, libraries, farmers markets, most King Soopers stores in the Metro area and Larimer County, and many other selected locations.

We also distribute at garden tours and conferences, plus we ship to garden clubs, selected nurseries, public gardens, and other locations in Durango, Cortez, Clifton, Cañon City, Grand Junction, Montrose, Vail, Steamboat Springs, Pueblo, La Veta, Cheyenne, WY, and Santa Fe, N.M. For the cost of shipping we will send 50-100 copies of each issue for distribution anywhere in the region.

Colorado Gardener Gardener is available by individual annual subscription for $15. Bulk subscriptions are available for garden clubs or other groups at a greatly reduced cost. Current readership is well over 75,000.