Chicagoland Gardening has been educating, inspiring and entertaining gardeners throughout Zone 5 in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan for 20 years!
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“Chicagoland Gardening magazine keeps people well informed about the latest trends and issues in gardening, and we are fortunate indeed to have it as a source.”
— Former Mayor Richard M. Daley, Chicago
Our mission is to spread the joy of gardening by connecting our readers with the places, products and knowledge they need to achieve their own gardening goals.
Chicagoland Gardening, a publication of State by State Gardening magazines
P.O. Box 730
Downers Grove, IL 60515-0730
The Magazine for Our Region.
A bi-monthly publication
(Jan/Feb, March/April, May/June, July/Aug, Sept/Oct, Nov/Dec)
Newsstand sale price: $4.99
Available at many independent garden centers, Whole Foods Stores, Barnes & Noble Books, The Morton Arboretum, and many other outlets. Also available at local Target, Walgreens, Meijer and other retail stores.
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Kathy Hogrefe, Ann Sanders, Regina Buggs, Tina Beckel
For information and inspiration on garden design, plants, and practical advice for the Chicagoland area turn to Chicagoland Gardening magazine.
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