Chicagoland Gardening has been educating, inspiring and entertaining gardeners throughout Zone 5 in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan for over 15 years!
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for Chicagoland Gardening and additional State by State Gardening magazines,
contact Ann Sanders (IL, IN, WI, MI, OH): 630-908-2224
P.O. Box 730, Downers Grove, IL 60515
State by State Gardening publishes gardening magazines for 19 states:
Alabama Gardener, Arkansas Gardener, Carolina Gardener, Chicagoland Gardening, Florida Gardening, Georgia Gardening, Indiana Gardening, Iowa Gardener, Kentucky Gardener, Louisiana Gardener, Michigan Gardening, Mississippi Gardener, Missouri Gardener, Minnesota Gardening, Ohio Gardener, Oklahoma Gardener, Pennsylvania Gardener, Tennessee Gardener, Virginia Gardener and Wisconsin Gardening.
For national advertising information contact us toll-free: 888-265-3600
Ann Sanders, ext. 342
Regina Buggs, ext. 102
Kathy Hogrefe, ext. 341
“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.
>>View a list of locations that carry the magazine.
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Cathy Jean Maloney
Beth Botts, Susan Crawford, Betty Earl, Adele Kleine, Nina Koziol, Mike Nowak, Patrice Peltier, Heather Prince, Deb Terrill and Michelle Byrne Walsh
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.
If ever there was dark side to an avocation based on goodness and light, it is the idea of a “gardening competition.”
“Do you have geraniums?” “Pelargonium or cranesbill?” “Sorry?” “Er, Pelargonium or cranesbill.” “No, I’m not interested ...
I had one of those horticultural dreams the other night. You know what I’m talking about. The ones where you’re being ...
I am a bad influence. And not just on would-be gardeners. Oh, no, it’s far worse than that. I am corrupting America’s youth.
Pop Quiz! (Bet you didn’t see this coming. Hurry! There’s still time to turn to another page! Oops, too late.)
I am interested in growing fruit trees in my suburban DuPage County yard. Can sweet cherries be grown here? Can you suggest varieties of apples, pears, peaches, apricots and plums that are hardy and disease resistant?
Where can I order a media kit?
I have a hoya houseplant that has been growing happily for eight years. It had flowers when I received it, but it hasn’t bloomed since. What am I doing wrong? Can I get it to flower?