Garden Center Editorial Calendar

January

Hard Goods

Spring Survival Guide

Plants

Spring Survival Guide

Decor/Gifts

Spring Survival Guide

Products

Spring Survival Guide

Supplement

Spring Profit Centers

Close Date

12/12/19

Materials Due

12/19/19


February

Hard Goods

Fairy Gardening

Plants

Annuals, Edibles

Dècor/Gifts

Indoor decor

Products

Tools, Carts, Equipment

Supplement

Spring Trials Special Section, Retail Product Roundup

Close Date

1/15/20

Materials Due

1/22/20


March

Hard Goods

Patio furniture

Plants

Ornamental grasses, Branded plants

Dècor/Gifts

Wind chimes

Products

Birding

Supplement

Variety guide, Ask the Experts

Close Date

2/14/20

Materials Due

2/21/20


April

Hard Goods

Fire pits/grills

Plants

Container combinations

Dècor/Gifts

Pottery & containers

Products

Watering tools & accessories

Supplement

Houseplant report

Close Date

3/16/20

Materials Due

3/23/20


May

Hard Goods

Software

Plants

Natives, Drought-tolerant plants

Dècor/Gifts

Garden ornaments

Products

Fertilizers, Pesticides

Supplement

Variety Guide, Technology Report

Close Date

4/15/20

Materials Due

4/22/20


June

Hard Goods

Water features

Plants

=Succulents

Dècor/Gifts

Gardener gear, Apparel

Products

Growing media, Soil amendments

Supplement

Industry Partners

Close Date

5/15/20

Materials Due

5/22/20


July

Hard Goods

Fertilizers/growth products

Plants

Poinsettias/holiday plants

Dècor/Gifts

Holiday dècor

Products

Indoor growing supplies

Supplement

Retail Product Roundup

Close Date

6/15/20

Materials Due

6/22/20


August

Hard Goods

Urban gardening

Plants

Seeds, Bulbs

Dècor/Gifts

Fountains, Statuary

Products

Organics

Supplement

New Product Introductions

Close Date

7/15/20

Materials Due

7/22/20


September

Hard Goods

State of the Industry Report

Plants

State of the Industry Report

Dècor/Gifts

State of the Industry Report

Products

State of the Industry Report

Supplement

State of the Industry Report

Close Date

8/14/20

Materials Due

8/21/20


October

Hard Goods

Plant care products

Plants

Perennials, Roses

Dècor/Gifts

Bird feeders & houses

Products

Hydroponics, Aquaponics

Supplement

Increasing Profits

Close Date

9/15/20

Materials Due

9/22/20


November

Hard Goods

Water gardening, Bulk/bagged goods

Plants

Trees, Shrubs

Dècor/Gifts

Animal-themed dècor

Products

Signs, labels & tags

Supplement

Retail Product Roundup

Close Date

10/15/20

Materials Due

10/22/20


December

Hard Goods

Top 100 Independent Garden Centers

Plants

Top 100 Independent Garden Centers

Dècor/Gifts

Top 100 Independent Garden Centers

Products

Top 100 Independent Garden Centers

Supplement

Top 100 Independent Garden Centers

Close Date

11/16/20

Materials Due

11/23/20

Garden Center Magazine Media Kit