Connect with avid home gardeners

Garden Making logoWe publish Garden Making to provide home gardeners with useful, practical information with quarterly issues of Garden Making magazine, the website, targeted newsletters and digital apps.

We aspire to be inspiring for home gardeners, so we named our company Inspiring Media Inc. We’re a small, independent publisher, based in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada.

Garden Making issue 29
Garden Making issue #29 for spring 2017.

Our magazine, Garden Making, is the trusted Canadian source for gardeners in a northern climate. It’s published four times a year – in February, May, August and November.

Our print and digital audiences include expert and beginning gardeners — anyone who really wants to know the what, when and how of gardening.

We invest in excellent content that people can trust and act upon. Our articles and photography are commissioned from accomplished professional contributors. We assign articles and photography and pay for the published contributions. Articles are fact-checked.

Next issue of Garden Making: May 2017

Garden Making 30

Garden Making No. 30 for summer 2017 is coming in May. We’re exploring the theme “The New Natural Garden.” Reserve your advertising now.

2017 issues for home gardeners

2017-dates-and-ratesGarden Making starts its 8th year of publishing in 2017. Issues will be released every three months, on Feb. 14, May 15, Aug. 14 and Nov. 13.

Our print and digital audiences continue to grow because we provide reliable and credible ideas and inspiration. Our affluent, engaged audiences actively seek products and services for their homes and gardens.

With our focused readers, you’ll be in front of them with your marketing message. We can help you grow your sales.

We welcome new advertisers. Please contact

View the 2017 schedule

The business model for Garden Making

The decision by TVA Inc. to close Canadian Gardening magazine after its spring 2016 issue prompted some questions from readers and advertisers about magazine publishing. Here’s our business model for Garden Making.

Read about our approach for Garden Making magazine.