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How to Submit an Article
Garden & Greenhouse magazine requires authoritative and well-researched feature stories that range between 1,200 and 2,000 words in length. Copy should be formatted in Microsoft Word or plain text and be submitted via disk, CD-ROM, or e-mail. (You are strongly encouraged to contact the publisher prior to writing an article.)

Images
Please accompany your article with photos, illustrations, and/or graphs. Digital images are preferred, but slides, transparencies, or photos are welcome. Hard copy for charts and graphs should be laser quality, and all images should be identified with captions.

Guidelines for electronic submissions

  • Formats: EPS, TIFF, JPEG, or Bitmap (for graphs)
  • Applications: Illustrator, Photoshop, Freehand, PageMaker, Word, Acrobat, and QuarkXPress files for MAC
  • Media: Zip 100 or 250, Jazz 1 or 2 GB, CD-ROM, 3.5″ Floppy, or e-mail
  • Minimum of 300-dpi-resolution (600 dpi or higher is preferred for charts, diagrams, and graphs)
  • Images should be sent as separate files, not embedded as part of a Word document or PDF file

Author Bio
Bios should be included with every submission, no longer than one paragraph, and are subject to editing. Please include the company name (if applicable), phone number, email address and website address.

Related Material
Submitting related material suitable for a sidebar would add value to the article. This may include reference guides, tips, a short case study, or other facts relating to the subject matter.

Article Acceptance
The publisher has the right to reject, edit, or return articles as deemed appropriate. If your article is accepted, you will receive a writers’ contract. If your article is not accepted you will be notified in writing via e-mail. Each article submission should include your full name, title, company, complete mailing address, and phone number with area code. Authors will automatically receive two free copies of each publication containing his/her article. Please Direct Queries, Abstracts, Papers, Articles to:

Robin Nichols, Publisher
6170 Forest Hills Drive
Dubuque, IA 52002
Phone – 563.557.7571
Fax – 563.557.7641
Rnichols@GardenAndGreenhouse.net

How to Submit a Product Announcement or Press Release

Garden & Greenhouse magazine publishes Product News & Announcements in every issue and welcomes your information. Electronic releases with Word document and image attachments are preferred; however, those sent via mail or fax will also be accepted. Please keep press releases short and concise—one to two pages, maximum. Also be sure to include your contact information: name, title, company, address, phone number, and email.

Images
All images should be identified with captions, and may be submitted in JPEG, EPS, TIFF, or BITMAP format. A minimum resolution of 300-dpi is required; 600-dpi or higher is preferred, especially for diagrams, charts, and graphs. ZIP files are also accepted. Please Direct Inquiries & Press Releases to:

Robin Nichols, Publisher
6170 Forest Hills Drive
Dubuque, IA 52002
Phone – 563.557.7571
Fax – 563.557.7641
Rnichols@GardenAndGreenhouse.net

NOTE: Press release submissions may or may not be published in Garden & Greenhouse magazine, and are subject to editing. If your release is published, then you will receive a copy of the magazine indicating where your media information is printed. Photos and releases sent regular mail will not be returned.

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