Magazines are a great source for ideas and tips related to maintaining your lawn and garden. Read the current issue in the Periodicals Room or take the previous issues home. (All magazines, except for the current issue, may be checked out for seven days.)
The American Gardener
Published by the American Horticultural Society, this magazine features in-depth articles on new and native plants, influential garden personalities, garden history, and earth friendly gardening techniques and products. There are also regular sections on design, children’s gardening, book reviews for gardening books, and a calendar of nationwide gardening events.
Fine Gardening magazine provides breathtaking design ideas and helpful techniques to assist readers in getting great results in their own gardens. In each issue, editors provide a section on: garden design basics, expert advice to improve your garden, in-depth information on plants, useful techniques and time-saving tips, honest tool reviews, and planting advice for your region.
Organic Gardening shares information about creating a beautiful yard year-round that is safe for people, pets, and wildlife. It also provides in-depth reporting on choosing the best plants to grow, the most effective pest and weed control strategies, tips, and techniques for keeping plants healthy, sustainable living ideas, plus how to grow and prepare the freshest foods.
Other magazines with lawn and garden sections:
Better Homes and Gardens
Each issue of Better Homes and Gardens includes articles on smart, approachable design, decorating, gardening, food, entertaining, and personal and family well-being.
This magazine focuses on herb gardening, herbal home remedies, and cooking with herbs.
Kansas City Homes and Gardens
In each issue, KCH&G publishes beautifully photographed and professionally researched articles covering Kansas City homes and gardens.
Martha Stewart Living
Take advantage of Martha’s smart and easy entertaining, cooking, decorating, and gardening ideas. Learn how to host simple, warm, creative, and memorable gatherings. Grow easy, spectacular flowers and vegetable gardens. Discover ways to preserve and protect the things you love.
Midwest Living magazine delivers the best of what the nation’s heartland has to offer. Each bimonthly issue features region-specific coverage of travel and transportation, building and gardening, food and nutrition, sports and recreation, and culture and humanities.
Mother Earth News
This magazine provides an invaluable guide to leading a more sustainable life (i.e. fighting rising energy costs, protecting the environment, avoiding processed foods, and tips for growing fresh, natural produce at home.)
Natural Home is the authority on sustainable home design and materials, earth-friendly decor and natural lifestyles. Readers can find information, advice, and inspiration to create beautiful, indoor and outdoor, earth-friendly living spaces.