Gardener Guides

is the trade name used by
Gardener Publications LLC of Columbia, South Carolina. We are a
leading media group within the Columbia MSA, serving readers and advertisers in Calhoun, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Richland and Saluda Counties, serving a population of 793,779 (2013 est.). We offer our advertisers unique combinations of print, digital and email marketing opportunities. Our readers have come to expect the unexpected in our content, whether in print or online. We pride ourselves in the long lasting relationships we maintain with our advertising customers.


Press Releases:

April 29, 2014: Gardener Publications LLC today released the Summer 2014 issue of Discover Columbia.  Features in this issue include This Summer's Top 10 Things to Do, event calendars for May, June, July and August, many suggestions for family fun, maps and visitor information.  The magazine is available at Publix and Food Lion grocery stores throughout the Columbia region, 60 restaurants, 100 hotels, sidewalk boxes and by direct mail.

March, 2014: The Spirit of Lake Murray's new website has launched!  Gardener Publications LLC of West Columbia SC has announced that their work has been completed on the new website and is now online.  Gardener created the new site and integrated an online booking system into the site, allowing customers to reserve the charter boat for special occasions or to purchase tickets online to public cruises.  The website address is

January 2, 2014: Today, Gardener Guides has welcomed the new year with its Spring 2014 issue of Discover Columbia featuring a new page size and paper.  Discover Columbia has moved from its digest-size 5.25" x 8.25" to a new larger 7.25" x 9.25" format.  The new issue features a new matte finished paper with a heavier paper weight for its cover.  Kathy Gardener, publisher, said, "We have increased the page size by 50%, growing our physical ad space by 50%.  Now a quarter page ad is equivalent in square inches to our third page in the previous issues.  We feel our advertisers will appreciate bigger advertising spaces and our readers will like the larger pages and nicer paper too.

December 31, 2013: Today, Gardener Publications LLC of West Columbia, SC, purchased the Hotel Advertising Program from Direct Display Co. of Chapin, SC.  The Hotel Advertising Program consists of 35 multi-pocket brochure stands located in hotel properties across the Greater Columbia SC area.  This move enables Gardener to better position its Discover Columbia magazine in these hotels, and also gives Gardener the ability to offer pockets in the stands to businesses wishing to reach hotel guests with rack cards, brochures and menus.

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