28 January 2015


Publisher & CEO of Garden Making magazine.  Canada

How to Get Gardeners Excited About Visiting Gardens – From a Publishing Perspective

Michael Fox is the Publisher and CEO of Garden Making. The quarterly magazine and other properties, such as gardenmaking.com, are a joint effort of Michael Fox, a long time magazine circulator, and Beckie Fox, a journalist and published gardening author.They created their company, Inspiring Media Inc., with the objective to inform and inspire home gardeners in two cohorts – long-time gardeners as well as people new to gardening.

Michael became an entrepreneur with the launch of the magazine in 2010, and retired from Rogers Publishing in 2012 where he was Senior Vice President, Circulation & Development, after more than 30 years in publishing. He is a director and the current Chair of Magazines Canada, the national association for magazine media.