Gardening magazines hit by fall in circulation

The circulation of consumer garden magazines fell by 2.2% over the 12 months between June 2009 and June 2010, the latest ABC figures have shown.

Overall, circulation fell from 757,447 to 740,898, with all publications seeing a reduction in sales apart from the BBC's Gardens Illustrated, which saw a 6.8% rise to 33,453.

The RHS membership magazine The Garden had a 0.9% cent fall in circulation to 339,635, while Bauer's Garden Answers suffered the worst, falling 11.2%. The BBC's Gardeners' World magazine fell 2.3% to 260,133.


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