SOURCE: Scranton Gillette Communications

November 19, 2012 11:00 ET

Award: Scranton Gillette Communications' Horticulture Publications Win 2012 Eddie Awards

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL--(Marketwire - Nov 19, 2012) - GPN (Greenhouse Product News) and Lawn & Garden Retailer magazines, published by Scranton Gillette Communications' Horticulture Group, were named by FOLIO magazine as 2012 Eddie Award winners for Best Full Issue in their respective categories. GPN captured a bronze ranking while Lawn & Garden Retailer captured silver.

"It is truly an honor for both GPN and Lawn & Garden Retailer to be recognized in their respective categories by one of the largest and toughest competitions in the magazine publishing industry. We appreciate this acknowledgement of the editorial quality that the SGC Horticulture Group produces in each and every issue," says Editorial Director Tim Hodson.

According to FOLIO, the FOLIO team and a panel of more than 300 judges whittled down more than 2,000 entries to approximately 400 finalists in both editorial and design categories. Announcement of the winners, originally scheduled during FOLIO's MediaNext Conference in New York City on October 31, was postponed for a luncheon on November 14 due to Hurricane Sandy. The prestigious Eddie Awards competition recognizes editorial excellence among B2B publications.

For more information about GPN, Lawn & Garden Retailer or the Scranton Gillette Communications' Custom Media Division, please contact Sandi Stevenson, Director of Creative Services & Promotion, at; 847.391.1010. __________________________________________________________

Scranton Gillette Communications is a 106-year-old privately owned business-to-business media company. Combined, Scranton Gillette Communications and SGC Horizon own the print and digital assets of Greenhouse Product News, Lawn & Garden Retailer, Water & Wastes Digest, Water Quality Products, Storm Water Solutions, Imaging Technology News, Diagnostic & Interventional Cardiology, Construction Equipment, Professional Remodeler, Professional Builder, Roads & Bridges, Home Fashion Forecast, THE DIAPASON, Residential Lighting, and Custom Builder magazines.

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