Saturday, September 04, 2010

Washington Gardener Hires New Advertising Representative John Peter Thomson

Washington Gardener Magazine is please to announce that John Peter Thompson is their new Independent Advertising Representative. He will be taking over the magazine’s ad sales and promotional opportunities effective immediately. John Peter can be reached at or by phone at 301-440-8404 .

John Peter Thompson is uniquely connected in the Mid-Atlantic gardening universe. Among his memberships and positions: Board member, Behnke Nurseries; President, National Agricultural Research Alliance - Beltsville; Vice Chair Prince George's County Historic Preservation Commission; Consultant - Invasive Species; Trustee, Prince George's County Memorial Library System; Member, Maryland Invasive Species Council; LBJ Wild Flower Center Sustainable Landscape Standards Technical Advisor; Immediate Past Vice Chair, National Invasive Species Council Advisory Committee; former Chair, Prince George's County Chamber of Commerce; Chesapeake Conservation Landscape Council; former President, Maryland Nursery & Landscape Association (MNLA) and Mid Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council (MA-EPPC); Member PlantWise Advisory Comm.

Washington Gardener Magazine ( is the gardening publication specifically for the local metro area — zones 6-7 — Washington DC and its suburbs. Washington Gardener Magazine’s basic mission is to help DC area gardens grow better. The magazine is written entirely by local area gardeners. The content of the magazine gives real examples that residents of the greater DC region can use immediately in your own garden.

Washington Gardener is a local, independent, and woman-owned business based in Silver Spring, MD. The publication is dedicated to promoting the best practices for area gardening.

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