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Garden Gate Reader Garden Award 2021

By: Garden Gate staff
Enter your own garden for a chance to be photographed and featured in a future issue of Garden Gate magazine! (Open to U.S. and Canadian residents)

Enter your own garden for a chance to be photographed and featured in a future issue of Garden Gate magazine! Open to U.S. and Canadian residents

Guidelines for the Reader Garden Award 2021:

  • Only amateur gardeners are eligible for awards; participants cannot earn their living from gardening, landscaping or interior design.
  • Gardens that have received other national gardening honors or awards or have been featured in a national magazine are ineligible.
  • Please retain an original copy of your complete entry for your records; materials will not be returned.
  • Images from entries may be shared online.

How To Enter:

Email (preferred method of entry):

Email your information and a link to your images in cloud storage (Dropbox, Google Drive, Amazon Cloud Drive, etc.) to


Reader Garden Award
Garden Gate Magazine
2143 Grand Avenue,
Des Moines, IA 50312


Submit photos of your garden using the hashtag: #ggmagReaderGarden

What to send:

Send us your name, address, email and telephone number, as well as color photographs, printouts or digital photos of your garden, a rough landscape plan (optional), and a brief description of your garden or garden room.

Please limit the number of images to 20, and show us the whole garden  — please no closeups of flowers.

Deadline for submissions:

Submissions must be received by December 1st, 2020. Award winners will be selected by Garden Gate editors to be featured in a future issue.

Published: June 22, 2019
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