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Garden Gate Reader Garden Award 2022

By: Kristin Beane SullivanKristin Beane Sullivan
Now is a great time to look back through your garden photos from last year and enter for a chance to be photographed and featured in a future issue of Garden Gate magazine!

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 2022:

  • 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 used in print or shared online.
  • You are welcome to enter again each year.

How To Enter:

Submit via 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 ReaderGarden@aimmedia.com

Submit via mail:

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

Submit via Instagram:

Submit photos of your garden using the hashtag: #ggmagReaderGarden

What to send:

  • Send us your name, address, email and telephone number in case we need to contact you
  • Color photographs, printouts or digital photos of your garden
  • Rough landscape plan (optional)
  • Brief description of your garden or garden room
  • Please limit the number of images to 20, and show us the whole garden — preferably no closeups of flowers.

Deadline for submissions:

Submissions must be received by May 1st, 2022. Award winner will be selected by Garden Gate editors spring 2022 and contacted to be featured in a future issue.

Published: June 22, 2019
Updated: June 30, 2021
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