High Country Gardens Photo ContestHigh Country Gardens Photo Contest

High Country Gardens Photo Contest

Vote For The Winners Of Our 2021 Summer Contest!

This summer's photos were nothing short of amazing! It's not an easy task, but 

Photo Contest Prizes

We will award a $100 Grand Prize to one winner, and $50 Prizes for the runners-up. The winners will be contacted via email, and prizes will be awarded in the form of digital High Country Gardens Gift Certificates. 

  • Submit your photos through August 29, 2021.
  • Finalists will be announced on or before Friday, September 3, 2021. Each finalist will be notified by email, so you can share your photo when it's time to vote.
  • Voting for the Grand Prize Winner will be open from September 10-26, 2021.
  • The Grand Prize Winner and Runners Up will be announced the week of Monday, September 27, 2021. Winners will be contacted via email directly, and announced on social media.

Use The Form Below To Vote For Your Favorite Photo

Pink poppy and honeybeePink poppy and honeybee
Bee & Poppy By Pamela T.
Hummingbird & blue Agastache flowersHummingbird & blue Agastache flowers
Hummingbird & Agastache By Linda C.
Monarch Butterfly & orange Asclepias tuberosa flowerMonarch Butterfly & orange Asclepias tuberosa flower
Monarch Butterfly & Asclepias tuberosa By Caroline W.
Swallowtail butterfly, bumblee, honeybees on one echinacea flowerSwallowtail butterfly, bumblee, honeybees on one echinacea flower
Pollinator Party By Becky K.
Ruby-throated hummingbird and red salvia flowersRuby-throated hummingbird and red salvia flowers
Spread-Eagle Hummingbird & Salvia By Marc M.
A fuzzy bumblebee on a yellow wildflowerA fuzzy bumblebee on a yellow wildflower
Bumblebee & Wildflower By Christina W.
Monarch Butterfly & yellow Santa Fe Maximilian's Sunflower bloomsMonarch Butterfly & yellow Santa Fe Maximilian's Sunflower blooms
Monarch Butterfly & Maximilian's Sunflower By Kathleen T.

Enter Our 2021 Summer Contest!

You've worked hard planning, planting, and caring for your garden. Now you can show off the results to inspire other gardeners and for your chance to win big! Submit a photo of your garden, wildflowers, or favorite plant pairings. Did you capture any photos of birds, butterflies, or bees visiting your flowers? We love to see your High Country Gardens plants thriving. 

Photo Contest Prizes

We will award a $100 Grand Prize to one winner, and $50 Prizes for the runners-up. The winners will be contacted via email, and prizes will be awarded in the form of digital High Country Gardens Gift Certificates. 

  • Submit your photos through August 29, 2021.
  • Finalists will be announced on or before Friday, September 3, 2021. Each finalist will be notified by email, so you can share your photo when it's time to vote.
  • Voting for the Grand Prize Winner will be open from September 6-17, 2021.
  • The Grand Prize Winner and Runners Up will be announced the week of Monday, September 20, 2021. Winners will be contacted via email and announced on social media.

Tips For Success

  • Be sure that your photo is in focus, not blurry, well-composed, and submit a high-quality image file.
  • In the description, please let us know which plant varieties are featured in your photos to help with proper plant identification.
  • If you know the species of the pollinator in your picture, be sure to include it in the description too. 
  • See Six Tips For Good Garden Photography with professional photographer Saxon Holt

Use The Form Below To Submit Your Photos


Winning Photos Archive

SPRING + SUMMER 2021 WINNERS
SUMMER 2019 WINNERS
Orange sulphur butterfly, bee, and yellow cowpen daisy flowerOrange sulphur butterfly, bee, and yellow cowpen daisy flower
SPRING 2019 WINNERS
Field of purple Lupine wildflowersField of purple Lupine wildflowers
SUMMER 2016 WINNERS
Frog on a red Echinacea flowerFrog on a red Echinacea flower
SPRING 2015 WINNERS
MORE PHOTO CONTEST ARCHIVES... COMING SOON!

Photo Contest Details

By submitting a photograph, you represent, acknowledge, and warrant that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by you, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the photograph.

You retain all ownership rights to the photos you submit. However, by submitting a photo, you hereby grant High Country Gardens/American Meadows a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, and display the photo in connection with the High Country Gardens/American Meadows website (and its successors' and affiliates') business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the High Country Gardens/American Meadows Website (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels, including the High Country Gardens catalog, as well as distributing to press outlets, including print and websites.

You may enter as many photos as you wish. Images should be high resolution--greater than 1mb and in .jpg format. If the images total more than 25mb, please use separate entries.

One gift certificate valued at $100 will be awarded to the first place winner, as decided by popular customer vote. Grand Prize winner and Runners Up will be notified by email. Prizes will take the form of a digital gift card. Prizes have no cash value and can only be used to purchase products from High Country Gardens, either via the highcountrygardens.com website or over the phone.