High Country Gardens Photo Contest

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Show off your gardening and photography skills! We want to see your creative planting ideas in action, your gardens filled with perennials and pollinators. Enter our Photo Contest for your chance to win one of several prizes, and to possibly have your image featured on our website and publications. See contest details below.

Photo Contest Details & Deadlines:

  • We will award one $100 Grand Prize and up to five $50 Runner Up Prizes
  • Prizes will be awarded in the form of High Country Gardens Certificates. High Country Gardens Staff choose the finalists, and the Grand Prize Winner is chosen by popular vote! 

Enter Our Spring Photo Contest

Take a picture of your High Country Gardens plants - artistic shots, candid photos, close-ups, or landscapes - we love them all. Tips for success: Be sure that your photo is well-focused, and submit a high quality image file. 

Spring Contest Deadlines & Details

  • Submit your photos through Sunday, May 10, 2020.
  • Finalists will be announced on or before Friday, May 15, 2020. 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 Friday, May 15, 2020 through Sunday, May 31, 2020.
  • The Grand Prize Winner and Runners Up will be announced by Friday, June 5, 2020. Winners will be contacted via email, and then announced on social media.

We look for photos and finalists across the following categories:

  1. Year-Round Garden Design: Do you have shrubs, trees, cacti, and ornamental grasses that look beautiful all year round? We'd love to see your gardens in winter.
  2. Small Plant Groupings: Show us what flowers you think look great planted together, in a single bed or in a container.
  3. High Country Gardens plants, bulbs, or seeds: We love to see our plants in your garden - especially our exclusive plants and introductions! Please make a note of the variety, if possible.
  4. Critters & Pollinators In The Garden: Catch birds, butterflies, and bees in action, or show us wildlife or pets enjoying your yard.
  5. People in the Garden: Send us an adorable portrait with gardeners of any age enjoying gardens and flowers.
  6. Pre-Planned Gardens: Be sure to let us know which garden you're growing!
Photo by Leslie Miller: Swallowtail Butterfly on Gomphrena 'Fireworks'Photo by Leslie Miller: Swallowtail Butterfly on Gomphrena 'Fireworks'
Photo by Leslie Miller: Swallowtail Butterfly on Gomphrena 'Fireworks'

Congratulations To The Grand Prize Winner & Runners Up For Our Fall/Winter Photo Contest

Hummingbird & Agastache By Dylan TuckerHummingbird & Agastache By Dylan Tucker
GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Hummingbird & Agastache By Dylan Tucker
Monarch & Aster By Samantha MostekMonarch & Aster By Samantha Mostek
Monarch & Aster By Samantha Mostek
Swallowtail Butterflies & Joe Pye Weed By Kathleen ConnerSwallowtail Butterflies & Joe Pye Weed By Kathleen Conner
Swallowtail Butterflies & Joe Pye Weed By Kathleen Conner
Meadow & Blue Sky By Leslie MillerMeadow & Blue Sky By Leslie Miller
Meadow & Blue Sky By Leslie Miller
Coreopsis By Celeste MeyeresCoreopsis By Celeste Meyeres
Coreopsis By Celeste Meyeres
Red Rocks Penstemon & Bee By Jason BidgoodRed Rocks Penstemon & Bee By Jason Bidgood
Red Rocks Penstemon & Bee By Jason Bidgood

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.