Are you ready? It's time for our 14th annual photo contest! Enter your best pictures of the year, for a chance to win a calendar and annual subscription here. Hurry! Deadline for entries is October 21.
From PattyLouise: "I just love the autumn ferns. The bunnies love to hang out here!"
Runner Up with 90 points:
From kemboja70: "This photo taken in our backyard, on April 2012. Instead of having a lawn, we put in planters for perennials, succulents, & raised beds for vegetables. We added flagstones with grass in between."
Runner Up with 82 points:
From LeafPeeper: "Late July is one of our favorite times of the year when the garden is especially lush and the summer flowering shrubs and perennials are in full swing."
Runner Up with 50 points:
From candlestick: "A sky blue garden urn is nestled in a sea of striking foliage. Its surroundings include a hardy fern, lamium, a variety of hosta cultivars and a nicely contrasting caladium."