1st Place with 173 points:

From LeafPeeper: "This is a view of my side/secret garden as taken from under our large cedar trees. This is a late spring view as azaleas and rhododendrons are still blooming."

2nd Place with 121 points:

From mygardens: "Our dogwood tree makes a bold seasonal statement against the backdrop of the Miscanthus sinensis sitting at the edge of our pond with the afternoon sun shining through. "

3rd Place with 111 points:

From eden100: "garden path of annuals"

Runner Up with 104 points:

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."

Runner Up with 47 points:

From mygardens: "We planted dogwood, river birch, rough-stemmed asters and swamp sunflowers at the pond's edge to make our fall landscape a second spring."

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