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."

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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. "

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3rd Place with 111 points:

From eden100: "garden path of annuals"

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Runner Up with 104 points:

From PattyLouise: "I just love the autumn ferns. The bunnies love to hang out here!"

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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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