We Love Gardens Photography Competition Begins!

Published on March 6th 2020
A heathland in the winter
Our photography competition for 2020 is now underway!
Whether you're visiting Kew, planting potatoes or watering your houseplants, our photography competition is the perfect opportunity to take a moment to celebrate the magic of gardens.

How to enter

  • Post your photo to the feed using the hashtag #welovegardens (please limit this to three entries per month)
  • Photos can be of anything garden-related
  • Don't forget to tag the place where you took the photo
A close up of a frog
chezzauk also won a calendar spot with this fantastic picture of a frog


  • Each month, five winners will receive a printed gift and a selection of seasonal seeds to grow or share. Winners will be announced in the app!
  • At the end of the year, twelve of the best photos will feature in our 2021 calendar. Winners will receive three copies.
Candide calendars on a wall
Examples of our 2020 calendar, featuring last year's winners

Key dates

  • Monthly winners will be announced at the end of the month
  • The competition for the overall winners closes on the 30th of October
  • Entries after this date will be eligible for 2022's calendar. Monthly winners will still be announced until the end of the year
  • The overall winners will be announced in November

To get some inspiration, here are the images featured in our 2020 calendar


Now thats what I call a vegetable patch! #welovegardens #secret #formal #thefaerygardener #nationaltrust #tintinhullgardens


Barrington Court during storm Hannah was quite a dramatic place to be! We practically had the gardens to ourselves! #welovegardens #architecture #formal #nationaltrust #barringtoncourt


The stunning Menlo castle, co. Galway #welovegardens #city #secret #castle #architecture #wildlife #formal #treelovers


#welovegardens #autumnalcolours #secret - The Vyne, Near Basingstoke.


#welovegardens #wildlife


#welovegardens evening sun


Carew Castle across the Water looking beautiful at Sunset with Hawthorn in full bloom too πŸŒ…πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜ #WeLoveGardens #Landscape


The Bluebells are out!! Yay!! They are so beautiful & the smell is glorious!! This is my favourite time of year. I absolutely love Bluebell Season!!! πŸ˜πŸŒ±πŸ’™πŸ€©πŸŒΏπŸ’š The Bees are loving them too!! πŸŒ±πŸπŸ’™πŸ€© #welovegardens #landscape To see some videos of them too, check out my Instagram post... https://www.instagram.com/p/BwpoOkZFEDK/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=7mkaxlegnbv4


Autumn is a cold season, but when I see how colourful leaves sparkle in the sunlight, as in this scene in Chatsworth Garden, Derbyshire, I feel warm inside and happy. #welovegardens #autumnal


Frosty school run. #welovegardens #autumnal #winter


#welovegardens #wildlife Early morning Robin.

We look forward to seeing your entries!

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