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Prizes up for grabs

  • High-quality printed canvas, framed print, or photo tin featuring your winning image.
  • Selection of seasonal seeds to grow or share.
  • Feature in the 2021 calendar and receive three copies.

Monthly winners

  • The five winners chosen each month will be announced in the app.
  • Each winner will receive a printed gift and seed selection.
  • Photos can be taken of anything garden related, from landscapes to wildlife.

Overall winners

  • Twelve of the best photos from our monthly winners will be selected to feature in a 2021 calendar.
  • Each winner will receive three copies of the calendar.

What is Candide?

Candide is an app for people interested in plants and gardens to find inspiration and knowledge. In the app, you’ll find places to visit, gardening top-tips, and a friendly community of green-fingered folk who will be there to help you with any plant-related problems.

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What is Candide?

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Check out last year's winners

Forest scene with wildflowers
Moss-covered ruined historical building
Robin bird perched on stone
Castle in landscape with purple sky
Sun shining over forest landscape
Striking sunset with daisies in foreground
Formal garden in summer
Historical building with formal gardens

How it works

  • To participate, download the app and create an account
  • Post your photo and tell us what you love about the garden
  • Use the hashtag #welovegardens and tag where the image was taken

You can only enter three photos to the competition each month, make sure you save your best images!

Terms and conditions apply

Need help posting an image?

Follow our guide on how to post an image.

If you are not an app user, please contact our support at for help with registering and submitting.

Need help posting an image?

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Key Dates

1st February

Competition opens

After each month

Monthly winners announced

30th October

Competition closes

15th November

Calendar winners announced

Follow @CandideUK on our app to stay up to date


Yes, of course! This competition is aimed at sharing our love for gardens via Candide.
Your choice. Smartphone, GoPro, SLR camera, whatever you’re most comfortable using. Just make sure the image is hi-resolution, you’ll need to send us your original image if you win.
Monthly prizes will be awarded after the end of each month and announced in the app by @CandideUK.
Yes, our Garden Photography Competition is completely free for all participants.
To apply, you will need to download and install Candide (it's free), create an account, and follow the instructions here.
  1. By entering the competition you agree to Candide using your image and username in any subsequent marketing material. This includes but is not limited to the 2021 calendar, competition promotion, social media sharing.
  2. You may only enter three images per month, make sure to save the best ones for the competition.
  3. To facilitate the prize delivery, we would require participants to provide us with a United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland address
Email us at

Download the app now and enter

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