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The Winners of the 2015 All Things Plants Photo Contest Are...

By dave
December 8, 2015

All judging and voting is finished and we are ready to unveil the Best of Show winner, along with the blue ribbon winners of each category. Come in and check it out!

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Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
Garden Photography Region: Pacific Northwest Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Forum moderator Plant Database Moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Dog Lover Foliage Fan Greenhouse Container Gardener Heucheras Sedums
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springcolor
Dec 7, 2015 11:49 PM CST
Loved this contest. Thank you for running this again and to all the people who submitted photos. It was really hard to vote.
Sempervivum for Sale
Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
Sempervivums Container Gardener Foliage Fan Garden Ideas: Master Level Photo Contest Winner: 2014
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webesemps
Dec 7, 2015 11:56 PM CST
Forget the winning; it was great fun! Thanks to all the people who worked hard to put this all together! Smiling
Name: Sue Taylor
Northumberland, UK
Charter ATP Member Houseplants Annuals Garden Photography Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Foliage Fan
Frogs and Toads Container Gardener Cactus and Succulents Butterflies Birds Bee Lover
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kniphofia
Dec 7, 2015 11:59 PM CST
Congratulations Ann on your wonderful winning robin photo!
Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
Garden Photography Region: Pacific Northwest Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Forum moderator Plant Database Moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Dog Lover Foliage Fan Greenhouse Container Gardener Heucheras Sedums
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springcolor
Dec 8, 2015 12:03 AM CST
Love this photo! Looks almost like a painting.
Sempervivum for Sale
Name: Zuzu
Northern California (Zone 9a)
Forum moderator Plant Database Moderator Charter ATP Member Region: California Cat Lover Roses
Clematis Irises Garden Ideas: Level 2 Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier Garden Sages
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zuzu
Dec 8, 2015 2:09 AM CST

Plants Admin

I think it looks like a Japanese woodblock.

https://www.google.com/search?q=japanese+bird+woodblock&biw=...
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
Forum moderator Region: Florida Cat Lover Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents Tropicals
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Dutchlady1
Dec 8, 2015 3:38 AM CST
Congratulations to all great photographers!! I am totally humbled at having won the Tropicals section.
Name: Zuzu
Northern California (Zone 9a)
Forum moderator Plant Database Moderator Charter ATP Member Region: California Cat Lover Roses
Clematis Irises Garden Ideas: Level 2 Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier Garden Sages
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zuzu
Dec 8, 2015 4:04 AM CST

Plants Admin

It's a beautiful photo, Hetty. It got my vote and I'm not surprised it got top honors in that category.
Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
Bee Lover Garden Photography Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: United States of America
Region: Indiana Garden Art Annuals Clematis Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 2
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blue23rose
Dec 8, 2015 5:43 AM CST
Congratulations to all the winners! There are a lot of great photographers on this site.
Vickie
May all your weeds be wildflowers. ~Author Unknown
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
Forum moderator Region: Florida Cat Lover Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents Tropicals
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Dutchlady1
Dec 8, 2015 7:19 AM CST
zuzu said:It's a beautiful photo, Hetty. It got my vote and I'm not surprised it got top honors in that category.

Thank You!

Name: Linda
Tucson, Arizona
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Morning Glories Region: United States of America Amaryllis Hummingbirder
Region: Southwest Gardening Echinacea Roses Birds Seed Starter Plumerias
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quietyard
Dec 8, 2015 1:13 PM CST
That was my favorite photo! Thumbs up Congratulations. Big Grin
" And the Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden" Genesis 2:8

Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Photo Contest Best of Show: 2015
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Galanthophile
Dec 8, 2015 1:18 PM CST
Thank you all for the votes and very kind comments. I am overwhelmed to have won! :)
Name: Leon
Indiana (Zone 5a)
Light is the shadow of God!
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Region: United States of America Region: Indiana Vegetable Grower
Garden Ideas: Master Level Native Plants and Wildflowers Peonies Hummingbirder Dog Lover Lilies
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TBGDN
Dec 8, 2015 1:34 PM CST
Galanthophile said:Thank you all for the votes and very kind comments. I am overwhelmed to have won! :)

That picture was very close to my heart along with three or four others. Somehow I 'knew' this had to be the overall winner. Well done & thanks! Thumbs up

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Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
Bee Lover Garden Photography Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: United States of America
Region: Indiana Garden Art Annuals Clematis Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 2
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blue23rose
Dec 8, 2015 2:07 PM CST
I had a feeling it was going to be a strong contender for being the overall winner too. It is a fantastic photo!
Vickie
May all your weeds be wildflowers. ~Author Unknown
Name: MissyPenny
Bristol, Pennsylvania
Vegetable Grower Roses Region: Pennsylvania Garden Photography Birds Critters Allowed
Garden Ideas: Level 1 Photo Contest Winner: 2015
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MissyPenny
Dec 8, 2015 2:37 PM CST
Congratulations to all the great photos and fine photographers!!! Hurray! Thanks so much to everyone for allowing our eggplant to win in fruits and vegetables--a surprise and a delight! Thank You!
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
Forum moderator Region: Florida Cat Lover Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents Tropicals
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Dutchlady1
Dec 8, 2015 4:27 PM CST
I loved that eggplant! Thumbs up
Name: Zuzu
Northern California (Zone 9a)
Forum moderator Plant Database Moderator Charter ATP Member Region: California Cat Lover Roses
Clematis Irises Garden Ideas: Level 2 Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier Garden Sages
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zuzu
Dec 8, 2015 4:58 PM CST

Plants Admin

The eggplant photo is wonderful!
Name: Greg Colucci
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
Sempervivums Sedums Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Cactus and Succulents Container Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 1
Garden Art Birds Dog Lover Cat Lover Region: Pacific Northwest Hummingbirder
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gg5
Dec 9, 2015 2:22 AM CST
What a great contest!
Plants bring me peace and calm, more of what we all need Smiling
Coatesville IN (Zone 5b)
Daylilies Hummingbirder Lilies Region: Indiana Dog Lover Echinacea
Butterflies Birds Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Garden Photography Garden Ideas: Level 2 Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Claudia
Dec 9, 2015 10:36 AM CST
Congratulations to Galanthophile for winning Best In Show!! Hurray!

Congratulations to all who placed! Hurray!

Congratulations to everyone who entered! Great job by everyone! Hurray!
Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. ~Eeyore
Name: Marilyn
Greenwood Village, CO (Zone 5b)
Garden today. Clean next week.
Garden Procrastinator Region: Colorado Heucheras Region: Southwest Gardening Container Gardener Enjoys or suffers cold winters
Sempervivums Annuals Foliage Fan Herbs Garden Ideas: Level 2
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CDsSister
Dec 9, 2015 4:07 PM CST
Yes it was fun and a great way to binge on eye candy Rolling on the floor laughing
Congratulations to all the winners and runners up and Thank You! to all the entrants who put it out there for us to enjoy.

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