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American Meadows Photo Contest

Help Us Choose A Winner

Thank you so much to all of our fellow gardeners for sharing your photos! We love having the chance to take a peek at what's growing in your meadows and gardens. It's never easy, but we narrowed down the entries to five lucky finalists who captured the spirit of the fall season. Take a look at the photos below and vote to help us choose the grand prize winner!

A wildflower meadow in a snow flurryA wildflower meadow in a snow flurry
Snowy Meadow | By Lisa C.

Bee & Mexican SunflowerBee & Mexican Sunflower
Bee & Mexican Sunflower | By Sherry C.

Frost-covered Black Eyed Susan FlowersFrost-covered Black Eyed Susan Flowers
Frosty Flowers | By Stephanie L.

A bouquet of pink and orange Dahlia flowersA bouquet of pink and orange Dahlia flowers
Dahlia Bouquet | By Amy F.

A tall Lupine flower spike with orange California PoppiesA tall Lupine flower spike with orange California Poppies
Lupine & California Poppies | By Danielle K.

Use the form below to vote for your favorite photo.

Let's celebrate the colors of summer gardens and meadows! You can submit photos of your garden bed or meadow, or your favorite flower combos, beautiful bouquets, and close-ups of your prettiest blooms. Did you capture any photos of birds, butterflies, or bees visiting your flowers? Now is the time to show off your hard work planting and growing for a chance to win big!

See the winners of our Fall 2021 photo contest below!

Enter Our Fall Photo Contest

Fall gardens and meadows are magical! Seed heads are starting to show, while late-season bloomers like Cosmos and Dahlias are flowering beautifully. Share photos of your fall garden or meadow, and the pollinators, birds, and wildlife who visit., for a chance to win a great prize and to inspire other gardeners. We love to see your gardens thriving and full of life. 

Photo Contest Details

  • Submit your photos through Sunday, December 11, 2022. 
  • Finalists will be announced by Friday, December 16, 2022. Each finalist will be notified by email, so you can share your photo when it's time to vote. 
  • Voting for the Grand Prize Winner will be open until Monday, January 2, 2023.
  • The Grand Prize Winner and Runners Up will be announced the week of January 9, 2022. Winners will be contacted via email and announced on social media.
  • See additional details and "fine print" below.

Photo Contest Prizes

We will award one $100 Grand Prize and $50 Runner Up Prizes for the runners up! The winners will be contacted via email, and prizes will be awarded in the form of digital American Meadows Gift Certificates. 

Tips For Success

  • Be sure that your photo is in focus, not blurry, well-composed, and submit a high-quality image file.
  • Wonderful Wildflowers: Please let us know which wildflower varieties or wildflower mixes you planted to help us identify the flowers.
  • Pollinators In The Garden: If you know the species of the pollinator in your picture, be sure to include it in the description! 
  • American Meadows Plants: Please include plant names in your photos so we can properly identify them!

Use The Form Below To Submit Your Photos

  • To help us stay organized, our form allows one photo at a time. You are welcome to submit as many photos as you'd like! We recommend no more than 5 photos per person.

Winning Photos Hall Of Fame

Wow! We have a pretty amazing community - take a look at winning photos from past contests for wildflower and garden inspiration. 

WIldflower meadow with sunflowers and a fenceWIldflower meadow with sunflowers and a fence
SUMMER 2022 FINALISTS
A pink peony flowerA pink peony flower
SPRING 2022 FINALISTS
A fox in a field of clover and daisiesA fox in a field of clover and daisies
FALL 2021 FINALISTS
A field of daisies and a sunsetA field of daisies and a sunset
SUMMER 2021 FINALISTS
Tulips, Daffodils, and Grape Hyacinths bloomingTulips, Daffodils, and Grape Hyacinths blooming
SPRING 2021 FINALISTS
Monarch Butterfly and pale pink DahliaMonarch Butterfly and pale pink Dahlia
FALL 2020 & WINTER 2020-21 FINALISTS
Wildflower Meadow and RainbowWildflower Meadow and Rainbow
SUMMER 2019 FINALISTS
Monarch Butterfly and White Cosmos FlowersMonarch Butterfly and White Cosmos Flowers
SPRING 2019 FINALISTS
Swallowtail Butterfly and Joe Pye WeedSwallowtail Butterfly and Joe Pye Weed
SPRING 2018 FINALISTS
A dog carries the newspaper back down a walkway lined with flowers in bloomA dog carries the newspaper back down a walkway lined with flowers in bloom
SUMMER 2017 FINALISTS
Hummingbird sipping nectar from a pink zinnia flowerHummingbird sipping nectar from a pink zinnia flower
SPRING 2017 FINALISTS
Frog on orange Butterfly Weed flowerFrog on orange Butterfly Weed flower
SUMMER 2016 FINALISTS
WildflowersWildflowers
SPRING 2016 FINALISTS
Monarch Butterfly and Zinnia FlowersMonarch Butterfly and Zinnia Flowers
SPRING 2016 GALLERY
Bouquet of WildflowersBouquet of Wildflowers
FALL 2016 FINALISTS
Poppy and Cornflowers and HoneybeesPoppy and Cornflowers and Honeybees
WINTER 2015/2016 FINALISTS
Gaillardia and BeesGaillardia and Bees
2015 WILDFLOWER FINALISTS
PoppiesPoppies
SUMMER 2015 FINALISTS
Pink and Red DahliasPink and Red Dahlias
SPRING 2015 FINALISTS
Yellow Wildflowers and HoneybeeYellow Wildflowers and Honeybee
WINTER 2015 FINALISTS
Purple veronica flower spikesPurple veronica flower spikes
SUMMER 2014 FINALISTS
Little girl and wildflowersLittle girl and wildflowers
SPRING 2014 FINALISTS
Butterfly and blue Forget-Me-Not FlowersButterfly and blue Forget-Me-Not Flowers
SPRING 2014 GALLERY
Rudbeckia and Sweet WilliamRudbeckia and Sweet William
SUMMER 2013 FINALISTS
Echinacea or Purple Coneflowers with HonebeesEchinacea or Purple Coneflowers with Honebees
SPRING 2013 FINALISTS
Cosmos and Sunflowers next to a relaxing chairCosmos and Sunflowers next to a relaxing chair
SPRING 2012 FINALISTS
Frog and Black Eyed SusansFrog and Black Eyed Susans
SPRING 2011 FINALISTS
Frog and Black Eyed SusansFrog and Black Eyed Susans
2010 FINALISTS

Photo Contest Details

 

By submitting a photograph, you represent, acknowledge, and warrant that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by you, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the photograph.

You retain all ownership rights to the photos you submit. By submitting a photo, you hereby grant American Meadows, Inc. a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, and display the photo in connection with the American Meadows, Inc. websites (and its successors' and affiliates') business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the American Meadows, Inc. websites (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels.

All photos submitted by the deadline listed above will be eligible to win up to $100 in American Meadows gift cards. 6 winners will be selected. One (1) $100 grand prize gift card and five (5) $50 gift cards will be awarded. Finalists will be selected by the American Meadows team and notified by email. The Grand Prize winner will be selected by popular vote. Grand Prize Winner and Runners up will be notified and awarded prizes by email. Prizes have no cash value and can only be used to purchase products from American Meadows, either via americanmeadows.com website or over the phone.

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