Just a reminder to get your photographs ready for the Garden Photography Contest. Entries will be displayed at the 14th Annual Gardening Show on Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, Porter County EXPO Center, 215 E. Division Road, Valparaiso, Ind.
Photographs may be mailed to Purdue University Cooperative Extension, Suite 301, 155 Indiana Avenue, Valparaiso, Ind., 46383 or delivered on weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. All entries are due on or before Jan. 20 2017.
Limit of three (3) photographs per person. Categories are-
-Gardens in all seasons - Flowers alone - Plants in black and white - Foliage - Field of flowers - Bugs and insects in the garden - Butterflies in the garden - Birds in the garden - Wildlife in the garden - Fungus in the garden - Fruits and vegetables in the garden
Photographs will be judged on composition, use of color and aesthetic value. Prize award of $5 given for first place in each category. Best of Show given a $100 gift card. Decisions of the judges are final.
All photographs are to be 8 in. x 10 in. and mounted on a mounting board. No framed or matted photographs will be accepted, nor photographs with people in them. Name, address, telephone number, and entry category must be printed legibly on the back of each photograph submitted. For more details:
http://www.pcgarden.info/gardening-show/photo-contest/ Picture caption for photos: Photos from 2016 contest. Photos provided by Nancy Rosene.