The Horticultural Society of New York


First Annual Photo Contest

The Hort is pleased to announce the winners of our free photo contest designed to highlight the plants, gardens, landscapes, and gardeners that inspire us all. The contest was open to amateur and professional photographers of all ages.



FIRST PLACE: "Red Poppies" by Hisao Matsui
SECOND PLACE: "Abu Talib Taqwa Community Farm, Bronx" by Rob Stephenson
THIRD PLACE: "Food on the Roof" by Claudia Ray-Centeno
FOURTH PLACE: "El Charco del Ingenio Botanical Garden" by Honey Sharp
POPULAR VOTE WINNER: “Beauty of Pink and Bee” by Ehtisham Ahmad Farooqi

Visit our Facebook page to view the winning photos!




"Baby Wheat" by Diogo Ferreira
"Turning Over a New Leaf" by Arden Grace
“Reservoir” by Ryan Koopmans
"Change" by Stanislava Kyselová
"Gardener" by Albertina Torres

Prizes include:

Rules and Regulations: all images submitted to the contest will remain the copyright of the entrant. By submitting to the contest, The Hort reserves the right to use the images (with a name credit) for promotional purposes, including, but not limited to: display on our website; display of the award winners in our Project Gallery; display on our social media platforms; and display in any future email and print marketing materials.

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