â–  To enter: For the Golden Trowel Awards (open to amateurs and professional landscape designers and contractors), please fill out the form below and return it, along with your completed entry, by June 1,2006 to Garden Design, attention Golden Trowel, 460 N. Orlando Ave., Suite 200,Win-ter Park, FL 32789.Your entry should include the following:

Your story: Send us a written account. Include your inspiration, the planning and what you started with, the planting, the achievements and the setbacks of your garden. Be as specific and creative as you can. Submissions must be typewritten on white 8 12- by 11-inch paper only. Handwritten submissions or those sent via e-mail, disk or CD will not be read.

  • Garden plan: Send us a drawing of the layout of your garden, indicating major beds, trees, walkways, lawn, hardscapes, structures and other features.We'll accept anything from a professionally rendered drawing to a homegrown sketch. Be as detailed as reasonably possible, but keep the plan simple to interpret. Include a list of key plants by common or Latin name.
  • Photography: Submit enough prints to explain the garden, including overall scenes, plant beds, structures, furniture, outdoor kitchen or living areas, etc. Label these prints with corresponding details. (Hint: Copy and enlarge actual snapshots on a color copier, or photograph the images with a digital camera and print them out on a color printer to allow more room for labeling.) Submissions on disk, CD or email will not be viewed.Also include slides of your garden and its features for publication in Garden Design magazine if you win. Images for possible publication must be high-quality color 35-mm slides or larger transparencies only. No dupes.

Open to all home gardeners and do-it-yourself designers as well as professional garden designers, landscape contractors and landscape architects. Winning gardens will be presented in an upcoming issue of Garden Design magazine.

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Monrovia will award a $1,OOO GIFT CERTIFICATE

to the amateur whose garden demonstrates the most creative use of plants.


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ENTRY FORM DEADLINE JUNE 1, 2006 Please complete and mail with entry materials to Garden Design, 460 N. Orlando Ave., Suite 200,Winter Park, FL 32789

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All materials become property of World Publications LLC, may be used in print and electronic formats in perpetuity and will not be returned. Photographers will not necessarily be credited upon publication and will not necessarily receive remuneration. By your entering this contest, World Publications assumes you have rights to all provided images and have granted Garden Design magazine all rights to publish said images at the magazine's discretion.


Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

How would you like to save a ton of money and increase the value of your home by as much as thirty percent! If your homes landscape is designed properly it will be a source of enjoyment for your entire family, it will enhance your community and add to the resale value of your property. Landscape design involves much more than placing trees, shrubs and other plants on the property. It is an art which deals with conscious arrangement or organization of outdoor space for human satisfaction and enjoyment.

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