Gardens Galore


Calling all green thumbs!  Is your garden the best on the block?  Does your neighbor have a garden that makes you green with envy?  Then enter our 2013 Gardens Galore Contest!

Enriching life through gardens, the arts and nature is the mission of Toledo Botanical Garden.  Through the Gardens Galore Contest, TBG gives area gardeners recognition for their dedicated and imaginative gardening skills, and offers them the opportunity to compete for top honors in several gardening categories.

Important Dates:
Entry Deadline:     June 21
Finalist Notification:     July 1
On-site Judging:     July 8 (week of)
Award Ceremony:     August 11

All entries must be within the surrounding area and will be evaluated based on creativity, originality, and general maintenance.

Judging considerations include: landscape design, maintenance, use of color, lighting, art, sculptural elements, container, hanging baskets, unusual or rare varieties, creative concepts, appropriate plantings, and outdoor living spaces.

Please call 419-536-5566 with any questions.

To Enter:
Return your completed entry form, along with five printed photos of your garden or landscape at its peak, and the $10 entry fee (checks made out to TBG) by June 21 to:

Toledo Botanical Garden
Gardens Galore Contest
5403 Elmer Drive
Toledo, OH 43615