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Countdown: 5 Days Left to Enter Our 2018 Considered Design Awards

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Countdown: 5 Days Left to Enter Our 2018 Considered Design Awards

June 18, 2018

The countdown is on: You have only five more days to submit your garden and home design projects into the 2018 Gardenista Considered Design Awards. Enter by midnight Pacific on Friday, June 22, in any of 13 contest categories across Gardenista and Remodelista.

We’ve outlined the basics here, but be sure to read our Rules & FAQs for more details including category descriptions, photo requirements, and entry guidance.

Good luck!

Submission Deadline

11:59 pm Pacific time on Friday, June 22

How to Submit

Click here to Submit Your Project. (Be sure to read our full Rules & FAQs page for instructions on how to enter.)

Gardenista Contest Categories

Open to amateur gardeners:

Best Garden

Open to professional designers:

Best Landscape

Open to everyone:

Best Outdoor Living Space
Best Curb Appeal
Best Edible Garden
Best Hardscape Project

Judges

Gardenista:

Brook Klausing, landscape designer
Erica Tanov, designer and founder of Erica Tanov

Remodelista:

Stephen Alesch, founder of Roman & Williams
Jenni Kayne, fashion designer and founder of Jenni Kayne

The Organized Home:

Wiebke Liu, founder of Blisshaus

Prizes

Winning projects will receive a full feature post on Gardenista, Remodelista, or The Organized Home, and each winner will receive a $500 gift card to shop Schoolhouse online or in stores. Professional winners will receive automatic entry into Gardenista’s Architect/Designer Directory.

Details

Readers in the United States and Canada (excluding Quebec) are welcome to enter in the appropriate categories. Please read our Rules & FAQs page for complete entry instructions and contest rules.

For inspiration, here’s a sneak peak at five projects that have been submitted so far this year. (Browse the Gardenista Contest Page to see all entries.)

R Design Landscape Architecture entered this Boulder, Colorado, midcentury-inspired garden into our Best Professional Landscape category. Photograph by Michael Deleon.
Above: R Design Landscape Architecture entered this Boulder, Colorado, midcentury-inspired garden into our Best Professional Landscape category. Photograph by Michael Deleon.
Kyle Hagerty created an urban farmstead in Sacramento, California, starting from a completely empty lot. His project is a contender in our Best Edible Garden category, which is open to both amateur gardeners and professional designers.
Above: Kyle Hagerty created an urban farmstead in Sacramento, California, starting from a completely empty lot. His project is a contender in our Best Edible Garden category, which is open to both amateur gardeners and professional designers.
An aerial view of a four-season Brooklyn garden submitted by Liz Pulver Design into our Best Professional Landscape category. Photograph by Oresti Tsonopoulos.
Above: An aerial view of a four-season Brooklyn garden submitted by Liz Pulver Design into our Best Professional Landscape category. Photograph by Oresti Tsonopoulos.
Over eight years, Cheryl Takata transformed an empty lot into &#8
Above: Over eight years, Cheryl Takata transformed an empty lot into “a private haven for making pottery, gardening, and enjoying nature.” See the rest of her project, submitted into our Best Amateur Garden category.
Amliv Land Designs entered this Arlington Heights, Illinois, landscape into our Best Curb Appeal category, which is open to both amateurs and professionals. They transformed an empty corner lot into a shade-loving garden with shrubs, evergreens, and perennials.
Above: Amliv Land Designs entered this Arlington Heights, Illinois, landscape into our Best Curb Appeal category, which is open to both amateurs and professionals. They transformed an empty corner lot into a shade-loving garden with shrubs, evergreens, and perennials.

Don’t forget to enter our contest by submitting up to 10 photos of your project by this Friday, June 22. There are separate contest categories for professional and amateur designers on both Gardenista and Remodelista, and winners get a $500 gift card to shop Schoolhouse.

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