Gardening Contest Entry Rules

  1. Gardens must be primarily maintained by non-professional gardeners.

  2. Individual plots within a community garden are not eligible.

  3. For home gardens, only one entry per person.

  4. Entrants who volunteer to serve as judges are not permitted to judge the same garden type.

  5. Home gardens owned or maintained by PHS employees are not eligible.

  6. PHS tries to accommodate participants’ work schedules during the judging period. Participants must be present in the garden or make arrangements to have someone present for judging.

  7. Decisions of PHS are final.

  8. Winners will be notified by mail.

  9. Names of winners and garden photos may be used on the PHS website, social media, and in PHS publications. Home addresses will not be published.

  10. All winners will be recognized.