Calling all amateur and professional designers, and home gardeners, here’s your chance to share your home garden and outdoor spaces. Hosted by, the 2015 Gardenista Considered Design Awards is an annual summer contest open to all gardeners, and this year’s prize is a $200 gift card from prize sponsor Terrain. Enter your garden before June 22.

The 2015 Gardenista Considered Design Awards is an annual summer contest open to both amateur and professional gardeners and designers. Photo by: Gardenista.

From tight-space window boxes, dramatic sprawling landscapes, and everything in between, the contest offers a chance for every outdoor space and for any level expertise. Current submissions already include an eye-catching pod for Best Outdoor Living Space, a welcoming woodland garden for Amateur-Best Garden, and an elaborate vegetable and fruit garden with rustic fencing and arbors for Best Edible Garden, plus many others. See all submissions here.

Every winning project will be profiled with a full post on, and this year's prize is a $200 gift card from prize sponsor Terrain. Winners will be announced on August 8. Photo by: Gardenista.

Contest Categories: Best Garden (Amateur): The best overall outdoor garden designed by a non-professional.

AWARDS PROGRAM DETAILS: Submission Deadline: Monday, June 22 by Midnight PT
Finalist Announced and Reader Voting Begins: Wednesday, July 8
Reader Voting Ends: Friday, August 7
Winners Announced: Saturday, August 8

Best Small Garden (Amateur): Indoor gardens, houseplants, window boxes, fire-escape gardens, container gardens, vertical gardens, and more.
Best Outdoor Living Space (Everyone): Outdoor sitting rooms and lounge spaces, outdoor kitchens, outdoor dining rooms, outdoor showers and baths, and more.
Best Edible Garden (Everyone): Kitchen gardens, vegetable patches, raised beds, outdoor herb gardens, etc.
Best Hardscape Project (Everyone): Stairways, decks and patios, driveways, paths, fences, swimming pools, garden gates, trellises, and more.
Best Professional Landscape (Professional): The best overall outdoor garden or landscape designed by a professional.

Want to see the gardens that have won in the past? See all past winners of the 2013 and 2014 Gardenista Considered Design Awards.
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