Winning photos from International Garden Photographer of the Year competition

Published: February 16, 2017
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The annual International Garden Photographer of the Year Competition brings together the best garden, plant and botanical photography from across the globe. Now in its 10th year, the competition is run in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom.

A range of categories within the competition include ‘The beauty of plants’, ‘Wildlife in the garden’, ‘Trees’ and ‘Wildflower landscapes’ among others.

Here we look at our top picks from the competition.

Late autumn (Overall winner) 

Snowdonia National Park in North Wales

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PHOTO: LEE ACASTER

Marigold Glow

Windamere Hotel, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India

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PHOTO: CATHY COOPER

Stavordale Priory in Winter

Somerset, England

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PHOTO: JASON INGRAM

Prairie Plantation

Weinheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

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PHOTO: VOLKER MICHAEL

Evening Encounter

Vienna, Austria

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PHOTO: HENRIK SPRANZ

Frog Prince

Wuhan Botanical Garden, Wuhan City, China

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PHOTO: MINGHUI YUAN

Waiting

Dandong City, Liaoning Province, China

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PHOTO: LILI GAO

Thirsty Squirrel

Vienna, Austria

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PHOTO: JULIAN RAD

Band of Brothers

Wuhan City, China

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PHOTO: MINGHUI YUAN

At Sunset

Wrocław, Lower Silesia, Poland

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PHOTO: MATEUSZ PIESIAK

Golden Grass

Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park, Brazil

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PHOTO: MARCIO CABRAL

Las Animas

La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain

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PHOTO: ALEXIS JAVIER ACOSTA SIMON

Mountain Fog

Maroon Bells Scenic Area, Colorado, USA

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PHOTO: ANIL SUD

All Together

Lago di Campotosto, Abruzzo, Italy

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PHOTO: MAURO TRONTO

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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PHOTO: NIKKI MUNRO

The Miao Terraces

Guizhou Province, China

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PHOTO: MINGLI TIAN

Good night Budapest

Budapest, Hungary

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PHOTO: ZSOLT VARANKA

Roof Garden

Singapore

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PHOTO: JOSEPH MENG HUAT GOH

Charming Dongjiang

Guangdong Province, China

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PHOTO: JIANJUN HUANG

Kaleidoscope

Abbey Garden, Tresco, The Isles of Scilly, England

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FERGUS BROWN

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