Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Gardens of Love: Jannette Vanderhoop

A mutual friend, composer and author Dean Rosenthal, suggested I check out Jannette Vanderhoop's garden. Many people, myself included, have met Jannette through her booth, Island Naturals MV, a showcase of her contemporary Native American jewelry at the Vineyard Artisans Festival for 16 years,...

June 1 – July 31, 2022

Garden Entry Categories

Container Garden
A garden where the majority of plants are in pots or various containers.

Flower Garden
A garden with a majority of flowers, trees, shrubs, or vines.

Grand Garden
A garden larger than 500 square feet.

Pollinator or Demonstration Garden
A garden that butterflies, bees, and other pollinators will love, or one that showcases local plants and/or sustainable gardening techniques.

Potager or Kitchen Garden
A garden with a majority of vegetables, herbs, and/or fruit.

Whimsical Garden
A lighthearted garden with a tongue-in-cheek theme.

For complete rules and to enter photos of your garden in one category, visit MV Garden Competition.

Follow the contest on Instagram: @mvgardencompetition

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Gardens of Love

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