Horticulture's 2010 Garden Photography Awards were open to amateur and professional photographers. Entries were judged by Rob Cardillo, a freelance garden photographer whose work can be found in magazines, websites, catalogs and books. Rob also leads workshops on the art of garden photography. You can see his work at his award-winning website, robcardillo.com. The entrants' names were hidden while Rob judged them.
Here are the 10 Honorable Mentions. (Click here to see the winners.)
"Iris Quarryhill," Saxon Holt, Novato, Calif.
"Spring Debut," Terri Light, Detroit, Mich.
"Dewy Sunrise," Rhonda Fleming Hayes, Wayzata, Minn.
"Palmetto Leaflets," Glenn Stokes, New Iberia, La.
"Iris," Bob Koch, Berkeley, Calif.
"Tropical Shade," Tracy Carole, Beltsville, Md.
"Japanese Maple," Glenn Stokes, New Iberia, La.
"Iced Terra Cotta," Susannah Flautt, Franklin, Tenn.
"Butterfly and Blossoms," Christina Kline, Cary, N.C.
"Frosty Rose," Shirley Schmidt, Grants Pass, Ore.