Chicago Flower & Garden Show Annual Horticulture Photo Competition Accepting Submissions

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Photographers of all levels are encouraged to submit original photo entries by Feb. 8. Bringing another form of art, imagery and perspective to the show, the annual photo competition is displayed for more than 40,000 Show visitors.

CHICAGO - eTradeWire -- The annual Chicago Flower & Garden Show: 20/20 Focus On Flowers will bloom March 18-22, 2020 and today organizers announce an open call for entry for the event's annual Horticulture Photo Competition. Submissions are accepted through Feb. 8, 2020.

Bringing another form of art, imagery and perspective to the show, the annual photo competition provides an engaging platform for those who appreciate Earth's natural beauty. The photography on display is selected by a panel of judges who base winners on criteria including creativity, composition, technical merit, distinction and interpretation of this year's theme, "20/20 Focus on Flowers." Photography categories range from abstract to still life—offering artists a unique chance to capture the essence of plants, flowers and gardening. Photographers of all experience levels are encouraged to submit their original photographs of flowers and plants. The competition is divided into two groups: youth ages 7 to 15, and adult ages 16 and older.

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"To help welcome spring and fill our show walls with the colors of nature, we're looking for talented artists of all ages to compete in our annual Horticulture Photography Competition," says Tony Abruscato, founder of the Get Growing Foundation, which produces the Chicago Flower & Garden Show. "This is a special event we look forward to each year, as it celebrates the beauty of plants, flowers and green living."

Photos will be showcased in a special garden-exhibit gallery throughout the show, reaching more than 40,000 Show visitors.  All class winners, along with best in show, will receive special recognition and be featured in the Show's Green Gallery.  For competition details and registration, visit

For additional information, including a schedule of events, tickets, parking information and directions, visit  For up-to-the-minute news, find the show on social media, follow @ChicagoFlower on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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About The Get Growing Foundation

The Get Growing Foundation (GGF) is a Chicago-based 501c3 nonprofit organization providing year-round educational programming and community outreach, including garden installations, to inspire interest in horticulture and the environment, especially among youth in underserved communities.  GGF produces the annual Chicago Flower & Garden Show, kicking off the region's gardening season, and operates the new Plant Truck Chicago, a seasonal mobile gardening boutique providing access to much needed plant material in urban and under-served communities.  For more information about the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, visit

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