New contest with a Halloween theme!
Photo Flora 2019-02 – Scary

Final results are now available:
Photo Flora 2019-01 – Blue-White Stairs

Submit your own suggestions for Nutshell Narratives flower prompts, for a chance to become a Winner! 
Nutshell Narratives – Prompt Suggestions

ZenGarden.club sponsors exciting contests in many genres!  Do you like writing short stories? Would you like to try your hand at haiku? Is a longer poem more your style? Perhaps you are a photographer or painter or sculptor of garden art. Whatever your artistic fancy, if it pertains to gardens, we have a contest for it!

Our upcoming contests will include:

  • Nutshell Narrative – Flash Fiction – write a very short story – 350 words or less – inspired by haiku/picture prompt based on a single flower
  • Photo Flora – Flash Fiction – write a very short story – 350 words or less – inspired by a more general picture containing some reference to flowers, gardens, or related topics
  • Poetry – submit an original poem typed or in your own handwriting, related to gardens or gardeners
  • Haiku – enter a typed or hand-written haiku, combined with any original artistic illustration
  • Photography – take an award winning picture of anything related to gardens
  • Art – enter original paintings, mosaics, sketches, oils, line drawings and other visual art medium that celebrates gardens
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