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Photo Award

Each year a competition is held to determine the photo on the cover of the annual Member Directory.
This year's winner for the 2021-2022 Member Directory is Sherie Bleiler for her photo of a zebra longwing butterfly on a buttercup flower.

"Many butterflies enjoy drinking from buttercup flowers, a native Florida plant. I took this at the butterfly garden in the back of the south Cape Coral Library, which club members maintain. Come look!"--Sherie Bleiler

Zebra Longwing Butterfly on a Buttercup Flower

Zebra Longwing on a Buttercup Flower
Photo by Sherie Bleiler

Enter to win the cover of the Member Directory, the Website home page photo and the Facebook cover photo!

Shutterbugs!!!! WIN FAME & FORTUNE!!!!

The photo contest for the Garden Club of Cape Coral is accepting your photos. The winning photo will be featured on the cover of the next year's club directory, the website home page photo and the Facebook background photo. Deadline for submission of photographs is March 31, 2022.
The rules are:
1. Photos should be of some relevance to gardening
2. Competition is open to all active members of the GCCC.
3. Photos must be taken between May 2021 and March 2022
4. Photos must be taken in the State of Florida. Pictures taken in our growing zone 10 are preferred.
5. Photos will be de-identified to assure anonymity and prevent bias.
6. Photos should include both the scientific (Latin) and the common name of the flower, tree, cactus, etc. This is not a barrier to submission. The Garden Club will research this if this information is unavailable.
7. There is no limit on the number of photos submitted by participants.
8. Photos should be emailed to Nora Hoover in .jpg .gif or other electronic format no later than March 31, 2022.
Contest winner will be announced at the May Garden Club general meeting.


2020-2021 Member Directory: Betsy Koscher - Monarch Butterfly on a Hibiscus Flower.

Betsy Koscher Winner 2020 Directory Cover Photo

Monarch Butterfly on a Hibiscus Flower
Photo by Betsy Koscher

2019-2020 Member Directory: Debbie Cooper - starfish cactus.

"This plant is a ground cover and prefers semi shade. As far as photographing it ... I took it with my iPad. The flower is beautiful but has a terrible odour and the flies love it!!!!"--Debbie Cooper

Photo of Flowers

Stapelia Grandiflora- Starfish Cactus
Photo by Debbie Cooper