The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

• The winners of garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

In February we have been declared winners of garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year. The exhibition of the best works of the photo contest will be held at the Royal Botanic Gardens in London and then travel to other cities in the UK, as well as in Sweden and the Netherlands.

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

finalist in the category "Wild Flowers". Henan Province, China. Photographer: Cheng Shi.

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

1st place in the category of "Wildlife". Photo: "You look at me?". Robin. Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Photographer: Nicola Munro.

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

Finalist in the category of "Wildlife". Photo: "Rime". Zwolle, Netherlands. Photographer: Johannes Klapwijk.

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

Finalist in the category of "Wildlife". Photo: "starling". Surrey, United Kingdom. Photographer: Hazel Byatt.

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

3rd place in the category "Beautiful gardens." Photo: "Magic of foggy morning." Harewood House, Yorkshire, UK. Photograph: Lee Beel.

Editor's comment The English Garden: "This is one of those images that make the editors and readers like me to feel deep gratitude to the photographers who get up early in the morning to capture these moments, and as a result do not have to wake up early to us."

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

finalist in the category "Beautiful gardens." Photo: "Reflections of the past." Dunrobin Castle, Golspi, Sutherland, United Kingdom. Photographer: Nicola Munro.

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

finalist in the category "Beautiful gardens." Photo: "The magic of the moment." Isere, France. Photographer: Rosanna Castrini.

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

2 nd place in the category "Beautiful gardens." Photo: "Sunny rain." Ruxton, Maryland, USA. Photographer: Roger Foley.

Comment from Kew Magazine editor: "You can almost hear the drops drumming softly on the ground, but the golden light that filters through the foliage, tells you that soon the sun comes out."

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

1st place in the category "Beautiful gardens." Photo: "Dovecote at dawn." Roche Park, Oxfordshire, UK. Photographer: Carole Drake.

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

Category "New talents". Photo: "Poppy". A magnificent example of macro photography. Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom. Photographer: Stuart Hall.

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

Category "New talents". Photo: "Forest and Fog." Soderosen National Park in Sweden. Photographer: Hakan Liljenberg.

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

2 nd place in the category "Plant Health". Photo: "The Queen." Natural Park "Friulian Dolomites" in Italy. Photographer: Cristiana Damiano.

editor Comments Kew Magazine: "I've seen so many orchids pictures, but none of them looked as lively as this one. Take a picture of small plants are so vibrant - a difficult task. "

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

1st place in the category "Plant Health". Photo: "Yucca at dusk." State Reserve White Sands, New Mexico, USA. Photographer: Lesley Chalmers.

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

1st place in the category "rich land". Photo: "The beautiful Earth." Rice terraces in Yunnan Province, China. Photographer: Xuejun Xia.

Comment founder IGPOTY: "Human intervention in the environment not often welcome, but the photographer Xuejun Xia shows us just such a case."

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

finalist in the category "The spaces that breathe." Photo: "Yosemite Falls". Yosemite National Park, California, USA. Photographer: Adam Burton.

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

2 nd place in the category "The spaces that breathe." Photo: "Algae". Palos Verdes, California, USA. Photographer: Brandon Yoshizawa.

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

1st place in the category "The spaces that breathe." Photo: "Mountain Landscape". Stokksnes, Iceland. Photographer: Richard Hurst.

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

finalist in the category "Wild Flowers". Photo: "Valley of the wild calla". California, USA. Photographer: Jean Li.

The winners of the contest garden photos International Garden Photographer of the Year

The winner of the photo contest International Garden Photographer of the Year. Photo: "Lupines". Lake Tekapo, South Island, New Zealand. Photographer: Richard Bloom.