The closing date for the International Garden Photographer of the Year is fast approaching.

Boasting a £20,000 cash prize pot ? and open to all photographers – the closing date for the contest is 31 January 2009.

The photography categories are: Wildlife in the Garden; Plant Portraits; Garden Views; People in the Garden; the Edible Garden; Trees; and World Botanic Gardens.

Judges include photographer Clive Nichols, one of Amateur Photographer (AP) magazine’s panel of photography experts.

AP Editor Damien Demolder is among the judges.

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