The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew are once again hosting the opening exhibition of the winning entries of the International Garden Photographer of the Year competition. The exhibition opened to the public on May 1st 2010, and will remain at Kew until 26th September.

Entrants from this year?s competition have been invited to an open day on the 8th May at Kew Gardens to meet some of the judges and the competition?s organisers, as well as to see the exhibition of the winning images. The exhibition is situated close to the Victoria Gate, just outside the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanic Art.

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Caption for main image International Garden Photographer of the Year, Marianne Majerus, at the preview of the competition’s exhibition at Kew Gardens 29 April 2010. Marianne won £5,000 for the best single image, for Layered Landscape: a moment captured.

Marianne Majerusaccompanied by IGPOTY MD Philip Smith, and Professor David Mabberley, Keeper of the Herbarium, Library, Art and Archives.