Photographs can be entered into the following categories:
A single plant or group of plants, primarily of the same species
In the RBGE Gardens
Plants, buildings, wildlife or landscapes from any of the four RBGE Gardens (Edinburgh, Benmore, Dawyck, Logan).
Plants that are used for human food or medicine; a study of a particular plant or of an agricultural or industrial subject involving a plant.
The Fragile Landscape
A landscape image of a particular ecosystem that is under threat or that the photographer believes is important to conserve.
A photograph of a plant taken in a manner that produces an abstract composition. The entry should state the species of the plant.
A plant or natural landscape. The photographer must be aged 17 or under by the closing date of the competition.
Photographs shortlisted for the above categories are all eligible for the People's Choice Award, chosen by visitors to the exhibition.