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Submit Your Garden Photos

Just send us a photo of you and your garden and we’ll make you famous on Burpee.com

Step 1

Send your digital photos by email to: photos@burpee.com (see tips below)

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Mail your photo to:
Burpee.com Photos
300 Park Avenue
Warminster PA 18976

Step 2

Include with your letter or email a note authorizing Burpee.com to use your garden photo. Please include your full name and address.

You can use this example:

I,__________________, being over twenty-one years of age, for consideration, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, give to W. Atlee Burpee & Co. my consent to use, exhibit, and publish my photographic image(s) on the Burpee owned Internet site www.burpee.com and/or in any Burpee themed on-line usage; with such changes as will not alter meaning, as Burpee may desire hereinafter; and I hereby release the Burpee Co. from any claim I or my family or persons shown in any photograph might have by reason of such use.

Step 3

That's all there is to it!

While we cannot promise to publish every garden photo we receive, we will put as many as we can on Burpee.com. Check Burpee.com often and see if your garden is famous!

Tips for Successful Digital Photo Submissions

    • Include yourself in the picture!
    • Save your photos as high-quality JPGs. TIF and PSD files are fine too. Don't save as GIFs or indexed color, as they limit the color and make your garden less spectacular. We resize large images to 600 pixels wide and 72 dpi.
    • When naming your files, please don't use spaces, apostrophes, quotations, commas, or parentheses. For instance, Tom's Garden '02 (pansies).jpg is bad, but tomsgarden02_pansies.jpg is fine.
    • Try to send your images as an attachment. We cannot open fancier HTML emails with the images embedded.
    • Please do not send duplicates or resend your submissions.
    • We appreciate scanned or digital photos that have been oriented correctly (rightside up and not sideways).
    • Don't forget to include a description of the photos. We enjoy the stories behind your gardens!
    • Send your digital photos by email to: photos@burpee.com

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