View photos of the winning gardens from the second annual competition

The Columbus Dispatch’s third annual Backyard Garden Awards competition kicks of Feb. 22 at the 2020 Spring Dispatch Home & Garden Show at the Ohio Expo Center. Categories include best landscape, native plant garden, container garden, community garden, vegetable garden and perennial garden. More information can be obtained at the show or throughout the spring at presenting sponsor, Oakland Nursery, stores. 

The second annual awards were selected by Central Ohio master gardeners from approximately 300 entries submitted last summer. Winners were honored during the 2019 Fall Dispatch Home & Garden Show and their photos were taken with garden celebrity host P. Allen Smith.