The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s January photo contest is Melanie Moraga. The theme of the January contest was “beaches and shells.” Submitted photos were posted on R.S. Walsh’s In The Garden Facebook page and at the company’s Sanibel garden center.
Visitors to the Facebook page and the garden center were able to vote on their favorites. Moraga’s photo of an orange and gold sunset at Blind Pass received the most votes. Moraga, Assistant Director of the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, titled the photo “Sunset before the storm.” She will receive a $50 gift certificate to In The Garden and her photo will be printed in the local newspaper. Honorable Mentions go to Darrell Burton, Kyle Sweet and Gerri Varner.
The February contest theme is “sunsets” and the deadline for is February 10. Submissions should include the photographer’s name, phone number, location of the photo and a short story behind the photo. Up to five photos per person are allowed. Submissions can be sent via e-mail to email@example.com.
Finalists will be posted on R.S. Walsh’s Facebook page, website and displayed at R.S. Walsh In The Garden. Voters can visit In The Garden or the In The Garden page on Facebook to vote. Each month the winning photo will appear in The Islander newspaper and the photographer will receive a $50 gift certificate to In The Garden – Sanibel’s Retail Garden Center and Outdoor Showroom.
“There’s so much natural beauty on our islands,” said Robert Walsh, President of R.S. Walsh Landscaping. “Each month we look forward to seeing what our local photographers capture.”
R.S. Walsh Landscaping is a family-owned and operated, full-service landscape design-build Company specializing in landscape design, installation, and maintenance. For more than 30 years, R.S. Walsh has been committed to superior workmanship, the highest standard of materials and the constant pursuit of excellence. R.S. Walsh In The Garden – Retail Garden Center & Outdoor Showroom is located at 3889 Sanibel Captiva Road, across from the Sanibel School, and is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. For more information call (239) 395-5859 or visit www.rswalsh.com