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UCCE Master Gardeners of San Bernardino County

Celebrating the Winners of the 2024

We are excited to announce the winners of the 2024 "Community in Bloom" Photo Contest! This year, we received an outpouring of incredible entries that captured community, creativity, and the spirit of the UC Master Gardener Program. A heartfelt thank you to each participant who shared their talent and to everyone who voted.

The winners are …


First Place: Gary Bednorz, Ventura County

Gary's entry, titled “Blessed Beginning,” captures the poignant Native American white sage smudging ceremony of Roanna Prell, marking the start of a trainee project to create a Chumash Sacred Garden.

Second Place: My Thanh Kim, San Diego 

With My Thanh's photo, “Together We Can Move Mountains (of Mulch)!” My Thanh highlights the joy of gardening throw the lens of children. The image is filled with fun, energy, and teamwork.

Third Place: Nick Hernandez, Tulare

Nick's photo “Fresh out of the Ground!” showcases the literal fruits of labor—a vibrant photo of a  freshly harvested carrot being enjoyed by straight from the garden.

Thank you once again to our entire UC Master Gardener community. Your passion, support, and volunteer work are the heart of our mission, bringing to life the beauty and impact of what we accomplish together.

To view all of the photo contest submissions visit: View Photo Submissions

Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 9:20 AM
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