Hardy Garden Club Photography Show


Home of Barbara Gould

1806 Indian Head Road

Ruxton, MD 21204

Bliss McCord, Chair 410-409-5243



Tuesday, April 12, 2022


Registration for classes will open March 8, 2022 @10 a.m. The first round of registration will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., during which time members may email or call Bliss McCord to register for ONE class. A second round of signups will run from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., during which time members, even those who have already registered, may register for ONE class but no one may have more than one entry per class.  This will continue in two-hour increments until classes are full. 


Bliss McCord: 410-409-5243



Photographs must be received no later than April 1, 2022.  Send or deliver photographs to: 


Bliss McCord

902 Malvern Avenue 

Towson, MD 21204


Receipt of your photograph will be acknowledged.

Harbingers of the Seasons


1. First Buds - Create a photo showing the first buds of any season. Example- branches of just budding forsythia. The first opening blossoms of the fall Chrysanthemums. The flowers suggesting the start of the coming winter holly berries.                                 

                                                        Limited to 5 entries


2.  The Divine Vine - Perennial, annual, vegetable it’s your choice. Just be sure to show it’s a vine. 

                                                               Limited to 5 entries


3.  Celebrate the Winter Garden - A black and white photo showing the textures, shades and/or shadows of the winter landscape or garden.          

                                                           Limited to 5 entries                              


4.  Remember the Cicada – Create a closeup photo of a live 2020 cicada in one of its life stages, nymph or adult.               

                                                         Limited to 5 entries     

5.  The Kaleidoscope of Fall - Create a photo capturing the colors or feeling of fall. Example- a photo of the colored leaves of a maple or a landscape of the trees in full color on a hillside or flowers specific to fall.   

                                                            Limited to 5 entries     



6.  Those lazy days of Summer - this photo should evoke the feeling of summer. It must include plant life.   

                                                            Limited to 5 entries    


7.  Give us your best shot - Just for fun, a photo of a flower or plant you would love to show.  This class will not be judged.                           

                                                        One entry per member



ALL photos shall:

  • be in COLOR, except Class 3

  • include plant life

  • indicate the season being depicted on the Hardy entry card