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Photographer celebrates natural beauty of the islands

By Staff | Feb 3, 2015

Walsh photo winner Judith Ann Zimomra. PHOTO PROVIDED

The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s January photo contest is Judith Ann Zimomra. 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.

Zimomra’s photo, titled “One Last Look Back,” of a colorful beach sunset with sea oats, received the most votes. Zimomra will receive a $50 gift certificate to In The Garden. Kyle Sweet, Cheri Hollis, and France Paulsen received honorable mention citations.

The February contest theme is “sunsets” and the deadline for the contest is Feb.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 inthegarden@rswalsh.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.

R.S. Walsh Landscaping is a family-owned and operated, full-service landscape design-build Company specializing in landscape design, installation, and maintenance. For 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 a.m. until 4 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. For more information, call (239) 395-5859 or visit www.rswalsh.com