Winning photo by Laurie Hafener
Winning photo by Laurie Hafener

The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s February photo contest is Laurie Hafener. The theme of the contest was “Life in the Mangroves.” Submitted photos were posted on R.S. Walsh’s In The Garden Facebook and Instagram pages and at the company’s Sanibel garden center.  Visitors to the Facebook and Instagram pages and the garden center were able to vote on their favorites. Hafener’s photo received the most votes. She said this was the perfect place for a time out…Sanibel’s mangroves! She will receive a $50 gift certificate to In The Garden and her photo will be printed in local newspapers. Honorable mentions go to Kathryn Brintnall, Mary Carella and Kim Short.

The theme for March is Palms in Black and White. The deadline for entries is March 1. Submissions should include the photographer’s name, phone number, location of the photo and a short story behind the picture. Submissions can be sent via e-mail to inthegarden@rswalsh.com

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.