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While I have no doubt that many of our members have wonderfully beautiful gardens, the main site is for questions and answers about gardens and landscapes, not a place for beauty contests. Community Wiki is not a band-aid for off topic questions. I'm also opposed to using meta in this manner it should not be used as a home for things that would off topic on ...


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You could utilize the header to add an image of select gardens similar to how photo.stackexchange.com does it. We hold a weekly contest and the moderators add it to the header as the contest winners are selected in meta. Doing it monthly or quarterly might make sense depending on interest.


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I like the header idea, copying what the photography stack exchange are doing. Providing a piece of factual iformation is surely a good way to promote engaged use of the site. It ties in well to the question - whats the best way to promote more high rep users Since a substantial fraction of questions regard plant identification, rather than showcasing ...


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I think there would have to be a purpose other than putting up some pictures. The garden should be annotated with text that shows why it works well. A very short list of topics that would be relevant to understand why it's a good garden would include: design goals (pesticide free, xericulture, etc) timing (when do seedlings go out, when is cleanup) yearly ...


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