Glorious greenery - winning garden images

From birds fighting in domestic back gardens, to stunning scenic vistas in remote parts of the world - the colourful entries to the International Garden Photographer of the Year competition are very diverse.

With the winners of this year's contest just made public, take a look at the cream of the crop with competition director Philip Smith.

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Winning IGPOTY images can be seen at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London until 30 March 2014.

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Music by America and KPM Music. Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 13 February 2014.


International Garden Photographer of the Year

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