Voting Period. Readers Choice voting for round one begins on May 26 at 6:00:00 A.M. Eastern Time (ET). Voting ends for round one on June 23 at 11:59:59 P.M. ET. Voting for the final selection of Readers Choice winner begins on July 1 at 6:00:00 A.M. ET and ends on July XX at 11:59:59 P.M. ET.
Who Can Vote. Growers, retailers, educators, suppliers, allieds and all members of the horticulture industry.
Frequency of Voting. One vote per user is permitted in each semi-final category (seed annuals, vegetative annuals, perennials and Best of the Rest) and one vote is permitted in the final round which will select the Readers Choice winner. Meister Media and Greenhouse Grower reserve the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any votes it finds to be tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the voting or violating the rules.
How To Vote. Voting takes place at GreenhouseGrower.com/readerschoice
Variety Eligibility. Varieties eligible for the Readers Choice award include those that were not commercially available to growers in North America before January 1, 2011. Entrants need not be displayed at California Spring Trials.
Judging and Selection of Winners. There will be four (4) semi-final categories that users will vote for: “Seed annuals,” “Vegetative annuals,” “Perennials” and “Best of the Rest.” Readers will then vote among the finalists, determining the Readers Choice Award winner. The names of the winners will be posted on the Readers Choice website within one (1) week of the end of the voting.