Swansons' houseplant Selfie Contest
January 10-January 30, 2019

Official Contest Rules and Regulations***

Enter to be eligible to win one of six $50 Swansons gift cards: 

  1. Follow @swansonsnurseryseattle on Instagram.

  2. Take a selfie with your favorite indoor plant(s). We encourage you to name your plant(s), too!

  3. Post your houseplant selfie on Instagram using #heyswansons to be entered for a chance to win. You may post up to one photo per day for a maximum of seven entries per week. No repeat photos, please.

    Note: Don't forget to make your Instagram account public so we can see the pic!

Each Thursday, we will draw two winners from the previous week’s participants for a total of six winners. Each winner will receive a $50 Swansons gift card.

  • Week 1: Post January 10-16 to be entered to win in our drawing on January 17.

  • Week 2: Post January 17-23 to be entered to win in our drawing on January 24.

  • Week 3: Post January 24-30 to be entered to win in our drawing on January 31.

No purchase is necessary to enter or win.
Contestants must have an active and public Instagram account to enter to win.
This contest is sponsored by Swansons Nursery, located at 9701 15th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117.


The Houseplant Selfie Contest is open to persons over the age of 18 who post a photo of themselves with an indoor plant on their public Instagram account using the hashtag #heyswansons January 10-January 30, 2019.

Current and former employees of Swansons Nursery and other companies associated with the promotion of the contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies, as well as immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible to win.

Contest Period

The contest begins on January 10, 2019 at 12:00am and ends on January 30, 2019 at 11:59pm. Two winners will be chosen in a random drawing each of three Thursdays (January 17, 24, and 31, 2019) from posts made the previous seven days. The winners will be contacted using the Instagram accounts on which they posted their houseplant selfie (using #heyswansons) during the contest.  If any of the winners cannot be contacted within 5 days of the drawing, an alternate winner will be chosen.

Prize Information

Each of the six winners will receive a $50 Swansons Nursery gift certificate, which will be held for them at Swansons Nursery for pickup at their convenience.

Other Rules

Swansons Nursery reserves the right to to use posted photographs and document the results of the contest in both written and visual formats for promotional materials in-store, on the blog, website and other social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, etc.), and other published media created by Swansons Nursery. 

Our customers’ privacy is extremely important to us. We will not sell or give out any personal contact information to outside parties without express permission of the winner. Promotional materials will not reveal personal information about the participants (beyond public username) without their express permission.

Agreement to Official Rules

Participation in the contest constitutes full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these official rules and the decisions of the sponsor (Swansons Nursery), which are final and binding. Winning the prize is contingent upon being compliant with these official rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

*** Details and qualifications for participation in this promotion may apply. Swansons reserves the right to alter and/or add to exceptions and limitations, if necessary.

cover photo: @moorephoto