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"Let us dwell in fair Ithilien and there make a garden. All things will grow with joy there, if the White Lady comes."

So goes the proposal of marriage between Faramir and Eowyn; a promise and a hope for renewal of a ravaged land, peace for two cultures and a haven for two warriors who sought healing. It is fitting indeed for a garden as a place of healing and renewal reappears many times in Tolkien's works: in Minas Tirith's Houses of Healing; in Rivendell's hidden and never-fading refuge of an earlier Age; in Bag-End, Hobbiton's homey space that Sam dreamt of in Gorgoroth; and even in the little pot of Kingsfoil kept on a window ledge that cured the Black Breath.

Spring is also a time of renewal and promise for fair days and blooms and sun to come and so our theme for May and June is Garden.

The most beautiful gardens in Middle-Earth were said to be those of Lorien in Valinor, where Tilion and Arien rejoiced in the fruits and dew of the Two Trees. Sam's da, The Gaffer, tended a riot daffadowndillies and snapdragons and nasturtiums trailing all over the turf walls and peeping in at the Shire's round windows. Ithilien was the garden of Gondor and even in its ruined state the wild thyme and cow parsely and saxifrage brought heart's ease to the weary travellers. Legolas lamented the lack of gardens and open greenswards in Minas Tirith, for the Fair folk treasure Yavanna's works in Arda.

Gardens can work for a living, producing vegetables and sweet fruit, pipe-weed and healing herbs. They can be wild as Goldberry dancing among the water-lilies or ordered as a panoply of Swan Knights. Perhaps you'd like to imagine Elflings playing pranks on a Balrog-Slayer asleep in birch-strung hammock. Or maybe you'd like to wander Morgul Vale's dark grots and the eerie features there. Perhaps you envision children learning the difference between a wanted plant and a weed, or doing anything they can to get out of their chores in the garden. You can set your story in a garden or tell a tale of making one. Even the Entwives made gardens to live in.

A garden can also be a metaphor. We speak of gardens of verses, of being lead down the garden path, and of sowing what we reap.

Whatever type of garden you choose to tend, please write of it before June 30.

Send your entries to teitho.contest@gmail.com. The contest is anonymous and the entry can't be posted publicaly until the results of the challenge are announced. Please mind our rules when submitting your entries for the contest.

Happy writing and drawing!

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Featured
ha ha ha...fuck you legolas... by Kibbitzer
Art nouveau Lothlorien by Moumou38
Younger times by Moumou38
Vanyar
Remembrance by Marhelf
Spring Song - Gwirith by Marhelf
Amarie by isabellerecs
An apple? by Marhelf
Noldor
To Thangorodrim by TheLongDefeat
imladris by vrgmason
maedhros and his two arm rests by vrgmason
Nerdanel by Elvenlight
Teleri
Enelye by isabellerecs
Cirdan by alystraea
Cirdan by sstefiart
Western Fantasy Challenge: Celeborn by ShizukaxxxSecret
"S." and "S".
Elven spring flowers by Menkhar
Spring Love by Menkhar
Spring in Doriath. Beren and Luthien. by Fealin-Meril
Spring in Doriath. Luthien. by Fealin-Meril
Legolas
Happy Mother's day by Menkhar
Legolas and the parasol mushroom 2 by Menkhar
Legolas and the parasol mushroom by Menkhar
Dancing with Legolas by Menkhar
Half-elves
Elrond by alystraea
Arwen Undomiel - Lady of Rivendell by Eleonora-Croft
For you by Mesphiem
Dior and Nimloth wedding by Nelyasun
First age
Feanorians (Short Animation) by vrgmason
Arien and Tilion in eclipse by MirachRavaia
Unnumbered Tears by Snow-Monster
Feanor and Nerdanel by ArlenianChronicles
Second age
I Remember You As a Child by ArlenianChronicles
Celebrimbor and Narvi by Nelyasun
Tauriel by sophiexxth
The Lord of Gifts by naomimakesart
Third age
Family In Blood, But What of Name? by ArlenianChronicles
Old friend by FinalFantasyCosplays
Elrond of Rivendell by Mysterii-Art
It was only a dream by FinalFantasyCosplays
Places
The Doors of Durin (Luminous painting) by Faunwand
FC-s and OC-s
Shadow of Mordor - fanfic sketch compilation by P-JoArt
Artisan Crafts
Arwen's Coronation Crown by Lyriel-MoonShadow
Icons
Legolas - puppy eyed by SmilingOfTheHealer
Stamps
Stamp: Elvish Language None by Alpanu
Other
Deadly Ghosts by Nelyasun
Contest winners
The king's new family by Hemhet
Elflings - contest
Elves-of-Tolkien: Elflings by junebug96
Between the lines- CONTEST
Silmarillion: The Bidding of the Minstrel by LadyElleth
Never seen before - CONTEST
Nienor's Fall at Cabed-en-Aras by Nim-lock

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sstefiart Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Help Please!
I'm not sure which folder my Elf has to go to :)
Elf by sstefiart
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MirachRavaia Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
You can put it to the folder according to his race, or use the FC-s and OC-s folder since he's an original character.
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sstefiart Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thousands of thanks :D
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Moonlight-prisoner Featured By Owner Edited Nov 18, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm not sure where this one would go...

Celebrian by Moonlight-prisoner
It's Celebrían, daughter of Galadriel and Celeborn
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MirachRavaia Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
She belongs to Noldor
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Moonlight-prisoner Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much!
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Wraithservant Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for letting me join. :)
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QuelleElenath Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
Thank you so much admin for accepting my editing Love Heart 
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Nelyasun Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
would my images done in a doll-maker game fit in here? I am not sure about it myself :/
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MirachRavaia Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Hm, there's nothing in the rules about dolls, so probably yes. Try to sumbit them gradually though, not all at once.
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