Congratulations to the 2015 Scarecrow Contest Winners
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2015 Scarecrow Contest and to all who voted for a favorite! Here are the top three winners based on visitors' votes:
- First Place: 'Chief Black Bird's Harvest Blessings' by Vicki Gordon, Park and Zoo Butterfly Garden, Independence, Kansas, Garden Club (prize: one-year Family Gold membership at Powell Gardens and a $75 gift card to the Gardens)
- Second Place: 'Cornderella' by Carol Cox and Terri Covington (prize: one-year Family membership at Powell Gardens and a $50 gift card to the Gardens)
- Third Place: 'Guss Nature's Nightmare' by the Brizendine Family (prize: one-year Family membership at Powell Gardens and a $25 gift card to the Gardens)
Interested in building a scarecrow? You can find lots of scarecrow building ideas online. Key considerations are durability and creativity. Kim Stone, who has created many award-winning scarecrows, shows how to build a sturdy scarecrow here.