Welcome to my new subscribers; our prize drawing is under way until March 31

dome at Botanical Gardens in Buffalo NY
A membership to the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens is among the prizes offered in the drawing for subscribers to Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com. Photo by Connie Oswald Stofko

by Connie Oswald Stofko

I want to welcome all my new readers who signed up with me this past week at the WNY Home & Garden Expo. Thank you for subscribing!

It was so busy at the Expo that we didn’t get a chance to mention to all of you that we are running a drawing for three prize packages, each worth more than $200. To enter, all you have to do is subscribe to Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com.

If you subscribed at the WNY Home & Garden Expo, you’re already entered!

If you took a reminder and subscribed at home, you’re already entered!

And if you subscribed anytime in the past and are currently subscribed, you’re already entered. We appreciate our loyal readers!

If you haven’t subscribed yet, do it by March 31 so you’re entered into our drawing. It’s free to subscribe, and when you subscribe, you get an email every Tuesday with our new content so you won’t miss a thing.

If you are one of the three lucky winners, here’s what you’ll get:

  • A wonderful gift basket from Goodman’s Farm Market, 2227 Cayuga Dr. Ext., Niagara Falls. It includes a sweet treats for humans as well as a bird feeder and food for our feathered friends.
  • A signed copy of the book Great Garden Companions by local gardening expert Sally Cunningham. Her book will show you how planting special combinations of vegetables, flowers, and herbs can minimize pest and disease problems and create a high-yielding, beautiful garden. You’ll also receive a $30 gift certificate from Lockwood’s Greenhouses, 4484 Clark St., Hamburg.
  • A one-year family membership to the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. If you are already a Botanical Gardens member, your membership will be renewed.
  • A lovely gift basket for the gardener and a $20 gift certificate from Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses, 118 South Forest Rd., Williamsville.

There will be three winners and each winner will receive all of those prizes: the two gift baskets, book, gift certificates and membership!

Please tell your gardening friends to subscribe today so they’ll be entered in this fabulous contest, too! Share the news on Facebook and Pinterest and Twitter.

Official Contest Rules for the Spring 2015 Prize Package

1. To enter, subscribe to Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com. If you are already subscribed, you are already entered.

2. The last day to enter is Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

3. The winners will be chosen by random on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 from all subscribers who meet the qualifications.

4. To qualify, the entry must include a working email address. If the email address is a nonexistent address, if Constant Contact is blocked by the user, if the user’s mailbox is full or if there is some other impediment to the user being reached by Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com via email, the entry will be disqualified.

5. If you are chosen as a winner, you will be notified via email by Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com.

6. You must respond to the email by Monday, April 6 to let us know that you have received the notification and are prepared to pick up your prizes. If we don’t hear from you by midnight April 6, 2015, we will choose another winner.

7. We will ask you to respond with your name and the town you live in so that we can use your name and town in an article in an upcoming edition of Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com announcing that you were a winner as well as in other promotions. Winners must agree to the use of their names and town for promotion purposes. We won’t share your email address.

8. You must pick up your prizes at Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses, 118 South Forest Rd., Williamsville, NY; Goodman’s Farm Market, 2227 Cayuga Dr. Ext., Niagara Falls, NY;  Lockwood’s Greenhouses, 4484 Clark St., Hamburg, NY, and the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo, NY. Prizes must be picked up no later than Friday, May 8, 2015.

9. Each winner will receive a gift basket for the gardener and a $20 gift certificate from Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses, a gift basket from Goodman’s Farm Market, a copy of the book Great Garden Companions by Sally Cunningham plus a $30 gift certificate from Lockwood’s Greenhouses, and a one-year family membership to the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. Each of the three prize packages is worth approximately $200.

10.  All taxes relative to the prize package are the sole responsibility of the winner. No prize substitutions, assignments or transfers. No cash equivalents.

11. No purchase is necessary to enter or win. All federal, state, local and municipal laws apply. Void where prohibited.

12. The contest is open to everyone with the exception of employees of Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com, Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses, Goodman’s Farm Market, Lockwood’s Greenhouses and the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens.

13. This contest is sponsored by Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com. By participating, all entrants acknowledge and agree that they have entered the contest of their own free will, that the full rules and details of the contest have been made available to them in writing and they therefore understand and agree that Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com, Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses, Goodman’s Farm Market, Lockwood’s Greenhouses, the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, their agents, affiliates, sponsors, representatives or employees do not have any liability with respect to any damages out of acceptance and use of a prize. By entering this promotion, participants agree to be bound by these rules.

5 Comments on “Welcome to my new subscribers; our prize drawing is under way until March 31

  1. Thank you for signing me up Sunday. It was great meeting you. Looking foward to the emails.
    Have a Great day!

  2. What great prizes..can’t wait to go to the different greenhouses this spring..I enjoy the emails.

  3. Dixie, thanks for your kind words. And yes, we’re all excited for spring! It’s fun to go to different greenhouses because they all carry different things.

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