You’re reading the best gardening e-newsletter in the country!

August 2, 2016
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Photo by Connie Oswald Stofko

by Connie Oswald Stofko

Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com has been judged the best gardening e-newsletter by GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators.

The online gardening magazine for Western New York, Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com received a Silver Medal of Achievement, the top award in the category of E-newsletter Overall, in GWA’s 2016 Media Awards.

The award will be presented in September at the GWA 68th Annual Conference & Expo in Atlanta, GA.

Recipients of the Silver Medal in the various categories will now compete for best of group.

The GWA Media Awards program recognizes the top professional commu­nicators in the gardening genre. A jury of professionals evaluated the entries.

GWA, formerly known as the Garden Writers Association, is an organization of professional communicators in the green industry.

GWA will hold its national convention in Buffalo in August 2017.

I’m thrilled and honored to receive this recognition. I want to thank all of you, my loyal readers, for sharing your gardens and events and photos, and for giving me suggestions and encouragement. I couldn’t have done it without you!

I also want to thank the great local businesses who work with me. They provide me with expert information and helpful tips that I can share with you in my articles. They make it possible for me to bring you Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com each week. Please click on their ads and check out our Gardening Directory.

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9 Responses to You’re reading the best gardening e-newsletter in the country!

  1. Peter on August 2, 2016 at 4:48 pm

    Congratulations Connie!

  2. Maxine Osiewicz on August 2, 2016 at 4:49 pm

    Congratulations, Connie! Well done! How gratifying to have one’s hard work and efforts recognized!

  3. Linda Swanekamp on August 2, 2016 at 9:15 pm

    Congratulations! I love your newsletter. It always helps me in some way. It looks gorgeous also!

  4. David Clark on August 3, 2016 at 7:40 am

    Congratulations Connie!!!

  5. Linda Murphy on August 3, 2016 at 9:24 am

    Connie — Congratulations –So deserved!! Your newsletter is a must read and ongoing reference. I am so thrilled for you, your amazing sponsors and proud that you are a showcase for our area. THANK YOU!

  6. Julie on August 3, 2016 at 12:22 pm

    Congrats, Connie!

  7. Karen Synor on August 3, 2016 at 1:05 pm

    Congratulations, Connie! YOU are the best and I’m glad the newsletter has won this recognition! I always enjoy reading it and love that it provides ideas and keeps the gardeners of WNY in touch with each other and with vendors who really care.

  8. Cathy Latimer on August 3, 2016 at 6:33 pm

    Wow – what a great recognition of all the love and hard work you pour into your publication. You are the best! Well done Connie.

  9. Rosemary Olchawski on August 6, 2016 at 8:39 am

    I love getting this wonderful newsletter. It is so well done and I enjoy it immensely. Love the stories and thorough events listings. Congratulations, Connie!!

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