Our great prize drawing is back! Subscribe now to enter!


A low, eight-inch-diameter dish filled with succulents plus a $20 gift certificate from Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses in Williamsville is part of the prize package you will receive if you are one of our lucky winners. Photo courtesy Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses

by Connie Oswald Stofko

hand lotion from Lockwood's Greenhouses
Hand lotion for gardeners & a $30 gift certificate from Lockwood’s Greenhouses. Photo courtesy Lockwood’s Greenhouses

Our great prize drawing is back again!

To enter, just subscribe to Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com, the online gardening magazine for Western New York.

It’s free to subscribe!

If you are already subscribed, you are already entered! Hey, I appreciate the support of my longtime readers!

Three winners will be selected at random from our list of subscribers. Each will win a prize package worth more than $200! The deadline to enter is Tuesday, March 26.

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

dome at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
A one-year family membership to the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. Photo by Connie Oswald Stofko

There will be three winners and each winner will receive all of the prizes: all those gift certificates, the succulent dish garden, the gardener’s hand lotion, the book and the Botanical Gardens 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.

Official Contest Rules for the Spring 2019 Prize Package
1. To enter, subscribe to Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com. If you are already subscribed, you are already entered.

BigYellowBag from Lakeside Sod
A $50 gift certificate toward a BigYellowBag or other product from Lakeside Sod, Clarence Center. Image courtesy Lakeside Sod

2. The last day to enter is Tuesday, March 26, 2019.

3. The winners will be chosen by random on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 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 5 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2019 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 5 p.m. April 1 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.

cover of Buffalo-Style Gardens book
A copy of the new book Buffalo-Style Gardens, signed by authors Sally Cunningham and Jim Charlier

8. You must pick up your prizes at the various locations that are providing the prizes by the date specified:

  • Pick up the Mischler’s prize at Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses, 118 South Forest Rd., Williamsville, NY. Pick up the prize by Saturday, May 11, 2019.
  • Pick up the Lockwood’s prize at Lockwood’s Greenhouses, 4484 Clark St., Hamburg, NY. Pick up the prize by Wednesday, May 1, 2019.
  • Pick up the Lakeside Sod prize at Lakeside Sod, 6660 Goodrich Road, Clarence Center, NY. Pick up the prize by Friday, May 31, 2019.
  • The membership to the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will be sent to you via U.S. postal mail. When we email you to notify you that you are a winner, we will ask you for your postal mailing address.
  • The book Buffalo-Style Gardens will also be sent to you via U.S. postal mail. When we email you to notify you that you are a winner, we will ask you for your postal mailing address.

9. Each winner will receive a low, eight-inch-diameter dish filled with succulents plus a $20 gift certificate from Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses in Williamsville; a special hand lotion for gardeners made by Crabtree & Evelyn as well as a $30 gift certificate from Lockwood’s Greenhouses in Hamburg; a $50 gift certificate toward a BigYellowBag or other product from Lakeside Sod; a signed copy of Buffalo-Style Gardens, and a family membership to the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. If you are already a member and you win the prize package, your membership will be renewed.  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, Lockwood’s Greenhouses, Lakeside Sod, the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens and the authors of Buffalo-Style 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, Lockwood’s Greenhouses, the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, Lakeside Sod, Buffalo-Style 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.

10 Comments on “Our great prize drawing is back! Subscribe now to enter!

  1. I have this year’s garden design almost finished. Just need to win this prize to complete it. Fingers crossed!

  2. Patti, it looks like you didn’t subscribe, so I have subscribed you. It’s free to subscribe. I have my fingers crossed for you (and for all my other subscribers!).

  3. Wiktoria, we will have three winners, so three people will be living the dream! I have my fingers crossed for you (and for all my subscribers!).

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