RESULTS FOR THE RECYCLED GARDEN ART 2009

It was another successful year for the Recycled Garden Art. There were many creative entries from people of all ages. It was great to see how people were able to save things from the landfill and make them into beautiful garden art. We have the results of the Recycled Garden Art 2009:

Ages 3-11

First Place- Axel Zumwalt (age 10) from Marion “Tin Can Man Sculpture”

Tin Can Man Sculpture

Tin Can Man Sculpture

Second Place – Rachel Zumbach (age 10 ½) from Coggon “Planter made from old light fixture”

Planter made from old light fixture

Planter made from old light fixture

Third Place – Tracie Martinson (age 8 ) from Cedar Rapids “Gazing Ball made from a bowling ball”

Gazing Ball made from a bowling ball

Gazing Ball made from a bowling ball

Ages 12-18

First Place – Tayler (age 17) and Nikki (age 15) Stastny  and Sam Nielsen (age 14) –from Mt. Vernon “Planter made from nail keg and laundry bottles”

Second Place – The Adventurers 4-H Club (ages 12-18) from Cedar Rapids “Stepping Stones”

Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones

Third Place – Michelle Grauberger (age 12) from Marion “Sculpture/planter designed to look like a strange creature”

planter designed to look like a strange creature

planter designed to look like a strange creature

The Linn County Fair Association would like to thank Peck’s Green Thumb Nursery for sponsoring the children’s division for the Recycled Garden Art Contest.

Adults, ages 19-64

First Place – Spencer and James Jordan from Marion “Welded Flower Sculpture”

Welded Flower Sculpture

Welded Flower Sculpture

Second Place – Sharon Bowers from Cedar Rapids “A Relaxing Seat – chair planter”

A Relaxing Seat – chair planter

A Relaxing Seat – chair planter

Third Place – Dave Rice and Kassy Bragg from Mt. Vernon “A Fountain”
Adults – 65 and over

First Place – Larry Olson from Cedar Rapids “Wheelbarrow Planter”

Second Place – Phyllis Olson from Cedar Rapids “Chair Plant Stand”

Chair Plant Stand

Chair Plant Stand

BEST OF SHOW – Welded Flower Sculpture  by Spencer and James Jordan

PEOPLES’ CHOICE AWARD – Fountain by Kassy Bragg and Dave Rice

A Fountain

A Fountain

The Linn County Fair Association would like to thank Prairie Creek Nursery for sponsoring the adult divisions, along with the Best of Show and Peoples’ Choice Award. Also, thanks to Peak’s Flower and Garden Shop for sponsoring the kids divisions.

We would also like to thank ALL of the participants in the contest this year. The contest will be held again next year, so start planning your projects. It will be open to all residents of Linn County, including the Metro Areas.

Other entries:

chain turtle

chain turtle

gazingball plant stand

gazingball plant stand

marble gazing ball

marble gazing ball

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2 Comments

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2 responses to “RESULTS FOR THE RECYCLED GARDEN ART 2009

  1. You have a lot of very talented artists there! I especially love the “Tin Can Man Sculpture” and the
    “Welded Flower Sculpture”

    Ann

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