First Place- Axel Zumwalt (age 10) from Marion “Tin Can Man Sculpture”
Second Place – Rachel Zumbach (age 10 ½) from Coggon “Planter made from old light fixture”
Third Place – Tracie Martinson (age 8 ) from Cedar Rapids “Gazing Ball made from a bowling ball”
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”
Third Place – Michelle Grauberger (age 12) from Marion “Sculpture/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”
Second Place – Sharon Bowers from Cedar Rapids “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”
BEST OF SHOW – Welded Flower Sculpture by Spencer and James Jordan
PEOPLES’ CHOICE AWARD – Fountain by Kassy Bragg and Dave Rice
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.