Sponsors & Door Prizes
A big thank-you to the following businesses and individuals for sponsoring the Garden Bloggers Spring Fling by donating items for our fun door-prize giveaway. If you’re a garden retailer or author and would like to become a sponsor, please email us. Thank you!
And Spring Flingers, while you’re in Austin, if you have time to visit a garden center or two, please consider patronizing the local businesses listed below, and tell them you’re with the GBSF.
The Great Outdoors (local nursery in south Austin)
Shoal Creek Nursery (local nursery in north-central Austin)
Barton Springs Nursery (local nursery in west Austin)
Red Barn Garden Center (local nursery in north Austin)
Nan Ondra of Gardening Gone Wild
Susan Wittig Albert of Lifescapes
Door prizes, courtesy of our sponsors, will be awarded at the County Line dinner on Saturday, April 5. Click here for information about reserving your seat at dinner. We will update this page as we receive more donations, so check back periodically to see what goodies you might win.
Indoor/outdoor copper-finish thermometer
Star/moon ball (garden accent or candle holder)
Wide-brimmed UPF 50 Sun Hat
Seed sprouter kit with 3 bags of seeds
Garden Walk Buffalo book and DVD
Grime Bar hand-milled soap, a tube of Recovery Rub, & SPF lip balm
Elephant ear bulbs with growing instructions
The Heirloom Tomato Cookbook by Mimi Luebberman
Decorative copper-finish watering can
One-year subscription to Mother Earth News, 3 back issues of the magazine, a trowel, a cultivator, and a “Mother Earth News” tote bag
One-year subscription to The Herb Companion, 3 back issues of the magazine, a trowel, a cultivator, and an “Herb Cultivator” tote bag
Green, wooden “Garden” sign
Two colorful bucket carry-alls, one red and one blue
The top 5 “Green Garden” books from Timber Press: The Truth About Organic Gardening: Benefits, Drawbacks, and the Bottom Line by Jeff Gillman; The Truth About Garden Remedies: What Works, What Doesn’t, and Why by Jeff Gillman; Teaming with Microbes: A Gardener’s Guide to the Soil Food Web by Jeff Lowenfels & Wayne Lewis; Green Roof Plants: A Resource and Planting Guide by Edmund C. Snodgrass and Lucie L. Snodgrass; Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens by Douglas W. Tallamy.
Signed copy of Fallscaping by Nancy Ondra and Stephanie Cohen
Walks, Walls & Patio Floors, by Sunset Books
Sheds & Garages, by Sunset Books
Trellises & Arbors, by Sunset Books
Backyards for Kids, by Sunset Books