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Pin the Pests Away Challenge

comments (2) September 18th, 2012 in blogs
Antonio_Reis Antonio Reis, Product Manager
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A hungry bunny.
A meddlesome buck.
A kind way to keeps the pests away.
A hungry bunny. Click the image to enlarge.

A hungry bunny.

Photo: Jennifer Benner

Fine Gardening and Havahart® know how annoying deer, rabbits, and a host of other hungry critters can be in the garden -- especially at this time of the year. So, we've teamed up to offer you the chance to win a humane pest defense system! Up for grabs are a total of three systems: One Spray Away Elite Spinkler for our first-prize winner and one Spray Away Sprinkler for two runners-up.



Here's what you need to do:  

1. Create a pinboard on Pinterest under the 'Gardening' category and call it "My Fine Gardening Pest-Free Pin Garden"

2. Using 5 to 10 photographs, create a plant combination on your board. You must use one or two plants that critters have bothered in your garden, describing your situation in the captions. Style, composition, and plant palette will be the determining factors that hep the editors separate the winning combinations from the rest. All but one of these plant images must come from or Fine Gardening's Pinterest boards. Check out our Plant Guide to locate lots of these images you need to compete.

3. (Optional) Pin an image, from anywhere, of the critters that most plague your garden. We've included some common pests on the board for your use; Havahart's Pinterest page features some cute critters too.

4. Once you've completed your design, post a link to your Pest-Free Pin Garden in the comments section under the official contest pin on Fine Gardening's Pin The Pests Away Challenge board. Be sure that you're a follower of Fine Gardening on Pinterest: It's necessary for eligibility.


Here's what you might win:

The winner gets a Spray Away Elite Sprinkler and two runners-up get a Spray Away Sprinkler. Both systems sense approaching pests and scare them off a a sudden and harmless gush of water. It's genuis!

 Spray Away Elite Sprinkler  Spray Away Sprinkler


This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Pinterest. You are providing your information to Fine Gardening and not to Pinterest. The information you provide will only be used by Fine Gardening.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. Sweepstake begins at 12:00 p.m. ET on September 9, 2012 and ends 11:59 ET on October 15 , 2012. The Pest-Free Pin Garden challenge is open to legal residents of the United States, who are at least 18 years old, and to legal residents of Canada (except Quebec), who are at least 18 years old. Challenge is void where prohibited.

PRIZE DESCRIPTION: There will be one (1) winner of a Havahart® Spray Away Elite Sprinkler Repellent, and two (2) winners of a Havahart® Spray Away repellent.

NO PRIZE TRANSFER OR SUBSTITUTION: No prize or any portion thereof is transferable or redeemable for cash. Any portion of the prize that is not used is forfeited. No substitutions for prize except by Sponsor, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted.

TERMS/CONDITIONS: No transfer or substitution of prizes. Employees, officers, and contractors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of Sponsors, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, dealers, retailers, vendors of Sponsors, and all other persons/entities associated with this Sponsor and/or promotion, are not eligible. All Federal, State/Provincial and local laws apply. By participating, entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Challenge Entities and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims made by winners, entrants, or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Challenge as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Challenge-related activity or participation in this Challenge.

WINNING: On or about October 15, 2012 the winners will be selected from among all eligible entries received. All boards will be judged and rated on plant composition and design. The winners will be notified by email. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received and on the evaluation of entry. One prize per person, household, or family.

CLAIMING PRIZES: Winners must sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (or in Canada a Declaration of Compliance) within 10 days of notification, or prize may be forfeited. Winners will also be required to provide proof of age. (Tennessee residents will not be required to sign Publicity Release as a condition of winning a prize.) Residents of Canada, in order to win, must first correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question administered by mail or e-mail at Sponsor's sole discretion. All prizes will be awarded.

Comments (2)

SebastianDaniel writes: Very cool article, good job guys. Posted: 10:44 pm on September 28th
Solnishko writes: We lived on a lake and the Canadian Geese wrecked havoc on everything in the yard (as well as leaving behind a yard full of stuff we didn't want to walk on!). We installed a sprayer like this and it was brilliant! Our lawn and plants grew in again and we were finally able to use our dock without worrying about where to step! Posted: 1:09 pm on September 19th
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