Contest & Promotions



2014_backyardphotocontest_socialANNUAL BACKYARD PHOTO CONTEST

We’re no longer accepting submissions for this contest – check back in November to vote for your favorite finalists. It’s time for our annual Backyard Photo Contest! We’re accepting entries for three categories—birds, butterflies and flowers. You’ve got until Sept.15 to submit your photographs. Twelve category finalists will receive $100, and the Grand Prize winner gets $1,000!

Backyard Photo Contest



Find the AcornFIND THE ACORN & WIN!

In each issue of Birds & Blooms, we hide an acorn (like the one at left.) If you find it, you can enter our Find the Acorn contest. We’ll randomly draw the names of 25 readers who correctly find the hidden acorn, and each will receive a one-year subscription to Birds & Blooms Extra.

ENTER “Find the Acorn”
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Find BuzzFind Violet

In each issue of Birds & Blooms Extra, we hide a bee and flower. We’ll randomly draw 25 correct entries and award each of those readers a one-year subscription to Birds & Blooms Extra.

ENTER “Find Buzz & Violet”
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You Don’t Say: Bug Off!YOU DON’T SAY caption challenge

In each issue, we feature a fun reader-submitted photo in our From Your Backyard department and invite everyone to chip in their best clever caption for it. Then, in our next issue, we publish a few of our favorites. Click below to play!

You Don’t Say