Contest Winners

View the winners of our monthly Find the Acorn and Buzz & Violet contests.

In the August/September 2014 issue of Birds & Blooms, the acorn was hidden on page 37. Congratulations to the lucky winners!

  • Robert Gunnare, Coal Valley, Illinois
  • Candi Murasky, Rochester, Michigan
  • Karen Grayson, Jackson, Missouri
  • Judy Buck, Moravia, New York
  • Elizabeth Olson, Heber, Arizona
  • Chris Hogan, Austin, Minnesota
  • Jane Sudbrink, Northbrook, Illinois
  • Steven Trewyn, Hartford, Wisconsin
  • Nancy Klein, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Susan Reamer, Wilmington, Delaware
  • Marcia Galles, La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Earl Dunkleberger, Holdenville, Oklahoma
  • Pauletta Herrington, Sarasota, Florida
  • Linda McCleaf, Biglerville, Pennsylvania
  • June Wilson, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Mary Amsden, Temple, New Hampshire
  • Jean Phillippi, Powell, Ohio
  • Claire Morse, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Ann Mace, Pickerington, Ohio
  • Mary Cleveland, Wausau, Wisconsin
  • Kathy Grimm, Richmond Hill, Georgia
  • Shirley Genest, Concord, New Hampshire
  • Al Komp, Tamarac, Florida
  • Jane Aiken, Mars, Pennsylvania
  • Pat Bellow, Kenosha, Wisconsin

In the July 2014 issue of Birds & Blooms Extra, buzz was hidden on page 42 and violet on page 55. Congratulations to the lucky winners!

  • Cindy Graves, Mars Hill, North Carolina
  • Flossie Hannah, Clarksdale, Mississippi
  • Jessica Estep, South Whitley, Indiana
  • June Dornblaser, Camden, South Carolina
  • Mary Falkavage, Bella Vista, Arkansas
  • Bonnie Schakel, Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Carole Swan, Murphys, California
  • Lynn Bauer, Russellville, Tennessee
  • Sondra Carter, Mt. Sterling, Illinois
  • Nancy Miller, Oakfield, New York
  • Sherry Steele, Shawnee, Oklahoma
  • Jim Hoogerhyde, Kent City, Michigan
  • Michele Barber, Baldwyn, Mississippi
  • Linda Pearce, Maryland, New York
  • Ann Rice, Aberdeen, Maryland
  • Eleanor Ligman, Amherst, Wisconsin
  • Joan Simons, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Dale Emde, Ortonville, Minnesota
  • Lois Walsdorf, Kiel, Wisconsin
  • Renee Cohen, Toms River, New Jersey
  • George Wilcox, Canton, Pennsylvania
  • Elaine Krzysztow, Bound Brook, New Jersey
  • Robert Benortham, Carbondale, Kansas
  • Mary Moore, Wolfeboro, New Hampshire

In the June/July 2014 issue of Birds & Blooms, the acorn was hidden on page 64. Congratulations to the lucky winners!

  • Marcia Reed, Deep Gap, North Carolina
  • Suzie Gassett, Sedan, Kansas
  • Lynn Wilson, Salem, Oregon
  • Ruth Brickhouse, Chesapeake, Virginia
  • Ruth Crommelin, Stanton, New Jersey
  • Amie Gimenez, Ocala, Florida
  • Judith Didur, Oscoda, Michigan
  • Norma Goodson, Odum, Georgia
  • Pamela J. Harvey, Wheaton, Illinois
  • Mary Lindstrom, Hewitt, New Jersey
  • Gretchen Rasch, Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • Ramona Crooks, Gualala, California
  • Jeanette Filipi, Warren, Minnesota
  • Joyce Russell, Quarryville, Pennsylvania
  • Patricia Hafer, Twin Falls, Idaho
  • Ramon Soden, Loomis, California
  • June Spencer, Southington, Connecticut
  • Cherry Jones, Penrose, Colorado
  • Linda Hobbs, Concord, Ontario
  • Mary Nelson, Bettendorf, Iowa
  • Virginia Hopkins, Jay, Florida
  • Charles Woolever, Honeoye Falls, New York
  • Barbara Rademacher, Thornton, Colorado
  • Sharon Krieger, Blue Earth, Minnesota
  • Gloria Overstreet, Wellington, Ohio

In the May 2014 issue of Birds & Blooms Extra, buzz was hidden on page 8 and violet on page 41. Congratulations to the lucky winners!

  • Jeanette Thornton, Anna, Texas
  • Tom Meadows, Providence, Kentucky
  • Floyd Jolliffe, Nekoosa, Wisconsin
  • Frank Beer, Victoria, British Columbia
  • Barbara Erickson, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Peggy Garness, La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Sarann Boring, Dover, Pennsylvania
  • Luella Akeman, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Hazel Remaley, Gillett, Pennsylvania
  • Lucile Howell, Apache Junction, Arizona
  • Kathryn Devlin, Jackson, California
  • Helen Lang, Dexter, Missouri
  • Marlin Balsiger, Grass Valley, California
  • Sandra Price, Kokomo, Indiana
  • Beverly Turner, Alva, Oklahoma
  • Naomi Hackwell, Anita, Iowa
  • Margaret Jessen, Springfield, Oregon
  • Karen Schroeder, Crivitz, Wisconsin
  • Holly Kline, Marlton, New Jersey
  • Judith Caldwell, Sykesville, Maryland
  • Patt Manthey, Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Carol Bouch, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
  • Kathy Scherf, Gillette, Wyoming
  • Kathy Jennings, Akron, Ohio
  • Randy Queen, Morgantown, West Virginia

In the April/May 2014 issue of Birds & Blooms, the acorn was hidden on page 7. Congratulations to the lucky winners!

  • Cynthia Webb, Franklin, Indiana
  • Esther Frazier, Greenville, Ohio
  • Anna Wilcher, Pineland, Texas
  • Grace Travis, Ashland, Wisconsin
  • Melissa Harmon, Fallon, Nevada
  • Jennifer Cassady, Walford, Iowa
  • Donna Bacon, McPherson, Kansas
  • Robert Spencer, Blairsville, Georgia
  • Sue Richards, Alton, Illinois
  • Linda Brunk, Wahkon, Minnesota
  • Martha Nardacci, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Peggy Eaker, Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Loretta Lininger, New Carlisle, Indiana
  • Karen Stump, Geneva, Illinois
  • Ervin Hoffmann, Hiawatha, Iowa
  • Marilyn Shehane, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Karen Brewster, Maplewood, Minnesota
  • Eileen Knox, Winterport, Maine
  • Skylar Marquardt, Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
  • Danielle Berthelot, Lutcher, Louisiana
  • Carol Revolinski, Caledonia, Illinois
  • Lila Nickodem, Lake Panasoffke, Florida
  • Bob Ruffin, Morehead City, North Carolina
  • Angela Akers, Indianola, Iowa
  • Ann Pilger, Seaside, Oregon

In the March 2014 issue of Birds & Blooms Extra, buzz was hidden on page 20 and violet on page 51. Congratulations to the lucky winners!

  • Richard Cost, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Robin Chapel, Clarksville, Maryland
  • Patricia Mikulec, Berea, Kentucky
  • Carol Taylor, Grantsville, West Virginia
  • Dana Shelton, Clyde, North Carolina
  • Mary Blumenfield, New Britain, Pennsylvania
  • Allen Olsen, Agassiz, British Columbia
  • Marilyn Farrell, Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • John & Carol Schreiner, Frankenmuth, Michigan
  • Barbara Buswell, Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • Maxine Carter, Kingsport, Tennessee
  • Judy Demmel, Napoleon, Ohio
  • Janet Tobias, Denver, North Carolina
  • Roger Shorney, Marionville, Missouri
  • Theresa Seib, Franklin, Wisconsin
  • Rebecca Terry, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Jan Totten, Fresno, California
  • Phyllis Larsh, Alabaster, Alabama
  • Bonnie True, Fairmont, Minnesota
  • Robin Woodside, Merrill, Wisconsin
  • Richard Hagens, Crossville, Tennessee
  • Darlene Beutel, New Bern, North Carolina
  • Shirley Nowak, Fulton, Illinois
  • Darlene Shockey, Roswell, New Mexico
  • Paul Kisley, Osage, Iowa

In the February/March 2014 issue of Birds & Blooms, the acorn was hidden on page 52. Congratulations to the lucky winners!

  • Edwin Siech, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • Debbie Quinn, Fairfax, Virginia
  • Terri Poteet, Summerfield, Florida
  • Elizabeth Atchley, Lake Havasu City, Arizona
  • Jerry Arnold, Jackson, Tennessee
  • Linda Bilello, Hauppauge, New York
  • Margaret Watson, Nichols, South Carolina
  • Carol Williams, Jackson, Michigan
  • Judy Qualls, Manhattan, Kansas
  • Kyle Spencer, Auburn, Indiana
  • Peggy VanCuren, Circleville, Ohio
  • James Cumbow, Abingdon, Virginia
  • Mary Fern, New Richmond, Wisconsin
  • Bonnie Ihrke, Hayfield, Minnesota
  • Linda Edelman, Sabetha, Kansas
  • Margaret Harber, Granbury, Texas
  • Keith Lee, Winneconne, Wisconsin
  • Jennifer Godfrey, Belleville, New York
  • Cora Vanhoye, Independence, Missouri
  • Delano Goeman, Oro Valley, Arizona
  • Madalyn Wavrunek, Oneida, Wisconsin
  • Chris Wendahl, Valparaiso, Indiana
  • Terry Muckey, Hartley, Iowa
  • Emma Byerly, St. Cloud, Florida
  • Glenda Hoover, Hendersonville, Tennessee

In the January 2014 issue of Birds & Blooms Extra, buzz was hidden on page 12 and violet on page 67. Congratulations to the lucky winners!

  • Dave Roberts, North Liberty, Iowa
  • Ronald Zachmann, Winsted, Minnesota
  • Robert Benortham, Carbondale, Kansas
  • Ricky Marchiorello, Dryden, Ontario
  • Gayle Strittmatter, Lewiston, Michigan
  • Betty Baucom, Hazlehurst, Georgia
  • Robin Stockfelt, Luzerne, Iowa
  • Judy Lawrence, Saint Augustine, Florida
  • Barry Rice, Brookville, Ohio
  • Mary Swearingen, Rockford, Illinois
  • Douglas Steburg, Blue Earth, Minnesota
  • Neil Webster, Henrietta, New York
  • Maggie Bruhnsen, Spout Spring, Virginia
  • Joyce M Forrest, West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Barbara D Mikels, Longview, Texas
  • Peggy Ennenga, Columbia Falls, Montana
  • Sonia Lichtenberger, East Northport, New York
  • BettyLu Crowell, Punta Gorda, Florida
  • Wayne Kralewski, Mondovi, Wisconsin
  • Margaret Norstrom, Richmond, Minnesota
  • Kay Hefner, Peculiar, Missouri
  • Linda Flood, Belmont, Ohio
  • Margaret Smink, Westminster, Maryland
  • Wilbert Sprock, Crestwood, Missouri
  • Frank Beer, Victoria, British Columbia

In the December/January 2014 issue of Birds & Blooms, the acorn was hidden on page 22. Congratulations to the lucky winners!

  • Joanna Wilhite, Wellsville, Kansas
  • Dorene Robison, Longdale, Oklahoma
  • Janetta Calvert, Pana, Illinois
  • Shirley Oneal, Elkton, Maryland
  • Lisa McKinzey, Clinton, Illinois
  • Janie Spear, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Helen Skov, Alden, Minnesota
  • Larry Lee, Lake Placid, Florida
  • James McDonough, Hanover, Indiana
  • Sue Wiemer, Ottawa Hills, Ohio
  • Joan Williams, South Bend, Indiana
  • Brenda Holden, Clarksburg, Ontario
  • Doreen Reinwand, Lodi, Wisconsin
  • Sally Solots, Duluth, Minnesota
  • Phyllis Odell, Yuma, Arizona
  • Alice Thomas, Lutz, Florida
  • Robert Rayhel, Robinson, Illinois
  • Lora Raley, Cullman, Alabama
  • Alice Blizzard, Overland Park, Kansas
  • Margaret Brummer, Galt, California
  • Shirley Slater, Hays, Kansas
  • Gloria Dickenson, Richmond, Kentucky
  • Emily Truchanowicz, North East, Pennsylvania
  • Joanne Bramer, Connersville, Indiana
  • Sharon Weber, St. Cloud, Wisconsin

In the November 2013 issue of Birds & Blooms Extra, violet was hidden on page 26 and buzz on page 22. Congratulations to the lucky winners!

  • Debbie Yingling, Appleton, Wisconsin
  • Barb Coulter, Papillion, Nebraska
  • Marilyn Hougland, Pleasant Hill, Illinois
  • Sharon Bredice, Holland, Michigan
  • Carol Schreiner, Frankenmuth, Michigan
  • Carol Tatum, Athens, Tennessee
  • Kenneth Simpson, Galena, Illinois
  • Maria Gleason, Niagara Falls, New York
  • JoAnn Goldberger, Reisterstown, Maryland
  • Deborah Miklavcic, Durham, North Carolina
  • James McCain, Pleasant Plain, Ohio
  • Daniel Weigel, Yorkville, Illinois
  • Carolyn Roberts, Milford, Indiana
  • Helen Bartz, Sunnyvale, California
  • Beulah Dymacek, Bumpass, Virginia
  • Jackie Uptergrove, Tarkio, Missouri
  • Dolores Corell, Brockport, New York
  • Sue Ratkowski, Hales Corners, Wisconsin
  • Jerald Dean Snoddy, Rogersville, Alabama
  • Loretta Jones, Albany, Oregon
  • Shirley Ano, Durhamville, New York
  • Linda Cooley, Kingston, Tennessee
  • Dolores Settino, Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Patricia Gover, Plaistow, New Hampshire
  • Chris Wild, Waunakee, Wisconsin

In the October/November 2013 issue of Birds & Blooms, the acorn was hidden on page 40. Congratulations to the lucky winners!

  • Nancy Persinger, Bridgeport, West Virginia
  • Merlen Kanter, Franklin, Wisconsin
  • Sarah Fitch, Danielson, Connecticut
  • Ellen Gross, Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Robert Green, New Franklin, Ohio
  • Michael McCarthy, Casselberry, Florida
  • Sally Golden, Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
  • Patricia Veon, Trinity, Florida
  • Doris Meyer, Carlyle, Illinois
  • Marion Heffernan, Monroe, New York
  • Lucille Nawy, San Diego, California
  • Wilma Leusink, Sibley, Iowa
  • Sandy Takatsch, Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Paul Carter, Port Angeles, Washington
  • Myrtle Boer, Madison, South Dakota
  • Vonice Butler, Tifton, Georgia
  • Marilyn Headdings, Gratz, Pennsylvania
  • Kathy Nice, Orion, Illinois
  • Angie Bermudez, Brownsville, Texas
  • Beverly Maline, Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey
  • Angela Engelman, Florissant, Missouri
  • Kathleen Hardy, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Mary Martin, Shinnston, West Virginia
  • Yvita Luckie, Pensacola, Florida
  • Debbie Hansen, Hayward, Minnesota

Find Buzz & Violet Winners, September 2013 issue of Birds & Blooms Extra

  • Ora Flinton, Marble Falls, Texas
  • Robbie Felciano, Ticonderoga, New York
  • Sara Turner, Grass Valley, California
  • Karron McIntosh, Kearney, Missouri
  • Charlene Ostmo, Mason City, Iowa
  • Mae Ward, Gray Summit, Missouri
  • Sharon Summers, Punta Gorda, Florida
  • Nannette Thomas, Reedsport, Oregon
  • Kathy Kleinpeter, Center Moriches, New York
  • Jacqueline Enfantino, San Jose, California
  • Hallie Currin, Hillsville, Virginia
  • Bobbie Cummings, Mannford, Oklahoma
  • Barbara Parler, Candler, North Carolina
  • Margaret Bayley, Ravenna, Ohio
  • Judy Evans, Olathe, Kansas
  • Bev Beuster, Blairsville, Georgia
  • Andrea Monson, Duluth, Minnesota
  • Margaret Enochs, Barboursville, West Virginia
  • Wendy Scott, Haslett, Michigan
  • Mary Lou Granoski, Denison, Texas
  • Lori Perne, Toledo, Ohio
  • Robert Menard, Lisbon, Maine
  • Patti Wright, Citrus Heights, California
  • Linda Schulte, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Susan Pendleton, Hope, Maine

Find the Acorn Winners, Birds & Blooms August/September 2013 issue

  • Jack Quinn, Otis Orchards, Washington
  • Cathy Chamberlin, Pueblo, Colorado
  • Victoria Ceretto-Slotto, Reno, Nevada
  • Judy Gagnon, East Brookfield, Massachusetts
  • Marilyn Headdings, Gratz, Pennsylvania
  • Willis Duerksen, Newton, Kansas
  • Robert Allen, Eagleville, Pennsylvania
  • Kay Norris, Conyers, Georgia
  • John Eddy, Sanborn, New York
  • Gail Olin, Quincy, Washington
  • Martha Wagner, Longview, Washington
  • Joanne Klinetop, Greenville, South Carolina
  • Sharon Garrett, Guthrie, Oklahoma
  • Barbara J. Pierce, Moberly, Missouri
  • Sandra Zielaskowski, Alpena, Michigan
  • Mickey Reynolds, Buda, Texas
  • Delores Stillman, Longs, South Carolina
  • Maxine Carter, Kingsport, Tennessee
  • Susan Carlson, Linden, Michigan
  • Denise Vaca, Strongsville, Ohio
  • Mary Jane Lifsey, Monterey, Tennessee
  • Pat La Mie, Lake Villa, Illinois
  • Cheryl Bordner, Newcomerstown, Ohio
  • Sherill Harding, Palm Bay, Florida
  • Dianne Amdahl, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Find Buzz & Violet Winners, July 2013 issue of Birds & Blooms Extra

  • Barbara Mallory, Yakima, Washington
  • David Sparks, Cuero, Texas
  • Mary Moyer, Palmyra, Pennsylvania
  • Judi Kowaleski, Port Hope, Michigan
  • Barb Warmbold, Marengo, Illinois
  • Loyola Wallner, Blenker, Wisconsin
  • Claude Sweet, Galveston, Texas
  • Monica Ephrom, Hamilton, Montana
  • Sharon Roy, Johnson City, Texas
  • Mary Hakanson, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Eunice Stefanski, Fairmont, Minnesota
  • Doris Niehaus, Owensboro, Kentucky
  • Vicki Meyer, Belleville, Wisconsin
  • Mary Zgud, Kearney, Nebraska
  • Diana Gibson, Rigby, Idaho
  • Chuck McCarty, Cobbs Creek, Virginia
  • Fern Vitense, Tipton, Iowa
  • Nicole Gaskin, Huntsville, Alabama
  • Fran Lawson, Summerville, South Carolina
  • Janet Williams, Washington, West Virginia
  • Vicky Lineberry, Germanton, North Carolina
  • Tina Walters, Ossineke, Michigan
  • Connie Lamansky, Woonsocket, Rhode Island
  • Betty June Stoner, Hillsdale, Michigan
  • Iola Bryant, Sarcoxie, Missouri

Find the Acorn Winners, Birds & Blooms June/July 2013 issue

  • Carolyn Lau, Salix, Iowa
  • Alma Stelting, Wichita, Kansas
  • Johnni Latus, Chester, Illinois
  • John Taylor, Princess Anne, Maryland
  • Hermine Vanderzee, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Barbara Gillham, Humboldt, Tennessee
  • Rhonda Crum, Bagley, Iowa
  • Carole Witt, Montrose, Colorado
  • Phyllis Mondro, Westland, Michigan
  • Karen Ripley, Stone Mountain, Georgia
  • Steve Coulter, Bedford, Indiana
  • Patricia Lewis, Churchville, New York
  • Antoinette Warner, Urbana, Illinois
  • Sharon Clark, Columbia, Pennsylvania
  • Betty Holmes, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Karen Priputin, Shawnee, Kansas
  • Diana Bray, Fenton, Missouri
  • Joyce Smith, Sandpoint, Idaho
  • Joseph Barry, Crystal River, Florida
  • Violet Garner, Welcome, Maryland
  • Fran Walker, Carrollton, Texas
  • Pam Cosh, Corbyville, Ontario
  • Heather Spaulding, Friday Harbor, Washington
  • Donna Davis, Indiana, Pennsylvania
  • Leonard Czaplewski, Rhinelander, Wisconsin