Have you checked out the voting frenzy for the $16,000 Ultimate Backyard Makeover Contest going on over at www.wqmag.com? It's like our own little American Idol of ugly backyards. The 10 finalist were posted on September 3rd & the site has been abuzz ever since. People are casting their vote day & night for their favorite ugly backyard! Click on the following link to go directly to the finalist & voting page: http://www.wqmagonline.com/forum/topic/show?id=2298959%3ATopic%3A38179.
In case you haven't heard about this contest, it is hosted by Backyard Getaway & Sponsored by WQmag.com. There are over 17 local independent businesses that have donated their goods &/or services to bring this contest to homeowners in Manatee & Sarasota County. The winner will receive a water feature courtesy of Backyard Getaway, a garden shed, pavers patio, landscape lighting, hydroponic gardens, Florida friendly landscaping, a rain barrel, one of a kind garden art & more. Entries were submitted during the month of August. Voting will run through Sept. 18th & the winner wil be announced on Sept. 23rd on WQmag.com.