St. Charles, IL – Aquascape, Inc. announced the winners of its 2011 Water Garden Lifestyle photo contest, which ran from March 1st through August 30th. Winners were announced during the company’s Fall Festival weekend, September 24-25th.
Photo entries were judged on how well the photographer captured the essence of the water garden lifestyle, in addition to quality of photography. Judges looked for photos that included images of people interacting with a water garden, photos that displayed an outdoor living space with a water feature, and photos of nature associated with water gardening. Entrance to the contest was free and cash prizes awarded to the winners. The winning entries include:
• Grand Prize awarded to Heather Douglass, $500
• 1st Runner Up awarded to Scott Hughes, $125
• 2nd Runner Up awarded to Merle Bievenour, $100
• 3rd Runner Up awarded to Kelly Olson, $75
• Honorable Mentions awarded to Cassandra Bremer, Jon Peterson, and Kelly Olson, $50
For more information on Aquascape products and programs, log onto www.aquascapeinc.com or call 1-866-877-6637 (US) or 866-766-3426 (CAN).
Aquascape is North America’s leading innovator in the water gardening industry. Aquascape invented the low-maintenance, naturally balanced ecosystem pond that is the # 1 contractor-installed water garden. The St. Charles, Illinois headquarters, dubbed “Aqualand,” received Silver Level recognition in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating system. Aquascape’s mission is to help our customers succeed at building, selling, and retailing water garden products. Aquascape and its vast network of Authorized AquascapePRO™ Distributors sell exclusively to contractors and retailers. Founded in 1991, Aquascape made the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies four years in a row. In 2005, founder and CEO Greg Wittstock was named one of America’s Best Bosses by FORTUNE Small Business Magazine and Winning Workplaces™.