FISKARS(R) Launches ‘Best Fall Harvest Garden’ Photo Contest on NeighborhoodCrossing.com

SAUK CITY, Wis., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ — FISKARS, a leading developer of easy to use garden tools and accessories, today announced the ‘Best Fall Harvest Garden Photo’ contest hosted by NeighborhoodCrossing.com, a neighborhood-oriented social networking site, to reward its most loyal and enthusiastic gardeners and to inspire new gardeners of all ages.


NeighborhoodCrossing.com is an online, nationwide collection of neighborhoods interested in connecting and establishing relationships within their community. Its growing neighborhood of participants meet online to share information about interests and hobbies, including: blog entries, emails, classified advertisements, photos, anniversary dates, school and sporting updates, crime watches, community advocacy, as well as sharing community calendars, and scheduling social gatherings.


“The ‘Best Fall Harvest Garden Photo contest’ on NeighborhoodCrossing.com will allow neighbors to share their hard work over the last few months,” said Brent McHenry, Communications Manager, FISKARS. “We are excited to see what gardeners have created over the summer and hope we will see entries from a variety of gardens.”


Beginners to expert gardeners are encouraged to participate in the ‘Best Fall Harvest Garden’ photo contest and can register for the contest by joining the Neighborhood Crossing social network at http://www.neighborhoodcrossing.com/. During the promotion period, which began on September 15, 2007 and will run through November 15, 2007, gardeners can login at http://www.neighborhoodcrossing.com/ to upload their garden photographs.


At the end of each week, a panel of judges will select the top entry for that week beginning on September 22, 2007 and on each Saturday during the promotion period. NeighborhoodCrossing.com community members can vote for their favorite garden photo entry for the previous week. One winner per week will be named based on the photograph receiving the highest number of votes.


Each weekly winner will receive a FISKARS PowerGear hand pruner. The Grand Prize winner will receive a Fiskar’s Gardening Tool Gift Pack valued at $500. The Second Place winner will receive a Gardening Tool Gift Pack valued at $200, and the Third place winner will receive a Fiskar’s Gardening Tool Gift Pack valued at $100.


Community members interested in establishing neighborhood networks can visit http://www.neighborhoodcrossing.com/. Signing up is easy and only requires a zip-code to get started.


For more information about FISKARS(R) Garden Tools, or to find a retailer near you, contact the Customer Service Department at (800) 500-4849, or visit us online at http://www.fiskars.com/.

  Susan Donahue
For Immediate Release PR
(617) 262-1968 x102
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