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National Garden Festival’s Front Yard Contest: Photos before and after

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

The labor-intensive part of the National Garden Festival’s Front Yard Contest on Crowley Avenue in Riverside has ended, and the voting period has started.

Small voting boxes are placed outside each of the 15 homes on Crowley Avenue’s westernmost block (where it intersects with Niagara Street at the foot of Riverside Park). The public can judge the home with the best landscaping and gardening work by placing a vote through July 21. In front of each home, there’s

Hopefully the before-and-after photos below can aid in determining the transformation.

Before at 43 Crowley Ave.:

After at 43 Crowley Ave:


Before at 49 Crowley Ave.:

After at 49 Crowley Ave.:


Before at 55 Crowley Ave.:

After at 55 Crowley Ave.:


Before at 59 Crowley Ave.:

After at 59 Crowley Ave.:


After at 75 Crowley Ave. (sorry, no “before” photo here, but the “after” shots were too great not to include in this post).

For more media—a dozens more photos—on the Front Yard Competition and National Garden Festival, check out Seamus Gallivan’s blog for Visit Buffalo Niagara.

TAGGED: front yard contest buffalo, gardeners, landscaping buffalo, national garden festival buffalo, riverside buffalo

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