Scarecrows

Locate Bachman's created Scarecrows at the Welcome Terrace, and cast a vote for your favorite! Voting closes October 31.

Tommy the Terrible Tornado

Tommy the Terrible Tornado

From: Bachman's Eden Prairie

Materials: Burlap, weed barrier fabric, dried grapevine and honeysuckle vine, miniature garden accessories, tomato cage, birch poles, moss

Design Tip: Use birch poles or a tomato cage to give your scarecrow a sturdy structure.

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Mary Mary Quite Contrary

Mary Mary Quite Contrary

From: Plymouth

Materials: Straw, dress, log, DIY flowers from packaging material, dried and preserved stems 

Design Tip: Repurpose packaging material to make festive floral accents!

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Circle of Life

Circle of Life

From: Bachman's on Lyndale

Materials: Wire, chicken wire, burlap, fake fur, pillow, table runner, beret, paint

Design Tip: Cover chicken wire with burlap to soften the edges of your form. Improve durability by gluing and sewing fabric, and improve stability by weighting the scarecrow’s feet.

circle of life scarecrow

Miss Oktoberfest

Miss Oktoberfest

From: Bachman's Fridley

Materials: Landscape fabric, Styrofoam, raffia, curly willow, ribbon, yarn, silk vines, buttons, linen tablecloth, and glue

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Blinky (The One-Eyed, One-Horned, Flying Purple People Eater)

Blinky (The One-Eyed, One-Horned, Flying Purple People Eater)

From: Bachman's Maplewood

Materials: Tomato cages, bamboo poles, burlap, coco liner, and spray paint

Design Tip: Tomato cages make quick and easy forms, from ghost shapes to legs. They are very lightweight and stable. Most every gardener has them at home, too!

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Catzilla vs. The Arboretum

Catzilla vs. The Arboretum

From: Bachman's Applevalley

Materials: Wood, chicken wire, burlap, spray paint, wire, and okra pods

Design Tip: Staple chicken wire to a wooden frame for a quick and easy 3D form. Tie burlap on with bind wire (wire wrapped in raffia).

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