Category: Contests

Dewit Potting Scoop

Dewit Potting Scoop

A few years ago my friend (and gardener extraordinaire) Shawna Coronado traveled to the Netherlands to spend a little time with the folks at the DeWit Tool company.   Shawna had the once-in-a-lifetime experience of not only designing, but making the prototype of her ideal version of a potting soil scoop.  The scoop has since been […]

Lawn Gone! Book Party, Review and Giveaways

Lawn Gone! Book Party, Review and Giveaways

To celebrate the release of Pam Penick’s new book, Lawn Gone! Low-Maintenance, Sustainable, Attractive Alternatives for Your Yard, you’re all invited to attend her Lawn Gone Book Party – with some very cool party prizes! Six garden blogging friends and I are hosting 7 great giveaways this week, all related to the theme of – […]

Kiss My Aster – Book Giveaway

Kiss My Aster – Book Giveaway

For those of you looking for a totally different kind of gardening book – one that’s fun to use and that will definitely make you laugh out loud, all the while giving you down-to-earth practical advice then this book is for you. Seriously – Amanda is awesome. For those of you who aren’t familiar with […]

The Backyard Parables – Book Giveaway

The Backyard Parables – Book Giveaway

For those of you who read my blog, you’re probably aware that I’m very photo-driven.  I can’t get seem to get enough beautiful garden photographs and have to use restraint when writing a new post.  I love taking them, I love looking at them, and they’re often the only way I know best how to […]

Dramm’s Garden Tool Review

Dramm’s Garden Tool Review

My garden-watering meltdown had been brewing for years.  It came to a head this past summer when I had finally had enough of the hoses in my garden constantly kinking every time I moved a few feet. My husband would try to help, buying me ‘the best’ the big box stores had to offer (promising […]

The Layered Garden – Book Giveaway

The Layered Garden – Book Giveaway

You know when you see a book and you just know it’s gonna be good?  Well, that’s how I felt about The Layered Garden, by David L. Culp, and photographed by the talented Rob Cardillo.  And I knew I held a gem in my hands when I read the glowing forward, written by Lauren Springer […]

Breakfast at Sunset – another fabulous giveaway!

Last week I was invited to have breakfast at Sunset magazine’s headquarters, along with a few of my favorite fellow gardeners.  The event was to welcome the new Sunset Edible Garden Cookbook, which will be released next week, as well as to tour the grounds and the test garden. While of course I was thrilled […]

The New Sunset Western Garden Book – Book Review

The New Sunset Western Garden Book – Book Review

I have been dying to get my hands on the latest edition of the New Western Garden Book: The Ultimate Gardening Guide (Oxmoor House, 2012. List Price $34.95) Well, it’s finally here and I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve been given a copy to review.  And as if that weren’t enough – Sunset is letting […]

Happy Birthday to Fiskars – 45 never looked so good!

As a proud member of the Fiskars garden blogging team, I’m thrilled to be joining the 45th anniversary celebration of the Orange Handled Scissors!  So far this month, there’s been a pretty exciting line-up of guest interviews who are all raving about their love of Fiskars’ scissors (Chris March, Duff Goldman and Claudine Hellmuth) but […]

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