Friday, March 12, 2010

Garden Season Awaits; Win and Get Organized

We lost quite a bit of snow overnight and after the next three days of ark-building weather, the whole garden should be visible if it's not under water. I will remain optimistic that this year I will get the peas in the ground during maple syrup season.

I am likely the most disorganized gardener you will ever meet, so this year, I have vowed to be more attentive to advance planning and documentation throughout the season. Now you can too.

This Freebie Friday, I'm offering a lovely garden-themed pad and a 76-page garden journal to two lucky winners.


Just leave a comment below to enter next week's drawing. And if you've got a garden tip for me, that would be most welcome. It might even be worth extra credit!

8 comments:

Peter Hopkins said...

I got so excited about gardening, I forgot to let you know who won the Old Money paper: Twitterer MOPrinting. MO is the Twitterer for the Museum of Printing in North Andover, Mass. I've actually been there. It's a cool place:
http://museumofprinting.org/

gamma said...

I just discovered this blog yesterday, and am happy to be aboard. The tactile pleasures of good paper are irresistible, and I love to indulge.

I'm afraid my gardening tips would be useless to you. First, because my garden is in California, where blossoms abound and snow does not. Second, because my thumb hasn't a trace of green--I'm still trying to figure out how to prune my roses.

But the pad and journal are stunning.

John said...

Try an AeroGrow, your herbs have never been better!

Mimi said...

You would be amazed at the amount of potential fibres for papermaking that can be gleaned from the cleanup of last year's garden plot, in anticipation of the new season... So when the snow completely melts, and you drain the garden from the rains that place additional moisture in and on the space, save all those old canes and vines and grasses. Make "mystery paper" entitled "Survived the Winter of 2010!" Mimi

karensk said...

Just the thing for spring!

Karen

Jackie Flaherty said...

Thanks for the opportunity to win! I'm so excited!!
You can make natural markers by writing the names of plants on the flat faces of stones of various sizes and place them near the base of your plants.

Jackie
www.lettersandjournals.blogspot.com

LisaT said...

I am brand new to gardening so I'm sorry to say I do not have any tips. This will be my first spring with a patch of land to cultivate! I would love to win this pad and journal as I am sure that I'll be need to jot notes and such as I go along.

Wish me luck!

Kooky Chick said...

Pretty! Sadly, I have a *black* thumb--everything I try to grow either doesn't come up, or dies quickly! :-( Maybe I can pick up some tips from your comments. :-)

Thanks for this chance to win!
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