End of Summer Celebration Giveaway!!! {Compost Worms}


The best way to end this fabulous summer is with another compost worm giveaway.

A compost worm giveaway is also the perfect way to usher in and conclude each season, and to celebrate everything in between: the turning of leaves, the first snowfall, the last frost, the emerging of tulips, the birth of a goat, the creation of new garden recipes … {if this were a narrative, then this is where I would continue down my list as my voice slowly fades out}. ;)

I love that so many of our readers are excited about compost worms. {Sigh.} It’s comforting to me. No one minds being a little crazy as long as they’re in the presence of like-minded people.

I’ve decided to keep this giveaway very simple. No tweeting, no commenting (for entries, but I love your comments), and no survey questions.

There are four (4) simple ways to enter, but a lot of points/entries to be earned. You can choose any one, two, three, or all four ways to enter.

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Giveaway: MORE Compost Worms!!!


Exactly 8 weeks ago, Your Gardening Friend had its very first compost worm giveaway, hosted by The Prairie Homestead. It was so much fun – for me, too :) – that I’ve decided to do another one!

I’m hoping to get back to the Compost Worms 101 series next month. A worm giveaway should tide us over ’til then, right? ;)

The Worm Composting page has all the posts from the Compost Worms 101 series.

One (1) person, randomly chosen by the Rafflecopter, will receive a starter package of my red wiggler worms.

The giveaway is open to all U.S.A. residents (except Hawaii), 18 years or older. Be sure to read the giveaway terms.

Giveaway ends Saturday, May 25th, at 11:59pm (Eastern Time).

The winner will be announced on this post, and contacted by email, shortly after May 25th.

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Giveaway: Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds!!!


While I’m grateful for all the rain we’ve had lately – and we’ve had a LOT – I’m also looking forward to the ground drying up a bit so I can get our vegetable garden planted. NOT working in the mud would be my preference. ;)

If you live in a southern state, or somewhere warm overseas, your garden is probably past the seed-sowing stage. We mild and colder areas are chomping at the bit to get our hands in the dirt. (Some would be tickled to simply see the snow melt.)

Since gardening is on all our minds, I’m super excited to share today’s giveaway, sponsored by Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds Co.

This giveaway is extra special to me because it’s the first sponsored giveaway hosted by Your Gardening Friend. (You can imagine my excitement when Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds Co. offered this giveaway.)

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds is a household name in the ever-growing community of heirloom, non-hybrid, and non-GMO seed gardeners. So, how cool would it be to win some of their fabulous seeds?!

They’re graciously offering one (1) winner a popular (and impressive) tomato seed selection:

- Tomato Green Zebra
- Tomato Golden Jubilee
- Tomato Great White
- Tomato Riesentraube
- Tomato Pink Honey
- Tomato Yellow Mortgage Lifter
- Tomato Cherokee Purple
- Tomato Ananas Noire

I’ve said before, if I was only able to plant one edible in my entire garden it would be – without a doubt – TOMATOES!!!

The giveaway ends Saturday, May 4th, at 11:59pm (Eastern Time Zone).

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Giveaway: Compost Worms!!!

With outdoor gardening just around the corner, a compost worm giveaway seems fitting. Like backyard chickens, worm composting is becoming a popular hobby.

If you’ve been following along in the Compost Worm 101 Series, you’ve probably learned that “raising” compost worms is VERY EASY. Worms may not be your thing – it’s definitely not for everyone – but you might be surprised. If you’re not sure about it, read 14 Reasons to Have Compost Worms.

I’ve listed the links to all the previous posts in this series.

14 Reasons to Have

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Giveaway No. 4: Winner Announcement


I’m so pleased with how many people participated in this giveaway! It’s very encouraging for a “small” blogger to see so many people participate, and share the site with their family and friends. Thanks!

I also appreciate all the encouraging comments left about Your Gardening Friend posts.

Blah, blah, blah. Who’s the winner?! That’s what you’re thinking, right? Okay…

The winner of the vegetable seeds package is:

Darcy, with her entry on March 28th @ 1:21pm.
(You should already have an email with the details.)