Posts Tagged ‘contest’


Hot August Contest

August 16, 2010

This month’s contest is an easy win! It begins today, August 16 and ends August 31, midnight.

THE PRIZE:  An attractive, 40-page book-bound photo album. Each page holds two horizontal 4×6 photos with a sidebar for journaling. The album is new. It has a soft, black leather cover. Ideal for storing/showcasing family photos for you or give as a gift.

Here’s the rules and game plan:

  1. You must be a subscriber to play. It’s FREE!
  2. Simply post a comment. No restrictions on length. The person with the most comments by August 31, midnight is the winner.
  3. The winner will be notified by email. The winner’s first name and last initial will be announced on

Best of luck and happy commenting!

Note:  In and Around the Garden has the right to refuse publication of unsuitable comment(s) and/or to exclude them in the above contest.


Book-Giveaway Contest!

July 5, 2010


The whole idea is to boost my readership. It’s a tough web world out there, and I need your help. I can hardly wait to see what you’re going to do.

THE PRIZE:  My mint-conditioned copy (autographed to me) of The Earth MovedOn the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms by Amy Stewart. Amy Stewart is a regular contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle, Bird Watcher’s Digest, and Organic Gardening, and the author of From the Ground Up, Flower Confidential, and Wicked Plants.

Here’s how you can win:

  1. You must be a subscriber to play.
  2. Get 5 or more of your friends, family members, and co-workers to subscribe to To qualify, you must sign up a minimum of 5 new subscribers. Be sure to tell everyone that it’s FREE.
  3. Entries will close July 28, 2010 midnight.
  4. After all of your friends have subscribed, email a list to me at,
  5. After the deadline, I’ll verify that each person is, in fact, a new subscriber.
  6. The person who has signed up the most subscribers is the winner. In the event of a tie, I will draw one name.
  7. The winner will be notified by email. The winner’s name will be announced on

Now, share something good—In and Around the Garden—with others.

  Thanks for your ongoing support! It’s truly appreciated. Best of luck!

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