Cosmos For The Cure Botanical Interests wants more people to know about their special seed packet, Celebration in Pink cosmos. With each purchase of one of these packets, Botanical Interests will donate one dollar to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure organization, with a minimum donation of $15,000. However, these packets will only be [...]
My husband harvested the first of our spinach crop yesterday, and he says there's this much or more left to be harvested. He wants to do that this evening, because it is threatening to bolt in this heat. We had a yummy spinach salad, and gave away the rest of this bowlful to two neighbors. [...]
John Deal is the winner, chosen randomly by the random number generator. Thank you to everyone for participating! Botanical Interests will be holding other giveaways later on this year, so you will have other chances to win.
Botanical Interests was a new seed company for me when I hosted a giveaway of their seeds last year. Since then I've had a chance to grow their seeds. My favorite has got to be the Lauren's Grape poppy. It is gorgeous paired up with 'Dark Towers' penstemon. Over 300 Kinds of Seeds But Botanical [...]
On July 26, 2009, I walked outside and saw a sight that made me gasp and clasp my hands over my heart. It was one of those moments where you thank God you have the privilege of gardening on this piece of earth, and that you listened to that inner prompt that said, "Sprinkle those [...]
A big thank you to everyone who took the time to enter the Scavenger Hunt, which I organized to help celebrate the new design here at Cold Climate Gardening. I hope you all had fun as you hunted for the clues. The prizewinners have all been notified by email, so I'll give the rest of [...]
I've always had the suspicion that most of my readers don't realize how much else I offer on this website in addition to this blog, so I thought I'd celebrate the "grand re-opening" of Cold Climate Gardening with a scavenger hunt that will encourage you to explore my website more thoroughly. Prizes, We Have Prizes [...]
Matriarchy of Ramping Up the Garden! She has already received instructions on how to claim her free seeds. Happy seed starting, Matriarchy! Those of you who didn't win will have another chance next week at Garden Rant.
Congratulations to Robbie, who won some free seeds from Botanical Interests at Carol's giveaway! Those of you who didn't win have another chance. The giveaway here is just a bit different. First go over to Botanical Interests and look over their offerings. Then list the six seed packets (excluding the large packets) you'd like to [...]