Hello Spring! Giveaway

Hello Spring! Giveaway from Farmhouse38.com


Okay, folks! Here it is! Spring is in the air so it is time to get your garden on–who’s with me???

We’ve got such amazing products in this fun gardening gift basket that will go to one lucky winner. Enter here or by clicking on the link at the bottom of this post.

But let’s run through all the goodies first, shall we?

Hello Spring! Giveaway from Farmhouse38.com

WOOT!! A 6 Month Seeds of the Month Club membership! If you all haven’t joined this amazing program, you simply must check it out. Every month, they send you four packets of non-GMO seeds (mostly veggies and herbs) selected specifically for your growing zone and season. You never know what you are going to get, but that’s part of the fun! You can find out more by following them on Facebook, and Twitter.

Hello Spring! Giveaway from Farmhouse38.com

A sampler pack of my favorite fertilizer: Authentic Haven Brand Manure Tea. This stuff is good, you guys. I’ve been using it for a couple of seasons now, and I am a huge fan. ‘MooPoo Tea’ is 100% organic and sustainable, and the plants really dig it. Furthermore, it is produced here in sunny Southern California on the Haven Family Ranch: follow along with them on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and see some amazing snapshots of ranch life on Instagram.

Hello Spring! Giveaway from Farmhouse38.com

A copy of one of my favorite small-space gardening books, Vertical Vegetable Gardening, by the incomparable Chris McLaughlin. Chris is the author of several gardening how-to books, the homesteading guru for About.com, and queen of all things Home-Ag. For more about her, visit her website, Home-Ag.com, and you can also follow along with her on her suburban farming adventures on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

Hello Spring! Giveaway from Farmhouse38.com

A hand-painted 12″x12″ reclaimed steel message board, made by yours truly (multiple versions coming soon to a certain Etsy storefront!).

Hello Spring! Giveaway from Farmhouse38.com

Well, you need some garden-themed magnets for that message board, don’t you?

Hello Spring! Giveaway from Farmhouse38.com

A package of seed storage envelopes from Williams-Sonoma’s Agrarian Collection, in case you have any leftover Seeds of the Month Club seeds.

Hello Spring! Giveaway from Farmhouse38.com

My favorite little garden gnomey and gloves from Threshold Target. Every garden needs a gnome to watch over it, in my professional opinion.

Hello Spring! Giveaway from Farmhouse38.com

A set of gorgeous copper garden tools (a hand fork and trowel), and a brass-tipped tamper-dibber all from Williams-Sonoma’s Agrarian collection.

Hello Spring! Giveaway from Farmhouse38.com

And last, but not least, this gorgeous gathering basket to put it all in (also from Williams-Sonoma).

Contest begins today, Friday, April 4th, 2014, and ends at midnight, Wednesday, April 9th, 2014. The only mandatory entry requirement will be for you guys to leave a comment on this blog post (but please do so by using the Rafflecopter link below and following those instructions), but I will give you lots of non-mandatory extra entries by going around and following all our contributors’ social medias. The more you follow, the more entries you’ll earn.

So who’s ready to win this thing?!

Enter here!!!!

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130 thoughts on “Hello Spring! Giveaway

  1. Jennifer Bumpus Galbraith April 4, 2014 at 4:47 pm Reply

    I would adore this! What a great giveaway!!

  2. Amber Middleton April 4, 2014 at 4:52 pm Reply

    I love fruits and veggies, too, but I can’t live without flowers in my garden!

  3. Heather Rose April 4, 2014 at 4:58 pm Reply

    What a lovely bunch of garden stuff! One things I absolutely MUST grow in my garden is green beans. Store bought just cannot cut it. (Our favorite are the burgundy beans. So delicious!)

  4. Amy Anderson April 4, 2014 at 4:59 pm Reply

    These items are adorable! I would LOVE them!!!

  5. Rae Ellis April 4, 2014 at 5:02 pm Reply

    Oh what a lovely giveaway. There are many goodies I could really use here. THanks for the chance to win!!

  6. Marylee Renfree April 4, 2014 at 5:02 pm Reply

    Wow, what a great prize. Thank you for offering this. I would love to win too!

  7. amy donahue April 4, 2014 at 5:09 pm Reply

    Cannot live without basil!

  8. Ashley zimmerman April 4, 2014 at 5:11 pm Reply

    Love this!! 🙂

  9. Mindie April 4, 2014 at 5:16 pm Reply

    I can live without my zucchini. I have to have plenty to freeze for the winter months of baking.

  10. Katja @ Shift Ctrl Art April 4, 2014 at 5:26 pm Reply

    That garden gnome is so cute 🙂 What a great spring giveaway.

  11. Wendy April 4, 2014 at 5:33 pm Reply


  12. MilesAwayFarm April 4, 2014 at 5:36 pm Reply

    When we moved to Walla Walla from Southwest Colorado (almost 7,000 ft) my husband asked me “what do you want to grow more of now that we’re in a better growing zone” and my answer was “tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes”. The true mark that summer is here is a ripe tomato from the garden.

  13. Pam Van Dyk April 4, 2014 at 5:44 pm Reply

    I hope I’m not double-posting…but…I can’t live without my houndstooth wellies!

  14. Debby April 4, 2014 at 5:49 pm Reply

    What a great giveway. Tomatoes and impatience are the staples in my garden. I love fairy gardens so I guess fairies, hah.

  15. Christin April 4, 2014 at 6:12 pm Reply

    What an awesome give away! I would have to say I will always have tomatoes in my garden! Nothing taste better than from your own garden!

  16. Scarlett April 4, 2014 at 6:14 pm Reply

    So excited to start a garden, never have been able to grow anything! It is my year! Greenhouse is a must living at 8200 elevation!

  17. Chelsie Mullett April 4, 2014 at 6:18 pm Reply

    This is fantastic!

  18. Stephanie April 4, 2014 at 6:21 pm Reply

    Have to at least plant tomatoes and herbs!

  19. The Farmer's Trophy Wife April 4, 2014 at 6:50 pm Reply

    I am just getting started gardening…finally after 3 babies, I have time this year! I think I will be thrilled if anything grows!!!

  20. Beverly April 4, 2014 at 6:59 pm Reply

    Can’t live without my knee cushion during gardening season!

  21. christen baker April 4, 2014 at 7:03 pm Reply

    The one thing I couldn’t live without in my garden…. Cucumbers!!! 🙂

  22. Alesia P. April 4, 2014 at 7:04 pm Reply

    Fantastic prize, love the gnome!

    • Alesia P. April 4, 2014 at 7:06 pm Reply

      Oops forgot to say, I can’t live without Swiss chard in my garden!

  23. Nicci Bernhardt April 4, 2014 at 7:10 pm Reply

    I can’t wait for it to warm up enough to get my hands in the dirt. Thanks for such a great giveaway!

  24. Carol J. Alexander April 4, 2014 at 7:15 pm Reply

    Wonderful prizes. Love that message board.

  25. Denise April 4, 2014 at 7:57 pm Reply

    I can’t live without my berries…strawberries, blackberries and raspberries!

  26. Helen Cox April 4, 2014 at 8:08 pm Reply

    Tomatoes. Definitely tomatoes.

  27. Kaiti April 4, 2014 at 8:21 pm Reply

    What an awesome giveaway. My garden needs a new gnome! I always make sure to grow herbs for me and my chickens.

  28. Dolly Sarrio April 4, 2014 at 8:52 pm Reply

    Love the giveaway! Thanks Annie sent me.

  29. Dolly Sarrio April 4, 2014 at 8:55 pm Reply

    I forgot to answer the question. My Moo Poo and all of the above in that gorgeous basket

  30. Barb April 4, 2014 at 9:00 pm Reply

    Have to grow tomatoes..always taste way better than store bought

  31. Susan W April 4, 2014 at 9:14 pm Reply

    What nice items!

  32. Debra Neel April 4, 2014 at 9:27 pm Reply

    What a great give away. Thanks

  33. Laurie Dimino April 4, 2014 at 9:41 pm Reply

    Wow! What an amazing giveaway!!! Can’t live without zucchini if you can believe that! We LOVE zucchini at our house,

  34. bren April 4, 2014 at 9:51 pm Reply

    I can’t NOT plant cucumbers.

  35. Emily April 4, 2014 at 9:53 pm Reply

    I can not live without my viburnum, they don’t bloom for that long, but when they do, it makes me so happy!

  36. Emily April 4, 2014 at 10:09 pm Reply

    I NEED this egg basket. NEED NEED NEED!!!

  37. lesliecolintribble April 4, 2014 at 10:53 pm Reply

    I can’t live without worms. I love turning over the soil and finding big, happy nightcrawlers.

  38. Ida Willis April 4, 2014 at 11:55 pm Reply

    I would love to have this! Cool stuff!

  39. Vivi Pena April 5, 2014 at 1:27 am Reply

    I can’t live without COLOR!!! Flowers, decor, …. My exterior paint is intense blue, with turquoise trim 🙂

  40. Sarah April 5, 2014 at 1:42 am Reply

    Awesome giveaway! I’d love to win. Thanks for hosting!

    • Sarah April 5, 2014 at 1:44 am Reply

      Forgot to say….can’t live without the tomatoes I plant!

  41. Robin M. April 5, 2014 at 2:10 am Reply

    I love tomatoes and herbs and so many other things- great giveaway!!

  42. Sandra April 5, 2014 at 2:31 am Reply

    Cherry tomatoes! Delicious straight off the vine.

  43. mary April 5, 2014 at 2:52 am Reply

    This is great !!!

  44. mary April 5, 2014 at 2:57 am Reply

    sweat peas !

  45. Rebekah April 5, 2014 at 3:02 am Reply

    it’s true every garden needs a gnome

  46. Vanessa Richins April 5, 2014 at 4:03 am Reply

    Tomatoes. Lots of them. Mmmmmm.

  47. Macey W April 5, 2014 at 5:29 am Reply

    Such an awesome giveaway! I definitely could not live without fresh herbs, especially basil and rosemary in my garden!

  48. Lauren April 5, 2014 at 11:28 am Reply

    Great giveaway! I always have to have fresh herbs in my herb garden area!

  49. Ashley Wicker April 5, 2014 at 12:24 pm Reply

    Great giveaway! Your whole blog is beautiful and very inspirational.
    Lettuce is my favorite veggie garden staple, but I also can’t live without my herbs!

  50. Jan Anderson April 5, 2014 at 12:24 pm Reply

    I MUST have basil in my garden

  51. LindaW April 5, 2014 at 1:02 pm Reply

    That garden basket is gorgeous, and the seed storage packs are a great idea. The one thing I have to have in my garden is asparagus.

  52. pdv47 April 5, 2014 at 1:32 pm Reply

    We’re retired now and would love to start a small garden for us. Thanks for the opportunity.

  53. DianeM April 5, 2014 at 1:34 pm Reply

    Thank you so much for your generosity!
    Smiles, DianeM

  54. mysweetiepiepie April 5, 2014 at 1:35 pm Reply

    I simply cannot live without my many tomatoes in the garden.

  55. Susan April 5, 2014 at 1:38 pm Reply

    I can’t live without lavender in my garden!

  56. savannahattic April 5, 2014 at 2:16 pm Reply

    This is a Wonderful GiveAway I would Love to Win!!
    Thank You

  57. Jackie April 5, 2014 at 2:20 pm Reply

    I need herbs in my garden!

  58. Linda Steiger April 5, 2014 at 2:23 pm Reply

    What a lovely give away – really gets one in the gardening state of mind! I’d love to win any of these cute items.

  59. Mary W. April 5, 2014 at 2:30 pm Reply

    Thank you for the giveaway. Tomatoes out of the garden are my favorite.

  60. helen king April 5, 2014 at 3:11 pm Reply

    What a wonderful basket of gifts and great giveaway.

  61. Lona April 5, 2014 at 3:21 pm Reply

    THis is a gardeners dream giveaway. Thanks for sponsoring it! Good luck everyone!

  62. Melinda April 5, 2014 at 3:56 pm Reply

    Tomatoes are a MUST in my garden. My first garden in my first home had a variety of 15!

  63. stephintampa April 5, 2014 at 4:52 pm Reply

    I can’t live without my red penta plants!

  64. Tracy Spangler April 5, 2014 at 5:18 pm Reply

    Zucchini. Absolutely! I love it and use it in so many meals and desserts!

  65. Robby April 5, 2014 at 5:24 pm Reply

    Tomatoes are a must, and I don’t really like them. lol

  66. adriana April 5, 2014 at 5:29 pm Reply

    i’d love to win this! i have to have tomatoes and herbs in the garden!!

  67. AnnaZed April 5, 2014 at 5:46 pm Reply

    Arugula, I must have arugula. Fortunately (or unfortunately depending on how you look at it) once established it volunteers everywhere. My very best and most flavorful leaves are (unsurprisingly) growing in a patch next to the compost bin.
    margueritecore [at] gmail [dot] com

    • AnnaZed April 5, 2014 at 5:48 pm Reply

      ::Yike:: sorry I used the wrong email (creating confusion!) – in the contest I am Margot Core on the Rafflecopter with a different email: annazed10 [at] yahoo [dot] com

  68. Gwynne April 5, 2014 at 6:52 pm Reply

    Tomatoes and purple hull peas.

  69. Carrie Williamson April 5, 2014 at 7:33 pm Reply

    I would be sad if I couldn’t enjoy greens from my garden!

  70. Theresa N April 5, 2014 at 7:41 pm Reply

    My tomatoes it’s not a garden without them

  71. thesubversivehippie April 5, 2014 at 10:47 pm Reply

    Tomatoes are the must have. I try to grow no fewer than 8 varieties every year. My favorite so far is the Cherokee purple.

  72. patquinn01 April 5, 2014 at 11:15 pm Reply

    Thank you.\

  73. Tammy OHagan April 5, 2014 at 11:41 pm Reply

    Going through a season without growing huckelberry’s, tomatoes and peppers would be what I cant do without!

  74. Judy E April 6, 2014 at 12:42 am Reply

    Lemon Cucumbers, my favorite!

  75. Aleshia April 6, 2014 at 1:52 am Reply

    Wow, great giveaway! I always have to start my garden with radishes and greens. Can’t wait to get out and play in the dirt. It will finally be warm enough Monday!

  76. Rachel Calcamuggio April 6, 2014 at 2:31 am Reply

    Here in MN, we have snow covering the ground for 4+ months of the year. I love my warming mats for the trays of tomato seeds we start under lights in Feb! Reminds me to hold on….spring will come again!

  77. Jennifer April 6, 2014 at 2:38 am Reply

    My hydrangeas make me happy all summer!

  78. Andrea April 6, 2014 at 3:24 am Reply

    This is a wonderful giveaway! Can’t lived without tomatoes in my garden.

  79. Jackie Moore April 6, 2014 at 4:50 am Reply

    Peas, lots of peas

  80. Michelle Holmes April 6, 2014 at 6:55 am Reply

    I would say tomatoes, and Hydrangea!

  81. Coleen H April 6, 2014 at 11:21 am Reply

    Spring is here…start planning that garden!

  82. Krystal April 6, 2014 at 1:01 pm Reply

    Love the garden gnome!! 🙂

  83. Charlotte Zweigoron April 6, 2014 at 1:06 pm Reply

    I’m not sure that I am entering properly because I don’t know what Rafflecopter is and I didn’t recognize any link for it on your post. Can you let me know if there is something I missed and need to do to enter? My husband very kindly puts in and manages a garden for me each year because I love the fresh vegies but can’t manage the work involved because of physical limitations. Secretly, I think he is coming to enjoy it because he bought bedding plants this year before I even mentioned it!! It would be so great to win this for him… .

    • farmhouseK8 April 6, 2014 at 2:58 pm Reply

      Charlotte–second paragraph of the post, second sentence, if you click on the words ‘Enter here’ that’s a link to the rafflecopter page where you can enter properly–if you don’t go through that, your name doesn’t go into the ‘hat’. 😀

  84. Kristy April 6, 2014 at 2:06 pm Reply

    What an amazing gift basket. Keeping my fingers crossed 🙂

  85. Amy B. April 7, 2014 at 1:37 am Reply


  86. Christi April 7, 2014 at 3:31 pm Reply

    What a FANTASTIC giveaway! I saw all the sneak peeks on IG – sure hoping I get picked! xo

  87. Amy Harder April 7, 2014 at 5:30 pm Reply

    I have to have tomatoes… picked JUST before we eat them! Nothing like it…

  88. Chris Chapman April 7, 2014 at 5:36 pm Reply

    Wonderful basket! Thank you for having a great giveaway!

  89. Beth White April 7, 2014 at 10:07 pm Reply

    Definitely tomatoes!

  90. thesmartmama April 8, 2014 at 3:39 am Reply

    Love growing everything, but can’t go without beans because my husband loves dilly beans!

  91. Kitty Mack April 8, 2014 at 2:25 pm Reply

    It’s a great garden give away ~ love everything in it. Thanks for the chance to win it!

  92. Laura Phillips April 8, 2014 at 2:44 pm Reply

    So excited Spring is finally here and planting is beginning! I would absolutely love to win this!!!!! 🙂

  93. From a Montana Front Porch April 8, 2014 at 2:52 pm Reply

    One thing we can’t live without in the garden..hmm, herbs followed by tomatoes. 🙂 Love this Kate!

  94. Connie Meyer April 8, 2014 at 3:50 pm Reply

    That is just about the best giveaway that I have seen. So many wonderful items. The basket and seed packets are wonderful.

  95. Genny Mayer April 8, 2014 at 3:56 pm Reply

    I am so ready to garden!! Would love to win this basket! What a thoughtful giveaway!

  96. sun4izzi April 8, 2014 at 5:15 pm Reply

    I must have yellow crookneck summer squash! Thank you for the giveaway opportunity.

  97. Alisa April 8, 2014 at 5:18 pm Reply

    I could not live without growing greens! All types, I love having salad fixins at my finger tips and healthy treats for my chickens.

  98. olyfarmstead April 8, 2014 at 7:21 pm Reply

    OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG. This is the best giveaway EVER!

    Let’s see, let’s see…

    LAVENDER! It’s the first thing I successfully kept alive 🙂 Plus, we use it in our soap and cooking!

  99. Meg McKay April 8, 2014 at 8:11 pm Reply

    This is a GREAT give-away!!! I’d say the one thing I couldn’t live without in the garden is seeds 🙂 Tricky answer, huh? I can’t just pick one veggie/fruit because I love so many and they almost always start from seed. So glad that From A Montana Front Porch shared this…even if I don’t win–I spy a few things I want, like that gnome.

  100. Karen April 8, 2014 at 8:20 pm Reply

    Wonderful! Love the gathering basket.

  101. Peggy April 9, 2014 at 12:41 am Reply

    What a gorgeous gift basket, someone, (hopefully me!) is going to be very happy!!

  102. Jane April 9, 2014 at 11:45 am Reply

    I can’t live without planting herbs in my garden: parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme (yes, I grew up listening to Simon & Garfuncle) and basil, too. This is an amazing giveaway!

  103. Caitlin | The Siren's Tale April 9, 2014 at 1:03 pm Reply

    First, I have to say ~ what an amazing giveaway! I love the sign that you created… how artistic 🙂

    The one thing I can’t live without in my garden is cilantro. I add it to almost every meal and eat it with salads… yum!

  104. Jennifer April 9, 2014 at 2:52 pm Reply

    This would be great for my 14 year old son. He is an Aspie and is developing a love for garening and animal husbandry 🙂

  105. Kathi Ward April 9, 2014 at 4:52 pm Reply

    Very unique – Love it!

  106. ellen casper April 9, 2014 at 4:55 pm Reply


  107. Linda Krendl April 9, 2014 at 5:01 pm Reply


  108. Melissa April 9, 2014 at 5:32 pm Reply

    I have long list of required veggies that I always put in the garden, but I have to say Strawberries are just a must. It is such a treat to just head out to the garden to get a handful anytime of the day and we love them all year preserved.

  109. Patricia McCoy April 9, 2014 at 5:38 pm Reply

    What a wonderful giveaway! You are so creative!!!

  110. GRACE WORTH April 9, 2014 at 5:58 pm Reply

    I cant live w/o my herbs and spinach.

  111. Ben U. April 9, 2014 at 7:47 pm Reply

    Tomatoes, beans, and rhubarb are always must-haves in my garden year after year.

  112. Jennie Brooks April 9, 2014 at 8:33 pm Reply

    beautiful prize pack.

  113. Whitney April 9, 2014 at 8:43 pm Reply

    What a great prize, would love to win this!! I cannot live without my herbs…especially basil. It goes great with all the tomatoes we grow 🙂

  114. Dara Mader April 9, 2014 at 9:24 pm Reply

    Gorgeous stuff!

  115. Cyndi K. April 9, 2014 at 9:30 pm Reply

    This would be perfect for my small garden.

  116. Casey Spotted Elk April 9, 2014 at 9:56 pm Reply

    I can not live without fresh tomatoes in the garden!! ♥

  117. Tara April 9, 2014 at 10:33 pm Reply

    Cannot live without tomatoes and herbs!!!

  118. Anthony Andrews April 9, 2014 at 10:43 pm Reply

    Love gardening….it’s the greatest hobby I could ever have.

  119. Linda April 10, 2014 at 12:33 am Reply

    I’m trying to be a better gardener. I’d have to say cilantro is the one thing I can grow!

  120. Melissa Caughey April 10, 2014 at 12:39 am Reply

    What a lovely spring giveaway! Your blog is always a breath of fresh air!

  121. Christina April 10, 2014 at 12:49 am Reply

    I can’t live without beans. Lots of beans! My family of 5 just can’t get enough of them.

  122. Sarah Woltjer April 10, 2014 at 1:03 am Reply

    I could not live without fresh tomatoes from the garden!

  123. Lois Merritt April 10, 2014 at 1:42 am Reply

    Out in the yard all day today and again tomorrow. Dolphins in the bayou and Osprey above *HEAVEN* Also the Blue Angels had a practice overhead. Perfect Day!

  124. Kelly D April 10, 2014 at 2:09 am Reply

    I like to grow Zucchini.

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