Monday, May 6, 2013

Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day!

It's giveaway Day at SewMamaSew!
Hello and thanks for visiting!

I'm giving away a copy of my pattern,
the "Read" Library Tote.
This is such a fun project,
and makes a perfect gift for a special teacher.

 
Just leave a comment with your favorite gardening tip (if you have one!) for a chance to win.
I'll randomly choose a winner,
& email you the pattern on May 10th!

177 comments:

  1. What a great giveaway! I should make a library tote. I took my oldest two kids nearly every week for a few years, but since #3 we've gotten out of the habit. We went for the first time two weeks ago,

    I love gardening! My favorite gloves are the Ethel brand. I've had them at least 6 years and they are still great.

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  2. I'm a total black thumb so you probably don't want any gardening tips from me. I hear compost is good though! :) Thanks for the giveaway, Michelle!

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  3. Take the time to clean up the beds in the fall or plant a cover crop rather than wait until it all starts growing again in the spring.

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  4. Something strange happened to my gardening. My hub, Sasquatch, loves gardening. It became his hobby. When he retires, he wants a farm. I do all the buying and planning, he plants while I sew and check his progress.

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  5. You wouldn't want any tips from me! My poor garden is in shambles at the moment. I hope to get it looking good again before too long!

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  6. What a cute bag! I don't have any gardening tips yet as I'm just dipping my toe in the soil so to speak. I'm trying my hand at seeds this year and just need the rain to let up so I can get them in the ground!

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  7. I'm a librarian, so I would love to make this bag! I'm a terrible gardener, but I'm trying. The lady at the garden center gave me time release plant food sticks that you stick into your pot or under your plant. It lasts for 60 days. My fingers are crossed that they will work!

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  8. You would not want a gardening tip from me, I manage to kill everything. I do support my local farmers at the farmer's market though.

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  9. I love my butterfly garden which also attracts hummingbirds. Plant coneflowers, bee balm, butterfly bush (milkweed), black-eyed susans to name a few and they will come!
    I also love to read so thanks for the chance to win a wonderful give-away!

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  10. Earthworm castings are amazing for the garden:)

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  11. Let the water seep down in the ground befor adding more water.

    melodyj(at)gmail(dot)com

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  12. My husband built us a compost bin and it is amazing what compost does for your garden--plus there's the added bonus of reusing all those food scraps instead of throwing them away.

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  13. Don't let the weeds grow as high as mine ;) Love this pattern. Thanks for the chance.

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  14. I can't have a garden, so I have no tips. =( I'd love one though. Thank you!

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  15. I love your blog. The reading bag is wonderful, my 9 year old granddaughter is an avid reader and she would love a bag like this to carry her library books back and forth to school. Thank you!

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  16. I love that tote! My gardening tip would be to compost. We've had a garden for 3 years now, and it's amazing how much better our soil is after only adding our homemade compost over these years.

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  17. That tote is so cool! I'm not a good gardener at all, but I saw on The Chew that you should put something porous as the bottom layer for potted plants so they get good drainage. :}

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  18. Ok, so I'm the worst person to ask when it comes to gardening tips. Instead of a green thumb, I've got a black thumb. Whatever I plant always ends up dying. So, sorry about that. But on a happy note. I literally just got a library card on Saturday and winning this tote pattern would be absolutely fabulous. I could totally borrow books in style!

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  19. buy good starter plants, the cheapo seeds don't give you good return

    mindingmomma(at)aol(dot)com

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  20. Hmmm...dead heading!!! Cut off those spent flowers lickety split and you'll get more flowers!!!

    Cute pattern!

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  21. I can't seem to get anything to grow so I don't have any gardening tips for you

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  22. I have no garden so am useless for the tips :)

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  23. My best gardening tip is to stay out of my husband's way ... he's the green thumb of the family.

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  24. Very cute tote! You don't want gardening advice from me. My method is plant and pray that it grows! lol.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  25. Trust me...you DO NOT want any gardening tips from me. I have a brown thumb...LOL.

    BTW...LOVE the bag!

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  26. Mix flowers with food plants -- we use strawberry plants as groundcover under our tulips and lavender. Rainbow chard is beautiful and super practical!

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  27. Beer keeps the slugs away!

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  28. I'm such a bad gardener! The best tip I would give myself: Keep It Small!

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  29. Me me me! I have been eyeing that pattern for months - I love it!!!
    I wish I had a tip to give to you, I have a brown thumb. No talent at all when it comes to growing. But...do you use loofah sponges? You can grow them. My mom grows them every year. They grow on a vine, like cucumbers - you just have to dry them out before using them. Thanks for the chance.

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  30. Those are ate cutest bags. My daughters and I would be the coolest people in the library with on of those bags.

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  31. Gardening is not my thing! I really like the bag though and I would love to win it.

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  32. I would LOVE to win this. My new gardening tip is laying down chicken wire in the garden bed and covering it with just a little dirt -- this keeps the cats out of the garden as they hate walking on chicken wire. Thanks for hosting this giveaway!

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  33. My gardening tip is to let someone else do it! I have tried several unsuccessful times :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  34. wall o' water. my dad swears by it for all of his tomato plants - i'm trying them out for the first time this summer!

    bethbimber(at)gmail(dot)com

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  35. I'm very good at killing plants...but I have managed to keep my lucky bamboo alive! If you want an easy plant that doesn't need soil. All you do is put water in when it gets low. :-) Great pattern! LOVE the tote!

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  36. Well, I don't have a garden but I have potted flowers. Don't over water or they'll die!
    dazzlingshorty(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  37. I seem to have a brown thumb so I avoid gardening though I'd love to grow fresh produce. If I dared try I'd consult my gardening friends or look up tips for my area/climate.

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  38. Love this tutorial! Fertilize flowers in the spring.Thanks!

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  39. I started gardening last Saturday, we have planted tomato and onion seeds for the moment. It is me who needs tips! Thank you!!!

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  40. This year we are trying a new raised bed. I think I will like it!

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  41. I love that bag! I am a total black thumb - sorry!! No tips from me :(

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  42. This is an adorable bag! I love to read with my kids. But I don't garden so no tips there :)

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  43. Having a herb and vege garden is very handy and companion planting is great idea too. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  44. Oooo I love this tote!! Mostly because one of my clients is a librarian!! My favorite gardening tip is this: Build a fence lol. Some random dog just ran over my garden and it made me upset. Also, I like to plant pretty flowers inbetween shrubs so the green has color peeking in it. I love to garden!!

    Thank you so much for the opportunity to win!
    krenthom @ gmail . com

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  45. I've started a container garden this year and I was amazed at all the self watering pots. So much easier to fill up the resevior and not have to worry for a few days.

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  46. Love this pattern! My tip: Befriend a gardner. ;) Can't stand it myself, but am fortunate to have a few in my circle. Thanks!

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  47. Love this pattern. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!

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  48. Okay, my favorite long term tip? Plan before planting. I take note of sun placement and soil type before even deciding what plants I want.

    Other than that, if you have roses, pruning is huge and a soil mix of miracle grow, peat moss and sand will give you sound and healthy roses. About a 2:1:2 part ratio in that order. :)

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  49. Pouring worm 'pee' from a worm farm over your plants on a regular basis will keep the bugs away and make them really strong and healthy.

    Cute bag pattern. This would make lovely end of the year teacher gifts for my daughter's teachers.

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  50. My favorite gardening tip is one that I don't follow and thus have a hard time getting things to grow... remember to water regularly!

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  51. My bookworm son would LOVE to have this tote. Thanks for the chance. Best gardening tip? Start tomato seeds later than you think. 6 weeks before last frost - many places start too early and the plants are too big when you set them out. This age plant yields more fruit and is healthier.

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  52. I love this bag! The only thing I have successful grown is pumpkins! I love pumpkins make sure you pick a sunny spot but be able to provide shade. Some of our got scorched and we had to put up my stepdads old desert storm camo shade/tent thingy. It really helped and water early in the morning and later at night so the water doesnt just evaporate as soon as it hits the ground, this gives it a chance to actually get to the roots. That's about all I know. lol Thanks for the chance to win!
    mrs(dot)hbraun(at)gmail(dot)com

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  53. I am a terrible gardener. Sorry. Um, sunlight and water? Thanks for the chance!

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  54. I like to use a piece of lattice to separate out what i plant so they dont grow in rows

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  55. I'm a bad gardener... So I don't think I have a tip... But thanks for this giveaway!

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  56. I do not like to garden! I do however love love to read so I adore that bag!

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  57. We just put in our in our first garden so I am going to read through all the tips above! I absolutely love this bag and pattern!

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  58. Cute bag. Hmm, favorite gardening tip. Get you husband to tend the garden!lol! He's the gardener. I don't have time to sew as it now, so if I gardened, I definitely would not get to sew. Although I do enjoy eating fresh veggies out of the garden every year.

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  59. Well, I used to love to garden when I lived in the Midwest. So, my biggest garden tip is not to live in the SW lol.

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  60. My grandmother has the best luck planting tomato plants in big barrels that are split in half. She has a PVC pipe halfway buried, halfway sticking out of the dirt in order to water and fertilize. Last year she had over 200 tomatoes from one plant! Good luck!

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  61. Here's one! If you want to keep the ground warm overnight (like for onions or other heat loving veggies) just take old plastic bottles (like 2 liter or even the smaller ones) fill halfway up with water and plant half to 2/3 of the way in the ground. During the day the bottlewill warm up and over night it will keep your baby veggies' roots warm. This is great for us in western WA state where it's cool in the summers.

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  62. I think that this bag was the first thing I ever pinned on Pinterest :) (And you definitely don't want garden advice from me. I can tell you how to attract pigeons, but that's about it!)

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  63. Don't forget to plant the seeds! (My reminder that I need to get lettuces in, which should be preceded by...Don't forget where you stashed this years seeds...ahem!)

    Love your tote! Thanks for the chance.

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  64. What a gorgeous bag! Love it!

    Hmmm, gardening, now what advice can I share. My Pop always told me to put a banana peel at the bottom of your rose bushes. They love them. And he also used to empty the tea pot (leaves and all) into the vegie patch - not sure why but he had a thriving garden.

    braydonandkel@bigpond.com

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  65. That's a fantastic bag!
    Gardening... my first and most important tip to follow is "water regularly", it helps, at least me. :-)
    Thanks for the chance!

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  66. I love this pattern - I work in a library and there's nothing better than a good book to read (and not an eBook!). Gardening tip - Weed regularly so that the weeds are not competing for water and sunlight! thanks for the chance to win...

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  67. I like gardening but dont do any of it actually! Would like to be counted in for this giveaway. Thank you for sharing.

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  68. Don't let the weeds take over, it just makes the job so much harder in the long run! I am talking from experience LOL

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  69. Like the other posters, I love the tote. I'm not sure that I have a great gardening tip. But, if you have deer who like to come nibble, you can run fishing line about 1 ft off the ground around the garden. When their leg touches the clear line, they will not enter.

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  70. My tip is regular dead heading (removing flowers past their bloom) so that the plants energy can go towards new buds instead of setting seeds!

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  71. Because I have a black thumb, my best gardening tip is to not let me garden!

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  72. I just read about putting toy snakes in your garden to scare away the dumb squirrels and rabbits. I don't know if it works but I'm eager to try this year - defend the tomatoes!!

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  73. My best gardening tip is to marry a man who doesn't mind doing it all :-) Thanks for the chance to win - I love your pattern!

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  74. my best tip is "don't garden go to mike's house and he will give you vegies

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  75. Oooo, you do not want a gardening tip from me! I cannot keep plants alive!~ atabanana29(at)gmail(dot)com

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  76. don't forget to water... =) seems basic but many plants have died at my hands for a lack of H2O!!

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  77. I wish I had a tip! I have never been able to grow anything, but I used to take good care of our potted basil. Water it every morning with filtered water and rotate it every hour if it's under the sun.
    Thanks!

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  78. I plant my garden items in mounds so each line is able together sunlight much better. Thank you!!

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  79. i don't have a garden, but really want one!!! so, i'm tip-less! :(
    thanks for the giveaway! ni.chern at gmail dot com

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  80. Go play in the dirt...let your kids help.
    sntbosch(at)me(dot)com

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  81. I just read that vinegar is a great weed killer!

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  82. Leave pruning to a time when you need to release stress, it works fo rme every time! :)

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  83. Check out a local university extension service for good, scientific, local advice. Most provide all sorts of free services that can really help. Clemson provides soil testing and a phone line you can call to get questions answered as well as all sorts of great information online.

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  84. My favorite gardening tip is read the tag that comes with the plant and follow the directions on it. :) Thank you for the chance to enter.

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  85. my favorite tip is to pull a tom sawyer and get my kids to think that weeding is fun!

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  86. I'm useless in the garden so my tip would be hire a gardener ;)
    I love the bag and would have lots of fun making it!

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  87. I'm useless with any kinds of plant. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  88. Oh I love this bag! I don't garden, so I have no tips...

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  89. I was just looking up some gardening tips to keep my poor broccoli and cauliflower from getting eaten by moths this year. Apparently you can plant lavender near it the moths don't really like that and stay away. Going to try it this year and hope for the best. :)

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  90. my gardening tip is to actually read the envelope before plant.. a lesson I learned this season.. oops!

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  91. My best tip is to go with raised beds, they make gardening so much easier.

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  92. This is fabulous! I have a brown thumb so no gardening tip from me would help you at all! Sorry. Thanks for the chance to win this great pattern.

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  93. i dont have a tip...i need tips! haha

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  94. This is adorable! I always garden, but it's more luck thank knowledge!

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  95. I'm not much of a gardener but this summer we are going to take a stab at a small raised box garden... I should scroll up and read all of the previous tips!! hehehe Thanks for the chance!

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  96. I am trying to keep up with the garden at my new house. I am no expert, but I will say that if you don't keep the weeds under control to start with, you will pay with your back and knees! Thanks for the chance to win such a cute pattern!

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  97. I have a friend who told me when we bought our cottage to shred Irish Spring soap all over our garden to prevent the deer from eating it. Have to tell you it works but you have to remember to reshred it if you've had rain. Thanks for the chance I love the pattern.

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  98. i don't garden - no yard! but this tote is adorable and would make a great gift for a friend. :)

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  99. Love the tote. You don't want gardening tips from me everything I plant tends to die.

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  100. My gardening tip is to use mothballs to keep critters (rabbits, raccoons, cats, dogs, etc.) away from your garden. Also works to keep ants away.

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  101. That is darling. My gardening hint would be to plant marigolds to keep gophers out.

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  102. Love the tote. My gardening tip is to keep it easy and small. I tend to get over estimate my ability to keep up with everything I plant.

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  103. Oh, I love this! My favorite tip is to compost... It makes your soil so much happier for growing plants :-)

    Thanks for the fabulous giveaway!

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  104. Very nice giveaway, it would be fun to make the library tote. No great gardening tips from me all I know is good soil, water and sun = important ingredients. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  105. Gardening tip...hmm I haven't done much of that in my 20 years of life to be honest. But I do like to pace myself, because that can only be good for the seedlings and flower bulbs right?

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  106. relearning how to garden....after 55 years of gardening in the South, I am now in Montana....you can't plant tomatoes in April there!

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  107. My favourite gardening tip is to use seawood solution to sew or transplanted plants, it helps them to get established & growing quickly. Thanks for the chance to win, I love this tote.

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  108. my gardening tip is- keep me out of your garden! The only things that I can keep alive are geraniums! also I am managing all right with parsley and thyme....I do like to plant things that I can eat- there is more incentive there. Also I am thinking of trying Kale so I can keep myself in Kale chips which I am addicted to!
    thanks for the chance! I love your tote!

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  109. mulch, mulch, mulch! At least once a year, twice is better. It improves the soil, fertilizes, and prevents evaporation of your precious water.

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  110. I don't have any gardening tips - I've killed everything I've ever tried to grow (except the rosemary, that's still hanging in there). My mums the same, so I guess we're just not a green thumbed family!

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  111. We're in the midst of looking after our veggie patch at the moment, and we often get black fly on the beans. The best tip i can give for that is a dash of washing up liquid and lots of water in a squirter, then spraying the plants. Usually gets rid of black fly with in a couple of days.

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  112. If you grow what likes your climate and soil rather than what looks nice in a show garden or magazine you will have much more success.

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  113. Thank you for the chance to enter your giveaway. What a great bag. Gardening tip. If you do not compost you should.. Evertime you throw away pieces fo fruit and produce you are throwing away free fertilizer. Compost it and use it in your garden.

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  114. Oh, I would love to make that adorable bag! I have the worst time trying to keep my garden alive, so I'll be looking through these comments to find some good tips for myself!

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  115. My hint seems wierd, but it's what I'm doing this year. I'm taking daily walks around our yard, flower and vegetable beds. I'm enjoying watching the growing process. It makes me more aware of when to weed, water and "visit" with my plants:)

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  116. My tip is epsom salts. You can buy them in the gardening section or the health/beauty section, but sprinkling them around your roses, vegetables, etc will help so much! It acts as both a pesticide and fertilizer. I tried it last summer and swear by my epsom salts!

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  117. Such a cute tote! I'm a kind of terrible gardener, so all of my tips are of the 'duh' variety (like 'don't plant your tomatoes too close together because when they get bigger you'll have a tomato jungle!')

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  118. I'd love to make one of these totes!
    Gardening tip?? accept all help that's offered!!

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  119. I love this! I would say, see if there's a place in the city that offers cheap compost!

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  120. Oh no, I've lost already. :) A gardening tip...yikes...I can't get anything to grow...I managed to kill a small cactus. Um...I think my mom would say, water the garden early in the am, before the sun gets to hot. kerihag at yahoo dot com

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  121. Favorite gardening tip........start early in the spring to get rid of the weed, espicially if you cheated last year :)
    Gun, Sweden
    gun@lapp.se

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  123. I live in Alberta, Canada and our growing season is always pretty short. So my favorite tip is to opt for cherry tomato varieties instead of full size ones as you're more likely to get a good crop of ripe tomatoes before the weather turns. (experienced many summers with only green tomatoes)
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    jgemeroy(at)gmail(dot)com

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  124. I don't garden but I would suggest that gardening and quilting do not go well together.

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  125. try to add as many different types of eadible plants when you have smalle childeren! plant herbs, grow berries or put up an apple tree! this way childeren will learn where all these lovely things come from...

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  126. I love to garden. My favorite tip is to get the kids involved. If they help to grow it, they will eat it. Last year, my kids gorged themselves on strawberries and tomatoes from the garden.

    This year, my boys will have their own individual plots, along with my main plot. My oldest boy will be growing, at his choosing, watermelon, pumpkins, beans, strawberries, yellow pear tomatoes, a few other smaller tomato varieties and maybe more. My youngest boy will have his own strawberry patch, along with some beans.

    My daughter is only 2 1/2 but she wants to grow lots and lots of flowers, so I got her a bunch of seeds to sow in pots.


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  127. I love this pattern! I have an internet friend that I want to make this for, she's a librarian. I want to send as a RAK

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  128. Ha ha, my tip is remember to water your plants or they die! I do not have a green thumb. :)
    peachstateme (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  129. Gardening tip - keep your egg shells at every chance and crush them and sprinkle them around your plants and it will prevent the slugs from slugging their way to eat the pants! Wonderful pattern - fingers crossed!!!

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  130. use super strong, tall poles for tomatoes - they'll grow as high as you let them!

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  131. I gave up on traditional gardening and went to the "square foot garden" method -- I love it! And I built a cage for the garden to keep out the deer (it's in the book by Mel Bartholomew).

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  132. I love the tote. I think mushroom soil and compost are the magic ingredients to gardening.

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  133. I don't vegetable garden, but I do have flower beds. Mulching helps keep the weeds at a minimum.

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  134. This is an easy question! Stay as far away from the garden as I can so that nothing dies from me touching it. A brown thumb is not quite me...probably I rate a black thumb!

    I love your tote and would love to win it.

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  135. I would say to be careful where you plant herbs such as mint, rosemary, and chives as they will take over! Thanks for the giveaway! Amy @ gasudimack(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

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  136. I'm pretty awful at gardening so I don't have a tip for you. Sorry! I do love that tote though.

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  137. always remember to dead head, you get more blooms that way. been looking for a pattern like yours its a nice size.

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  138. Save the little green berry baskets from strawberries to use to place over the soil when planting seeds -- that way the birds won't steal the seeds or eat the little seedlings :)

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  139. Love that pattern! I don't really have any gardening tips, sorry!

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  140. I LOOOVE that bag!! So cool! Hmmm.... I wish I could give you a tip, but my green thumb has yet to sprout! :(

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  141. epsom salts for high veggie yields!

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  142. What a fantastic tote bag! I'm seeing a lot more trips to the library with it. Gardening tip: make sure you pair species that grow well together. i.e. some veggies or herbs grow better with others and will actually encourage the growth of each other.

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  143. I have a little cupboard outside our back door. The drawer holds gardening tools and gloves, and in the door part underneath are sprays, fertilisers, snail bait and "outside" shoes. It's very convenient for quick garden maintenance.

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  144. I'm just a balcony gardener :-) but my mum says that wine bottle corks are great for covering up the soil in containers to keep the weeds out!

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  145. since I have two black thumbs my gardening tip is don't do it...LOL...Thanks for the chance!

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  146. I hope to garden this summer finally! 6 years of pregnancy and new babies is finished now, so I *may* be able to make it work! I have no idea on tips - I'll take all I can get too!

    Thanks for the chance - I have two giveaways happening too: www.craftyhour.com

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  148. Instead of splurging on weed block fabric that you put under mulch... Just use newspaper and get it wet... It's like a giant paper Mache. Thank you for the Giveaway!

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  150. Make sure you pinch the little sprouts on the tomato plants -- slows down the bigger branches!

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  151. To make it easier in the Spring, after raking in the Fall, put down newspaper & or heavy cardboard layers. Weight them down with rocks or something so they won't blow away. In the Spring, the grass and weed and whatever was growing in that spot will have died. Saves having to dig out a lot of unwanted growth.
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  152. Favourite tip-let the kids help! They'll be muddy and exhausted when they're done, but as they get older they'll love gardening too! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  153. I don't know if this is a favorite tip, but it is the best tip I have to offer....don't let me touch your plant if you want it to live. Thanks for the lovely giveaway!

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  154. If you water your plant, wait an hour after you get the water from the faucet, so the chlorine/chemicals can evaporate before you pour it on the plant. My daughter just took Horticulture and told me that one.

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  156. Don't plant tender annuals too early (ask me how I know). Thanks for the giveaway chance!

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  157. My children's paternal great grandmother stayed with us for a few months one summer. She told me that you should always smile (be happy) when you plant because it encourages the plants/seeds. I have found this is true and the reverse is true so I always think of something happy before I start. thank you

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  158. I am a teacher & would love to have this pattern!! I like to garden with my mom, she is more of a green thumb than I am. We live over 1,000 miles apart now so we dont garden together anymore :( The only tip that I can remember that she taught me is to split the roots of a plant before you put it in the ground. I want to start my own flower & herb garden when I have my own land to do it on. Thanks for the chance!

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  161. I always put some epsom salts in the hole where I am planting my roses and I've had really good luck with them. I learned that trick from my mom, who was a brilliant gardener.

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  162. My garden tip is to use composted horse manure on your garden and rhubarb for great results!

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  163. I'm not really a gardener, so my tip is ask the Father in Law to visit! Ha ha!

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  164. Plant cacti and succulents :)

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  165. I'm afraid I'm no gardener, but if I ever wanted to start my first response would probably be to google it :P

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  167. My gardening tip is: Know the difference between the plants and the weeds in the beginning stages. lol I end up pulling the plants and leaving the weeds. I'm a wreck when it comes to gardening!! -I always get kicked out of my mom's garden and I don't have one of my own!

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  168. Plant peas in March and tomatoes in mid-May. That's as advanced as I've got!

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  169. Salad green don't need full sun so they are a good choice for those shadier area of the garden.

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  170. I am hopeless as a gardner... Thankfully, my husband has a green thumb. What an awesome pattern!

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  171. I can't get anything other then my citrus trees to grown in florida

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  172. Wait until all the snow is gone! LOL (I had to say that as there is snow in the picture - we had snow still on Monday too!)

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