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Win an Oasis Garden! SiteWarming for Backyard Botanical Friday

This contest has ended. Congratulations to the Kristie and the other winners!
This contest has been updated. The prize is now the larger Oasis garden valued at nearly $900!


My grandfather was a farmer and we used to joke admiringly that he would take his last breath in the field. My other grandfather moved from a farm to “town,” but turned his tiny backyard into a vegetable patch. I still remember picking peas, strawberries, and spring onions at both grandparents’ homes, and those times with family are some of my fondest memories.

With the current economy and a renewed focus on greener living, now is the perfect time to plant a kitchen garden or vegetable patch of your own!

Come join us this Friday, April 24th on Twitter at 9 p.m. eastern time with the hashtag #GrowYourVeggies as we SiteWarm Backyard Botanical and discuss gardening tips and tricks!

Backyard Leisure(TM), one of the world’s leading producers of wooden residential outdoor play sets, introduces the Backyard Botanical (TM) Complete Gardening Systems, ready made vegetable gardens that make gardening accessible, convenient, and beneficial to the average consumer. Regardless of your gardening skill level, this Complete Gardening System will help you develop your skills while bringing fresh food and flowers into your home!

Research has shown that an estimated 75 million people would like to garden but most believe they lack the knowledge or proper space to succeed. The Backyard Botanical Complete Gardening System addresses both issues. Detailed instructions help you transform a sunny spot into a fertile garden in a single day. The gardening system is available in two sizes – the 4′ x 4′ Eden and the 8′ x 8′ Oasis…which you can win here!!

Join Backyard Botanical inventor, Lisa Singer, at this Friday’s SiteWarming Party! Singer’s idea of a self-contained, all-in-one vegetable garden came to fruition in 2004 when this inventor and co-founder of Garden to Gro (R) tried using raised garden beds in her backyard without success. Her Gardens to Gro ready-made vegetable gardening systems debuted to rave reviews, and in December of 2008, Backyard Leisure became the official nationwide distributor of Singer’s gardening system under the Backyard Botanical name.

Win the 8′ x 8′ Oasis Complete Gardening System (pictured above)
Available March 2009 and retailing for approximately $899, the Oasis Complete Gardening System is perfect for homeowners seekign homegrown, straight-from-the garden herbs, vegetabls, and fruits. Based on the square-foot gardening method, the Zen-like, attractive Oasis vegetable garden is easy to assemble and made of natural, decay-resistant cedar. The Oasis includes:
  • an automatic, battery controlled irrigation system that knows when to water plants
  • a built in trellis for cultivating vine plants
  • 20″ high raised beds which allow gardeners to create a custom soil mix suited to their crops; helps ward off weeds and varmints; and warms up faster in the spring
  • pest proof flooring and fencing
  • innovative polyethylene planting tubs – they promote better root attachment and expansion and they hold soil above ground, eliminating the back-breaking work of a typical garden
  • built-in garden hose with sprayer
  • spacious double door entry

Enter to Win: Choose your entry method and leave a comment on this post to enter!

1. Visit Backyard Botanical Inventor Lisa Singer’s blog and comment on a post. http://blog.backyardbotanical.com/

AND/OR

2. Add a link to Lisa’s blog http://blog.backyardbotanical.com/ on your blog

Earn Two Bonus Entries: Be sure to leave a new comment to this post for each entry!

1. Tweet about Friday’s SiteWarming Party

2. RSVP to the party here:


This contest is open to U.S. main land residents and ends Friday, April 24th at 8:00 p.m. eastern time.

Prizes:

One grand prize winner will win the Oasis garden from Backyard Botanical!

Runner-Up 1: Jumpstart Your Garden Kit from Backyard Botanical – This kit is perfect for the person who is a newcomer to the gardening scene. Teh gift basket include a variety of essential vegetable seeds along with a pair of gardening gloves and two very important hand tools.

Runner-Up 2: Grow Your Own Victory Garden from Backyard Botanical – This kit replicates what was grown in the Victory Gardens during WWII. The gift basket includes 36 different seed packets to help you start your own victory garden – just like Michelle Obama!

More about panelist Lisa Singer:
As working parents, Lisa and her husband dreamed of planting their own vegetable garden, but found it was the project that always fell to the bottom of their to-do list. After failed attempts from a professional gardener, Lisa took matters into her own hands and designed her own self-contained, all-in-one vegetable garden…which has now transformed into the Backyard Botanicals brand! Lisa Singer remains the vice president and co-founder of San Diego-based Gardens to Gro and acts as a consultant to Backyard Leisure. She has appeared on television programs as a gardening expert and is widely recognized for her expertise in the ready-made garden community.

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