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Egyptian Onion Giveaway2

Egyptian Onion bulbIt's time for a long overdue giveaway!  Our Egyptian Onions have produced top bulbs, far more than we can use ourselves and give away to our friends.  So we've decided to give away twenty top bulbs to one lucky reader.

For those of you unfamiliar with Egyptian onions, these are some of my favorite garden plants.  The onions are perennials, and while you can eat the small bulbs most people grow them for the greens --- my CSA customers unanimously told me that even people who don't like green onions like these greens.

To enter the giveaway, just leave a comment on any post by June 30.  I'll throw your name in the hat (multiple times if you make multiple posts) then will contact the winner through the blog in July.  (Be sure to check back on July 1 to see if you won!)  That way you have an incentive to leave us lots of comments.  I look forward to hearing from you!

Read more about our Egyptian Onions (and how you can get some free by ordering 3 Avian Aqua Misers) here.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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Very interesting! They're beautiful and look very yummy! Throw my name in the pot please!
Comment by Dana Seabolt Sun Jun 21 11:34:28 2009
Maybe I'll actually win this giveaway!
Comment by Jessica Engvall Sun Jun 21 13:45:22 2009
We love onions and would love a chance to try a new variety in our gardens.
Comment by Tracy Sun Jun 21 14:39:54 2009
I love onions! Sign me up!
Comment by mandi Sun Jun 21 20:13:26 2009
I am in!! :)
Comment by Lisa Sun Jun 21 20:15:16 2009
I love to read your blog and I take a peek to see what's going on pretty much daily. I've seen those onions before, I was just never sure what they were. They look fantastic! Thanks for all the wonderful postings, tips, and pics. I think that where you are is a week or two ahead of us on what's happenin' outside, so I always see what you have to say and then get excited for the next thing to happen in our garden! Thanks again!
Comment by Sarah Stieren Sun Jun 21 21:51:55 2009
Cool beans! Your last Egyptian Onion giveaway was how I found you! =)
Comment by Karen Carol Sun Jun 21 23:17:54 2009
I would love to try these.
Comment by Steven Mon Jun 22 11:24:14 2009

Hey guys! How are you doing? We are building our chicken coop this week! Please throw my name in if ya would. I have always wanted to try these!

Blessings, Janet

Comment by Janet Tue Jun 23 01:21:11 2009
Thanks so much to everybody for your comments! I'm glad to hear that Egyptian Onions continue to be popular. I can't figure out why so few people have them when I consider them the miracle plant!
Comment by anna Tue Jun 23 20:38:20 2009
Husband doesn't like onions, but I like them enough for both of us. Pop me in the hat, please!
Comment by Northwoods Baby Sun Jun 28 13:25:09 2009
He may just learn to love them --- I used to hate green onions until I tasted these!
Comment by anna Sun Jun 28 18:39:21 2009
Never heard of EO's until today! Someone on a swapshop website was looking for some, so I googled it here I am! Please add my name to the drawing!
Comment by Juanita Sun Jun 28 20:16:04 2009
Will do --- good luck!
Comment by anna Sun Jun 28 20:31:02 2009
These look awesome! I'd love to win and add them to our garden! Thanks for the chance!
Comment by Ashley Sanders Mon Jun 29 15:47:07 2009
Thanks for your comment, Ashley. We'll throw you in the hat!
Comment by anna Tue Jun 30 18:40:49 2009
I am so happy to have stumbled upon this blog - I am a very picky blog reader, and this is very appealing. I love being able to check in and get a little snippet of inspiration! Thanks, Katie in Maine
Comment by katie Mon Jul 27 08:09:28 2009
I am so happy to have stumbled upon this blog - I am a very picky blog reader, and this is very appealing. I love being able to check in and get a little snippet of inspiration! Thanks, Katie in Maine
Comment by katie Mon Jul 27 08:09:57 2009
Thanks, Katie! We're thrilled to have you on board! The Egyptian onion giveaway ended a few weeks ago, but I'm actually about to start up another one, so stay tuned.
Comment by anna Mon Jul 27 08:42:30 2009

Yes! Enter me into the contest. I love these onions. Use to have them at my other garden and need some for this new one. Thanks!

Comment by Starlight23 Wed Jun 30 23:30:40 2010
Starlight23 --- thanks for your enthusiasm! Unfortunately, this was our 2009 giveaway. I'm working up another one for this year, though, so stay tuned!
Comment by anna Thu Jul 1 07:22:59 2010
I've got extra onions if somebody needs them.
Comment by Errol Thu Jul 1 16:18:33 2010
One of these days I'm going to have to hook people up with some kind of permaculture plant/seed swap....
Comment by anna Thu Jul 1 21:17:15 2010

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