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Mega Monthly Giveaway

Each month we will be giving away new prizes!

No purchase necessary! Winners will be randomly chosen at the end of the month.

February’s Prize: Two lucky winners chosen! Each will each receive a gift certificate to shop for spring seeds from Victory Seeds®

Ready to get growing this season? Imagine filling your garden with delicious vegetables, lush flavorful herbs, beautiful flowers and more! Two winners will get to do just that: each will receive a gift certificate to use for shopping on

  • One winner chosen for a $75 gift certificate.
  • One winner chosen for a $50 gift certificate.

Make your 2019 garden a Victory Garden with Victory Seeds®! Victory Seeds offers hundreds of open-pollinated and heirloom seed varieties in stock and ready to ship. The selection includes many varieties not found elsewhere—old garden standards, edible ornamentals, dwarf, and compact varieties for the space-challenged gardener; interesting crops for the market grower, and more!

Whether you like to grow flowers, herbs, vegetables, or all of the above, Victory Seeds has seeds for every gardener.

About Victory Seed Company

As a mission-driven preservation organization, Victory Seeds works to keep endangered plant varieties available to you and gardeners everywhere. Their goal is to provide you with the highest value for your money with a great selection of reasonably priced, high quality seeds, and responsive customer support.

“From our garden to yours, consider Victory Seed for all of your gardening needs!”

To browse their selection, visit Victory Seeds online here.

Two lucky winners will be chosen on 2/25/19. Certificates will be issued via email to use on the site.


  • Enter Today! Winners will be randomly chosen on the 25th of every month. Sweepstakes open to all eligible entrants 18 years of age or older, who are legal residents of the 50 United States (excluding Puerto Rico).
  • Limit 1 Entry Per Email Address

    No purchase necessary. Purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Open to legal residents of the United States and District of Columbia who are at least 18 years of age by the time of sweepstakes entry. Employees (and their immediate families: parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Almanac Publishing Company ("Sponsor"), Geiger Group, and their respective partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, dealers and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions by the Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

    ENTER: Monthly Contest begins on the first of each month and ends at 11:59 EDT on the 25th of every month (the "Entry Period"). During the Entry Period, visit and follow the directions provided to complete the entry form.

    Limit one (1) entry per person and per email address. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void.

    WINNING: Winners will be randomly chosen at the end of each month. Winners will be notified by email. If there is no response by the chosen winner, two more attempts will be made. After the 3rd email contact and there is no response, a new winner will be chosen. Winners must respond within 4 days of the initial email. Odds of winning depend on he number of eligible entries. Winner is solely responsible for all expenses, costs or fees associated with acceptance and/or use of the prize.

    GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered or garbled entries, orders or e-mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes, or in any sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the sweepstakes or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the sweepstakes be, in Sponsor's sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor, Almanac Publishing Company, Geiger Group, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, "Released Parties") will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize or participation in this sweepstakes. Each winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.

    SPONSOR: Almanac Publishing Company, 70 Mt. Hope Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240

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