Lowe’s Is Giving Away Free Garden Kits All Month Long—How to Snag One for Your Household

Get a head start on your garden this season with freebies from Lowe’s.

By Alexa Erickson | Updated May 11, 2021 3:37 PM

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Signs of spring inspire society to start a new chapter. Around the home, a blooming garden is a telltale sign the season has sprung. Plus, gardening offers a bounty of opportunities to get outdoors and be active. Lowe’s is ready to support green thumbs and home improvement enthusiasts around the country by giving away free garden kits all month long. But that’s not all! Here’s what you need to know to take advantage of the month ahead.


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Every week in April, Lowe’s will celebrate “SpringFest,” giving people who register in advance the opportunity to win different themed kits. According to a press release from Lowe’s, the goal is to “help homeowners channel their confidence.” Along with giveaways, Springfest will offer deals and product demonstrations, like lawn care maintenance with Scotts and paint demos with The Sherwin-Williams Company. There will also be a campaign called “Hometrip” that offers insight on transforming a home into a destination.

“With 55 percent of homeowners surveyed inspired to upgrade their outdoor entertaining in creative ways, SpringFest will offer everything they need to satisfy spring fever,” the press release stated.

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Registration and Important Dates

Starting April 1, customers can register on Lowes.com to receive free Garden-to-Go kits. On April 8, the first curbside event will be held. The weekly event will continue each Thursday for the rest of the month. Kits for each event can be reserved on Lowes.com 1 week prior.

Here’s what to expect each week:

  • April 8: Garden-to-Go kit, sponsored by Miracle-Gro, with exclusive recipes from professional cook and food stylist Amanda Frederickson.
  • April 15: Lowe’s Mystery Garden Pinata with mystery seed packets.
  • April 22: 500,000 tree saplings given out in honor of Earth Day.
  • April 29: Lowe’s Butterfly Quest, which will help families create a butterfly garden.
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Why Home Improvement Is So Important Right Now

The exciting announcement from Lowe’s comes after a survey of 2,000 respondents revealed that 85 percent of people reported their home is now their sanctuary. “People are craving safe and meaningful experiences as they anticipate spending more time at home, with 70 percent of responding households saying they will not be traveling this spring,” the press release said, “And while the early part of last year was filled with uncertainty, this year, homeowners are filled with increased confidence to take on new home projects—nearly 90 percent of respondents who completed a home improvement project last year said they plan to do another project this spring.”

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