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I Am a Gardener

For People Who Love To Dig In The Dirt and Make Things Grow 90 People

    Weeds

    I want to be taken care of, don't I? I want to be the garden.But, men have disappointed me. This garden has been neglected. It's been misused. It's been taken advantage of. It's been fed a diet of toxins. It's also been yelled at. And everyone knows you need to...
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 5, 2010

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    Lol I shared this one

    as I work as a gardener but all the XP's I see here are from hobbies. I've been doing it since I was 10 and started full time by 15. I had no place in school and my dad told me if I didn't go to school I'd have to pay rent and that's when I started working. I earned good money...
    gow90 gow90 18-21, M Oct 22

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    Results And Roses

    The man who wants a garden fair, Or small or very big, With flowers growing here and there, Must bend his back and dig. The things are mighty few on earth That wishes can attain. What'er we want of any worth We've got to work to gain. It matters not what goal you seek It's...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2013

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    Black Water

    Every spring, we gardeners look forward to our first purchase of a plant, right?Mine was lavender, a lovely little specimen I potted up. I fetched my watering can from the basement, where I store all of my equipment, and filled it up to douse my new child. Then I set the watering...
    angsty angsty 61-65, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2012

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    Put On Hold . . . .

    One of my passions in life is gardening. Planting a tiny seed and watching, caring for it till it's ...ripens or flowers. It is like loving and raising a baby. BUT . . . . This year, after 30 yrs of gardening, for the first time, i have "let down" my babies. My herb, flower...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 5 Responses Jul 25, 2010

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    Time To Plant

    I bought white caladium bulbs today. Can't wait to get them planted.
    2Anna 2Anna 70+, F 2 Responses Mar 30, 2013

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    Hello.

    Hi, I just joined and wanted to say hi. I live in the south in a rich soiled valley with a nice water source. I love growing all kinds of plants and veggies. Lately I've been wanting to get into Bonsi growing. I'm still studying about it though. Because of the strange weather we...
    May52 May52 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2012

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    I never cared till my first breakdown .

    . and i had lost my job and the neighbours thoughtfully complained to my landlord that I had not cut my grass. I was fuming. I cut it with a strimmer when she had her washing out . . .hoping the bits might fly up and stick to her old pants and socks on the line. And while I...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I love harvesting my garden at the end of the

    year! The harvest is always plentiful! The hard work always pays off.
    EstherKay EstherKay 22-25 1 Response Jul 10

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    I have always been a gardener of relationships.

    Softening people, making sure their needs are met, and that they feel validated and safe, this is just how I am. I take care of lovers I have been with, nurturing the relationship and help us grow together. Meeting someone with my same skill set has been amazing. We treat...
    kwarner kwarner 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    Planting.

    The weather is mild here in the South right now. So I have just finsihed planting to blueberry bushes, two peach trees and some cherry hedges. Tonight they are getting some nice rain and then sun tomorrow. I'm hoping they will do well.
    May52 May52 46-50, F Feb 28, 2012

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    It Begins

    Where i live there are many gardeners, for food and hobby. The farmer markets are popular here. So.... when it comes time to plan your coming garden, everyone is .... "on-it" getting their seeds and supplies. Worse than Christmas rush or a blue light special! wow... I have my...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F Feb 3, 2011

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    Winter Daydream

    I wish I could go outside and play in the dirt. Adore colorful blooms, smell sweet scents, just sit amongst them. I look out my window, seeing all I could be doing. Preparing for spring and all the new growth. The herb garden is totally out of hand. Must tame it down. Dug some...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    berangere berangere 66-70, F 6 Responses Oct 11

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    As I share my thoughts, I feel like I am planting seeds in a garden. Just like the seeds planted in a garden, once the thoughts are shared, it is important to come back to the...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Oct 30

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    I have been the sole caregiver of my parents for almost 15 years. It all started back in 2000 when Dad had another heart attack and had to have bypass surgery. Mom was already sick...
    noplaybarbie noplaybarbie 56-60, F Oct 27

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    I like eating slugs, they are easy to catch, although the texture takes a bit of getting used to they quite nutritious. And it does a favour for human gardeners, saving there...
    davehedgehog davehedgehog 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 2

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    Today, globe artichoke cultivation is concentrated in the  ountries bordering the Mediterranean basin. The main European producers are Italy, Spain, and France. In the...
    decantercentrifuge decantercentrifuge 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    Today is my Grandma's birthday. Life took me on many a journey, and I never got a chance to tell her so many things. Like how much I loved listening to her sewing machine. Or how...
    meowmermaid meowmermaid 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    Remark: canines have ruined all-natural grass in backyard and now are monitoring Dust onto the patio deck. looking for an alternative choice to replanting grass only to obtain it...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    The core price of Eco-friendly World Grass is to provide An excellent assistance sent skillfully, ethically and with integrity. Our devoted employees consistently strive for...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    Succeeding in an array of soils in sun or mild shade, Japanese spirea is usually a remarkably flexible ornamental shrub that works very well in mass plantings, combined borders...
    Matthew9360qft1 Matthew9360qft1 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    It really is a good selection for attracting butterflies towards your lawn, but just isn't especially attractive to deer who tend to go away it by itself in favor of tastier treats...
    Matthew9360qft1 Matthew9360qft1 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    I am a gardener. I get to work outside 5 days a week rain, hail or shine. But the best part is the team I work with. They're a great bunch of guys and girls. And today was great as...
    TwinkletoesNZ TwinkletoesNZ 31-35, M Nov 14

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    I've always had the desire to be able to do everything. I should be a gardener; a farmer even. I want to be a clever cook. I want to figure out baking. I want to know how to build...
    DiaLuz DiaLuz 22-25, F Nov 15

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    Gardeners always know the ground rules.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 5 Responses Nov 15

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    Technology has replaced so many people and put us all in offices; I just don't feel at home in an office I need to be moving and physically working. I work on bicycles; there is...
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 18

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