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I Am a Gardener

For People Who Love To Dig In The Dirt and Make Things Grow 83 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I am the cloaked garden. So many secrets on the inside, but a wall built around me to hide. There are so many types of flowers on the inside. I have had many plants. Some have...
    cloakedgarden cloakedgarden 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Strawberry jam and butter atop still warm baked bread had me asking does it get any better? When Jesus turned the tables over in the marketplace, I think he should have lost the...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yesterday I awoke from a nap to a ton of bug bites on me. Hours later, my sister comes home to tell me the gardeners sprayed bug killer spray and that causes spiders to come out...
    DAE1991 DAE1991 22-25, F Jul 6

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    Pool boy, gardener and housekeeper are coming tomorrow, my pilot hubby gone, kids with Nana....good day to go topless...what do ya think?
    NIkki38E NIkki38E 36-40, F 16 Responses Jul 6

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    Rebirth - The Long Winter.Every fruit tree has a peak season, one superlative summer where it bears the heaviest. It’s branches straining under the weight of it’s own...
    badbinary badbinary 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    "Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." ~Marcel Proust
    intrigued4life intrigued4life 36-40, F Jul 8

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    i look back and remember when i left home, moved out at the age of fourteen. a fourteen year old moving to another country all by her own.. i was so young then, so inexperienced...
    meowshelbs meowshelbs 16-17, F Jul 16

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    Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    My Chinese zodiac is the Dragon. The 12 Chinese zodiac 1. Pig 1935 • 1947 • 1959 • 1971 • 1983 • 1995 • 2007 You are splendid companion, an intellectual with a...
    Skylar2000 Skylar2000 13-15, F a week ago

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