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I Am a Gardener

For People Who Love To Dig In The Dirt and Make Things Grow 70 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    There was a guy at a bar, just looking at his drink. He stays like that for half of an hour. Then, big trouble-making truck driver steps next to him, takes the drink from the guy...
    devdom devdom 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    "Let's be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." M. Proust Let someone know: "you make me feel happy".
    jenga1 jenga1 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Being naked in public is the only thing that gets me off. I love to answer the door nude, tan and swim in my backyard nude, wash my car nude (behind the gate in the back of course...
    NudeJournalist27 NudeJournalist27 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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    A wealthy man and his son loved to collect rare works of art . They had everything in their collection, from Picasso to Raphael. They would often sit together and admire the great...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I found The Constant Gardener and Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind to reflect how I feel about love, I only know it in the rear view mirror.
    KyleO KyleO 41-45, M Mar 29

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    My violent father - My dad, although he has mellowed considerably with age, is a violent, psychotic, nasty piece of work who grew up tough, lived tough and will die tough. He's the...
    HPeterson HPeterson 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    My mom was given a bonsai as a gift by a boyfriend of her's. Then she thought that having a bonsai was cruel to the bonsai because it would prefer to be allowed to grow. Well, she...
    unAmigo unAmigo 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Whisper in the Thunder....It seems like everyday I am being dragged in several directions. I hate to say this for fear that it may sound arrogant or prideful, but more people...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M 5 days ago

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    He Longs to Come Close"Mary stood weeping outside the tomb, and as she wept she stooped to look into the tomb. And she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    From my blog written in 2011 when I was in Madrid It’s been eight months since I have been in Madrid and I am no way closer to understanding things here. Houses are spotless...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 3 days ago

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