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I Grow My Own Vegatables

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    Some Successes

    Last post in this group I was bemoaning the lack of light in my garden and the effect on the plants I grew.So here are a few pics from 2012The rooftop greenhouse has been quite productive.2013 pics to follow.
    avatarunknown avatarunknown 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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    My Home Garden And Vegetables

    This year I have planted a lot more tomatoes than last year-20 plants.  I have also planted around 15-20 peppers and around 5 cucumbers. The spring weather has really been weird this year, we have hardly had any good sunny weather but hopefully soon the sun will shine.  I also...
    sisko95 sisko95 41-45, M Nov 1, 2011

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    Grow Our Own

    - My husband does the gardening every year.  - We plant, tomatoes, different types of salad, spinach, chives, garlic, peppers, hot peppers, eggplants, celery, parsley, corn. - Two years ago, we also planted zucchini's and beans.  We decided not to since it is alot of...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 4, 2010

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    Homegrown

    Every year i grow a whole bunch of different veg, my favourites mainly tomatoes and peppers, last year and this one things havent done so well, as the British summers seem to get worse. There is nothing better then eating produce you have grown, tastes completly different to the...
    Blondevixon Blondevixon 31-35, F 7 Responses Oct 13, 2008

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    I can't know in our backyard

    but my dad and I used to have a nice vega table garden in our back yard and once a year we would pick what we grew and make salsa.
    maddycolley maddycolley 13-15, F Jun 13, 2014

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    Urban Farming - Community Garden

    My friends in Baltimore have cleared out dirty abandoned Hampden lots and transformed them into community gardens. I think its such a neat idea to be organic farming, and creating a safe natural area, within a city. They have all kinds of veggies and flowers and herbs growing...
    EolianDeparting EolianDeparting 18-21 1 Response Nov 16, 2010

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    I Don't...

     ...but my stepmother does. There is a lot of stuff in her garden: carrots, green beans, eggplants, tomatoes, radish, peas, onions, parsley, chives, ... I love meat, but self grown vegetables are just great, especially those onions, so tasty and spicy. And the salads, she...
    Hacki Hacki 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 9, 2009

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    "Those who know, do not speak. Those who speak, do not know." ~Lao Tzu It seems rather ironic that I'd say something after that quote, but here goes: Be open always to...
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    anybody else starting from a shave? decided to do a hair journey in the summer and it's been a real ***** to grow back. any tips? it's hard to keep my new virgin curly hair healthy...
    jenneruz jenneruz 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Kind of the other way around for this post. Growing up I have no idea why but I never ever saw my brother get in trouble for anything. I don't know if it was done in private or...
    an2012 an2012 22-25, F 13 Responses Jan 4

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    Its currently nearly an inch from 21 which is just above my Coccyx, but I want it longer. Due to my family history, women have grown it to their waists and beyond, so hopefully it...
    LittleBastet9 LittleBastet9 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    jameslames4 jameslames4 18-21, M Jan 9

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    GettingChubby GettingChubby 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 10

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    I've had a buzz cut since 1989 lol. So in November of 2013, I decided to grow my hair out. Haven't cut it yet! Maybe a trim this summer.
    WindsofChange2015 WindsofChange2015 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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