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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Though I do this a lot it can be harmful to oneself. You should put someone's else's happiness before your own. But you should be careful not to hurt yourself in the process...
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    Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own.... true and eternal ... you stop worrying about yourself and start caring about your loved one... not...
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    When I was growing, I occasionally heard about 'womens intuition'..I'm here to tell ya, men have intuition too, and I sure as hell wish I would've heeded mine on several, several...
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    Yeah, why not. lol Can't seem to get past the 6 week mark before my cheeks itch. If I grow it long enough, I'll end up looking like Bobby from Sons of Anarchy hahaha
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    I don't know whether its a good change or not, but I'm feeling the change..nowdays I don't care if people like me or not.I work for my own happiness rather than others'. it weird...
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