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I Grow My Own Vegatables

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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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    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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    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 3 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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    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 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

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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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