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I Have a Garden

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    A Hangy-upside-down-thingy For Tomatoes

    We transplanted the little tomato plant into one of those hangy-upside-down-thingies that they are always advertising on TV.   We have VERY VERY clever raccoons around our neighborhood, and I would not put it past them to be able to cut into the wire plant cages that...
    MaMegabyte MaMegabyte 51-55, F Jun 1, 2008

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    I Made My Own Garden

    I rent a lovely little house at the end of a cauldesac and I'm fortunate to have a great landlord. When I moved in three years ago, there was only 1 lonely looking magnolia tree and a malalucca tree. Both of them needed a lot of attention as the last tenents had not done anything...
    pinkaggy pinkaggy 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2009

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    Don't It Make My Brown Thumb Green.....

    My porch container garden inventory: 2 Chocolate Mint plants (adopted them 1 week ago, repotted) 1 Jade plant (can't take credit for it, it was here before I was) 1 Tomato Plant (adopted 1 week ago) 1 VERY hardy Geranium....a veteran of last year's attempted...
    MaMegabyte MaMegabyte 51-55, F 3 Responses May 26, 2008

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    Ma's Garden Update

    Yee-haw!  Some good news from the garden:   (PLANTS, PLEASE NOTE:  if I did not mention you, it is because you are not doing so well.  Please buck up, ask for more fertilizer or something.) 2 Chocolate Mint plants --1 is happily overflowing its pot, the...
    MaMegabyte MaMegabyte 51-55, F Jun 22, 2008

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     i planted a wild flower bed i let go wild and didnt pull the weeds :) it was really pretty though ;) i watered it everyday....that is until my mom went mowed/killed all my flowers so she could put her blueberry bush there...did i mention she never told me she was going to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 24, 2009

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    Not At The Moment But Will Again

    I had many gardens at one time. Many types of flower and shrub gardens and two large vegetable gardens as well as fruit trees and grapes. I spent many years landscaping and hardscaping our beautiful 40 acres. Then it was all gone. After 23 years of marriage she decided she didn't...
    funguy1326 funguy1326 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 14, 2012

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    Actually

    Actually I wish I had a garden. I use the office plants as a place to do my "yard work." It is amazing how important this is to me. I try to garden when I''m home visiting my parents.
    aluminosa aluminosa 31-35, F Jun 29, 2012

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    I have a nice garden in my backyard behind my

    swimming pool. I love to raise all kinds of vegetables in my garden.
    momnakedingarden momnakedingarden 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 5

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    Attempting our first real garden

    for this summer - unfortunately, we just moved here (colorado) and did not account for the lingering winter weather and germinated our seeds too early. so now I have a living room floor completely taken over by sprouted bell pepper, chili, tomato, and strawberry plants in...
    cowboy004 cowboy004 31-35, M Apr 12

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    Veggies

    Ok wow this little rain storm we have had for the past week realy helped my garden! I have summer squash, mellons, pumpkins, tomatoes, beans, and peppers poking their little heads thru the dirt and doing real well yhea! I dont use seeds much as there is so much work getting them...
    SoFarSad SoFarSad 41-45, F 2 Responses May 4, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I started an herb garden when I lived with my mom and she is still keeping it going. Now I'm getting a tomato plant and will be getting an herb garden going again. We have to...
    starflower1 starflower1 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Picked tomatoes, yellow peppers, jalepeno peppers, white and yellow onions, some oregano leaves, basil leaves, and garlic. I'm simmering it all now, making my homemade spaghetti...
    Redbuns Redbuns 56-60, M Aug 9

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    I love Bruce Springsteen's "Secret Garden" song. Maybe this is my number one love song. There was a time i was listening to it every day many times. When i was in love. Even now...
    HonestFriend13 HonestFriend13 31-35, M 18 hrs ago

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    me and my cousin go to the same school and were really tight so we had a house to our selves so we were just playing games so then she said lets play dares so after a few goes she...
    misterkh misterkh 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 3

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    Gardenia lover for over forty years. Favourites, I actually have several: Veil by Vera Wang "V" by Valentino; I have loads of scents with white floral light esp gardenia. I tried...
    merrym637 merrym637 51-55, F Jul 20

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    I used to have a big one when I had a garden but now I live in an Upstairs flat and all I can do is to have a few herbs on the window sill. Herbs are essential for good cooking
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M Jul 21

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    I think most of my EP friends know I was gone for about a week recently, but most of you don’t know where I was. I was actually on a vacation with my family “across the pond...
    SaraBee1995 SaraBee1995 18-21, F 12 Responses Jul 28

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    Birrarung Marr The 3-terraced Birrarung Marr is actually a welcome addition to Melbourne’s patchwork of parks and gardens, showcasing grassy knolls, river promenades, a...
    Chungto Chungto 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Inside the pinewood lined rooms, a giant cozy four-poster mattress awaits at the conclusion of the working day, or in order to take it easy just before turning in, a sitting down...
    Temple2516ja Temple2516ja 31-35, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I was looking at a photograph. It resembled a silhouette of a girl standing in the garden of an isolated house I did not recognise. She had her back to me. The dream progressed to...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    The last week has been a pretty uneventful times at EP. I feel like I should start prune again. I should not always be the one to initiate the conversation. Perhaps if I have not...
    jjoe01 jjoe01 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 25

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    I couldn't believe this experience was on here. It's true. About 7 years ago or more, my family and I were in our house away from a pretty significant rain storm that was happening...
    Devilscar Devilscar 18-21, M Jul 28

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    OPEN COPPER,HER NAME IS -NIGHT NIGHT- LARGE SHARON,FULL GARDEN,CARTER CO. KENTUCKY,CALL:JOHN 1-606-474-4770,PENNIES PICKED, PRAISE FOLDINGUNFOLDING,I NEED MY S'MORES MADE WELL,OR...
    JEM404 JEM404 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    Dear mom Thank you for divorcing my father! I have often wondered what happened to him; why he wanted me so much and yet never came to visit me after you kicked him out. I never...
    Vanaheim Vanaheim 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    just had a dream last night...involved a dragon. It began with a dragon sitting on its throne in a large castle. However, this dragon wasn't alone, he allowed people to stay at his...
    jenniferholleran jenniferholleran 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    Maths, science, beautiful mysteries of life begging to be explored. At the age of 5, I can remember sitting in the garden, staring quizzically at a fist full of dirt. A part from...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I was walking my dog in my upper-middle class neighbourhood today, doing some thinking/people-watching/self-reflection (as usual)... and had a bit of an epiphany. I realized that i...
    jasiilovely jasiilovely 22-25, F Aug 1

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    I was outside picking raspberries. I was bothered by large wasps and so I took my pickings and got out of the garden. But to get out, you have to take a very large step down. When...
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I know I have a problem, but how do I get over it? Advice would be appreciated. I am morbidly obese. I weigh 340 pounds and I am 5'10. I am not your typical fat girl though. I...
    BlueHeartSong BlueHeartSong 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    Why are some people so freaked out by hand washing in kitchen sinks. I'm thinking ur outside in ur garden there's dirt you wanna wash off, rinse in the sink. Vegetables have the...
    Emojinoid Emojinoid 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 7

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    All my life I’ve been harboring the thought “I’m not good enough.” At school, if I didn’t score the maximum grade, I wasn’t good enough. If I didn’t pick up each and...
    TryingToGetIt TryingToGetIt 26-30 1 Response Aug 9

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    In order for you a more in-depth glance, you may halt by any neighborhood granite slab garden to determine samples of Some popular brown granite colors in human being.So that you...
    Anthony616q1zv3 Anthony616q1zv3 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    and saw the robin Williams memorial, wrote in chalk "run home jack" from his movie "hook". Seeing all the love people left him saddened me but also made me happy to know he's...
    BostonLoneWolf BostonLoneWolf 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    He stays in my street , he is 16 and follows me sometimes, a bit of a geek. Funny thing is I find it a bit exciting. Last month I saw him in my back garden stealing a pair of...
    steel1996 steel1996 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Iv done some weird crazy crap with my best friend and we have countless fantastic funny memories. One of the best was us two at my grandparents down the garden next to the lake, 2...
    TargetAimShootKill TargetAimShootKill 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I acquired the longest experience of my everyday living. I have enormously improved my comprehension of browsing and cant hold out to acquire again within the waterOutside Pool...
    Hiltonhn53 Hiltonhn53 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have many but I think the song from Savage Garden called Affirmation is a good place to start. I'll put a start next to what I agree with. I believe the sun should never set...
    THEINSIDER20 THEINSIDER20 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    *Learn about pricing Amounts demonstrated in italicized textual content are for items listed in forex aside from U.S. bucks and so are approximate conversions to U.S. bucks...
    Tonetteqc Tonetteqc 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hi friends, well, next to us there is a real special family. the father works in the environment company of Arizona and the mother of our neighbor's family is ( KINDA) a chief...
    Martin7470 Martin7470 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Questions About God These are my thoughts.... when you pray for your sins... god will throw your sins into the sea as if it never happened... but memory is the consequence... as...
    ChessHottie ChessHottie 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 21

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    - family of seven - mom, stepdad, me 15, sister 13, step sister 15, step brother 17, half brother 6 - chores done everyday by 6 even on school days when we get home at 5 - we walk...
    ItsAllASecret ItsAllASecret 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 3

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    Honest to God, my Co-Worker asked me if this Internet Story (we all know how everything that we read on the Internet MUST be True!) was...in fact true. Upon hearing her fearful...
    Ferric67 Ferric67 36-40, M Aug 11

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    Legends of The Moon and Poetry Written by: Deanna Jaxine Stinson, HPI Etheral Analyzer Haunted and Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Aug 11

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    I am writing my experience here because I can't do it anywhere else without family and friends thinking I'm being "negative" and generally not being interested or even getting...
    SeaweedEater SeaweedEater 22-25 5 days ago

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    Hello :) My pain is silent. Nobody, not even my family, knows how much I hurt. I have two healthy adult daughters, and five amazing grandkids--gifts from God, every one. I have...
    sockmama sockmama 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    Inventory or pre-produced granite tables could be a affordable method of getting granite conclusion tables or granite coffee tables.All-natural stone can be a purposeful and...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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     The grasp Bed room and two visitor rooms, one ground up, neglect the lagoon.  Dice also features a wine fridge, two mini-bars, a video game place and also a lounge stocked with...
    Cristyayv Cristyayv 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have been clean for 59 days and I don't want to relapse but I'm frustrated with myself and that's how it all started.
    pllisepic pllisepic 13-15, F Jul 20

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