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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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    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 36-40, M Apr 12, 2014

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    This is my blessing. I love gardening,

    nothing better than fresh food you have put the time and energy to grow...I grew with a very big garden, always fruit and vegetables to be had over the summer. I just bought a house last year, and a big selling feature for me was the garden I was given. The elderly lady, Rose...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 21, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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    I love gardening, it's one of the hobbies I've

    had since I was little. I was thinking one day maybe I could invite the little girl next door to help me somedays. I'm sure she'd love that.
    Rations Rations 18-21, F Sep 21, 2014

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    More Like

     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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    But I'm about to go fvcking Mole hunting,

    bruh. Messing p my garden, leaving their big azz holes, stealing my watermelon. I hate them. They're worse than the birds and insects. At least the insects just screw with the leaves and the birds don't steal the whole item. The only ones I don't mind in my garden are the Bees...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 2 Responses Sep 21, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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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    There's only two things

    that money can't buy and that's true love and home grown tomatoes! And HOT DOG I have both!!
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 21

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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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    I don't think they are thinking as profoundly about things as I am. Each to their own, I don't want to tell them to do otherwise or to claim that what I am doing is right. But...
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    For about two and a half years now, since the start of 2013 or earlier. It really deterred me from any activity on my feet when it wasn't necessary. (I use to be able to take 4...
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    There was this guy whom I had a mutual understanding before. It was really good and all since we have spent most of our time being friends in the period of junior high. But then on...
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    I'm just going to write the things I'd had while experiencing psychotic episodes. I have had hard time forgiving myself or accepting myself because of these. I doubt my existence...
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    I feel like I have never really been in love with anyone real. Don't get me wrong, I love my bf, I enjoy his company and appreciate him , he's cute, kind and he loves me more than...
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    Okay so I have a thing for this guy I work with. He is 5 years older than me and has a kid with his current girlfriend. He is also my neighbour so we are constantly around each...
    cwinchester06 cwinchester06 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for almost a year now. He's 22 and I am 19. I trust him very much and we have a pretty good relationship. However, for the entirety of our...
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    It has been so Long, since I have actually had a Deepful, and meaningful conversation with someone, about Life, goals, and dreams, about what is going on in the world, or what is...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Never! I have never ever been to a Spa. I'd Love to go, but I haven't. It be something nice to go to one day. But for now, its just something that I just have never done before.
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    I am so used to it at this point, I have a routine. It's about 3:15 a.m. ... in about forty-five minutes, I will start coffee and accept the fact that I am up for another night...
    TheGoddessB TheGoddessB 31-35, F 12 hrs ago

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    I have never really ever thought of my self, as beautiful, hell I have never even thought of my self, as even average. I just always feel like, I am the ugliest person in the world...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    I only have one Ep account. Yes I have deleted my account several times, and have always came back, and yes I have changed my name, more times than this site has made improvements...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I have Read EP's terms of use, when I 1st joined EP, and over the years, I have read it, again and again, and I think everyone on EP should read it, and abide by the rules, but I...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    I have PCOS. I was told, about three years ago, that I had PCOS, its one of the main reasons why I came to Ep to beging with, other than my Depression. When I joined, the woman in...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    My name is Holly and I'm 30 years old. For the first time I'm getting an apartment for myself and a job. Have not had a job in 5 years. I really want this badly! My fear is that my...
    Sweetaspie29 Sweetaspie29 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    Is it grace or is it Saturday law and Sabbath keeping??? Here is the side that clearly explains grace: Regarding Saturday or Sunday worship, I found the following. So many of...
    HeavenKnowsWhatComesOverMe HeavenKnowsWhatComesOverMe 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I was in foster care until I was fifteen, then moved in with a boyfriend of mine in a studio apartment with ten other people, three of which never paid rent, they were homeless...
    JuniperGin JuniperGin 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I'm not even gay (this one, I admit, does makes me question that though, I have it mapped out IN MY MIND but I would like to see it in reality) I'd like to see the gayest fantasy...
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    I love having my own little garden, my very own little patch of land. To just be able to spend time out there or getting my hands messy working on something can be so relaxing...
    Shyb1 Shyb1 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sunday Devotion A sun rises to a storm bruised western horizon. The sun and storm race to capture the sky and it is in that still moment the pup and I walked to the old silo...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Walking along the river banks hand in hand, I carry the vegetables we grew together. A garden soup for the two of us. Who said you can’t live on love? Just a little was enough.
    adamw adamw 36-40, M 4 days ago