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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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    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 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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Sep 21

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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 1 Response Sep 21

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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

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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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    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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    Have you ever seen the secret garden? Growing up around the city/town im at peace most when in a garden. My great grandad has a beautiful garden, Tall trees, covered with plants...
    generationlover generationlover 18-21, F Nov 3

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    Rolling-Over Into The Future The neighbor guy came by today, ask if we were up and moving. I told him it was 11am... of course...My man had already cut a load of wood and...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    The usage of decking has increased on a par with the popularity of roof top spaces within the UK’s cities, as developers, the public and businesses alike look to their roof...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M Oct 28

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    I have always been a gardener of relationships. Softening people, making sure their needs are met, and that they feel validated and safe, this is just how I am. I take care of...
    kwarner kwarner 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    The past couple of days we have been taming the land around our home. Weed wacking, mowing, cutting and thinning trees, total clean up. We have our garden spot ready for a...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    1. Get married and stay married 2. Become a mother 3. Move into a forever home 4. Star in a musical 5. Run a marathon 6. Have a star named after me (I can't do this one on my own...
    SupernovaxxGirl SupernovaxxGirl 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 25

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    A Haunting in Sonora By Paul Dale Roberts, HPI Esoteric Detective Halo Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/HPIinternational/ Paranormal...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Nov 9

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    I was off one Friday and I thought it be fun to dress up in the lingerie and take some photo's. Being Friday and every one off to work around me I had the drapes pulled open a bit...
    timcdofsd timcdofsd 51-55 Nov 14

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    The dry heatwave sent possums desperate for food to my potato patch. They ate every last leaf and stem. Had to dig them up a month too early and only have a small bowl of baby...
    OwlsGoHoot OwlsGoHoot 31-35, F 16 hrs ago

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    One day in the Garden of Eden, Eve calls out to God. "Lord, I have a problem!" "What's the problem, Eve?" "Lord, I know you created me and all of this beautiful garden and all of...
    novembermountain novembermountain 41-45, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    The Royal Library of Alexandria EXISTS! By Paul Dale Roberts, HPI Esoteric Detective Halo Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    Man... something this morning spooked me. It was around 6am, pitch black and chilly. I was giving my bicycle a quick once over before setting off to work, and I heard a movement...
    ConcreteSleeper ConcreteSleeper 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 25

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    “what’s all the fuss about? Close the goddamned door.” Will Flanigan sat on a black leather recliner. His lanky frame had him about six feet tall. His feet were placed firmly...
    mejc mejc 51-55, M Oct 25

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    I've been to Ensenada Mexico. Butchart Gardens Canada. Israel. Athens, Corinth, Delphi and Arachova Greece. Rome, Italy. Guam. Philippines and Hawaii. Next year I'm going to...
    Mct7988 Mct7988 26-30, F 7 Responses Oct 30

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    They don't seem to mind at all when my sisters and I swim, garden, and lounge about naked in the back yard. I consider this to be very neighbourly, for I expect someone would...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Oct 30

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    When you go to the bathroom and there's questionable hair on the toilet seat and you think to yourself, someone needs to do some garden Maintenance downtown.. Then you look around...
    aquagrl aquagrl 31-35, F Nov 4

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    I do! I really do! Sadly, after so many plants have died at your hands, it starts to feel like a felony just walking into the nursery.
    niklb niklb 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I walked a labyrinth again today. The weather outside in the garden was perfect. The autumn leaves, beautiful. The air, clean with the faint smell of burning leaves. Felt good. I...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 4

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    I'm gonna talk to you this time about my life and experience in Bournemouth I moved to Bournemouth at the end of September 2009 for the fact that it was a beautiful town and it...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 9

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    I like to think that there is no point to this thing we call life. We're just here to live, to be. We're just impermanent objects drifting briefly through a vast garden of senses...
    baizdaza baizdaza 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 11

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    The guy upstairs is so noisy he is skinny but must have elephant feet, he stomps so loud like he angry all the time or something... Slams the doors cupboards... Does roley poleys a...
    janeellis janeellis 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I used to imagine I world where I had magical abilities. I liked to go here when I was depressed. I live in an area that no humans and nothing else can enter, unless I allow it...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Nov 9

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    You know those clear plastic zippered bags that bedsheets come in? I have been moving one of those filled with winter hats and gloves around the garage for over a year. My...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have been guided to do a series of meditations/regressions on the discomfort I have in my stomach and lower abdomen. Today’s regression had some features I haven’t seen or...
    WestWhite WestWhite 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    I have a Demyelinating Disease. MS is also one of these diseases but mine is a new type. I have lesions scattered through out my brain and on the underside of my Corpus Collosum...
    BCulp38 BCulp38 41-45, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I was recently given a provisional diagnosis of Schizotypal Personality Disorder. It seems strange because I always felt there was something wrong. I have always had these stray...
    Explorerofknowledge Explorerofknowledge 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    It's true. I'm 30 years old and I've politely declined every opportunity thus far to get drunk, smoke a joint, or light a cigarette ... and believe me, there have been several...
    sls84 sls84 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    It's true. I'm 30 years old and I've politely declined every opportunity thus far to get drunk, smoke a joint, or light a cigarette ... and believe me, there have been several...
    sls84 sls84 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have experience with many things. I have knowledge of many things. I have time to do the things that are important. This is one of the things I choose to do with this experience...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 3 hrs ago

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    I have had a socialphobia and I don't have any friends last year I got one and she just changed this year she is always so negative and hatefull and this is making my Depression...
    yoyo526 yoyo526 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    "Hmm...let me see...I'll take one of those, and one of those and, oh, I'll have 2 of them at least...(them being a blonde, brunette and 2 redheads...'just won't let them know...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I have been sober from alcohol abuse for almost 3 years not and drugs a year and a half which I am very content with and proud of myself for such effort and accomplishment into...
    Angelanorexic Angelanorexic 18-21, F 6 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Welcome to the family- The people that you (& I are really close to & trust can be considered family. I never believed that you have to be blood related to be family. I have always...
    theswordinthestone theswordinthestone 41-45, M 2 hrs ago