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I Have a Garden

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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...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 1 Response Sep 21

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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...
    quianominorleo quianominorleo 36-40, M Sep 21

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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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     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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Lol I shared this one as I work as a gardener but all the XP's I see here are from hobbies. I've been doing it since I was 10 and started full time by 15. I had no place in school...
    gow90 gow90 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    Every place I've ever lived I've left with a garden :) and probably some trees..Food and Herb gardens are my favorite!
    khewster khewster 31-35, F Sep 23

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    My secret garden is my real grand mother house ( she was my gran auntie ) . I remember the pace and her, the most remarkable woman i ever met. I am who i am for her. She was still...
    heartycure heartycure 36-40, F Sep 23

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    Im big fan of zen gardens but of course i dont have :)
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F Sep 24

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    Sooo this is one of my weirdest dreams ever I was in a garden. A woman and her daughter were standing in the middle of it. (They can't c me but I can c them) they were looking at...
    88hanan 88hanan 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    A lot of the greatest views and ideal for a sizable group planning to holiday break previously mentioned one of the prettiest bays in Greece. The Outdated Vineyard is often a stone...
    Jacksonpj05 Jacksonpj05 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    I need advice! My 9 month, fixed, female, golden retriever is ripping apart everything in my back yard. She only needs to be left alone for a few mins, and she will tear apart...
    caddriss caddriss 36-40, F 8 Responses Sep 30

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    Ryan Lochte - "Wake up and smell the gardens."
    Kittenpowee Kittenpowee 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    "-I feel it here on my skin-like demons, cry with joy... Cause I know hell follows me. Out here in the garden of angels, I felt what it was like to be free...-" -Laurel (Into the...
    sheepInwolfsclothing sheepInwolfsclothing 22-25 Oct 2

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    Very good friends of ours live directly across the street. Both him and her suffer from serious OCD. I think this is funny, you will likely view it as cruel, but I like to let my...
    roastedacorn roastedacorn 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    I swear I felt as if I were entering a portal to another dimension. It was just an old gravel road in some long forgotten Illinois town...not even the garden of the gods. My...
    joecell joecell 46-50, M Oct 10

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    Dos gardenias para ti Con ellas quiero decir Te quiero, te adoro, mi vida
    XyoXy XyoXy 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    At age seven I braved my bike without training wheels. My mother purchased a bright yellow helmet for the occasion that didn't fit quite right; always knocking around, falling over...
    WetPaper WetPaper 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    We used to have to drive an hour away to the nearest one but now they opened one much closer.
    iamokaynow iamokaynow 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Chicken and dumpling soup from olive garden , Jamaican fried rice with chicken , 2 Mrs . field's cookies , cheese burger and fries from maxwell and now a whopper with cheese and a...
    BeautynBrains4 BeautynBrains4 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Well, here we are again. It's Easter and the bunnies are bouncing all around the garden. What do you want out of life ? Well, the opportunity to start every line with "Well,..." is...
    00000MG 00000MG 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I'm not sure how it happened, but tomato plants started growing in my lawn. I watered them and now they have tomatoes! It made our guests giggle to see tomato plants growing...
    FinlayBrowne FinlayBrowne 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 24

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    So it's been the first full month of living on a much lower budget and I think it's going ok. Just not used to having to watch money as close as I do now. Hubby didn't get paid for...
    TheNerdYouLove TheNerdYouLove 31-35, F Sep 29

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    My Time With "Hermey" .........I had the pleasure of meeting former EPer Hermey, who stayed at my home for two days. From the first hug as he walked up the driveway, to our goodbye...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 8 Responses Oct 1

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    The first time I stood in that room, I knew... this is the writing room. The slant of the afternoon sun diagonally across the olive walls, the crisp white of the old window sills...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 4

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    There is one person in this entire world who I care for more than life itself. He is a bright spark a star a flame that warms and lights my entire existence. But I am selfish and...
    LittleBirds0827 LittleBirds0827 36-40, F Oct 4

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    Three things.... 1. It was hot & sunny & greenness in the garden was rampant...what more is needed? 2. I selfishly & perhaps negatively am coming into the full realisation that...
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F Oct 6

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    I'm quite upset with the way I was treated by an Egyptian psychiatrist here in the uk and a British nurse I started seeing a psychiatrist in Bournemouth when I was taken to court...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    The girl next door gets undressed in her bedroom with the lights on and the curtains open. Now I know you're thinking I'm a peeping tom but I'm not - I don't think. The first few...
    mannin1 mannin1 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    Three things today that relate to floods.... 1. For the deluge of water falling from the sky - whilst it is making getting about difficult & my doggies a little unhappy, it is...
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F Oct 14

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    Everyone should keep bees. I am a bee obsessive. My reasons for encouraging you ALL to keep bees: 1.Bees are cool as FECK 2.They give you honey (actually we take it but..) 3.You...
    Blondie1978 Blondie1978 36-40, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I want my own safe and warm home where I can be myself....start fires in the middle of then night if I want to, but with caution. I want to have my own beautiful garden and...
    onafaerieswings onafaerieswings 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Once again I gave in and I fell hard and fast! Much worse and definitely way quicker than ever before. Your more addicting than a drug! Stronger than any poison known to man. But...
    Tj90070 Tj90070 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    This story is about the church I used to attend when I was a child. The incident supposedly occurred before my family joined the church in the 70's. So I'm not sure of the year...
    paclark paclark 31-35 1 hr ago

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    London. I have a British London accent, and some words sound quite posh at times. Since I live in London and most of my friends have the accent, some friends from Israel, USA and...
    iiCHARLIii iiCHARLIii 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Yes I do have a crush... on a friend who's older then me... around 15 years. I think she's beautiful, and I love her personality, so bubbly and happy... tho I know I can't have...
    theghostofsabotage theghostofsabotage 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    Yup. I think if you can't support them you shouldn't have kids. And if you do drugs then no you shouldn't have kids. If you can't be a responsible parent then no. I know people who...
    AzureTiger AzureTiger 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    It's kinda funny really. I'm an American living in Australia. So I have an accent here but bc I've been here so long when I talk to my family or go back home they also think I have...
    aquagrl aquagrl 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Reds - a strong aura within the physical color group - approach life with gusto and courage, and have tremendous physical, emotional and spiritual energy. Reds are at their best...
    mohoganyred mohoganyred 41-45, M 22 mins ago

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    120 tokenssssss yeheeeeeyyy! have so much coin to buy a gift for christmas :P if your my friend... what gift do you want? select from the gifts :)
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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