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I Have a Garden

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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...
    MaMegabyte MaMegabyte 51-55, F 3 Responses May 26, 2008

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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...
    aluminosa aluminosa 31-35, F Jun 29, 2012

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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.  ...
    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...
    pinkaggy pinkaggy 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2009

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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. ...
    MaMegabyte MaMegabyte 51-55, F Jun 22, 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...
    SoFarSad SoFarSad 41-45, F 2 Responses May 4, 2009

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 24, 2009

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    Yesterday, Just after the sun went down . I picked up my pen & note pad & took a coffee out into the garden , Where sat cross legged on the grass & waited Patiently to speak to the...
    RETROSOUNDS RETROSOUNDS 36-40, M Mar 30

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    I never cared till my first breakdown . . and i had lost my job and the neighbours thoughtfully complained to my landlord that I had not cut my grass. I was fuming. I cut it with...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    and find I also use gardening if I feel upset or annoyed, muttering to the plants seems to help!
    clearsight clearsight 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Its such a renewal process. Watching the seasons change and the gardens come to life! The crocus, hyacinth, daffodils and narcissus are are blooming and it make me smile to see the...
    AlphaChick AlphaChick 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Nature feels indifferent toward us.But we still need nature. The wind is blowing like there will be storm after this. I'm sitting in the garden front of my house. The cloud...
    spongechannie spongechannie 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I'm excited that it finally stopped snowing and I can rebuild my balcony garden. Most of the plants I had last year died, including--for various reasons--the ones I tried to bring...
    VioletThorns VioletThorns 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have figs, rhubarb, raspberries, apples, strawberries and maybe blackcurrants this year . . . The garden never takes more than it gives <3
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F Mar 29

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    Godiva has a wonderful English cottage garden and always works au natural when the sun is out.
    YoungGodiva YoungGodiva 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    I remember falling asleep a few years ago and having a strange nightmare about a group of garden gnomes chasing me on a soap opera set. I think it was based on the Coronation...
    KieranDiver12345 KieranDiver12345 13-15, M Apr 4

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    I'm starting off small this summer. I plan on growing some spinach and lettuce. As for fish, I think I'll go with goldfish first.....in case the whole thing goes belly up...I can...
    Igotsnikt Igotsnikt 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    Ted and his wife were working in their garden one day when Ted looks over at his wife and says: "Your butt is getting really big, I mean really big! I bet your butt is bigger than...
    ThunderLady ThunderLady 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Hi, name is Ashakay and I am living in Jamaica.I am 27 years old and I am looking for a penpal,age and colour are not a factor. I enjoy cooking and gardening.I love to read non...
    AshaKayMary AshaKayMary 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Instead of saying "I love you and I'm sorry we fought this morning and all i want to do is talk to you and make some contact", I say "You left before we could finish arranging this...
    Empresss Empresss 26-30 1 Response Apr 1

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    My mom was given a bonsai as a gift by a boyfriend of her's. Then she thought that having a bonsai was cruel to the bonsai because it would prefer to be allowed to grow. Well, she...
    unAmigo unAmigo 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Inspiration From A Friend A friend and her husband a couple of years ago were suddenly faced with losing their business and job respectively. They were supporting two children...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F Mar 26

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    I'd been wanting to plant flowers for a while and finally did yesterday afternoon before coming on EP! I've always loved having flowers around the house. I've even been known to...
    goodgirl180 goodgirl180 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I was accepted into the NIH undiagnosed diseases program in January of 2014. I have PLS also. I keep thinking somehow I can turn this around. Beat the odds so to speak. My new...
    christinasperos christinasperos 61-65, F Mar 24

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    Hi I'm Danny it's pretty hard for me to write and get my words across so please excuse me if your struggling to understand me and my family have never been close as there has...
    Dannyharrison01 Dannyharrison01 26-30, M Mar 25

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    SPRING! Oh where have you been?? The daffodils and crocus have popped up and are starting to bloom 🌱☀️ So happy to have my garden and watch it come to life!
    AlphaChick AlphaChick 46-50, F Apr 1

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    Please someone take their time to read this, I feel like a lot of people can relate to this. I put a lot of thought into this. It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 1

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 1

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    Please somebody out there please read this...it would mean so much. It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I don't think I'd ever tell anyone but I might as well. I have Schizoaffective Disorder which, in a basic definition, it's like Bipolar and Schizophrenia, some people have...
    PitchDaffy PitchDaffy 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    My husband has been drinking every single day for the last 17 years. I can count on one hand the number of days he has gone without drinking in the last 10 years. Two months ago I...
    MrsElizabeth MrsElizabeth 31-35, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I'm making a list of "Things I’m proud of about myself." Thus far, there is only one item on the list (the inspiration for the list in itself). It may not seem like much to you...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I have a question for everyone :) So I was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome a few years ago and am aware about it for a while now. Lately, however I have been having random...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 16-17, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    FOR MEN WHO LIKE TROPHY WOMEN: The prettier they are the more psycho they are... only in the most rare cases will you find the one who isn't.. even then she still requires a lot...
    destinyisfate destinyisfate 22-25, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I find it impossible to love myself, and I don't know why. I have had an amazing upbringing with supportive parents and a great life, but every moment of my life I'm putting myself...
    LeavesOfSunshine LeavesOfSunshine 13-15, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    The past year I have been attacked by my anxiety it is now the only constant I have. My depression was under control when this round of anxiety started doc said I need to get my...
    CaptPetemoss CaptPetemoss 41-45, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Just because I like this..... The Type Sarah Kay If you grow up the type of woman men want to look at, you can let them look at you. But do not mistake eyes for hands. Or...
    BloviatingBuffoon BloviatingBuffoon 70+, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Okay so basically I have a crush on this guy at my school. It's actually kind of weird because even though I just broke up with my ex( who's in the army) I feel like these feelings...
    Cierraaa15 Cierraaa15 18-21 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I know this sounds weird and even sick to others ... but for me its one thing I have always wanted ... I have always wanted to have as many children that I can physically possible...
    ThisGuyOnline ThisGuyOnline 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    The Unicorn: Myth, Legend. Did They Exist? By Paul Dale Roberts, HPI Esoteric Detective HPI (Hegelianism Paranormal Intelligence) International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M 1 hr ago

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    I actually stopped a while back. Not really, like last year after Christmas. It's hard but I did and I'm proud of myself. My girlfriend looked down on me for it, though she has...
    ExileTraveler ExileTraveler 13-15, F 16 hrs ago

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    I was born with one leg shorter than the other and had a couple of leg lengthening ops which never worked. Im now 29 and have been suffering with severe back pain which spreads...
    daddyhaggis daddyhaggis 26-30, M 16 hrs ago

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    Yes, I sometimes do. I sometimes, but only some times, want to have an illicit affair, with all of the things that comes with this. And when I say this, of course, because it is me...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M 14 hrs ago

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    Since, childhood i have been waking up at 6am in the mornings :) i have the habit of combing my hair always and looking my self into the mirror, i always saw myself pretty with my...
    shlproy123 shlproy123 26-30, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Though I have chosen to mostly integrate, I still have child energy-alters who show up. When life gets sticky or a task becomes difficult, there is still the urge to throw it onto...
    slver slver 51-55, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I haven't slept at all this week. I was lucky to even get 2 hours. Most nights I lay up staring at the ceilings because I'm so stressed. And the times I do have anxiety attacks...
    ADifferentLight ADifferentLight 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago