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I Have a Garden

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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     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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    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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    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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    My mom was doing yard work this morning. She is trying to clear out the back portion of our back yard for a small garden. When she clipped a snarled tree branch, a little birds...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    What magic lives for to see Where time is forever free A thousand years a day here in the land of Fey A magic place in my garden of dreams If you'll just take up my hand I'll take...
    Desiredlove Desiredlove 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    The Spring flowers are blooming. Shades of orange, yellow, red, white, purple, and pink dance in the warm breeze carrying fragrances of jasmine and lilac indoors. I love feeling...
    AmyOnEP AmyOnEP 41-45, F Mar 18

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    Seeds are here! My heart speeds up a beat or two as I thumb through them. The plants will be a bit longer, not ready to plant the garden spots till May. I am ready to sow some...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    Okay E-Peep gardening types, looking for suggestions. Kid and I just started seedlings indoors- should be able to get stuff planted in about six weeks. I'm doing a combination of...
    CrowdOfOne CrowdOfOne 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 15

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    On vegetable garden you mean cannabis and magic mushrooms, then yes I want to grow one.
    demonswithin demonswithin 18-21, M Mar 1

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    Last year I built an aquaponics garden but I'm been having problems getting it to produce and could use some guidance.
    mitchmiller1969 mitchmiller1969 41-45, M Mar 2

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    It's a labor of love, but living in the country has afforded me certain advantages. Every year I wait in excited anticipation to plan out our garden. It's become so relaxing, that...
    DayDreamer81 DayDreamer81 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Most people don't know I have it, but it controls my life. I stay to myself most of the time. I fear the phone and refuse to answer it unless I have to, even if I know who is on...
    AmyOnEP AmyOnEP 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    I have talked about this dream house of mine a lot on here. It seems to be the only thing I think about lately. Maybe because part of me knows it would change my whole perspective...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F Mar 19

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    Been one since I reached adulthood. Decided one day that chemicals that can quickly kill one kind of living being can't be good for other living beings. Read up on the whole idea...
    kbbaldwin kbbaldwin 66-70, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Can't wait to work on my mini garden. It's still a bit cold but spinach is going to make it. Do you plant a seed?
    E0os E0os 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Can you get them from just having a good diet and working, like In the garden or building stuff?
    MTBlake33 MTBlake33 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    This fear developed after my mother had told me a story about a video she had seen on the internet. This video was in China and depicted a young toddler walking around. She...
    DeluxedEdition DeluxedEdition 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 14

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    I'm a very respectable academic professional known for my intolerance of stupidity and the frivolous. But I'm secretly a big softy, and I'm addicted to historical romance novels...
    justmeandmydreams justmeandmydreams 26-30, F Mar 15

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    "I do not want to die... until I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the seed that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown."by Kathe Kollwitz
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    It was one September morning, I was looking out the window at my husband, moving around mysteriously on the front lawn. "What are you doing?" I called to him. He looked up, smiling...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Nice weather, time to get gardening again. Cat sneaks into garage unnoticed. Going out for evening, wife says 'pusy still out?' and calls for her. Hears her in garage, open it and...
    malizz malizz 66-70, M 5 days ago

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    The things my friends tell me the morning after the nights out what I did and stuff is so funny apparently I had a wee on some woman's front garden lol
    Mushypanties12 Mushypanties12 18-21 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Glimpses from My Travel Journal September 17, 2006 Today was my best day yet in Roma! It was absolutely POURING rain today! After the jetlag finally wore off, I was finally able...
    Meowsolini Meowsolini 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    Five Years and Two Summers In A Forgotten Corner of Southern Europe called FYROM- I was born on a military base near Adana,Turkey to an enlisted American mother and Macedonian...
    Srebro94 Srebro94 18-21, F Mar 5

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    in am so gratefull for all your many experiences.reading them has given me some insight as to what I have been experiencing over the last 4 months,a little on my experience with it...
    gremps247 gremps247 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    Me and my mom was in this abandon building she disappears and came back when we went home my Mom told me I was going to be Satans wife I was scared as crap I told her I don't won't...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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    The only dreams I ever remember are when they wake me up, and this one woke me up in a cold sweat! It was far too vivid for liking! I used to have an Australian Bearded Dragon...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 16

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    Some bike b used to go cycling a lot in the surrounding woodland area. When moving to the Oversea Land she left the bike with her ex boyfriend. After b returned home, she...
    redribbonbook redribbonbook 46-50 Mar 19

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    We have a extremely creepy neighbor. He sits in his living room and uses binoculars focused mainly on us. He called us, to tell us to trim our bushes (NO JOKE). While I'm outside...
    neighboriscreepy neighboriscreepy 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    Good manners make a full man. They are very essential for human civilization. Without good manners, man is like a purse without money, though it is very attractive from outside...
    malak87 malak87 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    About 2 months ago I had a couple of blisters that were extremely itchy, the more I scratched the worse it got. I googled everything I could think of to see if I had herpes...
    K032991 K032991 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I will not talk to or add ppl to my circle who have blank profiles. if you joined a bunch of joined but don't have any stories written and you try to add me to ur circle guess what...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    I have 3 brothers and 3 sisters then me and I'm the youngest I have 9 aunts and uncles on my moms side and 5 great aunts and uncles and that means I have a lot of cousins I have 23...
    heidithor heidithor 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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