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I Have a Secret Garden

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    My Garden Exists Only In My Mind.

    Where nobody can damage it. Take it away. Where I can keep everyone and everything I have ever loved safe and content. Happy and comfortable. All the things I lost have their own flower there. Elizabeth and Gavin are safe and thriving. My aunt, my grandparents, everything I...
    luckypickle luckypickle 26-30 5 Responses Apr 19, 2010

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    A Real One That Really Exists.

    Ok, so I am not gonna give you details but I will say that it is one of the coolest most wonderful and enjoyable experiences that I have EVER had! You should try this experience! It is an absolute joy to have a secret garden. Go for it! Make it REALLY secret! Dig silently...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 6 Responses Feb 28, 2009

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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 much more better than me. When my bad memories come to my head, i take my mind to my secret garden. Miss you mi Tía Elsita. Everyday. Forever...
    heartycure heartycure 36-40, F Sep 23, 2014

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    Flagstone & Mermaid Memories

    Hideaways in nature have always sustained me. Still do. They live as secret gardens in my heart. The pink-pearl clusters in pepper trees are my jewels. A driftwood dragon guards the entrance to one of my secret forest paths. A wood-slat bridge over a creek in the redwoods gives...
    swanfether swanfether 61-65, F 15 Responses Apr 26, 2008

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    In My Mind...

    Ever since i watched the secret garden, i had always wanted a place like that of my own. So i used to imagine what mine would look like if i could design it. I even drew up silly floor plans to show everyone what my garden would look like. The garden i had in my mind was gorgeous...
    SammyCymru SammyCymru 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2009

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    At The River Of Hope

    Almost a year ago,I bought a motor home.I drive it from place to place when i can but home is an rv park in Texas.Its waaay out in the sticks!So far out that i have to take some precautions with my littlest dog because of coyotes.Shed make a good meal.Behind me is 40 thousand...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 3 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    SANCTUARY

    Awhile ago, I was fortunate enough to have acreage in the desert, which was like a sanctuary for many species and had many beautiful indigenous and introduced plants.  Since I've had to move back to an urban location, my yards are small, but I try to do all I can to make...
    jmuhjacat jmuhjacat 13-15 Mar 5, 2009

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    Anyones Garden

    Imagine yourself in a garden. There are no distractions,no sounds of chaotic city life drifting in over some nearby wall. This garden is vast, and nothing intrudes on its peace. Better yet, your mind is clear of worries, your body untroubled by any trace of illness, allergies, or...
    lafsnack lafsnack 51-55, M Jan 28, 2011

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    How To Plant Your Garden

    First, you Come to the garden alone, while the dew is still on the roses. * FOR THE GARDEN OF YOUR DAILY LIVING...* **PLANT THREE ROWS OF PEAS**: 1. Peace of mind 2. Peace of heart 3. Peace of soul PLANT FOUR ROWS OF SQUASH: 1. Squash gossip 2. Squash indifference 3...
    Knoascowboy Knoascowboy 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 8, 2011

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    My Secret Garden

    I loved the book The Secret Garden when I was a child and vowed to have one some day.When my daughter was born, I decided the time was now.I enclosed an area 20'x25' with hedges--privit and arrowwood viburnum since they are fast growing.A nearly hidden opening trimmed into the...
    datura datura 56-60, F 36 Responses Apr 20, 2008

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    The Refuge Of Paradise

    My secret garden ... walled and secure . It is the keeper of secret longings , hidden loves Shadowed pains , dim memories It has been a solace in a world that at once can be exciting, frightening and cruel Here in my secret garden is a calm that can not be touched even in the...
    softkitti softkitti 22-25, F 9 Responses Sep 5, 2011

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    I Want One

    I stumbled upon this group and realised I want one *she giggles* I really like Japanese gardens they look so magical I want to watch The Secret Garden now I loved that film (I know its a book too, I have just seen the film)Also has reminded me of a story I wrote which I included...
    RHSK143 RHSK143 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 9, 2011

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    Its Safe....

    my secret garden, a place where only good people come, and where only nice people are allowed. no one hurts anyone here.  we grow pretty flowers, to put in the nice house, to keep a nice and calm invoriment. its a safe place, and its private, not everyone can come to it...
    xSilentlySufferingx xSilentlySufferingx 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 19, 2010

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    Datfurr Datfurr 22-25, M Apr 25, 2014

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    ...out Of The Imagination, Into The Real World....

    My backyard is next to the woods. The demarcation line is not marked with fence or anything visible. Every once in 2 years I clean up my side of the wild growth and slowly created a hideaway garden. So far I have planted some nice plants which are evergreen and look good even in...
    muchasgracias muchasgracias 31-35 2 Responses Oct 22, 2009

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    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Sep 23, 2014

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    My Secret Place

    when i was young i lived in a house filled with yelling and such and i alwasy wanted to disapper and get away i did this by reading books and although they took me on many adventures and extrordianry places they werent mine. they werent my storys or my world but somone elses so i...
    lvtd lvtd 18-21 2 Responses Mar 4, 2009

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    Mary's Fairy Garden

    once I heard about a book that tells you how to make your fairy garden,,,which is there to attract the fairy people,,, I am getting this real cool fairy house it is made out of sticks,and the flour is lined with nice soft green mose,,,all natural matereal ,,,some of there...
    maryomaga3 maryomaga3 46-50, F 15 Responses Mar 4, 2009

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    Gardening relieves my stress. Since I was 5 years old it was my favorite hobby or thing to do with my grandmother or without her! :)
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    I know your desires and I know about your needs.If others new all I do about you they would adore you as well as I do now.You're on this site a dark shining light.Beautiful inside...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    i would not want anyone to know the secret wild side of me that would shock everyone i know. and yes i keep this secret. no chance of ever meeting anyone so i tell the most...
    stlguy45 stlguy45 41-45, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I wonder if I have a secret admirer on my hands. I did the wrong thing and looked at an astrology report suggested by others. It told me that I had a secret admirer and that his...
    Holii35 Holii35 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My first year of having a flower garden and it's doing amazing. I'm so shocked I even brought some back from the dead. LOL Egg shells do wonders to keep the slugs and snails away...
    ShaunnyBrotten ShaunnyBrotten 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    For some reason, my garden is not growing well this year. The plants are all maturing very slowly. At several months old, they look like a plant would normally look around a couple...
    mightymisse mightymisse 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    I have an attraction to boys and young guys arm, but with only certain qualities
    tbaf tbaf 41-45 4 days ago

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    yes, i play plants vs. zombies garden warfare and i'm so obsessed with it. I love it so much and i play it all the time.I even go on twitch and watch all the pvz gw streamers. I...
    starfishesis starfishesis 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Have given up eating pig products 25 years ago, sodas 20 years ago, corn around 10 years ago, and cattle products, both meat and dairy, just over a week ago. Millions Against...
    silmarilion123 silmarilion123 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Three...that cold day reminds me of the mistakes of lust and stupidity that defined the person I am. Three pairs of eyes staring at mine, they have different stories, but they all...
    redguitardude redguitardude 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    U know those secrets u have that ur just like idk if I can trust this person it people enough but if u ever say that ur not hanging with the right people because u should know that...
    marz2020 marz2020 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    As my son pointed out to me, why do the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle wear masks? It's not like they have secret identities like Batman, etc.
    Dempsey22 Dempsey22 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    An I'm not telling I'd rather hear your secrets only if there dirty little secret
    gavcaro gavcaro 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So many of my secrets involve fear and anxiety. Right now, I'm afraid that I'll go through life, float from one event to another, and the only thought in my pretty little head when...
    Emeryael Emeryael 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I have secrets that I feel will make others think wrong of me.
    KittyDaYT KittyDaYT 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love being naked in my garden enjoy the sun , mow my lawn and doing any gardening that needs doing . I also enjoy being naked in the country side nothing better .
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    The only thing worse than bearing a heavy weight alone is carrying it yourself.
    Onebellaheart Onebellaheart 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I always keep secrets to my friends, all my life. The last day, last monday, i told a friend my more personal secret and he don't keep it. Now all my friends know it.
    Underwe4r Underwe4r 31-35, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Not mine, per say, but my parents, but I do enjoy working in the garden. The roses are my favorite. I just spent a good part of the whole week, weeding, clipping, fertilizing, and...
    michelley1999 michelley1999 18-21, F 11 Responses 6 days ago

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    Today I went out and picked some peas around noon-ish. Two big basket fulls! I have been shelling all evening and still didn't get done. Guess I just need practice lol
    ChelsieKay13 ChelsieKay13 18-21, F a week ago

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    Thank god for this site, a place where my desires aren't so secret...
    ishFET ishFET 26-30, M Jul 22

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    I know someone who embalmed corpses. Press sweaty breaths out of the diaphragm, fill the body with salts and preserving fluids, position them carefully. Last of all, he sewn the...
    natarisworld11 natarisworld11 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I had forgotten. There is such a joy in watching things grow. A few weeks ago I bought some medicinal herbs. I currently have no garden to call my own, but I potted them up and...
    TheWildling TheWildling 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I admit that I have dark fantasies but I don't understand why everybody thinks they're so wrong.. We all have secrets somewhere deep down
    LilVixen17 LilVixen17 16-17, F 8 Responses Jul 21

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    "I mean who doesn't?" that was my response to a guy I've known since I was in diapers. He probably knows me as much as anyone who isn't me (which I guess doesn't say much.) We had...
    ACuriousAnomaly ACuriousAnomaly 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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