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I Have a Secret Garden

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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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    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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    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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    Datfurr Datfurr 22-25, M Apr 25, 2014

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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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    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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    ...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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    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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    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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    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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    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Sep 23, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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