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I Have a Secret Garden

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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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    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Sep 23, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    Datfurr Datfurr 22-25, M Apr 25, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    As my gardens grow and I am reaping what I have sown.... I feel so blessed and alive. I walk my gardens everyday to just look at and adore them all. So many colorful blooms! My...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have secrets of my own, I was a single male parent raising two young boys on my own, it was crazy how many younger girls flirted with me and hit on me. Do you have the "older guy...
    misterb62 misterb62 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Victoria Secret keeps my secret box secret ;)
    BritBabe19 BritBabe19 18-21, F 13 Responses 3 days ago

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    When a friend tell you a secret he expects you to keep it. So be a friend and keep that secret. Other wise you my end up having one less friend.
    runwiththedevil runwiththedevil 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    today we have finished digging our garden!!! but can anyone tell me how I can keep an aloe plant alive and how to get my box orange sorghum out of growing together in? there are 5...
    crisseo crisseo 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I am great at keeping secrets. I have a friend, and I know his secret that would end his perfect marriage. I would never tell or hold it over his head. In fact I have told him...
    TW8NY TW8NY 41-45, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    My first cucumber of the summer! I'm beginning to realize that gardening relaxed me. ☺️ I've found zen in my garden.
    mdvotion812 mdvotion812 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    We all have secrets; some more than others. Some are completely disinteresting to everyone else, and some are so exciting to just the right people that you're dying to tell it out...
    golferforepartee golferforepartee 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    to this day I still have no idea what it means, but here it goes: I had a dream once that I died and went to heaven. I was rose to the gates and when they opened, I walked along a...
    Azeazal Azeazal 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I think it's interesting how many guys are okay with their wives/girlfriends being with other women. Why is that?
    Walkalone9000 Walkalone9000 51-55, F 12 Responses 5 days ago

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    I know many things. I've never divulged another person's secret. So I have a lot of secrets. Secrets cause lots of damage to the people chained to them.
    lespectrement lespectrement 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I love secret places. I often run away from everything in life and just go somewhere without destination. I get lost all the time trying to find myself. I find secret magic places...
    unknownpoetx unknownpoetx 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    When I was a little kid, I bought a pretty parsley plant with a little amount of money I had. It was the first plant I had ever owned and I was excited about it. At the same time...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Is this the only place left, where I say whats in my head, heart...soul that is safe? don't know when/where/how(exactly) it started but several years I started to isolate myself...
    ollifer ollifer 36-40, F a week ago

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    I saw on Post Secret that Frank was offering sex Luxury trips to an island below Japan. He has in mind a short TV program for couples who have kept secrets from one another and...
    secretsalle secretsalle 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I have a garden and I always work in my garden in my bare feet and I love it. It feels so good working in my garden in my bare feet and I love getting my feet dirty.
    lesbiancindy lesbiancindy 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Nothing is hidden. We have this illusion that when we have a secret that only we know about, I know I do. I also know when I remember really there are no secrets. The unseen to our...
    1unusualLass 1unusualLass 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    There's only two things that money can't buy and that's true love and home grown tomatoes! And HOT DOG I have both!!
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I'm a good secret keeper....your secret is safe with me!
    ipurren ipurren 18-21, F 17 Responses Jun 21

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