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I Like Gardening

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    Art of Gardening With Little Sight

    You have to don your glasses to protect eyes put your cap on to shield the eyes then you are ready to go gardening.  I love being in the greenhouse I set my se eds and watch them grow a bit uneven I pot them on when they become bigger .  The thing to watch is pulling...
    tillywilliams tillywilliams 66-70 1 Response Jul 18, 2009

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    Pot Gardening

    We moved to a new house and even tho. I love it there is no place to plant a veggie garden so I am trying pot gardening. Does anyone know the best veggies to grow this way.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 10, 2011

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    To Learn Patience!

    Plants take time to grow but with nurturing ad care they bloom and the journey is worth while! I like plants and flowers, they bring life to any place.. The greenness and flowers make any dull room colorful! I bought some plants Thursday and I'm planting them in my garden today...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 2 Responses May 26, 2012

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    Garden In A Pinch

    Well, it seems I will be moving this July so I can't have my regular garden. My BF is in another state, hopefully getting a job. I am out in the boonies. I can't drive and have no way to get anywhere for fresh produce. They just cut me off SSI, the 600 a month being my only...
    bitterdregs bitterdregs 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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    Spring Cleaning

    This weekend was spent cleaning up the gardens and seeing what died/survived over the winter.  Surprisingly, only 2 varigated lariope didn't make it.  The gardens are coming in beautifully, though.  I've been working hard on developing perennials over the pasr...
    Exaspera Exaspera 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2010

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    Food From The Yard!

    I like to grow food!  That having been said, I'm busy, lazy, and not the most organized person...so for me the key to success seems to be selecting tough plants that need more whacking-back than nursemaiding. Tomatoes? bah.  I may try them as a spring crop, but once it gets...
    hylierandom hylierandom 41-45 1 Response Feb 4, 2011

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    Green Thumb

    I have worked in a garden since I was 8 years old. My folks had a big back yard in the country, we would plant a variety of vegetables and berries every year. The best was picking buckets of raspberries, and eating them by the handful. Same for eating peas right out of the pod...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 15, 2012

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    DAMMABLE Bugs.

    I had a little sprig of rosemary growing on my kitchen window sill, for about a month. I also had some Sage, for cooking purposes, you know. But then, these white things started growing on my rosemary and soon they developped into a potatoe bug- like creature. I became disguested...
    DunkelAugen DunkelAugen 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2009

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    Love To See Things Grow.

    I'm always trying to grow plants, trees, veggies & flowers, in the ground or containers. Built a raised bed this year but it did poorly we are in a drought & have been breaking records for the number of days in the triple digits.  No relief in site.
    Tfarmer Tfarmer 46-50, M Jul 24, 2011

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    I Don't Know What It Is....

    But I find it irresitably sexy when a man gardens... O.o My man should start gardening.....Alot....
    DunkelAugen DunkelAugen 18-21, F Sep 18, 2008

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    I Like To Do Evil Hybriding Experiments

    I have a bit of evil scientist in me. I love to cross various types of pumpkins and corn and other things just to see what I will come up with. This year, I came up with a new variety of Indian corn. I'll have to plant it next year to be sure the kernals grow the same corn but I...
    bitterdregs bitterdregs 46-50, F 5 Responses Nov 6, 2009

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    Plantaholic

    I can't stop buying plants for my garden. I feel the need to every little space in my yard with plants.  My obsession with plants starting with the vegatable garden when I was 10 years old. I moved on to growing small trees, flowers, shrubs and grasses. weeding and tending...
    free112 free112 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 15, 2009

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    Yard Work

    I love to work in my garden and yard, it is good to feel the dirt and smell the flowers. After all your hard work is done, sweat on your brow, you can admire your handy work. Very rewarding
    mother mother 61-65, F 3 Responses May 14, 2008

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    The Color of Life Is Green.

    I LOVE to garden. I just moved into a new house, and dinked around all summer. But now that I know what I'm going to do, I'll have a fruitful garden. ^.^ *squeals* I can't wait!
    DunkelAugen DunkelAugen 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2008

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    A Question For The Greenthumbs

    Would bamboo and strawberry plants grow well together in a planter?  In the spring I want to plant some bamboo on my small balcony and I love the idea of having strawberries as well, which I think would grow well there based on the climate here and some past experience. ...
    Allysync Allysync 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 19, 2010

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    Im really no green thumb

    and my garden is a complete hodge-podge but I do love digging in the dirt, planting things, and seeing what they'll do. It's sort of therapeutic and meditative. :)
    farawaymae farawaymae 36-40, F 1 Response May 5

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    Indoor Water Garden

    I'm trying to start an indoor water garden by using an old feed container. There's a pond nearby where I can collect a few minnows and wild aquatic flora. I also need some sort of pump/water filter so I won't have to keep scrubbing this thing clean every week or so. I guess we...
    waterstories waterstories 21-25, F 8 Responses Oct 1, 2007

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    I've Always Worked In A Garden...

    Since I was a very small child and our rentor/handyman moved in with us, my family has always kept a garden. Our vegetable/fruit garden was our pride and joy (and money-saver). We were never without cucumbers, yellow squash, peppers (mostly sweet bell, but always with jalapenos...
    phatb1991 phatb1991 22-25, M Nov 19, 2010

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    Slash And Burn

    Although I like to be out in my garden in reality all I seem to end up doing is trying to keep it under control.  Shrubs, conifers, ivy and trees need constant hacking or there will be no garden.  The patch of lawn dies off if it doesn't get light and air, moss takes over the...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Mar 20, 2011

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    Developing A Green Thumb...

    As a kid, I hated gardening. I hated helping my mom planting flours, or helping grandma attending to the vegetable patch. I repeatedly killed all the flowers in my room because I simply wasn't interested in them. Well, I guess I grew out of that. Last year, my wife and myself...
    Kletti Kletti 70+ May 14, 2012

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    New At Gardening

    I'm trying to grow asparagus, onions, and herbs indoors any advice?
    SamiraJ SamiraJ 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2013

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    Do You Talk to Your Plants?

    C'mon, it's confession time here in the garden....do you ever talk to your plants?  If so, do you just tell them how your day went? (I tried that....even the plastic ones died) Or do you encourage  them by reading brilliant gardening self-help manuals on how to...
    MaMegabyte MaMegabyte 51-55, F 3 Responses May 26, 2008

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    Would Enjoy Flower Seeds, Thank You For Those Who Sell By The Road

    I love inside plants and gardening. I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome so I can't keep up with it as I'd like to. I'd love to go out there and dig and plant and weed...and even when the drive in me is high to get out there and do it, I just can't.  I have good days, or better...
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer 41-45, F Oct 29, 2011

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    Prefer Indoor Garden

     I have decided to try the aerogrow Mini garden planter. I found one online for 29.95 at their outlet. I have never used this but have always wanted one and broke down  and paid for one today. I will keep you posted on my progress with it.  It is to hot here in...
    bzyangl bzyangl 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2009

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    Still Cleaning Up The Yard

    My yard is a mess from years of neglect.  I just cleaned out a corner today, and found a lot of empty pots. I usually have a lot of plants die because I just can't take care of them all, but I soon replace them.  I think I'm addicted to propagation.  I'm not...
    iminvisible2 iminvisible2 56-60 May 16, 2010

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    My Garden

    Even as a very young child I loved gardening.  Over the last few years I have gardened for several elderly people - as well as looking after my own garden.  I do have 2 hens and 2 ducks that are free range - poultry and gardening do not mix very - so last year I built 2 raised...
    kazzieabc kazzieabc 51-55 Mar 5, 2012

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    Saying It With Flowers

    I love plants and trees. My garden, if you happened to have a look at my albums (it is open to all) you will notice that there is special plant that is dear to me. Roses. They never seem to fade, the more attention you give them the more they show their appreciation in bring...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 17, 2013

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    I love my garden. It helps me to relax

    and I am not only able to have fresh vegetables in the summer but also preserve from it for the winter and early spring. Here is picture from a couple of years ago..
    CowboyFarmer CowboyFarmer 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    A Developing Interest

    Iv always said I didnt like gardening - that it was just like housework only even dirtier.  But recently I have become more interested in growing my own vegies.  I bought a planter box, just a small one, plastic.  Was gowing to put herbs in it so I could have them...
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis 22-25 3 Responses Dec 27, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I started an herb garden when I lived with my mom and she is still keeping it going. Now I'm getting a tomato plant and will be getting an herb garden going again. We have to...
    starflower1 starflower1 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've just recently got into gardening, it's nice to have my own little garden with fliers and vegetable and herbs but the ants started to make hills in my garden >_< idk what to...
    OriginalOwl OriginalOwl 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    So I realised that I really like my friend a few weeks ago. I already knew I liked girls and I came out to her, I trust her, with being bisexual a few months ago. I was so scared...
    sfairy27 sfairy27 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    I recently started datting boys, so it is all new to me, and that is why I need some insight. I'm datting this dude for a month now, and we get along just fine, he is sweet and...
    viniciusacp2 viniciusacp2 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    I've had a dream reoccurring. It's hard to explain so I will try, a lot of it didn't make sense but I'll try to explain it as best as I can. The first thing I remember is...
    seilas9 seilas9 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I'm reading For One More Day by Mitch Albom. I really like his books. I am really just beginning this one. It's open in front of me and I'm on page six. This book explores the...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Like...the person is the one not understanding and keep contradicting you...like you are crazy.Hello? Listen to what am I saying do not just treat me like I am stupid because you...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    It's happened to me so many times in all my years. I just absolutely hate it when people talk to like I'm uneducated, stupid, or even sound like I'm mixing up words in my sentence...
    SamHarris SamHarris 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    I wish I knew how to speed paint. I love to watch people do it. It's very interesting and fun to watch. It's almost like watching a movie.I wish I knew a place where they introduce...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    sure do i just like the new concept of likeing women so thin one wonders is she livin and breathing ..also has scr..ew up young girls mind so badly they have become anorexic!!sad...
    romell romell 36-40, M 16 hrs ago

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    You should never bully someone it makes them really sad sometimes people act like they don't care but they really do some people care so much that they commit suicide why would you...
    samaia01 samaia01 13-15, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I don't wish to mislead you or lie to you or anything like that. i have certain needs and i would expect the girl to have them too. Something more like friends with benefits. And...
    kartik1308 kartik1308 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    Okay, I am a lesbian and came out to quite a couple of close friends. I just recently met this girl at the restaurant near our office building. I got some old friends who are...
    InkBlots InkBlots 26-30, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Out of respect for the site and the all ages audience this will be kept strictly PG. I love to read and like most people out there when there is a hype about a book people take...
    CanadianGal80 CanadianGal80 31-35, F 6 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I love art and have taken Art I and Art II in high school. That was the first time I learned how to sketch and draw.I like to draw people, but in order for me to draw something or...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    I want to start my own website where I document my weight gain with pics and videos for anyone's pleasure. Would anyone like to c a page like that :)
    Fatfuture Fatfuture 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    I like makeup. I like the idea of experimenting with it, and using it to enhance my features, but sometimes the thought of having to put extra effort to wash it all off at night...
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    Girls actually listen and get it, they know what another girl wants, which makes it a great match. I like girls although I like guys as well.
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    People are really only useful to use. They are more like tools to help me with what ever I'm planning. I don't need them for "friends" or something idiotic like that.
    DarkSoulInsaneHeart DarkSoulInsaneHeart 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Now it's so warm sometimes I don't like it. Why you ask yourself? Because every lady can wear very flimsy dresses and wear beautiful tops and skirts if they want. I would love to...
    babyannie57 babyannie57 56-60, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Wow there are naughty girls & women on here . It does get horny reading some of your naughty fantasy's didn't think this site was like that but sort of glad it is 😊😊
    tom1851 tom1851 46-50, M 18 hrs ago

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