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    I keep several house plants by my bed.

    I have a couple succulents, a gynura aurantiaca, an ardisia humilis, and a neanthe Bella Palm. My favorite is my chicks and hens though!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 2

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    Indoor and Outdoor Plants!

    I value and appreciate the gifts they offer, and invite them into my home where appropriate.  Plants are cool!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 14, 2009

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    Yeppers

    But no matter what I do, they always end up dying. I water them, fertilize them, but it doesn't matter. They're always dead by mid summer. I definatly don't have a green thumb
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 23, 2011

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    Plant One On Me

    I do really like plants, but plants definitely do not like me. For some reason I can keep pets alive and thriving for years and years, but plants seem to wither in my care after seconds. While my thumb is far from green however, my partner is amazing with plants. She's sort...
    CallipygianVenus CallipygianVenus 21-25, F Feb 5, 2008

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    Plants

    I have 3 plants at home and not only I love them but I love the fact that plants gives out oxygen.   Apparently if people talk to their plants, they become nicer.  :) 
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 27, 2010

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    What Is the Name of This Plant?

    Please go to my profile and see the plant that I have as a picture. What is the name? I need to find out the proper care.
    PeaceToy PeaceToy 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 20, 2009

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    I Have Always Like Plants Since I Was Very Young

    I can remember when i was little being fascinated by the different variety of plants and how they differed from one another. My grandmother was a avid gardener, and had many varieties of plants, in her greenhouse, in pots and hanging on her veranda and throughout her backyard. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 16, 2009

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    I Enjoy Plants Even Though I Don't Have Much of a Green Thumb

    I grew up watching my parents care for plants. My dad went more for the exotic types and would sometimes grow plants from avocado seeds and the like, which amazed me to watch as a child. Most of my mother's plants flourished beautifully, but sometimes she would nurture...
    seabreeze5100 seabreeze5100 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2009

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    Oh, They Help Me Feel Happy!

    I grow plants of all sorts, inside and out.  I get no greater joy than being able to landscape with plants and flowers.  when I am feeling bad, I walk around my yard and look at my flowers and they each and everyone gives me a little flutter.  My friends bring me...
    forceofnature forceofnature 51-55, F Aug 14, 2008

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    Spider Plants Are Amazing.

    I swear one could live just about forever with very little care. The one I have now I`ve had for years, and surprisingly so. I bought it when it was lushly green and multiple leaved. Now it is a sparse thing with a great long offshoot mothering about 20 bright little mini-plants...
    Cinderelly Cinderelly 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 25, 2007

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    I Love Plants Too

    my favorite plants are cactus and succulents i think that desert scenery is the most beautiful.
    frosti frosti 31-35, F Mar 8, 2008

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    A New Passion Started

    it feels so refreshing to start my day watering my plants i have 2 plants: Red Veined Prayer Plant Maranta leuconeura erythroneura and the Gold dust plant Aucuba japonica ‘Variegata’ they added alot to my homeand  life ..     I used...
    ocean00wave ocean00wave 31-35 Oct 9, 2010

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    Got It From My Dad

    He is a Horticulturist and so I learned alot from him. I by no means have a good green thumb, but I can keep houseplants alive and a moderate decoration of plants on my porch. I love having plants around, they are refreshing and make the environment feel friendlier and cleaner.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 2, 2008

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    Oh, They Help Me Feel Happy!

    I grow plants of all sorts, inside and out.  I get no greater joy than being able to landscape with plants and flowers.  when I am feeling bad, I walk around my yard and look at my flowers and they each and everyone gives me a little flutter.  My friends bring me...
    forceofnature forceofnature 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2008

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    They All Need Saving

    I look at them just as i would look at a cat or dog. They need second chances too. i try to save as many plants as possible. They give us oxygen, don't they? The least we can do is give them a home and take good care of them
    kimlick1109 kimlick1109 13-15 May 10, 2013

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    Nice and Green!

    I love house plants.  I have a lot of shamrocks and those green leafy things (lol I don't know the name of them!)  My problem is I don't know where to put them!  Right now, since I am decorated for Christmas, I have them on a plant shelf in the dining room. ...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2007

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    They Don'T Like Me, However.

    BUT. I found this crazy interesting article about them! Scientists: Plants communicate with one another through ‘nanomechanical vibrations’ A study published Tuesday in the scientific journal BMC Ecology reveals that plants are able to communicate with each other even when...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 10, 2013

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    Green Spirits

    I love plants and trees. I could never live without houseplants, and I could never live in a tree-less area, geographically speaking. Something about being around plants comforts me and soothes me.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Oct 25, 2010

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    ltwh13 ltwh13 26-30, F May 19

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    Succulents

    Succulents, Love 'em, All their colours, Cute, Intersting, Quick, Must go, Gardening to be done!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 25, 2012

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    StoneWall77 StoneWall77 36-40, F Jul 28

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    Mother'S Day Death

    Does anyone else feel bad about cutting flowers for mother's Day? I felt really bad when i started cutting off small branches and flowers off of pretty bushes and plants to make a bouquet for someone, i felt like i was cutting off their equivalent of limbs and appendages. Omg i'm...
    kimlick1109 kimlick1109 13-15 May 11, 2013

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    Green Is In

    I can't help it but I love plants.  They have a calming affect on me and my patients.  My offices are covered with them - usually general office type plants are in the reception area but in one of my offices, I have a bonsai tree and bamboo.  My other offices have lots of ivy...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 26, 2011

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    If Only Plants Could Talk to Us

    I'm glad I saw that I hadn't posted a story in this group yet. It just reminded me that my two plants could probably use some water. I got them from my mom a few weeks ago, they are standing in my window. I hardly know anything about botanica but one of them is a cactus and the...
    Wraither Wraither 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 31, 2008

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    Plants Are Amazing...

    Some plants I like to eat, to for fuel, while other plants I just like to sit and look at. Some plants are amazing healers, and I like to consume those as well, some plants are nice to smoke, and some plants can take you to whole other dimensions. Plants can give life, and...
    4four2twenty0 4four2twenty0 22-25, F Sep 5, 2010

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    What Is the Color of Life?

    It must be green. I love plants, and I don't see how I could live without growing something. I love growing my own food and to grow my own herbs. ^.^ I love plants. They make my heart Glow.
    DunkelAugen DunkelAugen 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2008

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