I Like to Garden

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 104 People

    Nothing Beats Homegrowen Veggies.

    They taste so much better and are much healthier because they have not been commercially sprayed with poisonous pesticides that don't always wash off with water. I think it's very satisfying to go out and see all our hard work blooming and producing the different vegetables we...
    mom61453 mom61453
    61-65, F
    6 Responses Aug 1, 2013

    Help! My Bulbs Are Lunch!

    We are currently experiencing a temporary January thaw.  Some of my flower beds are now exposed and the squirrels are walking off with truck loads of my bulbs.  In the fall I put mothballs in with the bulbs to deter them.  I also have a squirrel feeder that I...
    Freestanding Freestanding
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Jan 9, 2008

    A Garden In Progress

    I bought my home 3 years ago and have done a lot of interior work.  On the outside, the lot is rather large and a third of it is wooded so I am making a woodland garden in that section but it will be many years before it reaches what I want it to be. ...
    CaraJ CaraJ
    41-45
    1 Response Sep 21, 2008

    If I had signature plants,

    they would include tulips, impatiens, hydrangeas, peonies, daisies, dogwood, crimson maple and birch trees. I love clematis and lilacs. Roses overwhelm me, but they are forgiving after cold winters. I haven't got into ornamental grasses (I want to mow them down). Every spring...
    PinkJeanie1970 PinkJeanie1970
    46-50, F
    Apr 27, 2015

    I Like To Garden

    I like gardening.   I use to grow my own veggies.  Can't do so where I'm living now.
    aquarius3 aquarius3
    66-70
    1 Response Mar 17, 2012

    Ever since I can remember,

    I have enjoyed spending time in the garden and in my yard. I feel relaxed when I am around dirt and flowers and trees. I used to get up early and tie my hair back and throw on an old pair of jeans or pants and a t-shirt and head outdoors. I don't wear make-up that early in the...
    lovelldo lovelldo
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Dec 24, 2013

    Grow On,grow On!!

    I like to garden,the smell of freshly turned earth is one of my favorite things.It gives me such satisfaction to plant seeds and watch them grow.I raise a vegetable garden and have a lot of flowers too.I purchased a small hobby greenhouse a couple of summers ago and I enjoy...
    missemboth missemboth
    51-55, F
    Nov 22, 2008

    I Have A Green Thumb.

    Just give me a tiller, a hoe, some seed and a plot of ground and I'll make a garden.
    Shuhak Shuhak
    51-55, M
    May 16, 2013
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