I Love Growing Plants and Trees

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 174 People

    I Miss Not Be In Nature

    I was growing around Nature. And I miss so much . And wanted some one to take me in there. So I can go for a walk and smell the fresh air. I live in the city and I am have hard time live here. And been here 27 years. And just need to go for a ride and stand there and see the...
    bronica bronica
    51-55, F
    1 Response Sep 23, 2013

    I Live In An Apartment.

    So I cant grow much but I have a tomatoe plant and a chilli plant that I keep in my window. I hope to one day have a plant room or a little garden to have my little plants to go in to.
    jeneve64 jeneve64
    22-25, F
    Jun 12, 2009

    I love nurturing things!

    I plan to plant as much trees as I can. For we do need more trees. I like to do bonsais as well, and I looove grass plants. I also talk to them. All the time! They are my very first best friends, always always there for me to remember that I am loved so I can love in return...
    Aurelielavraie Aurelielavraie
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 18, 2015

    Dawn Redwood

    While in St. Louis last year we visited the Zoo.  There were many things there that I found fascinating, but there were some trees that absolutely astonished me.  I couldn't find anything to identify them by name.   These trees were huge and old, looked like...
    Rachael74 Rachael74
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Jun 3, 2009

    Hey everyone. I found this small piece of a

    branch on my university campus this week and I'm trying to figure out what type of tree it may come from. I've checked online by searching descriptions but still cannot find any information about it. All I know is that it comes from a tree in central North Carolina. If anyone...
    FixedFacade FixedFacade
    26-30, F
    Oct 13, 2015


    I love to grow things in a garden. Unfortunately, I have a "gray" thumb. Everything i touch dies... I remember a sunflower I had when I was little. I was so excited when i found out I was getting it. I also remember how disappointed I was when I ran out to go look at it after a...
    JenerationExotic JenerationExotic
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2010

    Plant Light Advice Needed :)

    Hi all, I love gardening and am great with outdoor plants and flowers, but tend to unintentionally murder indoor plants slowly. I am looking for advice from anyone who can help with my new bonsai. I recently bought a 16' bonsai (ficus microcarpa/fig plant) and I really love...
    RedRubies RedRubies
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Sep 21, 2012

    Container Gardening

    After a busy work day running from one end of Los Angeles to the other there nothing like spending time in the garden.
    deleted deleted
    Aug 22, 2013

    It Becomes A Lifestyle

    I made a hobby into my career , may not pay well , but the stress level is too low to register . Propagation was always my favorite aspect , loving the art and science of it as I plant the seed or stick the cutting and some day will start doing a little grafting . On a home...
    Tanengreen Tanengreen
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jan 24, 2010

    I Grow Things At My Apartment

    I grow things at my apartment on the porch . And this year I did Tomatoes' and small ones and big ones. And I love to go out and get some . I am have a bigger one next year. And have flowers and strawberry's I got started and I should have some next year. It is relaxing and...
    bronica bronica
    51-55, F
    Sep 23, 2013

    It Is So Satisfying

     My Love and I have 5 acres around the house.  Part of it we can't grow stuff on, like the long driveway or the pond, or in this one very shadowing and damp area, although I suppose there are somethings we could do there.  But on most of it there is only weeds...
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl
    26-30, F
    3 Responses May 20, 2009


    I have spent so many years traveling that I had lost touch with how great it feels to watch the tiny acorn grow into the mighty oak.  I have enjoyed planting so many things this year and watching them slowly mature. Putting my hands in the earth and feeling the energy as I...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    19 Responses May 20, 2009

    Demonic Flowers

     It is true that one should do their research prior to planting a specific plant type.  For an example, the charming star-shaped blooms of the Cypress Vine. It’s charm however, is not so innocent. All you need is one seed planted near your fence and it will take...
    Azoru Azoru
    3 Responses Jun 12, 2009

    I love growing plants

    and trees on regular basis and specially on my birthday :) one of the best gift I can give myself.
    DrAKhanna DrAKhanna
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 13, 2015

    Take Care of the Trees

    We have just under 5 acres.  About two acres in pasture.  A 40 X 70 pole barn and a trailer that we just hate. I planted several trees when we first moved onto the propertry.  An Austrian Pine that is now about 10 foot tall, and about 6 foot across.  A little...
    Rachael74 Rachael74
    56-60, F
    1 Response May 26, 2009
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