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I Love Vegetable Gardening

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    My Dream

    I've had a dream since my 20's to live in the country and have a healing retreat. I never new how to make it happen and seemed trapped in my circumstances but when I was in my 30's i figured I should start the journey with doing something that I could do and stop being concerned...
    Fragranthands Fragranthands 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 13, 2012

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    Too Many Parsnips!

    In February 2011 it was quite mild, so I thought I would put my parsnips in. No sooner done than the weather turned cold again. It took a couple of weeks to warm up again so those seeds were going nowhere. Weeks went by; weather warm again but very dry. Nothing showing. About mid...
    keymallard keymallard 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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    The Soil Beneath My Toes

    I started gardening late in life, in my 30's. Now i am hooked, i love vegetable gardening, i companion plant and use no chemicals. I love trying new heritage vegetables, and have recently tried Mangleworsel a golden beetroot, with great and delicious success. I also have tried...
    barefootgardener barefootgardener 36-40 1 Response Jan 25, 2011

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    Freshness In the Garden

    How awesome is our God, who created the heavens and the earth. The earth is what I want to talk about. The good soil that we can plant a seed in and just watch it come out of the soil and grow into a beautiful something that we can eat. WOW! I love the dirt and I love the smell...
    aphilbeck8 aphilbeck8 51-55 1 Response Apr 19, 2009

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    I have been tending a plot

    for 2 years now, trying out different veggies and fruits. It's a joy being able to harvest home grown produce, and trying out chutneys, I haven't yet beaten the slugs though.
    wjean71 wjean71 41-45, F Jun 30

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    My Fingers Are So Green They Are Gonna Need Pruning

    I've always enjoyed my time in the garden. Mum was always out in the garden doing something- the only thing she never did was cut the grass; that was dads "job." I've always enjoyed going into the greenhouse, first thing in the morning - that smell of the warm earth- mmmmmh...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M Mar 12, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    You know, vegetable fingers, with vegetables inside instead of fish. Can't live without the magistral vegetable finger + ketchup combo.
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M Aug 8

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    Picked tomatoes, yellow peppers, jalepeno peppers, white and yellow onions, some oregano leaves, basil leaves, and garlic. I'm simmering it all now, making my homemade spaghetti...
    Redbuns Redbuns 56-60, M Aug 9

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    Here are a few of my favorite salads Broccoli Slaw 6 cups finely chopped fresh broccoli 1 cup chopped pecans 3 large carrots, shredded 1 cup whipped salad dressing or coleslaw...
    CherSr CherSr 61-65, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I love it above any other ethnic cuisine. I love the smells, the tastes, the textures. When I was young our next door neighbors were immigrants from Greece. The husband ran and...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I'd love to have a garden like this to sit and read, maybe daydream a little. I love the smell of fresh flowers and the earthy smell of gardening. I could waste away hours of the...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    A retiring farmer in preparation for selling his land, needed to rid his farm of animals. So he went to every house in his town. To the houses where the man is the boss, he gave a...
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    Mostly I read fantasy like, "Harry Potter," "13 Treasures," "Fablehaven," etc. but I also love books on: herbs, plant and mushroom identification, wild edible plants...
    MikjallFimbultyr MikjallFimbultyr 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 30

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    A retiring farmer in preparation for selling his land, needed to rid his farm of animals. So he went to every house in his town. To the houses where the man is the boss, he gave a...
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    Being A Woman A man was sick and tired of going to work every day while his wife stayed home. He wanted her to see what he went through so he prayed: "Dear Lord: I go to work...
    AriadnesLabyrinth AriadnesLabyrinth 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Red Snapper, rice and peas, and vegetables. So delicious!
    MAROONTRIBE MAROONTRIBE 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    ~ I Am The Sugar ~ I try my very best to keep up a nutritional front. Every morning I pour myself a steaming hot cup of green tea and perhaps a fruit or two. Lunch? A fresh salad...
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    Found next to Disney Village, Lake Disney offers lots of functions on and round the h2o, like pedalos, rowing boats, electrical boats and canoes in the summer.Putting the...
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    I hate when I spend the extra money to buy organic vegetables only to get home and find out that I bought regular donuts by mistake.
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    Sink your toes into the delicate sand at the h2o's edge when toasting the the close of One more Desrcohes Island day since the sun sets, or be surrounded from the islands fragrant...
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    Learn your ABC's - Mom Style! A - Adult: A person who has stopped growing at both ends and is now growing in the middle. B - BATHROOM: A room used by the entire family...
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    I believe the only true form of love is the one a parent has for their offspring. I don't believe in love platonically as in friends, and I sure as **** don't believe in it...
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    Do you remember a time where I was just a few feet and even years older than you? When I could wake up every day and play with you without the fear of judgment. You had accumulated...
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    All this fussing and fighting over love and gender bores the hell out me at times. Most people only care about themselves and worry more on how they should look. The old standards...
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    Winter has to be my favorite season. I love any overcast day, but I love winter. I don't deal well with heat at all. I love the frosty trees, the muffled quiet. It's woven together...
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    I found these lines so apt for the time being.......... “He’s not perfect. You aren’t either, and the two of you will never be perfect. But if he can make you laugh at least...
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    Omg, I can't express how much I love this freaking guy!!!!! okay so this is getting ridiculous, I've known the guy for 3 years... this should have passed already... I am a senior...
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    You are such a wonderful but miserable person but I can't stop adoring you. I love you so much but then you get angry and the things you say cut deep but even when everyone is...
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    E.T. - Katy Perry You’re so hypnotizing Could you be the devil Could you be an angel Your touch magnetizing Feels like I am floating Leaves my body glowing They say be afraid...
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    Well, Ladies and Gentleman, I grabbed lunch today, and took a look in the clear, frosted pantry door...I loved what I saw...I love the way my body looks now....Yahoo!! I love the...
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    This has been *the song* that's related to how I feel for years. "Simple Kind of Life" by No Doubt. For a long time I was in love Not only in love, I was obsessed With a...
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    I met my wife at a party. My friend invited me to his party on a weekend. I was a bachelor and was waiting for Miss Right to come into my life. I went for the party smartly dressed...
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    Just love them slender feet. I love long toes and when painted with nail polish, they are gorgeous. I have a lovely wife and three daughters who have gorgeous dainty feet and toes...
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    Share the Sunshine Youngblood by Emarosa As little moments fade, They come forth at night. Demanding all I think about, Maybe its how we roll. Well, I can't get better of stone...
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    Hey guys I am back :D So before 2 weeks or less I guess this happened : I called my guy while he was sleeping and his voice was kinda funny so I kept laughing the whole time...
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    This is how he makes me feel… He makes me want to write, not just write but let the pen ma-ke lo-ve to my paper, but the words I want to say are all twisted and tangled with the...
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    Would you believe me if I said I was sorry The question wasn't mean to hurt, It was just my fear of losing you. And now you're filling all the space that surrounds you I'll soon be...
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    They lie all the time. They say i am unable to love others until I love myself. Tell me, if that were true, why does the sadness of others hurt me?
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    Recently found out I have Schizoid Personality Disorder. Basically... it is 10x more difficult for me to show and express my love to others. It's very tough for me to connect to...
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    I absolutely love film noir, I wrote my undergrad dissertation on the threat to white masculinity in classic and contemporary film noir, (just thought I'd get the nerd out there...
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    I'm a Italian and BBQ junkie! I love to eat it and cook it
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    When does it stop? I fell in love with a guy when I was 14. Fourteen! We never went out, we were hardly even friends. I'm pretty sure he had feelings for me back then. A part of...
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