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
    1 Response Jan 13, 2012

    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, 2014

    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...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    46-50
    Mar 12, 2013

    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

    Gardening with My Mother When I was a little

    girl I used to HATE gardening, greenhouses, nurseries, and the ever dreaded “Plant Section” that could be found in the spring-time of many stores. My mother would browse everything and soak in the sun while she wove her way down the aisles. Magazines and catalogs would come...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 12, 2015

    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
    Jan 25, 2011

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