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I Love Vegetable Gardening

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 53 People

    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

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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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    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, M Mar 12, 2013

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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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    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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    I like a lot of fruits but I don't eat many vegetables.
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    It's a labor of love, but living in the country has afforded me certain advantages. Every year I wait in excited anticipation to plan out our garden. It's become so relaxing, that...
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