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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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    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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    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, 2014

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    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    It is holiday time, and thus the time to make more time consuming dishes. I got this recipe off the Internet, but adjusted the proportions somewhat. It's a Maroccan root vegetable...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I am a landscape architect. I enjoy being outdoors in woods, by the lake or river. I design parks and green areas in cities. I love my garden because it's designed just like I want...
    Jenny757 Jenny757 18-21, F Mar 31

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    even though I'm not out in it like I should be I still love being in the woods. Also my friend has a community garden I help phosphate.
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M Apr 19

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    Giving away a horse 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...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 Responses Apr 2

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    Any time the weather breaks I'm outside, laying out, gardening, or whatever gets me out the door.
    1longday 1longday 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    Okayu with salmon,some vegetables. love love love! happy :-)
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I am a foodie. I love finding the most perfect, flawless vegetable. Most of the time I grow my own. Paying attention to the soil, the health of the environment, seeing the vigor...
    disastercupcake disastercupcake 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I love Japanese food!!! Hibachi shrimp!!!! Fried vegetables!!!! That special sauce!!!! That yummy soup!!! Ohhhh man!!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 29

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    Guava Super Healing Food Why Guavas Are a Super-Healing Food Guavas are a small tropical fruit that can be round, oval, or pear-shaped. They're not all that common, so they...
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    Watercress Super Healing Food Why Watercress Is a Super-Healing Food Not only is watercress extremely nutritious, it's about as close as you can get to a calorie-free food...
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    Broccoli Super Healing Food Why Broccoli Is a Super-Healing Food You'll find it difficult to locate another single food source with as much naturally occurring health-promoting...
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    Kale Super Healing Food Why Kale Is a Super-Healing Food Kale is highly nutritious, has powerful antioxidant properties, and is anti-inflammatory. One cup of cooked kale contains...
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    Dandelion Super Healing Food Why Dandelion Is a Super-Healing Food The same pesky weed known for ruining lawns has a long history of being used as a healing herb in cultures...
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    I gave up on soda about five years ago well not 100% il drink maybe one at most like on a holiday or something so I got tired of water and tried other things. I think I basically...
    RedDog123321 RedDog123321 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    its organic, natural substance, herb, good green vegetable, dress inbtwn a sheet lite the tip take a breath in sip d weed in...how does it feel?...
    ojeezy ojeezy 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 17

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    My Mother taught me LOGIC..."If you fall off that swing and break your neck, you can't go to the store with me." My Mother taught me MEDICINE..."If you don't stop crossing your...
    khenpal khenpal 51-55, M Apr 18

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    I got married during the early 1980's. We bought a small house in town that needed lots of work. We gutted the place and were starting from scratch. On this day we were gutting...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    I enjoy fresh healthy chemical free foods. It tastes better, is more nutritional, and more ethically produced. I love organic vegetables, fruits fresh from the farm. I also enjoy...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    At first I didn't relate to the stories about being teased for being fat - mostly for the simple reason that I'm not... well not really. Yet the desire to be teased for being fat...
    captivatedbycurves captivatedbycurves 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    I'm sooo wine drunk, and I love it
    MaeveBrennan MaeveBrennan 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    i just love breasts of all sizes please see comment below
    naughtysamkevin naughtysamkevin 41-45 1 Response 44 mins ago

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    If a person has never been loved by anyone it means they don't love themselves. Wait, what? How does this make sense? Well let me tell you: If you dont love yourself you will...
    hmmhmmhmm hmmhmmhmm 26-30 Mar 27

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    “Someone can be madly in love with you and still not be ready. They can love you in a way you have never been loved and still not join you on the bridge. And whatever their...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Mar 27

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    You met someone after long time who is your old mate and keep talking with him/her for some days. You may be fall in love of that person or at least you may feel a rare care for...
    Jms04 Jms04 18-21, M Mar 27

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    I liked some men,each time was just a failure ! Each time I was desperately like them , I call them and I wanna provide him my profits and gift them present ! But they just think I...
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F Mar 27

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    Love is a word that I feel is carelessly thrown around these days. It is used so frequently that to some it has lost it's true meaning. It is a special feeling and should only be...
    srfchopper srfchopper 56-60, M Mar 27

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    "The Wind" 30,000 feet above The city where I fell in love with you And the fadin' concrete skyline Brings an urban lullaby that still rings true When I passed you on the street...
    Kanimaz Kanimaz 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    “Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides, you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have so...
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    Race home, Open the door, Run upstairs, Throw my bag on the floor, Log on, 2 seconds later, I get a message from you saying 'hey baby', Been going crazy thinking bout you all day...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I haven't tried west african food yet. I really want to. I love the dances, the music, the singing..everything. Beautiful culture. Everytime I hear nigerian or ghana music I start...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm A Mess" ED SHEERAN Oh, I'm a mess right now Inside out Searching for a sweet surrender But this is not the end I can't work it out How going through the motions Going...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F Mar 28

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    Love should be mad, reckless and dangerous. It ought to be! It should require your every ounce of courage and every iounce of strength. Love like you're doing a bungee jump. Take...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Mar 28