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I Planted a Tree

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    Spathodea Tree In Progress

    This is a Spathodea-tree found mostly in the South Indian region and It grows large and big.It is a shade bearing tree and hardy. This tree or rather sapling was planted a few months ago in a rural school. Now, its growing a bit. Its about 2 feet tall and needs a couple of years...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Jul 8, 2012

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    In Grade School

    I planted a fir tree in my backyard.  The thing grew like a weed and was soon taking up a good portion of the yard.  It's still there and still going strong after over 40 years.  I'm still going strong but 3,000 miles away from my tree.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 2, 2009

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    Rain Tree In Progress

    This is a Rain Tree - grows mostly in South India, spans shade about 100 sq ft , good for shade and grows about 50-60 ft high. Rough tree, and can survive under harsh conditions. The rural school where I work - needed a shade for the children to play under. So I thought raising...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Jul 8, 2012

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    I Planted A Few Saplings And Trying To Get Some More Now.

    Planted 6 saplings - and 2 are surviving now in my rural school.
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Jun 20, 2012

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    When I had my miscarriage I took the baby home

    and buried him with a tree. The nurse thought I was crazy, he's to small to see, but I needed closure...it's not like I could hold him. We kept what the nurse collected in the deep freezer with our food (double & triple wrapped in hazmat container and bags and then extra...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 1 Response May 7

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    I wish I could remember where

    so I could go visit & measure it's progress..
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    Banana Plantation.

    Takes a year to grow and comes from a cutting. Of course - it yields Bananas. True Story: The school where I hang around, had some sort of an election for High School students. One of the kid promised he'd plant some trees if elected. And by jove, he did get elected - and the kid...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Jul 8, 2012

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    * sniffles* I'm sad that my tree is dying :'(
    Chernobylplayground Chernobylplayground 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Either a weeping willow or a white birch, just because they're my favorites. Or maybe I'd be a cedar tree just because I love to smell good. :)
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I didn't mean to. I climbed up the tree and dangled my legs. Then felt a feeling on my **** and inside me. I wanted to rub it hard.
    biandhorny biandhorny 36-40 Aug 19

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    VapingQueen420 VapingQueen420 13-15, F Aug 19

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    I love the sound of wind thru the trees, enchanting, isn't it???
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 2 Responses Aug 18

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