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I Planted a Tree

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Ive learned so much about life, success, nature, science, creation and much more by opbserving trees. there are so many things to notice about them. ultimately, trees are what tied...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    For a long time, we lived in the 'city' and had one in our yard. The kids loved it, and it was a wonderful, quiet place to read. Then recently, we moved to the 'country' and we...
    tilky tilky 61-65, M Apr 7

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    You Are a Redwood Tree You are strong-willed and stubborn. You won't change for anyone or anything. You may have your feet planted firmly on the ground, but you don't get stuck in...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    And not re-planted. At least re-plant the trees. Don't kill nature, it was here before you!
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    "For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 10 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I guess you could call it that. we purchased 'this old house' back in 2007. : ) she's nearly 100 years old, a beautiful brick house, with a big front porch, I had merely glided...
    leosdisciple leosdisciple 56-60, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I grew up in a rural area. I spent much of my time outside as a child, exploring the simple, yet beautiful landscape of the American Midwest. I ran through cornfields, caught...
    SavannahAnsley SavannahAnsley 41-45, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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     My parents discourage me but I climbed up a tree with my friend yesterday.I was dead bored in the evening and went to explore the place we live.Found some trees which seemed...
    GenuineAngel GenuineAngel 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Receive ten saplings to plant when you join Arbor Day Foundation! Or Get this shirt and the will donate 10 trees to the rainforest!Happy Arborday and Earth day!http://shop.arborday...
    stufy stufy 46-50 18 hrs ago

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    I grew up around lots of trees, nature is so pleasant.
    yrnjojo yrnjojo 16-17, M Mar 30

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    Who wouldn't want a tree house.
    shona1967 shona1967 46-50, F 10 Responses Apr 6

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    When you reach top doesn't matter how you get down, just how long the peace is aloud to last. I have a tree in my garden... I spend ours sitting at the highest point thinking. The...
    ItsCalledLife ItsCalledLife 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Cutting wood is great and and fun for me I only. It the trees down that are motherhood and are in the way of letting others grow
    Chubbyhubby230 Chubbyhubby230 31-35, M Apr 13

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    God created trees and man has no right to destroy it. Simple as that.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    Lol tree climbing the fun way !
    BareBumWill BareBumWill 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    I never really took into consideration how awful it is until I went to PA and as we were driving there was this patch of land where all the trees were cut, and i got a little hurt...
    babyCakes327 babyCakes327 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    i consider it odd... i don't really appreciate nature's beauty before as much as how i appreciate it now... it just started this year when i really feel great whenever i see trees...
    hummingtree hummingtree 13-15, F Apr 16

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    clay tree
    JSUNJ JSUNJ 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 16

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    Hey, I'm still looking for any girls who wanna be my buddy! You must do pics and vids and I'm the mistress! :D PM if ur interested! XD
    ezaborksy1 ezaborksy1 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    It wouldnt let me post in comments
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 7

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    All the way up until the moment a bird poops...
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F Apr 15

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    pureimpulse pureimpulse 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    A guy believed that his wife is cheating on him, so he hired a private investigator. The cheapest he could find was a Chinese man. This was the Chinese PI's report about what he...
    Lazyteen22 Lazyteen22 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

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    I just wrote this and can someone please give me constructive opinions please. There was upon a time a boy who search for a key no less than a wonderful key he spare time...
    lucepixy lucepixy 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Cherry blossom festivals in Japan quickly are over because the flowers fall out quickly in windy spring of Japan. It only lasts for about 2 weeks. It is the only period of time in...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M Apr 16

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    In 1996 I was asleep one night, I awoke about 2:30 AM one morning to the Lord asking me to pray. I got out of bed and knelt and prayed then the Lord told me to go back to bed, he...
    Ceaborn Ceaborn 51-55, M Mar 31

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    What Did Jesus Say About Evolution? .Did man evolve? Or is he a created being? This debate has raged for years, and has left many Bible readers confused. Yet God’s Word is clear...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I have lived in a farm growing up and have had my share of planting, then in a condo with nothing but a balcony, so I planted herbs and veg in pots, and even a miniature Myer lemon...
    tigerlo2 tigerlo2 61-65, M 6 days ago

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    We should think of ourselves in community with everything around us at all times. We should regard people, animals, trees, rivers, even mountains in the same light as ourselves and...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Ok..here is mine. I live in Alabama where tornadoes are frequent. ..spring and fall. March 6, 1996 we had a 1 year old in a baby bed and a 2 year old in a toddler bed sharing a...
    Amelia445 Amelia445 41-45, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Tonight I can write the saddest lines. Write, for example,'The night is shattered and the blue stars shiver in the distance.' The night wind revolves in the sky and sings...
    InfiniteBlue InfiniteBlue 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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    Cherry blossom trees are my favourite part of spring. :)
    AngelicDarkness AngelicDarkness 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I live by the sea. But I think I prefer the mountains. Difficult if you live in a totally mountainous country which is by the sea! Our mountains aren't high but because we live...
    DanielleHafJones DanielleHafJones 61-65, T 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Here is a background I made for some graphics I made before. I like to draw and paint skies, clouds, oceans, trees, flowers, etc. in art even off the computer.
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 20 mins ago

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    A Struggling Southeast Asian Family There was once a girl who lived with her father. Her father loved her very much and she was his only child. Her father never considered...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I have a history of starting projects and losing interest in them before I see them through. But not so when I set out to plant a garden. This is the 6th one I have designed, built...
    thecowboysdaughter thecowboysdaughter 41-45 8 Responses Apr 5

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    4/22/10~ I planted a sunflower seed for an Earth Day activity at work. Planted it in the backyard in May. Grew to be about 7 ft. Only grew 1 season but it was beautiful!
    parakeet8157 parakeet8157 51-55, F 2 days ago