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I Planted a Tree

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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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    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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    I love them. I love seeing the acorns on the ground. I love the leaves and their shape. I love how oak trees look. They are also strong trees. Acorns bring back childhood memories...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Mar 20

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    I've always loved trees. I got comfort in them during a time in my childhood. I had two I called "friends" and they had names. I would talk to them, give them "meals" and climb in...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses Mar 20

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    My small group of friends and I from the next town over, as kids we made up a lot of our own outdoor adventures. One time when they visited my brother and I at our dads in the...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F Mar 7

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    I would love a treehouse. A proper treehouse which is 100% off the ground. Little scary. I'd love to sit in it during a rain pour while reading. Bliss!! And it will be like a...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Mar 20

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    There is something so magical and amazing when you go near old looking trees. I wonder to myself sometimes, how long ago where they here? Where they around when my grandparents...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Mar 20

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    It's because I love forests and trees that I'm reading Endgame: The Problem of Civilization (both volumes). I read most of the first volume last year some time, but got distracted...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M Mar 11

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    It would be so wonderful. Getting my knob polished. Under a shady tree.
    Tishimself Tishimself 51-55, M Mar 13

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    Come to my treehouse. It's safe here.....
    VeniceTheMenice VeniceTheMenice 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    In my backyard I felt safe and didn't feel insecure so when I got ho*ny I went up to tree and humped it till I finished
    1Thatonedudeyouknow 1Thatonedudeyouknow 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    http://www.boredpanda.com/most-beautiful-trees/ Can I go all these places please?!
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Mar 20

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    Have you seen this glass treehouse??? Amazing.
    VeniceTheMenice VeniceTheMenice 31-35, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Some thorny, spikey, brushlike tree-thingies are being cut down. I'm not sure what the real name is, because I've never checked, but I like them. I admire things that can defend...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I'm a master looking for a female sl@ve. Message me!
    YouCanCallMeSir YouCanCallMeSir 18-21, M Feb 28

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    wedgiemaster2432 wedgiemaster2432 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 28

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    ClaireH19 ClaireH19 18-21, F Mar 7

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    I am looking for family related to my great grandma whose maiden name was Schimp. If anyone has any info please leave me a message
    caregiver1978 caregiver1978 36-40, F Mar 10

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    Anyone ever heard of Buena Vista in Costa Rico? it's like my dream life http://www.fincabellavista.com/
    ReneeTay ReneeTay 18-21, F Mar 10

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    I have climbed Western Larch, Blue Spruce, Ponderosa Pine, White Pine, White bark Pine, Western Hemlock, Mountain Hemlock, Western Red Cedar, Douglas Fir, White Fir, Grand Fir...
    yourerstwhilepal yourerstwhilepal 56-60 1 Response Mar 13

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    this show is my guilty pleasure ?
    ambernoel ambernoel 18-21, F Mar 16

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    It's really messy, one thing for sure, and the connections are crazy af. All I know, I have, 8 nieces and nephews, I have 3 sisters, and my father passed on. My mother just...
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F Mar 17

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    I call this..............home
    Josh1978 Josh1978 36-40, M Mar 20

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    anyone wanna chat about wedgys with me?
    ThongSlipsAgain ThongSlipsAgain 18-21, M a week ago

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    Slav-e needed message me pics are request
    doorc123 doorc123 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I have a book but some pages were torn I have a heart but the emotions are well-worn I have a record player but the machine is broken I have a voice with words unspoken I have a...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    I am Pagan/Wiccan by spiritual belief and I truly love the outdoors, plants and trees. We have planted many things in our time and so many beautiful things have grown from our...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M Mar 15

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    The human body is perfection... Actually, so are deer bodies. And squirrel bodies. And trees. And rocks. Really everything about nature is simultaneously wonderously chaotic yet...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 4 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Quite seldom will you discover a ranch of the magnitude with twenty,000+ acres of contiguous acres. The loved ones has experienced a ranching presence in Moffat County for over...
    Michael0962opo3 Michael0962opo3 31-35, M 18 hrs ago

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    I love the smell of fresh cut grass on a warm, breezy, sunny day. As I sit on the deck with the sun beaming down on my face, soaking up the sun, my worries melt away. My fondest...
    southernbell67 southernbell67 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    Never before had Rowan ridden Dove faster than a jog trot, let alone sidesaddle. There was no time to swing her leg back over the saddle so that she could grip with her knees...
    RyanWilliams704 RyanWilliams704 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    Stop waiting for a Prince Charming. Get up and find Him. The poor Idiot may be stuck in a tree or something.
    KarenDew KarenDew 18-21, F 2 Responses 47 mins ago

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    Summer of 2014 was so much fun. I meditated on hills and under trees. I planted my feet in the Earth and connected back with Mother Nature. I sat by the river daily, and read books...
    EarthyLocks EarthyLocks 22-25, F Mar 6

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    And the clear up was astounding. The property looks better now than prior to they arrived. I really recognize Everybody who was involved with this task as with any residence...
    Daniel6814zmz2 Daniel6814zmz2 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    Slabjacking, although helpful, may very well be rendered ineffective if there have been any structural shifts to your private home or perhaps the soil encompassing it.Your...
    Matthew9482ypf5 Matthew9482ypf5 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    There can be specified problems, nonetheless from the lateral motion of the partitions and floor heave that necessitating the cost of foundation repair for being a future situation...
    Willsam936i7gv1 Willsam936i7gv1 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    They had been Excellent and extremely courteous, respectful of our property, and worked around our plan and enterprise requires. They held us educated all through the size of The...
    Ethan5814bpc4 Ethan5814bpc4 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    Suitable drainage is important so that drinking water is not really allowed to gather together the foundation's sides. Ensure your downspouts are carrying h2o absent from a base by...
    Jamys726n0sm9 Jamys726n0sm9 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 8

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