I Want to Create a Beautiful Garden

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    I've gardened all my life, from flowerbeds, to vegetable gardens, to developing natural landscapes in ugly yards.  I love the art of starting with a disturbed landscape, and making it seem a natural paradise, as done in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, Vancouver's Butchart...
    EBunbury EBunbury
    46-50, M
    1 Response Dec 1, 2008

    Have you ever seen the secret garden?

    Growing up around the city/town im at peace most when in a garden. My great grandad has a beautiful garden, Tall trees, covered with plants and flowers, frogs pond, bird baths all enclosed on the back of his home. Perfection. The secret garden. I want to plant roses And poppies...
    generationlover generationlover
    18-21, F
    Nov 3, 2014

    I Think I Have And Time.

    You don't need a whole lot of money, just of whole lot of perseverance and time. You don't even need a whole lt of space. I could show you my garden my pics, but they are too many mega bytes and I'm too dumb to figure out to make them smaller.I have an approx 60' x 40' front yard...
    wanderingvine wanderingvine
    51-55, T
    3 Responses Mar 21, 2011

    My Favorite Blooms

    I want a Garden of Paradise With blooming flowers inside Of white roses, tulips in vibrant colors Of wild orchids, sunflowers and daisies They can relax my soul and spirit By merely staring at them A bloom of white roses radiate inner peace .....and the purity of love Tulips in...
    1PrincessKai 1PrincessKai
    46-50, F
    8 Responses Apr 13, 2011

    I Want to Have a Huge Garden

    I want to Have herbs and fruits of all kind... I want a garden big enough to get lost in... A garden I can walk in with my love and Just dance surrounded by my Beautiful secret garden
    ShallowDreamers ShallowDreamers
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Dec 1, 2008

    A Long Time Dream of Mine

    I have always wanted to plant a beautiful garden. I want it to be full of herbs and fruits and vegetables and flowers. I know it would be something that I would be able to commit to and tend to as well. I love studying herbs so I know it would be a fantastic method for my studies...
    HanaNoMizu HanaNoMizu
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Dec 1, 2008

    My Island

    I i was to come into a huge fortune of money I wish, is possible to but an Island. There I would be able to make up my own laws and do whatever the hell I wanted. But I would plant all sorts of herbs like sage and thyme for good cuisines. I would also plant cannabis but that...
    Daveokay Daveokay
    22-25, M
    Nov 26, 2010

    Where Do Your Roses Bloom

    One of my goals in life is to have a garden that I can tend.  I love that I would be able to educate myself in regards to different flowers and plants and also design a landscape.  Make a little private area in which to sit and retreat amongst nature. I love that...
    deleted deleted
    Nov 30, 2008

    I returned north to find

    that the polar vortex had totally destroyed my garden. Everything appeared dead. I wanted to rip it all out and start fresh. A friend assured me to be patient and see what summer would bring. So I trimmed a few things and tended it as usual, adding a few new things. Now it's the...
    livingasme livingasme
    51-55, F
    1 Response Jul 14, 2014

    My Arch Nemesis, The Blue Heron

    This year is cool and wet. My yard is overgrown. I can't cut the grass till the rain lets up. the yard looks like a field. The two ponds are filled with gold fish and koi swimming around quite vulnerable. The frogs are very plentiful and noisy this year. My arch nemeses the...
    wanderingvine wanderingvine
    51-55, T
    2 Responses Apr 13, 2011
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