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I Want to Grow a Vegetable Garden

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    Tips For Gardening In Germany

    A vegetable garden is becoming a long lost art as land continues to diminish in the wake of growing and connecting communities. But it still remains true that a bought vegetable never tastes the same as one grown in man’s own soil with man’s own hands, the culmination of...
    juggalove juggalove 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 22, 2011

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    Right now I'm looking

    for wooden pallets to recycle so I can build my first above-ground vegetable garden. Actually, I'm going to let Hubbie build it, haha! I'm planning on growing red peppers, cucumbers, spring onions, tomatoes, and cabbage. In addition, I'm growing a ton of basil so I can make...
    SleepingOnSnow SleepingOnSnow 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 16, 2014

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    Garden Of Love

    I want to grow my garden next year.I had grapes this year and wow were they big red no seeds . I want to plant  everything.I also planted bamboo.
    karenfilippone2 karenfilippone2 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2011

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    Lasagna Gardening. A No-dig Option

    With lasagna gardening it is done by sheet composting whereby the scraps and weeds and old boots if you like are all dumped in one spot... well, layered on top of each other. It's all recycled in one spot. It really looks like a pig's breakfast, but boy oh boy does it...
    juggalove juggalove 31-35, F Jan 22, 2011

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    I Am Growing a Garden

    I am growing a garden! I have lived at my house for about three years. The first year that i tried to grow a garden i just tilled up a spot and thats as far as i got. The second year weeds just over ran my garden and i could not keep up with them. This year has been such a...
    jd4430 jd4430 22-25 Jun 5, 2009

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    I Am Following My Dream!

    I've been wanting to experience growing my own vegetables for a long time.  Last year, circumstances came together to allow me the opportunity to finally fulfill this dream. After a lot of physical labor, a friend and I built 6 raised bed gardens and sowed heirloom seeds...
    drpr drpr 46-50, F Aug 4, 2009

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    When I Get My Own Place

    I really never had any love for gardening.  My mother was always gardening, flowers mostly.  I worked for the park and was a gardener's helper and that didn't really turn me on, although I liked being outside.  But lately I have been having simple dreams. ...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 13, 2009

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    :D

    I'm going to start it off this Thursday as soon as I get my paycheck. I'm excited for this project because it's something to dedicate a lot of my time to and plan it out. I have to rototill the land and water it everyday and watch life grow!!! I think I might do some...
    Cominginstatic Cominginstatic 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2010

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    5 Cucumber Seeds

    Excitement today, when the postman came and delivered my special seeds.  (From Thompson Morgan).  Ordered some "container" cucumber seeds.  5 seeds for about 5 dollars.  What to do now?  If I plant 5 seeds, the birds will eat two seeds, and one will...
    MistyR MistyR 70+ Apr 30, 2010

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    wnt2kno wnt2kno 56-60, M Jan 14

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    As I recall, the night started off with a candle-lit dinner, rose petals and a violinist in the background. We were at a fancy diner, in the private reservation area of the garden...
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