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I Want to Grow a Vegetable Garden

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    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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    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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    On vegetable garden you mean cannabis

    and magic mushrooms, then yes I want to grow one.
    demonswithin demonswithin 18-21, M Mar 1

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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 66-70 Apr 30, 2010

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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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    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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    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 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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    I started my first compost bin today It was

    fun, relaxing. As I did it I tuned in to the world around me. The sky, leaves in trees, the smell of cool black earth, clouds drifting by like slow moving waves, the muscles moving in my body: contracting - expanding. Mindfulness is cool and brings me back to earth. Couple it...
    zeitgeist211 zeitgeist211 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3

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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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    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 a landscape architect. I enjoy being outdoors in woods, by the lake or river. I design parks and green areas in cities. I love my garden because it's designed just like I want...
    jennyld jennyld 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    And I am going to be healthy. I am stopping my serious, long-lived addiction to candy. No more of that crap. And for budget reasons, eating minimal-to-non processed foods. I am...
    eternalvalor eternalvalor 18-21, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    Seeds are here! My heart speeds up a beat or two as I thumb through them. The plants will be a bit longer, not ready to plant the garden spots till May. I am ready to sow some...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    1. I speak three languages, Lithuanian, Russian and English 2. I would move back to Lithuania in a heartbeat from the US 3. I am a traditionalist that believes the man should...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F a week ago

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    1. What is your favorite candle sent? • Some sort of berry 2. What female celebrity do you wish was your sister? • Drew Barrymore 3. What male celebrity do you wish was...
    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I want to get stronger and have bigger muscles but I don't know how. Because I'm a 14 year old boy and if I do weights then I will stunt my growth. Help?!!
    Tomcgould Tomcgould 13-15, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    what is wrong with crying? why is it such a bad thing to see a grown man cry. seriously, everybody is a human and they have feelings too. I just don't get it. smh
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I so desperately want to live in a log cabin, or perhaps on a farm. I want to be somewhere with nature surrounding me. Somewhere scenic and beautiful, where I can go for a hike or...
    littleprincesslulu littleprincesslulu 18-21, F 21 Responses Mar 14

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    Okay E-Peep gardening types, looking for suggestions. Kid and I just started seedlings indoors- should be able to get stuff planted in about six weeks. I'm doing a combination of...
    CrowdOfOne CrowdOfOne 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 15

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    What magic lives for to see Where time is forever free A thousand years a day here in the land of Fey A magic place in my garden of dreams If you'll just take up my hand I'll take...
    Desiredlove Desiredlove 51-55, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I didn't even realise it happened until I came from university for the Easter holidays this year. Before going to uni, I had a select few friends, and there was a close, unspoken...
    TheBratPrince TheBratPrince 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    "I do not want to die... until I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the seed that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown."by Kathe Kollwitz
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I like a lot of fruits but I don't eat many vegetables.
    BeachAngelTami BeachAngelTami 46-50, F Mar 15

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    The Spring flowers are blooming. Shades of orange, yellow, red, white, purple, and pink dance in the warm breeze carrying fragrances of jasmine and lilac indoors. I love feeling...
    AmyOnEP AmyOnEP 41-45, F Mar 18

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    1. What's you're favorite candle scent? -Strawberry 2. What female celebrity do you wish was your sister? -Jennifer Lawrence 3. What male celebrity do you wish was your brother...
    Raewyn95 Raewyn95 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Now I wait. ;-) Hundred of seeds are sown, filling up all my sunny windows. From here on out, first thing each morning I will go see if any seeds are breaking ground. wow... I can...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    I have talked about this dream house of mine a lot on here. It seems to be the only thing I think about lately. Maybe because part of me knows it would change my whole perspective...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F Mar 19

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    • 1. What's your favorite candle scent? Tahitian vanilla • 2. What female celebrity do you wish was your sister? Cameron Diaz would be fun. • 3. What male celebrity do...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 11 Responses 5 days ago

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    1- My children's smiles 2- Her smile 3- Her voice 4- Her...well everything about her 5- Blue skies... 6- Bird songs a the first lights of the day appear. 7- Gardening 8- Running...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 5

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    Last year I built an aquaponics garden but I'm been having problems getting it to produce and could use some guidance.
    mitchmiller1969 mitchmiller1969 41-45, M Mar 2

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    Since July 1st 2014 to present time March 2nd 2015.7 months I've loss so far a total of 80 pounds. 335 down to 255.I go to the gym 7 days per week.I walk 5 to 10 miles per day.At...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 7 Responses Mar 2

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    I am so lonely. I've always been lonely, but I don't think I've ever been as much as I am now. I love being alone, but it's because I can't be left alone that it makes me feel...
    BlueRio BlueRio 18-21, F Mar 2

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    It's a labor of love, but living in the country has afforded me certain advantages. Every year I wait in excited anticipation to plan out our garden. It's become so relaxing, that...
    DayDreamer81 DayDreamer81 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Been one since I reached adulthood. Decided one day that chemicals that can quickly kill one kind of living being can't be good for other living beings. Read up on the whole idea...
    kbbaldwin kbbaldwin 66-70, M 1 Response a week ago

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    My mom is ashamed of me for having bad eating habits. She is the main food shopper in the house. It is her choice to buy frozen food, chips, cookies, and other processed foods...
    Sadfate Sadfate 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I am not so content with my current life. I reject the soft comforts of modern living. I itch to live in nature, surrounded by trees, by beauty. I want to run, tumble through the...
    trippyfaerie trippyfaerie 16-17, F Mar 8

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    I'm 20 years old and I don't want to grow up. I can't imagine myself getting married, having kids, or having responsibilities in general. I can't even handle school! The thought of...
    Lunan0va Lunan0va 18-21, F Mar 19

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    im only 17 and i have so many on my list, mywishes!! there are like thousanda of them but i will write them down anyway. -to have a masteral degree -have my own car!! arghhh...
    pillowsofurr pillowsofurr 18-21 1 Response Mar 23

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    They called it "The Perch"It was the little shelter we lived in last summer, tucked away in the Appalachian mountains of Virginia. I applied for an internship to help out a family...
    LoneWolfWanderer LoneWolfWanderer 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    • 1. What's your favorite candle scent? Apple Cinnamon or Pumpkin Spice, even in spring and summer • 2. What female celebrity do you wish was your sister? Jennifer Lawrence...
    pixieparty pixieparty 31-35, F Mar 13

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    My Fitty Things... • 1. What's your favorite candle scent? fresh linen/lilac • 2. What female celebrity do you wish was your sister? none... i'm not really into celebrities...
    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 15

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    Had a couple folks say they don't feel they know me as well as they'd like, this might help a little bit .. • 1. What's your favorite candle scent? Have a vanilla coffee bean...
    WishfulGuy WishfulGuy 46-50, M